Baltimore, MD (January 18, 2013) – Matthew L. Wilson, Vice President-Maryland for First Potomac Realty Trust, has been elected to the NAIOP Maryland Board of Directors for a three-year term. NAIOP Maryland has more than 370 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.

Mr. Wilson joined First Potomac Realty Trust in 2007 as Regional Vice President/General Manager for Maryland and was appointed to Vice President in 2011. He previously worked in senior-level management and leasing positions for the Trammell Crow Company and CBRE. Mr. Wilson earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington College and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

“Matt brings in-depth and diversified commercial real estate experience in a wide range of functions including leasing, investment and development to our Board,” stated Dianna Wilhelm, President of NAIOP Maryland.

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.