As a Managing Director at FD Stonewater, Norman plays a leading role within our third-party advisory and principal development platforms with a primary focus on Federal Government transactions. As the former Commissioner for the United States General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service, Norman led the asset management, design, construction, leasing, building management, and disposal of nearly 374 million square feet of government-owned and leased space across all 50 states, six U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. He has a distinguished history working in both the private sector and as a government executive.
Tim Lenahan joined FD Stonewater in January 2017, bringing nearly 15 years of experience in the government real estate sector to advising the firm’s third-party landlord clients on transacting business with government entities. Additionally, Tim’s expertise will support the company’s own principal development arena. Prior to joining FD Stonewater, Tim was a First Vice President of CBRE’s Federal Lessor Advisory Group. Tim’s relationships and knowledge of the complexities of public sector real estate transactions make him an invaluable asset to the team and our clients.
Eugene is a Managing Director at FD Stonewater and a career Federal Government real estate professional, bringing over 25 years of commercial real estate experience to the firm. Eugene spent time at GSA as both a GSA Leasing Specialist for the National Capitol Region and as a GSA Asset Manager for GSA Region 9. Eugene left the government to focus on representing landlords. Prior to joining FD Stonewater in 2012, Eugene lead the federal real estate brokerage practices at both Transwestern and Lincoln Property Company.
Leigh Anna Sotdorus joins FD Stonewater’s leasing platform as a Vice President of Leasing. She comes to FD Stonewater from CBRE, where she was a Senior Transaction Manager for CBRE’s broker contracts with the General Services Administration (GSA). Leigh Anna also participated on the National Broker Contracts and Government Lease Services contract with the GSA. During her decade-long tenure, Leigh Anna worked on over 145 federal transactions comprising more than 4 million square feet. She was responsible for the lease procurement process, from requirements development through lease award, and worked closely with GSA contracting officers and tenant agencies. Leigh Anna was also a co-manager for Operational Excellence on the team and a Regional Lead in Regions 3 and 5. Leigh Anna’s prior experience includes marketing and underwriting acquisition and development projects to seek and compete financing opportunities. She brings a tremendous level of expertise to our owner representative/advisory leasing platform and will be instrumental in advising our clients in government leasing scenarios.
Wolf joins FD Stonewater after spending the last four years as Owner’s Representative for Real Estate and Construction at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. In this role he developed and managed healthcare renovation projects within the hospital, medical office building, and off-site properties, and led projects from initial conception through design, permitting, construction, and close-out. As a key member of the FD Stonewater development team, Wolf draws on his specialized healthcare real estate expertise to provide technical guidance on development and construction management projects.
Michael joins FD Stonewater’s Development team as Development Associate and comes to the firm with several years of project management experience at Clark Construction Group. His thorough knowledge of the construction process and management expertise underpins his development position here at FD Stonewater, as he plays an active role in project oversight and technical guidance for all aspects of project team activities. In addition to project leadership, Michael is responsible for establishing project priorities and managing administrative tasks to ensure successful project delivery.
Ian joined FD Stonewater as a Senior Development Manager and comes to the firm with extensive experience managing ground-up commercial projects and renovation projects for new and existing commercial office space. Most recently, Ian was a Program Manager with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission where he managed several large-scale ground-up construction and interior buildouts for the Agency. Ian is a Professional Engineer (PE) and is LEED AP certified with expertise in sustainability and green building initiatives.
Griffin joins FD Stonewater as a Development Associate. Prior to joining our team, he was a Project Engineer at Clark Construction where he supported several large-scale projects, each valued at over $50 million, from preconstruction through completion and quality assurance. Griffin’s engineering, construction, and architecture background reinforces his project oversight and technical abilities as he assists with all aspects of the development process and supports the firm’s expanding development pipeline.
Heather is a Vice President and brings extensive development experience overseeing all aspects of the development process for mixed-use, residential, office, retail and hotel projects in urban environments having managed new construction, base building renovations and tenant improvements of more than 2.8 million square feet of space in excess of $650 million. She has over 10 years of professional experience in commercial real estate development and asset management. At FD Stonewater, Heather provides project management leadership and oversight for development projects around the country.
Nick joins the team in a new role, working with the brokerage, development, and research teams to identify and generate new opportunities primarily in the state and municipal government arenas. He comes to the firm with over 15 years of experience as a marketing executive and entrepreneur having founded his own social media and online marketing research business. Nick actively utilizes his extensive business acumen and B2B experience to support the firm’s business development efforts by identifying new opportunities within the government real estate arena.
Mike is a Development Manager with FD Stonewater. Before transitioning to the firm’s federal development and construction management team, Mike was employed by one of the firm’s investment businesses which focused on high-end residential infill development projects in Northern Virginia. Prior to that, he managed high-volume residential development projects for a prominent national builder. Mike brings a wide range of construction expertise and project management experiences to the team and is an integral part of the firm’s growing development platform.
André joins FD Stonewater as a Development Manager after spending the last 10 years in development and managing a variety of high-profile projects. Most recently, he served as Senior Project Manager at KGO Project Management, where he was directly responsible for the management and coordination of projects totaling over 1 million square feet and valued at more than $200 million. As a key member of the FD Stonewater development and construction management team, André brings tremendous project management experience and plays an active role in development project oversight and technical guidance for the firm’s expanding project pipeline.
Dyer joins FD Stonewater after spending the last several years in the construction industry. Prior to joining the firm, Dyer was a Superintendent with Clark Construction in Houston, where he was directly responsible for the day to day management of subcontractor teams to ensure successful project delivery. As a key member of the FD Stonewater development team, Dyer plays an active role in project oversight and technical guidance for all aspects of project team activities.
Bucky is a Development Associate and joined FD Stonewater after beginning his career with JLL’s Tenant Representation Brokerage group, where he was responsible for identifying and prospecting new business opportunities. At FD Stonewater, Bucky plays an integral role in the pre-development process, conducting market research and tracking potential development deals around the country. He is also involved in development project activities and project coordination.
Dave joins the investment and asset management team after spending the past seven years in investment banking and corporate finance. Prior to joining the firm, Dave was an Investment Banking Associate at Baird where he was involved in providing capital raising and advisory services for various types of real estate organizations. Prior to Baird, he worked at the Inter-American Development Bank where he syndicated loans to Latin American businesses and institutions. Dave brings a unique and valuable perspective to the firm’s investment and asset management team and plays key role in executing the firm’s investment strategies.
Stephen holds a unique dual role at FD Stonewater, as both an Investment Associate and as the firm’s Strategic Planning, Operations, and Finance Specialist. In his investment capacity, Stephen supports the investment, asset management, and development platforms to efficiently identify, underwrite, and structure real estate investment opportunities. In his strategy, operations and finance capacity, Stephen supports the firm’s COO/CFO management functions through strategic business planning, financial analysis, and reporting across the company’s multiple platforms. Prior to joining the firm, Stephen spent four years at FTI Consulting with engagement experience in financial restructuring, bankruptcy, M&A and litigation.
Kyle supports the investment, asset management and development teams with his financial modeling, capital structure analysis and analytical skills. Applying competencies from his background as a corporate finance consultant, Kyle manages workflow and develops structured analyses that assist the firm in identifying investment opportunities and enhancing portfolio value. Kyle maintains an active CPA license and graduated cum laude from UCLA with a degree in Business Economics and minors in Accounting and Environmental Systems & Society.
Christie is an Asset Manager at the firm with the responsibility of creating value for our principal investments. Currently, Christie oversees the daily operations of the firm’s largest government services contract including customer relations, facility management, staff oversight, and all financial and administrative aspects of the contract. Prior to joining FD Stonewater, Christie was a General Manager at JLL responsible for a commercial portfolio of over 700,000 square feet.
Rita recently joined the firm as Controller and brings a diverse background in finance, accounting, and operations. She has over 20 years of accounting experience, last serving as the Controller/CFO of a mid-sized real estate development and management company. Prior to that, she was the Director of Accounting, Worldwide Operations for Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest live family entertainment company. Rita leads the firm’s accounting department, developing internal controls, policies, and procedures, while managing the financial reporting and planning for the firm.
Arthur is a resourceful and proactive accounting professional with over seven years of experience in the hospitality and real estate industry. He is skilled and proficient in a wide range of accounting/financial functions, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) guidelines, journal entry preparations, general ledger, payroll reconciliations, budgeting, and financial statement preparation and reporting. Prior to joining FD Stonewater, Arthur was a Property Accountant with Bozzuto Management.
Patrick serves as in-house general counsel for FD Stonewater. His background is in project development, construction, and finance, with significant experience in general commercial matters and civil litigation. Prior to joining FD Stonewater, Patrick worked for over 10 years as an associate at top-tier law firms and as senior in-house counsel for a publicly traded company. Patrick provides invaluable insight on commercial real estate transactions and legal matters.
Harmony joins the firm’s legal team with an impressive resume demonstrating tremendous expertise in commercial real estate transactions. She has spent more than a decade in the commercial real estate industry and is proficient in all facets of commercial real estate contracts and agreements. Prior to joining FD Stonewater, she was a partner with Kutak Rock in their real estate practice. Before that, Harmony was a real estate associate at Perkins Coie. Harmony’s practice is based on commercial, retail, and industrial leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions.
Monika joins the firm’s growing team as a Research Analyst and supports the firm’s deal sourcing, opportunity identification, and research efforts across all platforms, with a focus on brokerage and development. She is a recent graduate and brings an impressive data management and research skillset, spending the last year working on a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy conducting energy information analysis on more than 10,000 power plants. At FD Stonewater, Monika assists with all research initiatives and works with each team to leverage industry tools and deal sourcing platforms to identify new transactional and business opportunities.
Katherine is the firm’s Research Manager and is responsible for all research and data management efforts across the firm’s multiple platforms. Her primary focus is conducting market research and tracking deals in the market, while maintaining current, real-time reports and data to support the firm’s leasing and development efforts in the government real estate arena. She has been instrumental in developing internal tracking systems to streamline the leasing pursuit process and leveraging industry tools and deal sourcing platforms. Katherine is responsible for tracking and vetting potential federal and state government deals across the country and also provides support during the proposal production process.
Kathryn joined FD Stonewater as Marketing Director and manages all marketing and communication initiatives across the firm’s business lines. After spending several years in the commercial real estate, architecture, and workplace industry, she is keenly aware of the complexities of the changing workplace and knowledgeable of the challenges that businesses, tenants, and landlords face. Kathryn brings a unique perspective to the firm and is well-versed in business development strategy and tactics, brand management, and public relations.
Todd is the firm’s Office and Operations Manager and comes to the firm with over 20 years of administrative, operations, and management experience. He has spent nearly his entire career in the commercial real estate industry and has partnered with some of the most successful brokerage and leasing teams in the industry. At FD Stonewater, Todd is responsible for managing the daily operations and activities as well as ensuring the efficiency of internal teams such as IT, human resources, and accounts payable. He also supports new business pursuits and marketing initiatives across all platforms.