Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
150 West Market Street, Suite 200, Riverview Commons, Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-749-4821 - Fax: 410-749-7934

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.  

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What Our Clients Say

“Gillis Gilkerson does good work. This is the second building they have done for me and again delivered a quality product on time and on budget.”

~ Don Hall,
Maryland General Square

“Dwight Miller’s … knowledge of pricing and quality gave us one of the nicest office structures in Salisbury. Thank you Gillis Gilkerson!”

~ Edward J. Williams,
Peninsula Cardiology Associates, P.A.

“If it wasn’t for the help from Gillis Gilkerson, I wouldn’t be able to get out of my house. From the wheelchair ramp to the handrail, the company made it possible for me to walk outside my home. I can’t thank them enough for their time, effort and patience.”

~ Elizabeth Anderson,
Salisbury Resident

“We chose Gillis Gilkerson based on dependability, service, quality and costs. Dwight Miller was responsible for pricing and the quality of materials we could get for the best price. His knowledge allowed us to meet our timetables and deadlines and gave us one of the nicest office structures in Salisbury.”

~ Edward J. Williams,
Peninsula Cardiology Associates, P.A.

“Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) has enjoyed a very successful relationship with Gillis Gilkerson for more than 20 years … Honesty and integrity are very evident with this company and I wholeheartedly recommend them …”

~ Bruce W. Patterson,
Executive Director,
Facilities and Properties,

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