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Pinkard Properties
Industry: Real Estate

As the President of Pinkard Properties, Ms. Pinkard oversees the daily operations of the woman-owned commercial real estate firm. 

Over the past several years, she has grown the firm from a start-up to a robust book of business made up of clients of varying sizes. From local real estate owners and developers, to publicly-traded REITs, as well as large public companies and public institutions and municipalities, Ms. Pinkard has leveraged the firm’s talented and experienced staff to create lasting partnerships with major players in the Maryland real estate 
market and beyond. She has developed a niche providing property management, asset management, development, and consulting services to a host of clients large and small, primarily in the Baltimore metropolitan area. She has worked with both local developers and public REITs to consult on complex and varied development projects ranging from the adaptive reuse of urban sites to ground-up greenfield development.

She has also taken a leadership role in the industry by co-founding a group (FIRE) to support and promote women in commercial real estate development. Ms. Pinkard holds an MBA from the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School and a BA from Georgetown University. Ms. Pinkard was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in 2017 by The Daily Record, named to The Daily Record’s VIP List: Successful Before 40 in 2015, and was named one of Maryland's Leading Women by The Daily Record in 2011.   
In addition to her service on the Carey DAAB, Ms. Pinkard currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the American Red Cross of Central Maryland.