St. John Properties Selects Michael Royston as Engineering Manager

Michael Royston
Michael Royston

BALTIMORE, MDSt. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based commercial real estate development and management company with a national portfolio valued at more than $5 billion, has selected Michael Royston, P.E. as Engineering Manager. He joins the company with more than nine years of engineering experience in commercial real estate and related industries.   

Royston will oversee and coordinate all phases of site design engineering projects conducted by third-party consultants, provide in-house engineering services, and collaborate with St. John Properties’ in-house development and construction teams on site design and construction. 

Royston earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from the University of Delaware and a Master of Engineering Management degree from Arkansas State University.  

“Michael’s engineering background and familiarity with local and state review agencies will strengthen and diversify our in-house team,” explained Thomas Pilon, Executive Vice President, Development, St. John Properties. “The volume and complexity of our real estate projects continue to increase both locally and across the country, and Michael’s presence will provide the resources and capacity necessary as we continue to expand. We look forward to the perspectives, experience, and expertise he will bring to our team.”

Founded in 1971, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest and most successful 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’ 52-year history, the company has developed more than 23 million square feet of flex/R&D, office, retail, and warehouse space, and has investments in over 3,000 residential units. The company proudly serves more than 2,500 clients in Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit