NAIOP Maryland, the local association comprised of more than 390 professionals working for real estate development companies, brokerage firms and affiliated companies such as financial institutions, brokerage firms and affiliated companies, has announced its 2017 Executive Officers and Board of Directors.

The officers are Brendan Gill,  The MacKenzie Companies, President; James Knott, Jr., Knott Realty Group, Immediate Past President; Vince Bagli, Merritt Properties, President-Elect; Jim Lighthizer, Chesapeake Real Estate Group, Vice President; and Christopher Nevin, BB&T, Secretary/Treasurer.

“NAIOP Maryland has assembled an extremely talented group of real estate professionals that brings expertise and diverse strengths in many different industry sectors to our association,” stated Brendan Gill, President of NAIOP Maryland. “Our 2017 Board of Directors is poised to achieve a number of important initiatives including heightening the NAIOP brand in the regional business community and Annapolis, expanding our membership, and bringing sustained value to each of our Chapter members.”


Front row: NAIOP Maryland Executive Officers Christopher Nevin (BB&T), Secretary/Treasurer; James Knott, Jr. (Knott Realty Group), Past President; Brendan Gill (The MacKenzie Companies), President; Vince Bagli (Merritt Properties), President-Elect; James Lighthizer (Chesapeake Real Estate Group), Vice President. Back row: Board of Directors Todd Summerfield, Liberty Property Trust; Matt Wilson, First Potomac Realty Trust; Kate Jordan, Lee & Associates; Taylor Fields; Knott Realty Group; Danielle Beyrodt, Hill Management Services; Richard Williamson, St. John Properties; Christopher Smith, Saul Ewing; Connie Rhodes, Rhodes Development; John Hermann, Corporate Office Properties Trust and Morgan Gilligan, Stewart Title Guaranty Company.