MacKenzie Commercial Brokerage Team

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Scott Wimbrow, SIOR

President & Principal

Scott Wimbrow, SIOR

Direct: 410-953-0354

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President & Principal

President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, the brokerage arm of MacKenzie Ventures, LLC, Scott Wimbrow has over 30 years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry. As President, Scott is responsible for the division’s overall operations to include, the management of more than 45 agents, oversight of financial planning, spearheading corporate business development initiatives, and supporting the collaboration efforts between MacKenzie’s affiliate companies. Prior to assuming his leadership role, Scott effectively represented landlords and tenants, on both a national and regional level, in transactions surpassing $2 billion in value. Scott specialized in assisting a number of companies in the Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, DC “triangle” to develop their real estate strategies. Scott also has extensive project development experience beginning his career with MacKenzie acting as the Development and Marketing Director for McDonogh Crossroads, a 600,000 square foot office park in Owings Mills, Maryland. He is a licensed broker with the Maryland Real Estate Commission, the District of Columbia, and in the Commonwealths of Virginia and Pennsylvania, and is the Broker of Record for the company. Additionally, Scott is on the Board of Directors for MacKenzie Ventures, LLC and serves as the Senior Vice President.

Chris Bennett

Executive Vice President & Principal

Chris Bennett

Direct: 410-953-0352

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Executive Vice President & Principal

As Executive Vice President/Principal with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Chris Bennett specializes in office and industrial sales and leasing, as well as commercial development. Operating from the company's Maple Lawn office, Chris works with tenants and landlords throughout Maryland but primarily in Baltimore City/County, Howard, Anne Arundel, and Prince George's counties. Chris joined the MacKenzie Companies in 1993 as a property manager. In this capacity, he was responsible for the management of over 500,000 square feet of office and retail projects throughout Baltimore County. He was also responsible for such diverse projects as the Annapolis City Marina, a marina and office building complex in the heart of Annapolis. Prior to this experience, Chris worked as a general contractor for several years. Through his multi-faceted property management and development experience, Chris retains the rare quality of having an owner's perspective of real estate, which is of great benefit to the client, whether they are the tenant or landlord.

Tom Fidler

Executive Vice President & Principal

Tom Fidler

Direct: 410-494-4860

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Executive Vice President & Principal

Tom serves as Executive Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and Executive Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Retail, LLC, where he oversees a department of 15. Tom has been with the company’s Lutherville office since December 1996. Tom specializes in commercial leasing, development and advisory services, and has been involved in some of the area’s most prestigious projects. During his tenure with MacKenzie, Tom has sold or leased more than 3.5 million square feet of real estate, working with such clients as Upper Chesapeake Health, Hill Management Services, Inc., The Mills Corporation and Smith & Hawken. To date, Tom has participated in real estate transactions totaling over $1 billion in market value. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Tom was employed with Kiddie Academy International, Inc., a Maryland based franchisor of accredited child care learning centers. His responsibilities included the complete oversight of the company’s real estate department with a staff of 10 professionals operating in 41 states.

Joe Bradley

Senior Vice President & Principal

Joe Bradley

Direct: 410-494-4892

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About Joe

Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Joe provides leadership to members of MacKenzie’s brokerage division and works to build the firm’s presence in the market, maintaining and promoting the MacKenzie brand. He specializes in the leasing and sale of office real estate in the Baltimore metropolitan region since joining Mackenzie. Joe has extensive experience in agency leasing and tenant representation, contract negotiation, site selection, and financial analysis.

Mark Deering

Senior Vice President & Principal

Mark Deering

Direct: 443-573-3201

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About Mark

Senior Vice President & Principal

Mark has over 34 years of commercial real estate experience. He specializes in corporate tenant representation. Mark’s expertise in structuring various transactions is a result of completing over 2,400 leases representing in excess of eleven million square feet nationwide. He is a member of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors.

Experience

As a corporate tenant representative, Mark has represented many of the clients below in multiple markets by leveraging his industry contacts and state-of-the-art technology.

Trish Farrell

Senior Vice President & Principal

Trish Farrell

Direct: 410-974-9003

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About Trish

Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal at MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC for over 25 years, Trish specializes in the sale and leasing of commercial real estate. She is instrumental in building relationships and guiding clients through complex real estate transactions. Focused on the Baltimore/Washington Corridor, Trish has been involved in the leasing and marketing of office, retail, warehouse/flex, and mixed-use space. This experience has given her an understanding of both the landlord and tenant perspectives and the economic realities that affect their negotiations and ROI. Trish has represented companies on a local, regional and national level. Her in-depth knowledge of development, marketing, sales, and leasing, allows her to advise her clients on their real estate strategies, providing value and significant tangible savings to tenants, landlords, buyers, and sellers. Through her involvement on the boards of Maryland Tech Council and Launch Annapolis, Trish is actively engaged in helping to build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and tech hub in the Annapolis/BWI Corridor. She is also on the board of the Greater Annapolis Y, and the American Red Cross of Southern Maryland. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Trish was recently recognized by the Daily Record as a 2017 Influential Marylander and Leadership Anne Arundel Class of 2017.

John Harrington

Senior Vice President & Principal

John Harrington

Direct: 410-494-4863

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Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and MacKenzie Retail, LLC, John Harrington specializes in commercial leasing and site selection, as well as bulk land sales and development. He also focuses on the representation of retail landlords and tenants in the Maryland market. In addition to being a member of the firm’s executive committee, he also directs MacKenzie Retail, LLC. Prior to joining the firm in 1993, John was a regional vice president with Merrill Lynch Realty and spent 11 years as the director of leasing and acquisitions for the DeChiaro-Rachuba Group, a firm that built and owned numerous office buildings, apartments, shopping centers, hotels, and developed thousands of homes and home sites throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. He has over 40 years of experience in all facets of residential development and commercial real estate.

Dan Hudak, SIOR

Senior Vice President & Principal

Dan Hudak, SIOR

Direct: 443-573-3205

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About Dan

Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Dan brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience to MacKenzie. Specializing in industrial/flex product, Dan has maintained a high level of professionalism and integrity with clients. He has an extensive background in both tenant and landlord representation providing in-depth real estate knowledge through quality service. His experience in build-to-suits, facility acquisition and disposition, has enabled him to serve a broad client base including technology, office, distribution, and manufacturing uses.

Experience

Dan has represented some of the area’s most notable industrial users including aerospace giant Smiths Group, PLC, in their relocation to a Harford County 120,000 square foot (sf) build-to-suit consisting of office, lab, and environmentally controlled manufacturing. His past experience also includes site location work for the largest privately held food distribution company, Maines Paper & Food Service. Dan is a past member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals focused on corporate efficiency of forward and reverse flow of products and services worldwide.

John Schultz

Senior Vice President & Principal

John Schultz

Direct: 410-494-4894

Mobile: 443-983-2108

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Senior Vice President & Principal

John Schultz, a Senior Vice President/Principal with MacKenzie Retail, LLC, specializes in the representation of local and national retailers and landlords in the Baltimore/Washington market. A member of MacKenzie’s distinguished Retail Team since 2004, John’s focus includes leasing and investment sales, tenant advisory, and consulting. As a Principal, John is directly responsible for providing guidance and mentorship to junior team members, while maintaining and promoting the MacKenzie brand. In addition to these leadership duties, he continues to provide his clients with superior advisory services through the adoption and implementation of emerging geographic information systems (GIS) technologies. Utilizing this innovative tool to blend corporate data and a deep breadth of commercial market knowledge, John provides his clients the foremost in location analytics.

Experience

Prior to joining MacKenzie Retail, John worked for MacKenzie Contracting Company, where he was responsible for managing multiple construction build-outs. Together, his real estate experience and construction background allow him to provide unique solutions and insightful strategies for landlords and tenants. He is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Retail Brokers Network (RBN), and has been recognized by international commercial real estate analysis firm CoStar as a Co-Star Power Broker annually since2006.

Bill Whitty

Senior Vice President & Principal

Bill Whitty

Direct: 410-494-4862

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Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Bill Whitty specializes in office and flex leasing and building sales, representing both landlords and tenants. He has over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry buying, selling, and leasing property in the greater Mid-Atlantic region and throughout the United States. His extensive experience also includes participation in the sale of commercial property to investors as well as individual and corporate users. In addition to being a principal of the firm, Bill heads up a veteran group of five brokers who specialize in agency and tenant representation throughout the greater Baltimore area with several local, regional, and national clients.

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Karen Deeley

Senior Vice President

Karen Deeley

Direct: 410-494-4871

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Senior Vice President

As a Senior Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Karen Deeley brings more than 30 years’ experience in the leasing, sale, and financing of commercial real estate to her every day business dealings. Representing tenants at the local, regional, and national levels and among power industries such as finance, healthcare, banking, technology, and non-profits, Karen utilizes her comprehensive knowledge to assist tenants with identifying and analyzing their needs and developing customized occupancy, growth, and relocation strategies. Deeply involved within the local business community, Karen serves on the Greater Baltimore Committee’s President’s Advisory Committee and is a member of the Executive Alliance, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the success and leadership of accomplished women by expanding their impact and influence through advocacy, education, and mentorship.

Experience

Karen has been recognized by the Daily Record as a “Top 100 Women,” by CoStar as a Power Broker, and by SmartCEO as a Reader’s Choice in Real Estate.

Terri Harrington

Senior Vice President

Terri Harrington

Mobile: 410-302-2443

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Senior Vice President

Terri Harrington is a Senior Vice President with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services. Terri’s commercial real estate career spans almost two and a half decades with a variety of leasing experience including executive suites, mixed-use, office, retail, and new development in both suburban and urban properties. Terri began her career with a national developer responsible for both leasing and building operations and understands both sides of the leasing transaction process. Over this extensive career, Terri successfully leased some of the most challenging projects in downtown Baltimore including the conversion of the Federal Reserve Bank and American Urological buildings from single user to multi-tenant office buildings. Terri was also responsible for the lease transaction to bring the first supermarket to the Central Business District. Terri most recently worked on the new development project of Harbor Point and was responsible for the recent lease up of Class A office building, One South Street. Terri has consistently been one of the top leasing brokers in the Baltimore market and has been involved in some of the city’s more notable leasing transactions. In addition to her career in commercial real estate brokerage, Terri is active in economic development and strategic planning efforts to affect positive change in the communities where she lives and works. She serves on numerous boards and committees including the Downtown Partnership, Greater Baltimore Committee’s Leadership Program, and the Charles Street Development Corporation. In addition, Terri serves on the Advisory Board of The University of Baltimore’s Real Estate & Economic Development Program and the Bon Secours Health Systems Foundation Board.

Skip Hearn

Senior Vice President

Skip Hearn

Direct: 410-494-4868

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Senior Vice President

With more than five decades of experience in commercial real estate in the Baltimore Metropolitan area, Skip specializes in the sales and leasing of office, commercial, industrial and investment buildings, representing many local companies and building owners throughout the area. Annually, Skip is one of MacKenzie’s leading associates in the number of closed transactions and maintains a highly visible presence in the business community through his involvement in many organizations and committees including: Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors; the Maryland Association of Realtors; and the National Association of Realtors.

Experience

Skip joined the MacKenzie team as a result of a merger between MacKenzie & Associates and the Commercial/Industrial Division of O’Conor, Piper & Flynn where he spent 15 years as a manager and, prior to that, Skip was the principal of Hearn & Knott, Inc., and Hearn Corporation.

Hayes Merkert, SIOR

Senior Vice President

Hayes Merkert, SIOR

Direct: 443-798-9344

Mobile: 410-274-1801

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About Hayes

Senior Vice President

Hayes Merkert recently joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC as a Senior Vice President in the Columbia office. Prior to this role, Hayes was part of Cushman & Wakefield’s brokerage services practice group as the Senior Director of their Baltimore office. He has over 30 years of experience in this region’s real estate market, specializing in sales and leasing of office and industrial real estate properties throughout the Baltimore-Washington Corridor.

Tom Mottley

Senior Vice President

Tom Mottley

Direct: 443-573-3217

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About Tom

Senior Vice President

Thomas Mottley has more than 20 years experience in commercial real estate, specializing in the sale and leasing of industrial, office, and retail properties in the Harford and Cecil County, Maryland markets. Prior to entering the real estate industry, Tom was a licensed stock broker and industrial entrepreneur. This diverse financial and business experience provides Tom a unique insight on how real estate affects the day-to-day aspects of a company’s business strategy. This deep understanding of business, finance, and commercial real estate is witnessed in several of the area’s most notable projects including Bel Air South Professional Center and Boulevard at Box Hill. Tom recently served as a member of newly elected Harford County Executive Barry Glassman’s transition team.

Adam Nachlas

Senior Vice President

Adam Nachlas

Direct: 443-798-9343

Mobile: 301-509-4464

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About Adam

Senior Vice President

With more than 28 years of commercial real estate experience, Adam specializes in leasing and investment sales in the Baltimore/Washington corridor with a focus on tenant representation. His service oriented approach and ability to create leverage while negotiating advantageous economic terms has led to valuable assets for his clients. Adam insists that the documentation of his client’s transactions ensures against unexpected costs and his ability to identify and implement creative solutions to long range real estate requirements has enabled him to establish strong client relationships. Adam is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with his Bachelor’s degree.

Michael Spedden

Senior Vice President

Michael Spedden

Direct: 410-494-6644

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About Michael

Senior Vice President

As a Senior Vice President with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Michael brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience to MacKenzie. Michael specializes in the sale and leasing of Industrial and Flex properties in the Mid Atlantic Region. His extensive experience in Landlord and Tenant representation allows him to bring a unique perspective to each transaction. Along with his experience in user sales, he has a solid track record in industrial and flex investment sales, including a number of sales involving 1031 “tax free” exchanges.

Beetle Smith

Senior Vice President

Beetle Smith

Direct: 443-573-3219

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About Beetle

Senior Vice President

A stalwart member of the Baltimore Metropolitan real estate community, Beetle Smith has more than 30 years experience specializing in the sale and leasing of flex, office, and retail properties along the Interstate 95 Corridor. A second generation real estate agent, Beetle has been actively involved in the Baltimore real estate industry for nearly than 40 years and has advised more than 600 of Maryland’s businesses in transactions totaling more than $90 million. His extensive knowledge of the commercial real estate process and irrefutable reputation among his peers provides his clients a strong foundation to grow with.

Bowie Arnot

Associate Broker

Bowie Arnot

Direct: 410-494-4879

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About Bowie

Associate Broker

As an Associate Broker with MacKenzie Retail, LLC, Bowie Arnot specializes in retail and restaurant leasing and sales. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Bowie served as an independent retail leasing and development consultant. Over the last 45 years, he has actively participated in the leasing and/or development of some 40 shopping centers, malls, and entertainment venues throughout the United States and abroad.

Dennis Boyle

Vice President

Dennis Boyle

Direct: 443.798.9339

Mobile: 410.598.2473

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About Dennis

Vice President

Starting his commercial real estate career more than 20 years ago, Dennis worked with Lee & Associates and the Commercial Division of Re/Max prior to joining MacKenzie.  His experience includes the sale and leasing of more than one million square feet of various asset classes and the representation of a tenant portfolio that comprises numerous local and national clients totaling nearly two million square feet.  Dennis also has more than 20 years of commercial construction experience, founding and operating Sunset Builders, Inc.  Active in his community both in the workplace and beyond, Dennis is a member of the Howard and Carroll County Chambers, the South Carroll Business Association, and founder of the S’ville Bikes/Giant Race Team.

Henry Deford

Vice President

Henry Deford

Direct: 410-494-4861

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About Henry

Vice President

As a Vice President of MacKenzie Retail, LLC, Henry specializes in the representation of retail tenants and landlords throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Prior to joining the MacKenzie Retail team in 2012, Henry was responsible for sales, leasing and management of more than 500,000 square feet on behalf of a boutique firm specializing in Downtown Baltimore commercial real estate. This combination of property management and lease negotiation experience provides Henry a dynamic perspective that has proven beneficial to his clients. Henry's focus on mixed-use and urban retail and restaurant strategies has led to greatly increasing MacKenzie's presence in Baltimore's established and emerging neighborhoods. Henry is a Baltimore native and a graduate of Elon University in North Carolina where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration. Henry resides in the historic neighborhood of Ruxton in Baltimore County and through real estate transactions is committed to seeing the Baltimore region continue to grow.

Jim Grieves

Vice President

Jim Grieves

Direct: 443-573-3202

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About Jim

Vice President

Jim Grieves serves as a Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC. Jim has over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, specializing in asset management, landlord project leasing and sales, and tenant representation in the Baltimore market. In October 2002, Jim joined MacKenzie to help open its Baltimore City office.

Sean Langford

Vice President

Sean Langford

Direct: 443-573-3218

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About Sean

Vice President

Sean Langford serves as a Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, based in Lutherville, Maryland. With more than 20 years’ experience, Sean specializes in the sales, investment sales, leasing, acquisition, and development of all commercial asset classes. He has local, regional, and national tenant representation experience, and has also been involved in the representation of landlords spanning retail, office, healthcare, and mixed-use projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Sean’s in-depth industry knowledge positions him as a relied upon advisor to his clients, working with them to identify and analyze their needs while developing customized business strategies. His reputation for his commitment to building lasting partnerships and his creative value-add approach has proven invaluable to his clients' portfolios and success. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Sean specialized in land development, developing several hundred residential land projects for both regional and national home builders. A life-long resident of Maryland, Sean is an active member of his community and participates across numerous industry organizations.

David McClatchy

Vice President

David McClatchy

Direct: 410-953-0366

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About David

Vice President

Dave has north of 30 years of corporate and local business commercial real estate advisory experience and has handled major assignments in almost all facets of commercial real estate including: design-build projects; user and income-producing sales; land acquisitions and sales across all industry sectors; county and city government representation; office and industrial agency leasing; portfolio sales; tenant representation; and lease re-structures. Specializing in the suburban Maryland and Washington, DC markets throughout his career, his negotiation skills and advisory services are modeled upon an attorney-client relationship where he singularly represents his client’s interests and that of no others. He is a creative problem solver that puts himself in his client’s position to analyze, formulate and present solutions tailored to meet the objectives at hand.

Experience

David currently sits on the Board of Directors of Annapolis Community Boating, a non-profit with the mission of providing affordable boating opportunities and water access to residents of Annapolis City and Anne Arundel County. Formerly, he has been a director or executive committee member of other non-profits and organizations such as:

  • Annapolis Community Boating
  • Annapolis Yacht Club Foundation
  • Annapolis and Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce
  • Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce (recipient of Distinguished Service Award and Chairman’s Award both for Outstanding Contributions by a member of the Executive Committee)
  • United States Optimist Dinghy Organization
  • Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association
  • BWI Business Partnership

Mike Ruocco

Vice President

Mike Ruocco

Direct: 443-798-9338

Mobile: 410-627-6881

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About Mike

Vice President

As a Vice President for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, Mike has an array of experience across the retail and office leasing and sales platforms. He strives to maintain an active role in the community both in the workplace and beyond. Having successfully navigated the procurement of multiple off the-market assets for his clients, Mike also has experience in the Note Sale, Distressed Asset, and Development arena. Formerly a Senior Associate with JLL and Colliers International, Mike continues to actively represent the interests of both landlords and tenants within Greater Baltimore and surrounding areas. He currently holds a real estate license in Maryland and Washington, D.C. A Baltimore native, Mike is a graduate of Calvert Hall and attended Towson University.

David Sciamarelli

Vice President

David Sciamarelli

Direct: 410-953-0357

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About David

Vice President

As a Real Estate Advisor for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Dave specializes in tenant representation and the sale and leasing of office and industrial properties in the Baltimore Metropolitan area, with a focus on Howard County. With more than a decade of experience in Real Estate, Dave’s creativity and intense work ethic provide his clients a non-traditional view of their real estate needs.

Ginny Vernick

Vice President

Ginny Vernick

Direct: 410-953-0368

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About Ginny

Vice President

Virginia "Ginny" Vernick joined the Annapolis office of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services after a 27 year career with Cary Winston/Transwestern where she provided both landlord representation and tenant advisory services for a multitude of businesses and property owners throughout the Washington Metropolitan area. MacKenzie hired Vernick to join its retail team and develop new opportunities in specific markets around Washington DC. Ginny brings her client base to the MacKenzie team for a win-win combination of experience and reputation. Ginny concentrates her efforts on retail leasing in providing marketing and leasing/sales services for landlord and tenant retail services assignment. Her current listings include shopping centers, pad site opportunities, and land sales. She focuses her efforts on assisting clients sin the successful completion of lease and sale transactions throughout the greater Washington metropolitan area, and creates awareness and develops business opportunities for specific landlord-oriented retail properties and shopping centers. Tasks include positioning the asset in the marketplace, as well as identifying and directly targeting users resulting in the highest and best use of the retail properties. Additionally, Ginny assists national retail users, including Shoppers Food Warehouse, Checkers, Royal Farms, Price Busters Furniture, and a variety of independent retailers in site selection and negotiation of shopping center leases throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Ginny is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. CoStar named Ginny a Power Broker in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Experience

Ginny’s experience includes medical office leasing, land sales, office building leasing and sales, industrial warehouse leasing, and specialty uses including daycare. For landlords, Ginny works to develop business interest including targeting prospects, conducting tours, generating proposals, negotiates business terms and ultimately provides the driving force toward the successful leasing/ sale of the assigned property. In assisting tenants, her role includes understanding the business model and bringing opportunities to the end user with the most potential of achieving success. Understanding the transaction from both sides of working towards mutually beneficial transactions where both parties can achieve objectives, has served Ginny well over the years.

Chris Walsh

Vice President

Chris Walsh

Direct: 410-494-4857

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About Chris

Vice President

Serving as a Vice President with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Chris specializes in commercial retail sales, leasing, acquisitions and development throughout the Maryland/Delaware region. A 28-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Chris provides his clients a unique perspective and comprehensive approach to their long-term real estate strategy, ensuring successful transactions between investors, sellers, landlords and tenants alike. His real estate development experience affords Chris the tools to identify opportunities for his clients across a wide array of advisory services.

Laura Williams

Vice President

Laura Williams

Direct: 410-494-4864

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About Laura

Vice President

Laura Williams joined MacKenzie Retail, LLC in 2011, bringing 6 years of commercial real estate experience to the team. Specializing in Landlord and Tenant representation, Laura has played a vital role in the leasing/development of numerous retail projects and has successfully guided a variety of local, regional and national retailers through the site selection and lease negotiation process. Her extensive experience and unique market insight provides clients with a successful platform for achieving any real estate initiative. As a lifelong resident of the Baltimore-Washington DMA, Laura possesses a comprehensive understanding of the submarkets within the region and potential customer reach based on local knowledge. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Laura worked as a Marketing Assistant for the Baltimore Investment Sales team of competitor CBRE and most recently served as Research Analyst with CoStar where she was responsible for gathering and providing data on the commercial real estate market.

Bethany Hobbs

Senior Real Estate Advisor

Bethany Hobbs

Direct: 410-953-0359

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About Bethany

Senior Real Estate Advisor

As a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, Bethany Hobbs specializes in commercial leasing and sales. Her uniquely diverse background in regional and national commercial real estate transactions coupled with more than 20 years of experience in the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan areas provides her clients a multi-faceted approach to their real estate strategy. Bethany’s focus includes negotiating commercial space transactions on behalf of emerging tech, medical, government contracting and other professional services firms, ensuring the best possible terms for her clients. Bethany also successfully represents area landlords in securing new leases for vacancies. She uses a focused and creative marketing plan and is a strong advocate for the properties and owners she represents gaining recognition for them throughout the region.  Her experience and extensive contacts lead to transactions beneficial to both landlord and tenant.

Experience

Bethany’s prior experience includes government contract management, technology, demographics, marketing and a wide variety of other services.

Bethany is a lifelong area resident, currently residing in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Andrew Meeder

Vice President

Andrew Meeder

Direct: 410-494-4881

Mobile: 443-625-8635

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About Andrew

Vice President

Andrew provides corporate industrial/flex tenant representation services specializing in the Baltimore- Metropolitan area. He works directly with Senior Vice President/Principal Daniel Hudak and Senior Vice President Michael Spedden as they work closely with their clients to create a customized data driven strategy to meet their real estate needs. He represents tenants in site selection and lease/sale negotiations to minimize occupancy costs and maximize efficiency. Having  worked with a wide array of users in different industries, Andrew is able to serve his clients with a high level of expertise as they explore their real estate strategy. His deep understanding and knowledge of the market has allowed for him to educate his clients and prospects, allowing for them to make smart real estate and business decisions.

Grace Fennessy

Real Estate Advisor

Grace Fennessy

Direct: 443.798.9345

Mobile: 443.417.0707

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About Grace

Real Estate Advisor

Grace Fennessy joined MacKenzie as a Real Estate Advisor in November 2019. Working with MacKenzie’s Harford County team, Grace specializes in the sale and leasing of commercial real estate throughout Harford County and the surrounding region. Grace supports senior team members with site selection, lease negotiation, and relocation strategies to local, regional, and national clients. Her primary responsibilities include generating new tenant leads, identifying new market opportunities, and supporting business development initiatives. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Grace worked as an Account Coordinator for R2integrated and most recently as a Client Service Coordinator for CBRE where she was responsible for recording, tracking, and monitoring of transactions as well as property marketing and business development initiatives. Memberships:

  • Harford County Chamber of Commerce (Membership Development Committee)
  • Women’s Giving Circle of Harford County (Grant Review Committee)
  • NAIOP Developing Leaders

Henson Ford

Real Estate Advisor

Henson Ford

Direct: 410-494-6657

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About Henson

Real Estate Advisor

Henson Ford joined the MacKenzie team in 2013 and works as a Real Estate Advisor with the firm’s Baltimore County team. Focusing primarily on building tenant and landlord relations, Henson specializes in the leasing and sales of commercial properties including office, mixed-use, flex, and medical product throughout the greater Baltimore Metropolitan area. He works to generate new leasing prospects, identify market opportunities, and supports business development initiatives. Henson’s client list includes local, regional, and national firm’s such as Kenwood Properties, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, Capital Women’s Care, and Greenfield Partners.

Michael Gosnell

Real Estate Advisor

Michael Gosnell

Direct: 410.953.0356

Mobile: 443.844.4175

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About Michael

Real Estate Advisor

Michael Gosnell recently joined the Columbia team at MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC in 2018. As a Real Estate Advisor, Michael specializes in tenant representation within the office, land, and industrial markets in Howard and Carroll County. Michael has been with MacKenzie Ventures, LLC since 2016, working with MacKenzie Management as an intern and then the Baltimore County brokerage team in 2017. Michael is also a licensed real estate agent in Maryland.

Andre Levrone, Jr.

Real Estate Advisor

Andre Levrone, Jr.

Direct: 443-798-9347

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About Andre

Real Estate Advisor

Andre Levrone, Jr. is a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s Columbia brokerage team. Working under industry veteran Adam Nachlas, Andre supports leasing and sales activities for office, industrial, and flex properties in the Washington, D.C. suburban markets. Andre’s primary responsibilities will focus on building tenant and landlord relations, generating leasing prospects, identifying market opportunities for represented accounts, and supporting business development initiatives. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Andre holds a degree in communications. During college, he worked with the Virginia Athletic Foundation where he supported fundraising efforts, managed vendor agreements, coordinated office needs, calls, and meetings for the annual fund, and worked to build stronger relations with local businesses and larger corporations.  Andre is a licensed salesperson for the State of Maryland. Prior to joining the commercial real estate industry, Andre was a professional athlete playing with both the Baltimore Ravens and Carolina Panthers.

Kevin O’Neil

Real Estate Advisor

Kevin O’Neil

Direct: 443.573.3209

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About Kevin

Real Estate Advisor

Kevin O’Neil is a Real Estate Advisor in the Industrial Services Group, supporting local, regional, and national clients. He is responsible for identifying new leasing and sales opportunities throughout the Baltimore and Washington DC Submarkets, focusing primarily on industrial and flex properties.  Kevin focuses on developing and maintaining tenant and landlord relationships. He assists industrial users in site selection, lease analysis and contract negotiation, while implementing real estate strategies based on the clients overall business initiatives. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Kevin worked as a Business Development Associate for Trion Group where he was responsible for designing effective sales and marketing strategies for several verticals throughout the country, and served as the point of contact for prospective clients. While attending Villanova University, Kevin was a member of the Division One Lacrosse program and participated in several philanthropic events such as the Special Olympics, Villanova Day of Service, and many more.  While in college, Kevin interned with CBRE’s Multi-Housing Investment Properties group supporting property research and analysis efforts, database management, and financial modeling. Kevin is a Baltimore native and graduate of The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland and holds Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University. He is also a licensed real estate sales person in the State of Maryland.

Allison Perry

Real Estate Advisor

Allison Perry

Direct: 443-573-3208

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About Allison

Real Estate Advisor

Allison Perry works as a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie's southern brokerage team, focusing primarily on building tenant and landlord relations throughout the I-95 Corridor. Working in the Columbia office, Allison generates new leasing prospects, identifies opportunities for represented clients, and supports business development initiatives.

Experience

Prior to joining MacKenzie, Allison worked for the Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) as their Government Affairs Manager. While at MBA, Allison supported the Government Relations executive team on many national, state and local regulatory and banking policy issues, with the most namely being the Dodd-Frank Act. Allison also worked in the healthcare industry through the implementation of the Affordable Care Act as the Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator for a successful start-up Medicaid Managed Care Organization, which was acquired by a major Maryland hospital system. In her spare time, Allison volunteers for the National Brain Tumor Society and most recently was an Inaugural Committee Member for the first annual Baltimore Brain Tumor Walk.

Owen Rouse, Jr.

Vice President of Investment Sales

Owen Rouse, Jr.

Direct: 410.494.6654

Mobile: 410.274.1121

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About Owen

Vice President of Investment Sales

Owen joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC in 2019 as Vice President of Investment Sales, leading the firm’s investment sales team which specializes in the third-party acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate assets in the State of Maryland and surrounding region, and advises clients on investments strategies, value maximization, and stabilization. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Rouse was affiliated with Manekin, LLC of Columbia, MD. He was recruited in 1995 to unwind Manekin’s position in institutional joint ventures which ultimately gave rise to a boutique investment sales platform. As Director of Manekin’s Investment Services practice, Rouse represented clients in the purchase and sale of investment real estate, site selection and assemblage, underwriting, and structuring transactions. Rouse then assumed the position of Director of Brokerage overseeing 22 brokers across three offices. He finally shifted his role with Manekin to Capital Markets, identifying and structuring potential projects - and the venture partners to fund them - as well as playing an active role in the strategy and direction of the firm. Rouse is active with area nonprofits including the Advisory Council for Stevenson University where he is currently serving as President; and, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake.  He has also served as President of CORFAC International, a national/global network of commercial real estate services organizations and former President of the local chapter of National Association of Office and Industrial Properties.

Experience

Owen’s career in commercial real estate spans decades and cycles and has covered acquisition, disposition, lending, construction, appraisal, asset and portfolio management, and debt restructuring with a broad range of institutional clients.  His experience spans the major property groups: office, retail, industrial, multifamily, and hospitality and includes over $900 million in both acquisition/dispositions.  His presence in the regional commercial real estate community over three plus decades has resulted in deep relationships across multiple industries.

Jenny Staines

Real Estate Advisor

Jenny Staines

Direct: 410.953.0355

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About Jenny

Real Estate Advisor

Jenny Staines works as a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s Columbia and Annapolis brokerage teams. In this role she supports leasing and sales activities for office, mixed-use, flex, and medical product throughout the Baltimore Washington Corridor and surrounding region. Jenny also focuses on the representation of tenants working to identify and analyze their commercial real estate needs. Her primary responsibilities include the generation of new tenant leads, cataloging market activity used to identify market opportunities, and supporting business development initiatives. Jenny also supports senior team members with providing site selection, lease negotiation, and relocation strategies to local, regional, and national clients. Jenny’s prior experience includes working with CRESA in Tysons, Virginia where she worked to prepare prospective client and property reports and assisted with the marketing of represented properties. Jenny also held internships that allowed her to build a general knowledge of the commercial lending process and portfolio analysis and asset/risk management.   Jenny is a life-long resident of Montgomery County, Maryland.

Drew White

Real Estate Advisor

Drew White

Direct: 443-573-3212

Mobile: 410-299-3691

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About Drew

Real Estate Advisor

Drew joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate as a Real Estate Advisor in 2018. He specializes in corporate tenant representation in the Baltimore Metropolitan Statistical area. Working alongside industry veteran Mark Deering, Drew works to generate new tenant leads, coordinates market research and supports overall business development initiatives for the team. Drew is a Baltimore native and graduate from The Boys' Latin School of Maryland. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Drew worked in the recruiting industry, where he was responsible for placing high-level IT professionals within the Government Contracting space. Drew is a graduate of Belmont University and is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Maryland.

Morgan Wimbrow

Real Estate Advisor

Morgan Wimbrow

Direct: 410.494.4846

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About Morgan

Real Estate Advisor

Morgan Wimbrow is a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s Baltimore brokerage team. Working under industry veteran Chris Bennett, Morgan supports leasing and sales activities for office, industrial, and flex properties in the Howard County market. Her primary responsibilities include the generation of new tenant leads, cataloging market activity, and supporting business development initiatives. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Morgan worked as a Development Coordinator for JDRF in Washington, DC where she was responsible for coordinating fundraising events, establishing relationships with corporate supporters, and assisted with the creation of annual goals for the organization. Her experience also includes working as a member of the finance team for “Hogan for Governor” in Annapolis, MD where she worked to cultivate and nurture successful associations with potential sponsors and donors.

Experience

Market research
Site location services
Generating tenant leads through prospecting
Maintenance of property resources

Marketing & Support

Katy Hayes

Marketing Director

Katy Hayes

Direct: 410-494-6649

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About Katy

Marketing Director

Katy Hayes joined MacKenzie in 2004 specializing in the marketing of commercial office, industrial, and retail space, developing comprehensive marketing strategies for each individual project, while focusing on the unique characteristics and qualities of those undertakings. In 2011, Katy took on the role of Marketing Manager and in 2013, Marketing Director. She is responsible for overseeing the marketing efforts for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and its six affiliate companies, MacKenzie Capital, LLC, MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, MacKenzie Development, MacKenzie GIS, and MacKenzie Communities. Katy works with the President and Broker Partners to develop and implement company marketing strategies, identify market opportunities, and execute multi-disciplined initiatives. Additionally, she coordinates the graphic design and management of marketing collateral across all divisions. In addition to 15 years of real estate marketing experience, Katy is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Maryland.

Gordon Griffin

Senior Marketing Specialist

Gordon Griffin

Direct: 410-494-4882

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About Gordon

Senior Marketing Specialist

Gordon joined MacKenzie Retail, LLC in the fall of 2012. As a senior marketing specialist, he designs project-specific marketing collateral, offering memoranda and presentations, and provides general graphic design support to all brokerage specialties and company divisions. This includes providing brokers with trade area and market potential analyses, as well as demographic, psychographic and consumer expenditure studies. Gordon plays a key role in advancing the relationship between Landlords and potential Tenants, creating marketing pieces for MacKenzie’s represented retailers/clients that gives them a competitive advantage over others vying for space. He also supports the Marketing Director in the coordination and execution of company marketing and communication initiatives, assisting in the creation of corporate collateral and contributing to company-wide social media campaigns. Furthermore, he is responsible for tracking, gathering and distributing retail market intel each month as part of MacKenzie’s Retail Recap. In addition, Gordon provides support for the Investment Sales division where he assists with financial analysis, cash flow projections, market research and marketing strategy on property acquisitions and dispositions. Since 2008, Gordon has been involved in the architecture and real estate industries in various capacities. Prior to joining MacKenzie, he worked at Marshall Craft Associates, an architecture firm in Baltimore, assisting the Contract Administration Department. In 2011, he partnered with JBL Real Estate in Baltimore City and took over the day-to-day marketing of the company’s portfolio, as well as aided in the development of space plans and renderings. Gordon has  collaborated with a number of architects and commercial real estate firms in the past, advancing schematic design and producing construction drawing sets, along with as-builts and various marketing materials. Gordon is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Maryland.

Autumn Hill

Marketing Specialist

Autumn Hill

Direct: 410-494-4865

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About Autumn

Marketing Specialist

Autumn joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC in 2016. Working as a Marketing Specialist in MacKenzie’s Lutherville office, Autumn provides the Baltimore County brokerage team with needed support to acquire and maintain their listings which includes the creation and maintenance of marketing collateral, proposals, presentations, and email campaigns. She is also responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and executing client-based projects for all affiliate divisions including MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, MacKenzie Capital, LLC, MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, MacKenzie Investment Group, LLC, and Datastory Consulting. Additionally, Autumn works to support the Marketing Director in coordinating company marketing and communication initiatives including social media campaigns, website design, and organizing broker and client events. Prior to MacKenzie, Autumn worked as a Communications and New Media Intern for the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, as a Marketing Assistant for Long & Foster Companies, and at Henry Adams, LLC.

Doris Goodhues

Senior Marketing Assistant

Doris Goodhues

Direct: 410-494-4872

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About Doris

Senior Marketing Assistant

As a Senior Marketing Assistant for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Doris Goodhues coordinates with various groups of brokers across multiple disciplines to ensure they have the necessary administrative support for their daily business activities. She is responsible for administering the major office needs of MacKenzie’s headquarter location including the management of general correspondence, front desk support, coordination of supplies, organizing various in-house company events and functions, and scheduling needs. Doris also provides support to the Marketing Director with regards to company initiatives and also to the marketing team, creating and maintaining collateral, proposals, and presentations, as well as sending scheduled email blasts and maintaining corporate distribution lists. Doris has over 30 years of experience working in the real estate industry and at MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC.

Trish Sharpe

Marketing Assistant

Trish Sharpe

Direct: 410-953-0367

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About Trish

Marketing Assistant

Trish Sharpe joined MacKenzie in 2010 and has more than 10 years’ experience in real estate marketing. Working in MacKenzie’s Columbia and Annapolis offices, Trish provides brokerage teams with needed support to acquire and maintain their listings which includes a mix of office, retail, and industrial properties, and assists with their business development initiatives. She is responsible for the creation and maintenance of marketing collateral, proposals, presentations, and email campaigns. Trish also works to support the Marketing Director in coordinating and executing company marketing and communication initiatives including social media campaigns and organizing broker and client events. Trish is also a licensed real estate agent in the State of Maryland.

Melinda Kane

Marketing Assistant

Melinda Kane

Direct: 443-573-3215

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About Melinda

Marketing Assistant

Melinda started as a Marketing Assistant at MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services LLC in 2018. Working in MacKenzie’s Baltimore office, Melinda provides both brokerage teams with needed support to acquire and maintain their listings which includes a mix of office, retail, and industrial properties, and assists with their business development initiatives. She is responsible for the creation and maintenance of marketing collateral, proposals, presentations, and email campaigns. Melinda also works to support the Marketing Director in coordinating and executing company marketing and communication initiatives including social media campaigns and organizing broker and client events.

Judy Reed

Listing Administrator

Judy Reed

Direct: 443-573-3215

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About Judy

Listing Administrator

Joining the firm more than 24 years ago, Judy specializes in the marketing of commercial office and industrial space in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Working in MacKenzie’s downtown Baltimore office, Judy orchestrates the administrative and marketing needs for the group, overseeing the marketing process for property listings from start to finish. This includes the creation of marketing collateral and email campaigns and also working with MacKenzie’s in-house research team to create maps and produce general market research. Other responsibilities include office managerial tasks, general correspondence, database maintenance, and assisting the Marketing Director with proposals and presentations.

Deanna M. Taylor

Director of Information Technology

Deanna M. Taylor

Direct: 410-494-4869

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About Deanna

Director of Information Technology

Deanna Taylor joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services LLC in 2014 with several years of operational and project development experience. As the Director of Information Systems, Deanna is responsible for helping promote efficiency through internal operation systems, using research and internal data to highlight trends and develop strategies for growth, evaluating new tools and software in the market, and providing training and internal resources. She also coordinates with the marketing and GIS teams to develop comprehensive reports and interactive applications for executives, brokers, and clients, to increase general market knowledge. Deanna also develops and maintains several internal databases, and manages the MacKenzie website.