Mitchell N. Schear

Mitchell N. Schear

Vornado/Charles E. Smith

Mitchell N. Schear is president of Vornado/Charles E. Smith. He directs the performance and growth of Vornado’s extensive 20 million square foot portfolio in the Washington, D.C. region.

Prior to joining Vornado in April 2003, Schear spent 15 years at the Kaempfer Company, where, as president, he oversaw all of the company’s development, leasing, and management activities.

In 2007, Schear was recognized by the District of Columbia Building Industry Association with its highest honor, the Achievement Award. In 2011, Schear was honored by Higher Achievement Metro Washington with the Gannon Achievement Award for his leadership and commitment to helping at-risk youth excel and succeed. In 2015, Schear was honored by Transwestern as the Public Company Trendsetter of the Year in recognition of his legacy of innovation, quality, and many contributions to the Washington community. 

Schear has a BA from Hobart College, and earned his MBA at the George Washington University.