Join us for our Second Annual Real Estate breakfast panel discussion sponsored by:
Learn about real estate developments in Rockville (and the county) and how they will be impacting both commercial and residential developments as well as the local economy.
The discussion will be moderated by Brian E. Barkley, Esquire, Barkley & Kennedy, Chartered.
Our panelists include:
Laurie Boyer, CEcD
Laurie Boyer is the Executive Director of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI), a public-private economic development partnership in the City of Rockville helping businesses to launch, locate and expand in the City. She has held this post since 2012. Previously, she served as Director of the Frederick County, MD Office of Economic Development (OED).
In May 2006, Boyer earned her professional Economic Development Certification (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council. She has over 15 years of economic development experience.
Ms. Boyer is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery Class of 2014, serves on the Board of the Rockville Chamber of Commerce and is on the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Council of Past Presidents and serves as Secretary of the MEDA Foundation Board. She is also a member of the NAIOP Maryland/DC Chapter and the International Economic Development Council. In 2012, she was named one of “Maryland’s Top 100 Women” by The Daily Record.
Ms. Boyer has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Spanish from Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA and a Master’s degree in Communication Studies from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.
Todd Pearson, CPA
Mr. Pearson is the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Development for the B. F. Saul Company and affiliates. The Saul organization owns and operates approximately 8 million square feet of retail space, 5.2 million square feet of office and mixed use space, and 20 hotels primarily in the DC metropolitan area. Todd's primary role is helping the organization grow through the identification, acquisition, and development of real estate assets. His responsibilities include: sourcing and negotiating real estate deals, valuing potential opportunities, completing acquisition due diligence, and managing the design, entitlement and development of our mixed use projects.
Todd received his MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Polytechnic and State University. He serves on the Board of Directors of Rockville Economic Development, Inc., the Board of Trustees of the National Association of Real Estate Companies, is a Commissioner and member of the Executive Committee for the Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission, co-chaired Loudoun’s Nighttime Economy Ad Hoc Committee, and is an active member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, International Council of Shopping Centers, and Urban Land Institute. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Todd lives in Washington DC with his wife Sarah and four children; Mage, Jack, Eleni, and Benjamin.
Morgan Sullivan, Managing Director, Jones Lang Lasalle
As a senior member of the Jones Lang LaSalle’s brokerage division, Morgan Sullivan focuses on tenant representation and specializes in acquisition, disposition and expansion related services, conducting market studies, feasibility and financial analysis and lease negotiation.
Morgan has an extensive background in commercial construction management. Prior to joining JLL, he participated in the management of more than one million square feet of commercial base building and interior construction in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.
Morgan received a Masters degree in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor’s of Science from Bowling Green State University. Morgan serves on the Board of Directors for REDI, Montgomery College Foundation, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, and PEERLESS Rockville. He is on the Executive Board for the National Capital Area Council-Boy Scouts of America, and is a member of National Trust For Historic Preservation, the Maryland Trust For Historic Preservation, the Potomac Conservancy and the National Eagle Scout Association.