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Real Estate and Economic Development Advisory Board

The Real Estate program is committed to integrating academic work with industry practices and expectations of new employees.  The REED Advisory Board is composed of industry professionals who give class talks, provide internships, and mentor students. They are also indispensable in creating networking opportunities and industry visibility for the program and students. Some Advisory Board members also teach specialized courses in the program. These professionals are committed to growing the next generation of Real Estate leaders in Baltimore, and believe UB is the right place to start.

2017-2018 Advisory Board

Larysa Salamacha, Managing Director of Business Development, Baltimore Development Corporation


Anne Angel, Vice President, Residential Division Continental Realty Corporation

Robert Aydukovic, President, Maryland Center for Construction Education & Innovation

Adam Baker, Counsel, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston

Nichole Battle, Executive Director, GEDCO

Wendy Blair, Senior Vice President, Remax Commercial Logic

Jeffrey R. Connolly, Director, Asset Management Enterprise Community Investment

Karen Forbes, Asst Dir. Community Access & Partnerships Maryland, DHCD

Kathleen Flynn, Vice President, Alex. Brown Realty

Terri Harrington, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle

Lacey Johannson, Leasing, St. John Properties

John (Chip) Lambertson, Senior Cost Manager, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co

David Lazas, Senior Development Manager, Atapco Properties

William (Willy) H. Moore, President, Southway Builders

Josh Neiman, Principal, Hybrid Development Group

Nebye (Neb) Sertsu, Vice President of Facilities Management, University of Baltimore

Barbara Simmons, Group Manager / Administrative VP, M & T Bank Commercial Real Estate Finance


Student Representative

Mikita Thompson

Ex-Officio Members

Seema Iyer, Ph.D.,  Director, B. S. in Real Estate and  Economic Development program

Phillip J. Korb, Department Chair of Accounting, Finance and Economics, University of Baltimore