Baltimore, MD (February 20, 2011) – Dianna Wilhelm, President of NAIOP Maryland, has been named to a group of Influential Marylanders by The Daily Record, a Baltimore-based daily newspaper serving the business, law and commercial real estate industries. Ms. Wilhelm, who also serves as President of Wilhelm Business Enterprises, was recently elected to a two-year term as President of the local chapter of the national trade association comprised of commercial real estate developers, owners, investors and other professionals involved in the commercial real estate industry.

The Daily Record recognized local businesspeople that have made significant long-term impacts in the Civic Leadership, Communications, Education, Finance, Health Care, Law, Philanthropy, Real Estate and Technology industries, in addition to a Freestyle category. In addition to Ms. Wilhelm, four other real estate professionals were chosen in this sector representing commercial real estate developers and construction contractors.

“The Daily Record has compiled an extremely impressive Influential Marylanders list for 2012, and I consider it a high honor and significant compliment to be part of this group,” explained Dianna Wilhelm. “Throughout my business career and volunteer association with NAIOP Maryland, I have been surrounded by a loyal, hard-working and talented team of professionals. My long-term success is a strong tribute to the tremendous and highly-qualified people that I have been lucky to work with,” she added.

NAIOP Maryland has more than 340 members and is comprised of individuals working for real estate development companies, brokerage firms and affiliated companies such as financial institutions, architectural firms and engineers. 

NAIOP is the nation’s leading trade association for developers, owners, investors and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate. Comprising 16,000 members in 55 chapters, it provides networking opportunities, educational programs, research on trends and innovations and strong legislative representation.