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Current responsibilities
Peter S. Briskman is a Managing Director in the firms’ Mid-Atlantic region, sharing his time between the Bethesda and Baltimore offices.

His responsibilities encompass all facets of office leasing, including strategic consulting, acquisition, disposition, managing national portfolio accounts, and representation of tenants interested in preleasing / build-to-suit of major office projects.

His past experience as a business owner serves him well since he handled his own real estate portfolio. This places him in a unique position to represent the users of real estate. 

Experience
As a recognized name in the highest levels of national tenant representation, Pete has negotiated major office leases for clients such as Wells Fargo, Banner Life, Sprint / Nextel, EMMIS Communications and Arbitron.

Additionally, Pete continues to negotiate regional life sciences / biotech leases for many top tier organizations such as SAIC, AERAS Global TB Vaccine, Sanaria, EntreMed, TIGR, Celera and Middlebrook.

Years of experience
14 years

Key transactions
• Banner Life  – Recently completed 125,000 s.f. build to suit transaction along the I-270 Corridor of M Transaction of the Year in Maryland
• The JC (Craig) Venter Foundation – Completed 60,000 s.f. acquisition for fastest genomic sequencing center in the world
• SAIC – Regional transaction manager responsible for strategic planning and implementation for over 300 transactions totaling over 4,000,000 in the Northeast, Midwest and Colorado region. Pete recently completed build to suits of 330,000 s.f. in Frederick, MD, 200,000 s.f. in Columbia, MD and 80,000 s.f. in Lexington Park, MD
• Arbitron – Co-manage national real estate portfolio of over 750,000 s.f.  Recently completed 125,000 s.f. HQ restructuring
• Wells Fargo – Strategic planning and transaction work in Maryland region – Recently completed 300,000 s.f. corporate consolidation in Frederick, MD
• EMMIS Communications – Co-manage national real estate portfolio of over 600,000 s.f. including leased and owned facilities

Awards
• Selected as a mentor in Jones Lang LaSalle’s distinguished National “Mentor / Protégé Program
• Selected by Real Estate Forum, as “The Next Generation, 35 under 35” best real estate professionals in the county
• Recipient of Jones Lang LaSalle’s “Client Service Award” for the Mid-Atlantic region
• Recently selected by GWCAR as one of Maryland’s Top 5 Real Estate Agents
• GWCAR Maryland Office Leasing Transaction of the Year – Banner Life
• GWCAR Maryland Industrial Transaction of the Year – Limbach, Inc
• Perennial Top Producer at Jones Lang LaSalle

Education
Pete received his Bachelor of Business Administration from McDaniel College. 

Affiliations
• High Tech Council of Maryland – Financial Executive Steering Board
• Association of Biotech Financial Officers