DC's Rising Stars in Real Estate: Part 2

DC's Rising Stars in Real Estate: Part 2

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Rising Stars of Real Estate

Part Two


Brad Wilner, is Senior Vice President of CBRE. He hails from Cabin John, Maryland and power lunches at Zaytinya.

Brad's advice to his 20 year old self: "Whatever you do in life, do it 110%."

He's Thumbs Sideways on this year's CRE outlook.


Brandon Jenkins is COO of Fundrise. This Washington, District of Columbia native loves power lunching at Mandu and would tell his 20-year old self that "it takes more than 25 minutes to get to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)."

He's Thumbs Up on 2017's outlook for CRE.


Andrew Roberts
is a Director at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. He's a native of Great Falls, Virginia and loves to power lunch at Eddie V's Prime Seafood.

This is his advice to his 20-year old self: Be extra charming to the girl sitting next to me in accounting class…That’s your future wife."

His Thumbs are slightly Up for a 2017 CRE outlook


John Wilkinson is the President of Boundary Companies. He's from Wilmington, Delaware and hits up Alfio's La Trattoria for his power lunches.

His advice to his 20-year old self: "Relax! Take some time to explore."

John is Thumbs Up on CRE this year because there are no boundaries!


Jon Glass is a Rockville native and is Corporate Managing Director of Savills Studley. He loves The Oceanaire Seafood Room.

Jon's advice to his younger self is: "Be where your feet are. Stay focused, work hard and be humble, but don’t be in such a rush that you forget to enjoy the present."

He's a Major Thumbs Up for tenants in 2017's real estate outlook.

Meet Erik Weinberg, Vice President at Federal Capital Partners (FCP). Want to take this Phoenix, MD native out to a power lunch? BlackSalt or The Palm Restaurant Washington DC.

This is his advice to his 20-year old self: "Take the time to think analytically but don’t sweat the small stuff."

He's Thumbs Up about this year for CRE.


Mark Witschorik is the VP of the Eastern Region for Columbia Property Trust. His hometown is Naperville, Illinois and he can be found power-lunching at Rasika.

This is Mark's advice to his younger self: "Follow your instincts, think big, then get it done – don’t wait"

He's Thumbs Up on DC Commercial Real Estate this year.


Jimmy Barter and his own star on the rise! This Managing Partner of West End Capital hails from Bethesda, Maryland and enjoys power lunches at Woodmont Grill.

He has some uplifting advice for his 20 year old self: "Keep having fun. It’s amazing how many of those relationships will be helpful down the road."

He's Thumbs Up for the DC Commercial Real Estate market this year.