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The Real Estate Circle of Excellence partners with the Kornblau Real Estate Program to advance the quality and relevance of its educational efforts and bring practical "real world" experience to the program.

This outstanding group of real estate and mortgage lending executives benefits real estate majors by providing advice on the quality and relevance of our educational and research programs, offering student internships and several scholarships and hosting a popular annual conference which draws speakers and attendees nationwide. Members occasionally lecture to classes or assist in preparing case studies for students.

2018 Officers

  • President

    Michael Lowry
    Senior Vice President
    Northmarq Capital
  • President-elect

    Charles O. Dubose Jr.
    Managing Director
    Phillips Realty Capital
  • Vice president

    Dan Hargett
    The Rebkee Company
  • Secretary/treasurer

    Holly Law Eve
    DGS / Division of Real Estate Services
  • Immediate past president

    Rene Shepperson
    Senior Real Estate Banker
    Union Bank and Trust
  • Members at-large

    Eileeen Dahlstedt
    Business Development Manager
    American Office
  • Jeff Kornblau
    VP of Land Acquisition & Strategy
    Eagle Construction of VA
  • Jim Napier
    Napier Realtors, ERA
  • E. Duffy Myrtetus
    Goodman Allen Donnelly


  • Russell T. Aaronson III
    GrayCo, Inc.
  • Matt Akin
    McCann Realty Partners
  • David Andrews
    The Shopping Center Group
  • David R. Auman
    The Captsone Contracting Company
  • Donna S. Bearman
    Forest City Enterprises
  • Bruce Boykin
    James Center
  • James H. Boykin
    Professor Emeritus
  • Steven B. Brincefield
  • Kenneth L. Brown
  • Michael Burke
  • Michael M. Campbell
    Dominion Realty Partners
  • Melissa Canavos
    Safe Harbor Title
  • J.G. Carter
    Union Mortgage Bank
  • Wayne A. Chasen
    Gumenick Properties
  • Andrew M. Condlin
    roth doner jackson
  • Jeffrey A. Cooke
    Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer
  • Ricky Core
    Markel | Eagle Partners
  • Christopher J. Corrada
    Riverstone Properties LLC
  • Timothy M. Davey
    Timmons Group
  • Susan F. Dewey
    Virginia Housing Development Authority
  • Charles O. DuBose Jr.
    Phillips Realty Capital
  • Brent Farmer
  • Brian Felton
    Liberty Property Trust
  • Gary W. Fenchuk
    East West Communities
  • Earl M. Ferguson
    Artcraft Management, Inc.
  • Jane C. Ferrara
    City of Richmond
  • John S. Finn
    United Real Estate - Richmond
  • C. Blaine Garrett
    Dominion Resources Services, Inc.
  • David Gerstenmaier
  • Andrew J. Gibb
    7 Hills Advisors
  • Jeffrey H. Gumenick
    Gumenick Properties
  • Cheryl W. Hamm
    Joyner Commercial
  • Kelvin Hanson
    The Hanson Company LLC
  • Dan Hargett
    The Rebkee Company
  • Andrea Harlow
    Williams Mullen
  • Greta Harris
    Better Housing Coalition
  • A. Paul Heckman
  • Jane Henderson
    Virginia Community Capital
  • Ralph B. Higgins
    Land Planner and Landscape Architect
  • Thomas Hogg
    Siemens Industry, Inc.
  • Mark J. Hourigan
    Hourigan Construction
  • David A. Howard
  • Thomas Innes
    RE/MAX Commonwealth
  • Richard Johnson
    The Wilton Companies
  • Daniel Jones
    East West Communities
  • Susan Jones
    Colliers International | Richmond
  • Bruce A. Kay
    Markel Corporation
  • D. Brennen Keene
    McGuire Woods
  • Neil S. Kessler
    Virginia Department of General Services
  • H. Carlton King
    Suntrust Mortgage
  • Edward G. Knight
    Knight, Dorin & Rountrey, Inc.
  • Glade M. Knight
    Apple REIT Companies
  • Bryan E. Kornblau
    Markel|Eagle Partners, LLC
  • Jeff Kornblau
    Eagle Construction of Va., LLC
  • Paul W. Kreckman
  • Laura Lafayette
    Richmond Association of Realtors
  • John B. Levy
    John B. Levy & Company, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Lighthiser
    Draper Aden Associate
  • Diane Linderman
    Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
  • Alan T. Lingerfelt
    Lingerfelt Development
  • J. Ryan Lingerfelt
    Lingerfelt Development
  • Andy Little
    J.B. Levy & Company, Inc.
  • Michael W. Lowry
    Northmarq Capital
  • Walton Makepeace
    Highwoods Properties
  • Brian R. Marron
    Spotts Fain PC
  • John Mercer
    Williams Mullen
  • Michael G. Miller
    Valuation and Advisory Services
    Colliers International
  • Robert W. Miller Jr.
    Miller & Associates
  • E. Duffy Myrtetus
    Goodman Allen Donnelly
  • James Napier
    Napier Realtors, ERA
  • Charles E. Nunnally Jr.
    Altria Client Services
  • Frances S. Powell
    East West Communities
  • William D. Redd
    Brandywine Realty Trust
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Jr.
    Reynolds Development LLC
  • Sam Reynolds
    Apple REIT
  • Eric Robison
    Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer
  • Muriel Rodriguez
    Schnabel Engineering
  • Daniel T. Schmitt
    HHHunt Communities
  • H. Leon Shadowen
    Brandywine Realty Trust
  • Rene B. Shepperson
    Union Bank and Trust
  • Nathan Shor
    S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co.
  • Randall R. Silber
    County of Henrico
  • Ralph D. Spencer
    Innovative Learning, LLC
  • Ronald Stallings
    Walker Row Partnership, Inc.
  • Candice Streett
    Virginia LISC
  • Jodie Strum
    Atlantic Real Estate Capital
  • James W. Theobald
    Hirschler Fleischer
  • Stephen Thomas
    Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
  • Robert M. Thornton
    Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer
  • William R. Trigg
  • Lucia A. Trigiani
    MercerTrigiani LLP
  • Steven W. Walker
    RPC Realty Capital, LLC
  • C. Dixon Wallace Jr.
    Xenith Bank
  • C. Lee Warfield III
    Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer
  • Allison P. Weinstein
    Weinstein Properties, Inc.
  • David Wilkins
    CB Richard Ellis
  • David M. Williams
    Colliers International | Richmond
  • Drew Wiltshire
    Thalhimer Realty Partners
  • D. Kyle Woolfolk Jr.
    Woolfolk Companies
  • Paul M. Young
    Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP