We have a proven track record of sourcing, acquiring, developing and managing properties leased to U.S. Government agencies. Our team has been responsible for the acquisition of over 3.0 million square feet of GSA-leased properties and the development of approximately 1.0 million square feet of GSA-leased properties.
Our multidisciplinary team possesses complementary skills and experience. Our professionals have developed long-term relationships across the commercial real estate industry, including at all levels of the GSA and at numerous government agencies. We leverage our experience and relationships to identify investment opportunities and to execute our strategy.
Mr. Trimble is the Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the Board of Directors of Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Trimble co-founded Easterly Partners, LLC and had been its Chief Executive Officer and managing partner from August 2011 until our initial public offering completed in February 2015. Prior to joining Easterly Partners, LLC, Mr. Trimble served from April 2009 to August 2011 as the Chief Operating Officer and as a member of the Investment Committee of PRP, LLC, an investment management firm that managed funds that invested in properties leased to the U.S. General Services Administration, or GSA.
Mr. Trimble also spent ten years as head of client relations for Red Comb, LLC, a Baltimore, Maryland-based asset management firm specializing in domestic, small capitalization equity securities. Mr. Trimble previously spent five years as head of marketing and a member of the Investment Committee of Winston Capital Management in McLean, Virginia. In 1994, he co-founded the Winston Growth Fund, a long-short equity fund of funds.
Mr. Trimble’s board memberships presently include serving as chairman of the board of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, a global organization supporting general aviation, and as a member of the boards of Bessemer Securities Corporation and The Bessemer Trust Company, N.A.
Mr. Trimble earned his MBA and BA from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.Contact William
Mr. Crate is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Easterly Government Properties. Since June 2011, Mr. Crate has served as managing partner of Easterly Capital, a firm he co-founded in September 2009 to make personal private equity investments and as Chairman of the board of Easterly Acquisition Corp, a NASDAQ listed company, since July, 2015.
Mr. Crate has also served as managing principal of Easterly, LLC since 2016. Easterly, LLC was established to make permanent capital investments on behalf of institutional clients with a focus on the commercialization of fast growing, non-bank finance and asset management companies. Prior to the completion of our initial public offering Mr. Crate also served as a managing partner and member of the Investment Committee of Easterly Partners, LLC, which he co-founded as a portfolio company of Easterly Capital, LLC.
From 1998 to May 2011, Mr. Crate served as the chief financial officer of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc., a publicly-traded asset management holding company. Mr. Crate was previously a managing director of the Financial Institutions Group of the Chase Manhattan Corporation based in London and New York, focusing exclusively on investment management firms.
Mr. Crate’s board memberships presently include serving as a member of the executive committee of the board of trustees of Bates College, as the vice chairman of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, a global organization supporting general aviation, and as the treasurer of the International Yacht Restoration School. Mr. Crate is also on the advisory board of the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, an organization that advocates for children encumbered in the juvenile justice
Mr. Crate earned his MBA from Columbia Business School and his BA from Bates College.Contact Darrell
Mr. Ibe serves as Executive Vice President – Development and Acquisitions for Easterly Government Properties and is Vice Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Mr. Ibe co-founded Western Devcon in 1987 and has since served as its president, where he has been primarily responsible for all phases of acquisition and development in each endeavor, including build-to-suit GSA-leased properties of Western Devcon and its affiliates. His experience related to construction dates back to 1980, when he served as vice president of construction at Ibe Investments, a family-owned real estate company specializing in high-density residential developments in Phoenix, Arizona and luxury single-family developments in San Diego, California.
From 1970 to 1980, Mr. Ibe served as a contract administrator and later a vice president and general manager, of Lampco Industries, a San Diego, California manufacturer of precision components for jet engines and nuclear reactors.
Mr. Ibe attended Mesa College and San Diego State University.Contact Michael
Ms. Baivier serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Operating Officer of Easterly Government Properties.
Ms. Baivier has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since joining our company in May 2015 and as our Chief Financial Officer since March 2016. Prior to joining our company, Ms. Baivier served as Vice President of Citigroup’s Real Estate and Lodging Investment Banking group, from August 2010 to April 2015, where she was involved in a wide range of financial advisory and capital markets transactions. From March 2005 to June 2007, Ms. Baivier was an Equity Research Associate with Chilton Investment Co. Ms. Baivier was also previously employed by Fidelity Management and Research as a High Yield Research Associate from September 2001 to February 2005.
Since July 2017, Ms. Baivier has served as a director of Sun Communities, Inc. (NYSE: SUI). She is Chair of the NCG Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Ms. Baivier earned her MBA from Columbia Business School where she was awarded the prestigious Feldberg Fellowship and her BA from Wellesley College.Contact Meghan
Ms. Bernard serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Easterly Government Properties.
Ms. Bernard served as our Chief Financial Officer from our initial public offering in February 2015 to March 2016, when she transitioned to our Chief Accounting Officer. Ms. Bernard previously was chief financial officer of Easterly Capital since December 2011 and of Easterly Partners, LLC since April 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Bernard was a financial professional at Summit Partners, a growth equity investment firm, in the General Partner Services Group from February 2011 to December 2011. Ms. Bernard was also previously employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a global professional services firm, where she performed a broad range of audit functions in the assurance practice from August 2008 through February 2011.
Ms. Bernard earned her MS in Accounting from Boston College and BA in Economics and Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross. Ms. Bernard is also a licensed CPA.Contact Alison
Mark Bauer serves as Senior Vice President – Development and Acquisitions for Easterly Government Properties.
Prior to joining Easterly Government Properties, Mr. Bauer was the chief financial officer at Western Devcon, where he was responsible for debt and equity financing, acquisitions and dispositions, lease negotiations and financial reporting. Before joining Western Devcon, Mr. Bauer served as vice president and project manager of BRIO Investment Group from 2000 to 2010, where he was responsible for all real estate development and investment activities. From 1994 to 2000, he was president and chief financial officer of Terra West Development, a homebuilding and commercial construction company. Mr. Bauer began his career with Deloitte & Touche, where he rose to the level of senior consultant.
Mr. Bauer earned his BS in Accounting from San Diego State University. Mr. Bauer is also a licensed CPA.Contact Mark
Mr. Kendall serves as Executive Vice President – Government Relations for Easterly Government Properties.
Mr Kendall has had a 38 year career as a federal real estate professional. In his last time in government, he served as democratic staff director for the congressional subcommittee with direct oversight of the GSA Public Buildings Service: the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, within the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Mr. Kendall also spent 26 years in the GSA Public Buildings Service, in a variety of positions, including Director of National Leasing Policy, Chief Asset Officer, and Director of the International Trade Center. He was also a long-time leasing official, including Leasing Chief, in GSA’s National Capital Region.
Mr. Kendall is a member of the board of directors of the National Federal Development Association, and of the Woodside Child Care Association. He also serves as a contributing editor of The Journal of Government Real Estate.
Mr. Kendall earned his MPA from American University and his BA from the University of Rochester.Contact Ronald
Mr. Pulliam serves as Executive Vice President – Acquisitions and Portfolio Manager for Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Pulliam’s primary responsibilities include originating and managing investments, including the sourcing, underwriting, structuring, closing, asset management and disposition of investments.
He has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry with a focus on acquisitions, dispositions and financing investments for publicly held REITs and private equity real estate funds focused on the acquisition of federally leased properties. Mr. Pulliam has been involved in the acquisition or disposition of approximately $1 billion of commercial real estate that has been leased to the federal government during his career.
Prior to joining Easterly Government Properties, he held positions as director of acquisitions and investments for Republic Properties Corporation, a NYSE REIT and a major owner of Washington, DC-based properties leased to the GSA, and as Acquisition Officer at Alpine Realty Investments, a commingled real estate fund focused on acquiring GSA-leased properties. Earlier in his career, Mr. Pulliam was a financial analyst for Government Property Investors, a commingled real estate fund focused on acquiring GSA-leased properties that was a predecessor of Alpine Realty Investments.
Mr. Pulliam earned his MBA in Finance from George Washington University and BA in Accounting from the College of William and Mary.Contact Andrew
Mr. Logan serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Logan’s primary responsibilities include overseeing the company’s legal and regulatory affairs, including corporate governance, public company reporting, securities offerings, risk management, and finance, real estate and commercial business transactions.
Prior to joining Easterly, Mr. Logan was a senior associate in Goodwin Procter’s Real Estate Industry Group, specializing in securities law, public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate matters. While at Goodwin, Mr. Logan represented numerous public company REITs, and other real estate companies, private equity funds and underwriters in structuring and executing REIT transactions totaling more than $20 billion.
Before joining Goodwin Procter in 2010, Mr. Logan served as a Government Affairs Representative at Stuntz, Davis and Staffier, PC, a Washington, D.C. law firm, where he represented the interests of clients before the U.S. Congress and various federal agencies on a wide range of issues from general appropriations and budgetary matters to issues of homeland security, telecommunications, immigration, criminal justice and healthcare. He began his career as staff member to a United States Senator.
Mr. Logan earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from Rice University.Contact Franklin
Mr. Nimerala serves as a Vice President – Head of Asset Management for Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Nimerala is responsible for asset management of the firm’s portfolio, including managing the financial performance of the assets, property operations, leasing, capital planning and investment, and tenant satisfaction.
Prior to joining Easterly, Mr. Nimerala was a Vice President in JLL’s Public Institutions group where he served as Regional Manager for the National Capital Region on the GSA National Broker Contract. In addition to managing a team of real estate transaction managers, Mr. Nimerala completed over 2.5 million square feet of transactions totaling approximately $1 billion in lease value on behalf of the Federal Government throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Prior to his time on the GSA National Broker Contract, Mr. Nimerala worked as a real estate advisor in JLL’s Public Institutions group. Mr. Nimerala started his career at GSA Headquarters in the Office of Real Property Asset Management where he conducted portfolio analysis on GSA’s nationwide inventory of owned and leased properties.
Mr. Nimerala received his MBA from The George Washington University and a BA from the University of Chicago.Contact Nick
Mr. Dalin serves as Supervisory Vice President – Asset Management for Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Dalin is responsible for asset management of the firm’s portfolio, including managing the financial performance of the assets, property operations, leasing, capital planning and investment, and tenant satisfaction.
Mr. Dalin has over 20 years of commercial real estate experience including asset management, acquisitions, dispositions, financings and property management. During his career, Mr. Dalin has been involved in real estate transactions totaling $1.2B and has been responsible for the management, acquisition or financing of GSA leased premises totaling 1.8M square feet. Prior to joining Easterly, Mr. Dalin was a Director of Finance for Phillips Realty Capital, where he was involved in real estate financing totaling in excess of $500M. Prior to Phillips, Mr. Dalin was a Vice President of Asset Management and Property Management for Willco Companies, where he was responsible for a 3M square foot portfolio under management and as a Vice President of Acquisitions for Guardian Realty Investors, where he was responsible for acquisitions, dispositions and refinancing of portfolio assets.
Mr. Dalin received his MBA in Finance from The George Washington University and a BA from the University of Maryland.Contact Russell
Mr. Hillebrand serves as a Vice President – Asset Management for Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Hillebrand is responsible for asset management of the firm’s portfolio, including managing the financial performance of the assets, property operations, leasing, capital planning and investment, and tenant satisfaction.
Mr. Hillebrand has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience focused on asset management, leasing, property management, project management, financing, acquisitions, and dispositions. He has been responsible for managing and leasing millions of square feet of office, retail, and industrial properties, and brings the unique knowledge, experience, and perspective of having represented both tenants and owners/investors during various stages of his career.
Prior to joining Easterly, Mr. Hillebrand most recently served as Director of Asset Management for Hines Interests Limited Partnership in Washington, DC where he provided asset management services for 3.6 million square feet of premier commercial office and retail properties valued at over $2 billion. He was involved in leasing over 3.2 million square feet, implementing over $60 million in base building capital improvements, and facilitating multiple building re-financings while serving as the primary liaison with institutional owners and investors for his properties. Mr. Hillebrand originally joined Hines as a Property Manager before transitioning to an asset management role for most of his tenure.
Prior to joining Hines, Mr. Hillebrand served as Manager of Leasehold Operations for Xerox Corporation, with leasing, financial, and project management responsibilities for 180 office and warehouse facilities exceeding 3 million square feet located across sixteen states. Mr. Hillebrand also worked at CLW Real Estate Services Group (now Cushman & Wakefield) where he provided tenant-rep leasing and consulting services in support of three Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Hillebrand received his MBA in Operations Management from Syracuse University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.Contact Robert L.
Ms. Holt serves as Vice President – Head of Financial Reporting and Corporate Controller for Easterly Government Properties.
Ms. Holt served as a Senior Accountant of Easterly Capital from July 2013 to February 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Holt was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers, a leading global professional services firm, where she performed a broad range of audit functions in the assurance practice from January 2011 through July 2013.
Ms. Holt earned her Masters in Professional Accountancy and BSBA with a concentration in Accounting from Bryant University. Ms. Holt is also a licensed CPA.Contact Heather
Ms. Marder serves as a Vice President – Asset Management for Easterly Government Properties.
Ms. Marder is responsible for asset management of the firm’s portfolio, including managing the financial performance of the assets, property operations, leasing, capital planning and investment, and tenant satisfaction.
Ms. Marder has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience including asset management, leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and financings. During her career, Ms. Marder has been involved in managing portfolios of over 3M SF of GSA assets as well as multiple asset types including office, retail multi-family and industrial. Prior to joining Easterly, Ms. Marder was Principal of her own consulting firm which provided strategic advisory services for core-plus and value-add office and multi-family assets. Prior to consulting, Ms. Marder was a Senior Vice President for JBG Smith where she managed a portfolio comprising of over 3.5M SF and over $2B in equity value. Prior to JBG Smith, Ms. Marder was a Senior Asset Manager and member of the Investment Committee at The Multi-Employer Property Trust, a $6B open-end Taft Hartley equity fund.
Ms. Marder received a Masters in Real Estate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University.
Ms. McGuire serves as Supervisory Vice President – Asset Management for Easterly Government Properties.
Ms. McGuire is responsible for asset management of the firm’s portfolio, including managing the financial performance of the assets, property operations, leasing, capital planning and investment, and tenant satisfaction.
Ms. McGuire has over 10 years of commercial real estate experience including asset management, acquisitions, dispositions and financing. During her career, Ms. McGuire has been involved in the management of multiple asset types including office, retail, multifamily, hotel and industrial properties. Prior to joining Easterly, Ms. McGuire was an Associate Director of Asset Management for MetLife Real Estate Investments, where she oversaw assets comprising nearly $1.5 billion in equity value. Prior to MetLife, Ms. McGuire was part of the Corporate Financial Strategy and Analysis team at Marriott International, and has previously held real estate acquisitions and asset management roles with ING Clarion Partners and Quadrangle Development Corporation.
Ms. McGuire is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Washington, DC, and former board member and president of the CFA Society of Washington, DC. She is an active member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), and co-chairs the CREW DC Community Action Committee. Ms. McGuire is also a LEED Green Associate.
Ms. McGuire received a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from the University of Connecticut and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Finance concentration from Towson University.Contact Ann
Mr. Morris serves as Vice President Internal Audit of Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Morris previously was the Internal Audit Director at NVR Inc. and director of operations for NVR Mortgage Inc. Mr. Morris was also previously employed by Eastman Kodak in Internal Audit and Sara Lee / Hanes Brands in both the Internal Audit and Business Process groups. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a global professional services firm, where he performed a broad range of audit functions in the assurance practice.
Mr. Morris earned his MBA from Wake Forest University and B.S. in Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology. Mr. Morris is also a licensed CPA and CFE.
Mr. Robertson serves as a Vice President – Development for Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Robertson is responsible for sourcing U.S. Government build-to-suit development opportunities, responding to the U.S. Government’s Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and providing program management oversight for active development projects.
Mr. Robertson has over 30 years of experience in the development, management and leasing of commercial office, retail, and residential properties as well as land development projects. Prior to joining Easterly Government Properties, Mr. Robertson was Vice President of Development for Western Devcon. Before joining Western Devcon, Mr. Robertson served as Vice President of Redevelopment for Apartment Investment Management Company (AIMCO) where he was responsible for the redevelopment of four apartment communities with over 1700 units and a value in excess of $260 million. Prior to AIMCO, Mr. Robertson was the principal of a consulting practice, where he assisted in the acquisition of 3.2 million square feet of Class A office and R&D space for the exclusive use of Cisco Systems. Mr. Robertson began his career with Radnor Corporation, a real estate development subsidiary of Sunoco Inc., where he achieved the role of Vice President and Regional Manager of Radnor West, Inc.Contact Arthur
Mr. Shuler serves as a Vice President – Acquisitions & Asset Management for Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Shuler’s primary responsibilities include the underwriting, structuring, closing, and disposing of investments, as well as the asset management for a portion of the firm’s portfolio, including managing the financial performance of the assets, property operations, leasing, capital planning and investment, and tenant satisfaction.
Mr. Shuler has over 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and has acquired, developed, leased, brokered, and financed assets valued at approximately $5 billion. Prior to joining Easterly, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Public Sector Practice where he assisted U.S. Government agencies with various aspects of their owned and leased real estate portfolios. Prior to that, he served as Director for Shuler Realty Advisors where he represented Westbrook Partners, a New York City-based commercial real estate opportunity fund, in the Washington, DC region and as Director of Development, Acquisitions, and Leasing for Tishman Speyer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shuler worked for Eastdil Secured and Wachovia Capital Markets’ Leveraged Finance group.
Mr. Shuler earned his MPA from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and BBA in Finance from the College of William and Mary.Contact Lucas
Ms. Winterhalter serves as a Vice President – Investor Relations & Operations for Easterly Government Properties.
Ms. Winterhalter is responsible for the planning and directing of investor related activities for the firm, as well as the managing, in partnership with executive management, the firm’s strategic communications. In addition, Ms. Winterhalter works with executive management on the firm’s daily operations. Prior to joining Easterly, Ms. Winterhalter was a Leasing Specialist in Mark G. Anderson Consultants’ (MGAC) Real Estate Leasing Unit where she worked alongside the Department of Justice’s in-house real estate program assisting in the procurement of leased and purchased real estate transactions via a GSA delegation. Prior to her time in the Real Estate Leasing Unit, Ms. Winterhalter worked as a financial manager for a Department of Justice Secure Work Environment Unit where she handled the execution and management of a nearly $80 million program on behalf of the federal government. Ms. Winterhalter started her career as a financial analyst at Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers (now Cushman & Wakefield) in the structured finance department where she provided services in financing, banking, insurance and major lending opportunities for commercial clients. Ms. Winterhalter worked closely with borrowers and lenders and constructed favorable loan structures, including loan origination, construction loans, bridge loans, floating as well as fixed rate loans, loan sales and Fannie/Freddie and FHA financing.
Ms. Winterhalter received her JD from American University Washington College of Law and a BA from Emory University. Ms. Winterhalter is a member of the Federal Real Property Association and is licensed to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia.Contact Lindsay
Mr. Moravec serves as Senior Advisor to Easterly Government Properties.
Mr. Moravec is a former commissioner of the Public Buildings Service of the GSA, where he was responsible for asset management and design, construction, leasing, operations and disposal for over 8,000 properties, representing over 350 square million feet and with an annual budget of $8 billion.
Mr. Moravec was also previously a partner of Easterly Partners, LLC since April 2011, responsible for originating investments.
From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Moravec served as an advisor, through his own company F. Joseph Moravec LLC, to real property owners, operating companies and non-profits in the formulation and execution of successful asset, transaction management and organizational solutions.
Mr. Moravec serves as a member of the Real Estate Investment Advisory Committee of ASB Capital Management. Throughout his career, he has served as president or partner of several firms including the following: Leggat McCall & Werner; and Barnes, Morris, Pardoe & Foster, and Faison. Mr. Moravec also acted as the Senior Advisor for Business Development at George Washington University, leading the university’s involvement in non-traditional, for-profit educational ventures. At present, he is a trustee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Mr. Moravec earned his AB from Harvard University.Contact F. Joseph