Meredith Mears - Chief Development Officer
Meredith Mears is widely known as a business and economic development professional with expertise in the commercial real estate industry. For more than 20 years, Mears has successfully led companies, governments and communities through change, solidifying her position as a heavily experienced, trusted and reputable resource on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Mears presents her community with a distinctive combination of skill, resources and relationships, thereby creating results that drive businesses and communities forward. Understanding the unique needs of her clients and delivering consistent results that go beyond expectation is a cornerstone of Mears’s community development, brokerage and consultancy businesses.
As a strategic leadership and project specific consultant who works with both the public and private sectors, Mears has collaborated with agencies at the state and county levels, as well as small and large companies operating across the United States.
Mears’s work in the commercial real estate industry has resulted in closed large-scale corporate tenant leases for government properties as well as multi-million dollar investment transactions. Her real estate affiliation has collectively brokered over 400 commercial real estate transactions, and has participated in a sales volume exceeding $500 million in brokerage and development deals. Mears’s professional background is multifaceted, providing her clients and community with a dynamic level of insight into the development and brokerage fields.
Mears remains very active in her community, serving as Regent for the University System of Maryland, and on the Boards of Leadership Maryland, Atlantic General Hospital and Maryland Capital Enterprises. In 2020, she was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record, honoring her community contributions in business and mentoring. Mears is a graduate of Salisbury University and lives in Salisbury, Maryland with her husband, Jon and son, Gabe.