FORWARD-THINKING AND EXPERIENCED

Our Leaders

ORDINARY PEOPLE, EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT.

Howard Brown

Chairman and Visionary

Rich Lipsky, CPA

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Matthew Schoenfeld, Esq

General Counsel, EXECUTIVE Vice President

David Adler

Principal, VP Asset Management

Chris Krummenoehl

Vice President, Human Resources

Ken Bernstein

Senior Vice President, Retail Leasing

Warrick Professional Photography
Keisha Warrick

Vice President, Residential Division

Kevin Keane

Senior Vice President, Office Leasing

Heather Palmer

VICE PRESIDENT, Marketing

Nick Sachs, LEED AP

Vice President, Property Management

Danielle Bush, CID, IIDA

VICE PRESIDENT, Interior Design

Brent Mangum

Vice President, Office Leasing

Jim Nelson

Director of Construction

Lori LaCombe

General Manager

Howard Brown

Chairman and visionary of David S. Brown Enterprises LTD.

He guides the company with the desire to create with impact, inspiring innovative and enduring developments and providing services that stand the test of time and increase in value. David S. Brown is led by an interdisciplinary team committed to quality and integrity. From site selection and project direction to engagement with sub-contractors, each member of our leadership team has pride in our projects and is responsive to our clients and partners. It is their expertise and collective knowledge that allows our tenants and partners to thrive.

Rich Lipsky, CPA

Chief Financial Officer, VP
Rich graduated with a BBA from the College of William and Mary and joined David S. Brown as Chief Financial Officer in 2014. Prior to his work at David S. Brown, Rich spent 10 years in public accounting and 15 years as VP of Operations and Finance with a real estate developer near DC. Rich holds and maintains an active CPA license and feels like his job gives him an opportunity to learn something new each day. Born and raised in Baltimore, Rich loves the Orioles, steamed crabs, and boating on the Chesapeake.

Matt Schoenfeld, Esq.

General Counsel, Executive Vice President

Matt received his BA from UNC-Chapel Hill before obtaining his JD from the University Of Baltimore School Of Law, cum laude. Matt has worked at David S. Brown since 2004 and works closely with the various departments within the company. As General Counsel and Executive Vice President, he is an integral part of the leadership team. Matt’s commitment to making Baltimore better is evidenced by his hands-on support, involvement, and leadership within various charitable organizations. Matt enjoys running, drumming, and most of all spending time with his wife and children.

David Adler

Asset Manager, VP
David received his BS in Mass Communications from the University of Maryland before joining David S. Brown in 2015. David brings unbridled energy to each and every project at David S. Brown where he finds joy in the opportunity to learn alongside his grandfather Howard, who provides him with daily challenge and inspiration. David led the revamping of the Company’s marketing efforts and has been instrumental in incorporating the latest digital technologies into the firm’s marketing strategies. Baltimore is David’s hometown and while he’ll seize any opportunity to watch the Ravens play at M&T; Bank Stadium, it is his friends, family, and community that he values more than anything else.

Chris Krummenoehl

Vice President, Human Resources
Chris Krummenoehl started her career in property management in 2006 at Sawyer Realty Holdings and was retained as the Human Resources Manager when the company later transitioned to Westminster Management. In 2019 she moved on to ROSS Management as the Director of Human Resources, however, was quickly recognized as a trusted leader and resource leading to her promotion as Vice President of Human Resources. She began her journey at David S. Brown Enterprises in 2022 and has a passion for mentorship and employee relations. Chris enjoys being a true resource to our organization and serves as a strategic partner to ensure that our employees are valued and that their opinions are truly heard.

Ken Bernstein

Senior Vice President of Retail Leasing
Kenny graduated from George Mason University in 1985 where he shined as a star goalie on the soccer team. He began working at David S. Brown in the late 1990’s and currently leads all retail leasing operations. As VP, Kenny regularly meets with entrepreneurs and business people who are pursuing their dreams of owning a business in the community. Kenny’s easygoing attitude and smart business sense helps everyone he works with find the right location with the right terms so they can hit the ground running. Kenny enjoys discovering the wonder Baltimore has to offer. He spends his free time with his family and is a huge ravens fan – even traveling for games!

Keisha Warrick

Vice President, Residential Division

Keisha began her career in Property Management with AIMCO as the Director of Marketing Operations for 2,907 apartment homes. In 2000, she joined Home Properties and held several positions including Director of Marketing in the Washington, DC area and Regional Manager for 14 years. In 2016, she was promoted to Area Vice President until the company was sold in 2019. In 2019, she joined Edgewood & Vantage Management as the Vice President of Operations. Keisha has been an active member of the The Maryland Multi-Housing Association for many years and was the President of the Board in 2015. She attended the University of Maryland at College Park, studying Business Administration. Keisha is also a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor, accredited through the National Apartment Association.

Kevin Keane

Senior Vice President of Office Leasing

Kevin is a graduateof the University of Maryland where he majored in finance. He began working for David S. Brown in 2003 and currently leads all office leasing operations. Prior to his tenure at Brown, Kevin fine-tuned his financial analysis skills as a commercial real estate appraiser. Kevin regularly meets with leaders of business community to match their office requirement to the perfect building or space. He is well-known for his collaborative and diligent approach to creative real estate solutions. Outside of work, Kevin is very engaged in giving back and serves a variety of charitable boards. Kevin enjoys trail running, skiing and triathlons when he isn’t spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Heather Palmer

Vice President, Marketing

Heather Palmer, Vice President of Marketing for David S. Brown Enterprises has over 20 years of experience specifically in the areas of strategic marketing, public relations, advertising, and sales. She is a known influencer and has been a professional speaker at various industry conferences and events on topics such as B2B & B2C Marketing Strategies, Experiential Marketing, Marketing Automation, Campaign Planning and UX/UI Design. Heather directs calculated marketing operations for new construction, commercial real estate, and multifamily developments.

Nick Sachs, LEED AP

Vice President of Property Management
Nick received his BS from Towson and began working at David S. Brown in 1996. Nick feels like each day at David S. Brown is an adventure, getting to work closely with valued coworkers and great tenants. Nick is a master of all trades; in addition to understanding the building systems and holding a Master Electricians and HVAC licenses, he also integrates the latest technologies into the firms’ computer network, security system, and communication system. Nick is proud to contribute to a city that almost his entire family calls home; on weekends you can find him at the Baltimore Farmer’s market or taking advantage of our close proximity to the beach!

Danielle Bush, CID, IIDA

Vice President, Interior Design

Danielle Bush loves every aspect of her role as Vice President for the Interiors Division. After receiving her Bachelors in Interior Design from Virginia Tech and State University, Danielle became a certified interior designer in the state of Maryland and is an active member of the International Interior Design Association. Danielle loves working on the wide variety of projects afforded to her by the diversity of David S. Brown’s portfolio, and loves the constant opportunities to find new and innovative approaches to meet tenant needs. When she’s not designing, Danielle is likely at Camden Yards, enjoying the Baltimore sunshine, or spending time with her family.

Brent Mangum

Vice President, Office Leasing
Brent works with businesses of all kinds to find solutions for their ever-evolving office space needs. He began his career in commercial real estate as a research analyst with CoStar Group and later joined David S. Brown in 2011. As Vice President of Office Leasing, Brent is part of a tightly knit team that is responsible for the leasing of over 3 million square feet of office space in the David S. Brown Portfolio. It is Brent’s goal to help tenants find the right office that aligns with their goals and objectives so they can focus their time and energy on their business and what they need to do to be successful. When not leasing office space you can find him with his family at softball or basketball practice for one of his two daughters, ages 9 and 6, palling around with his son, age 2, or enjoying a Ravens/Orioles game or playing golf.

Jim Nelson

Director of Construction

Joining David S. Brown Enterprises in 2019, Jim Nelson serves as the Director of Construction, leading our company’s construction-related projects with unwavering expertise and dedication. In his role, Jim provides leadership and supervision, ensuring that all construction endeavors meet the highest standards of quality, efficiency, and safety.

As Director of Construction, he plays a pivotal role in driving and executing the construction of buildings and infrastructure. Jim works with internal and external partners, including architects, engineers, and contractors, to ensure that every project runs smoothly from inception to completion.

With his wealth of experience and steadfast commitment to excellence, Jim Nelson continues to play an integral role in the success and growth of our organization.

Lori LaCombe

General Manager

Lori LaCombe brings over 22 years of dedicated service to David S. Brown Enterprises, where she currently serves as the General Manager of PM Construction. With a passion for preserving and enhancing outdoor spaces, Lori leads a team of professionals and contractors in planning, supervising, and executing landscaping projects across our portfolio.

In her role, she is responsible for ensuring the preservation, restoration, construction, maintenance, and management of landscapes, all while maintaining impeccable curb appeal. Her commitment to excellence and attention to detail ensure that our properties are always presented at their best, creating inviting and beautiful environments for our residents and visitors alike.