Real Estate Committee

The Real Estate Committee assists the board through oversight and stewardship of real estate matters including identifying and analyzing real estate gift opportunities, and making recommendations about real estate and mortgages for investment purposes. In addition, the committee makes recommendations to the board regarding the directors to be appointed by the foundation to the board of Terrapin Development Company, LLC (TDC). 

The board has delegated authority to the committee to: make recommendations about the appropriateness of real estate gifts given to the foundation by donors; review and assess real estate needs of the University of Maryland, College Park, with university staff and legal counsel regarding significant legal and regulatory matters that involve real estate transactions and/or development on campus; provide input and advice regarding the mission and direction of TDC from time to time; and make recommendations to the committee on trustees regarding the directors to be appointed by the foundation to the board of TDC.

It is preferred that the members of the committee have a background in the legal, financial or real estate industries.  

Portrait of Daniel I. “Dan” Millman ’84

Daniel I. “Dan” Millman ’84

Principal & COO, Turner Impact Capital LLC
Portrait of Murray P. Abrams ’83

Murray P. Abrams ’83

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, Capital One Financial
Portrait of Sharon L. Akers ’78

Sharon L. Akers ’78

Executive Director, Special Projects, St. John Properties/President, Edward St. John Foundation
Portrait of Ryan L. Dearborn ’90

Ryan L. Dearborn ’90

Board Member & Retired CEO, Wood Partners
Portrait of Richard M. Finkelstein ’72

Richard M. Finkelstein ’72

Partner, Ascend Properties
Portrait of Michael E. Johnson ’76

Michael E. Johnson ’76

President, UrbanCore Development, LLC
Portrait of Kevin A. Plank ’96

Kevin A. Plank ’96

Founder, Executive Chairman & Brand Chief, Under Armour, Inc.
Portrait of Harvey L. Sanders ’72

Harvey L. Sanders ’72

Retired

Staff

Chair: Dan Millman
Committee staff: Cynthia Allen
Associate Vice President, Finance and Operations for University Relations
Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

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