St. John Properties Promotes Two Professionals Within In-House Construction & Sustainable Building Department

Sean Harkins and Stephanie Ridgway

BALTIMORE, MD (February 10, 2022) — St. John Properties, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate development and investment company, has announced the promotion of Sean Harkins to Assistant Project Manager, Sustainability and Stephanie Ridgway to Project Manager, Interior Construction. Both professionals work in the in-house Construction & Sustainable Building Department at the company’s corporate headquarters in Baltimore.

Harkins has worked with the company since 2018 and was formerly Sustainability Coordinator. In his expanded role, he will continue to devise, implement and evaluate innovative, sustainable business initiates that positively impact the company’s national real estate portfolio, its clients and the employees working within its commercial office, flex/R&D, industrial, warehouse and retail buildings. This includes executing procedures that assure future projects meet certain levels of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, overseeing strategies that address the improvement of sustainable practices employed by St. John Properties and forming policies that continue to position the company as a leader in the green and sustainable building industry.

Ridgway has worked with the company since 2006 and was formerly Assistant Project Manager. In her new position, she will oversee the management of interior construction build-out activities for clients throughout the St. John Properties portfolio in the greater Maryland region. Ridgway will work directly with subcontractors and other third-party entities involved with on-going tenant build-out construction activities.

“To maintain the consistent pace and momentum of construction to meet the emerging real estate requirements of our clients, it is critical to have knowledgeable and trust-worthy professionals on our team,” stated Jeffrey Gish, Executive Vice President, Construction for St. John Properties. “During their time with the company, Sean and Stephanie have demonstrated extreme proficiency in construction management principles and protocols, and we believe they are ready to take the next step in their careers with the company. Both are hard-working, eager to learn and consistently provide value to our company.”

Founded in 1971, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest privately held commercial real estate firms. The company is distinguished by its commitment to customer service, achievements in green building, and top-rated workplace culture. Throughout St. John Properties’ 51-year history, the company has developed more than 22 million square feet of flex/R&D, office, retail and warehouse space serving more than 2,500 clients in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit