Meet Our Team


Mike Smith

Executive Vice President, Development

Mike has more than 30 years experience in all facets of real estate value creation and place making. He is an Executive Vice President of Development with Lantian Development Company in Bethesda, MD where he leads the company’s regional real estate development activities.  His near term focus is on redevelopment of a 31-acre mixed use project in the Shady Grove neighborhood of Rockville and a 203-acre mixed use project in Clarksville, MD.

Prior to joining Lantian, Mike led Montgomery County’s successful effort to retain Marriott’s International Headquarters in County and created the runner-up vision and land/developer assemblage for Amazon’s HQ2 project in North Bethesda. Mike is also a past President and current member of the Board of the MD/DC Chapter of NAIOP. A former Presidential Management Intern, Mike has a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from MIT.