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Real Estate 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.

2015-2016 Advisory Board

Robert M. Aydukovic, CRE, President Maryland Center for Construction Education & Innovation


Anne Angel, Vice President, Residential Division Continental Realty Corporation

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, Vice President Southway Builders

Josh Neiman, Principal Hybrid Development Group

Larysa Salamacha, Managing Director of Business Development Baltimore Development Corporation

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

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


Student Representative

Brendan Ferrara


Ex-Officio Members

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

Christina Hardy, Director of Development and External Relations Office of the Dean Merrick School of Business