St. John Properties, Inc. Selects Andrew M. Roud as Development Director for Company’s Southern Division

BALTIMORE, MD (January 28, 2010) – St. John Properties, Inc. has announced the hiring of Andrew M. Roud as Development Director for the full-service commercial real estate firm’s Southern Division. He was previously Managing Director-MDG Europe at McMahon Development Group in Washington, D.C.

In his new position at the Baltimore-based company, Mr. Roud will oversee all land use, land development, construction, zoning, marketing and asset management functions for the Maryland Science and Technology Center @ Melford, Maple Lawn Corporate Center, Lexington Exchange and other properties throughout Prince George’s, Howard, St. Mary’s and Anne Arundel counties. His responsibilities also include overseeing and managing consulting disciplines related to governmental review agencies and entitlements for land development projects.

Mr. Roud brings a diversified background in commercial real estate to St. John Properties in a career that spans more than 20 years. He has also worked for McArthurGlen, where he oversaw development of one of the first Factory Outlet Centers in The Netherlands, and served as a Project Director for Opus East.

Mr. Roud earned a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Development/Geography from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He is president of the Holy Cross Board of Education in Garrett Park, MD, as well as a member of the Urban Land Institute, NAIOP, International Council of Shopping Centers and the Canadian Club of Washington, D.C. Mr. Roud resides in Kensington, Maryland.

“Andrew is a seasoned and skilled real estate professional who brings international experience working with high profile projects in the European marketplace to St. John Properties,” stated Jerry Wit, Senior Vice President-Marketing for St. John Properties. “He fills an important role at the company of managing the comprehensive development activities at our 466-acre mixed-use Melford project in Prince George’s County. We are confident that he will bring creative development concepts and energy to build value at this and other projects in the St. John Properties portfolio.”

St. John Properties, Inc., founded in 1971 as MIE Properties, owns and has developed more than 14 million square feet of R&D/flex, warehouse, office and retail space in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Virginia and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit

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For more information, contact:
Al Cunniff, Director of Marketing, St. John Properties, Inc.