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Brian McLaughlin

Executive Vice President, Investments

Brian McLaughlin has 21 years of experience in the real estate industry and pursues residential, mixed-use, and commercial investment opportunities for Lantian. Brian joined Lantian in 2014 to help establish the firm’s real estate platform. Across his career, Brian has overseen more than $2.3 billion in project pipeline and $310 million in closed transactions, completing development entitlements for seven projects.

Prior to joining Lantian, Brian launched the investment and development arm of the Commercial Group Inc, an interior finishing and general contracting firm serving the Mid-Atlantic. Brian’s work has also included various leadership roles at Fannie Mae that included administering their short sale platform, serving as owner’s representative for a $350 million mutual fund investment portfolio, and managing the company’s executive office as Special Assistant to the President and CEO.

Brian also previously served as the Assistant Secretary of the State of Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development. Brian holds a Master’s degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree in Economics from American University, and he graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University.