Sharon Akers Promoted to Executive Director of Special Projects

Sharon Akers
Sharon Akers

BALTIMORE (January 3, 2019) – St. John Properties is pleased to announce that Sharon Akers has been promoted to Executive Director of Special Projects.  In her new role, she will work directly with Edward St. John, Chairman of the Board and Founder of St. John Properties.  Her responsibilities will include focusing on implementation, management and oversight of priority initiatives and special projects.

Ms. Akers joined St. John Properties in 2007.  In addition to her new role, Ms. Akers was recently promoted to President of the Edward St. John Foundation where she is responsible for overseeing the direction and long-term vision of the Foundation.

“Sharon has a proven track record of successfully implementing significant projects and activities such as the ‘Fallen Star’ and Gold Star Mothers Memorial at The GATE at Aberdeen Proving Ground,” states Edward St. John. “She plays a major role through community outreach and provides impact through her various undertakings.”

St. John Properties, Inc., founded in 1971, owns and has developed more than 19 million square feet of Flex/R&D, Office, Retail and Warehouse space in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah and Wisconsin. The company was named “2018 Developer of the Year” for the Nation by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.  For more information about the company, visit