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Public-Private Partnerships in Maryland

Discover how to navigate P3 projects with ease. Public-private partnerships are increasingly being used to facilitate private and municipal redevelopment initiatives. Learn about the need for public private development and the process in which it is achieved. Study specific techniques and practical tools available, cutting-edge issues and up-to-date legislation required to succeed in this unique development field. Benefits for You •Explore different projects that are suitable as P3s •Recognize the financial considerations of P3 projects •Learn about the regulations and legislation impacting P3 projects •Explore examples of successful P3 projects Learning Objectives •You will be able to describe the framework to pursue a P3. •You will be able to discuss Maryland's P3 framework. •You will be able to explain multiple financing considerations for P3 financing. •You will be able to review what are suitable projects.
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Potential Framework to Pursue a P3
— Mark A. Pleskow, P.E., LEED® AP, BD+C
  • General Framework
  • Practical Parameters
Maryland's P3 Framework
— David L. Winstead
  • P3 Legislation Definitions
    • Policies
    • Oversight
    • Implementation Processes
  • P3 Regulations
  • Statewide P3 Subcabinet
  • P3 Project Case Studies
    • Seagirt
    • Travel Plazas
    • Purple Line
P3's in Montgomery County
— Brian 'AJ' Allan Jackson, Greg Ossont and Richard M. Zeidman
  • Case Study - County Service Park
  • Structuring the Public/Private Transaction
  • Documenting the Public/Private Transaction
— John 'Jack' R. Orrick Jr.
  • Financing Considerations for P3 Projects
    • Public vs. Private Funds
    • Land Assembly
    • Tiered Financing Through Federal, State and Local Programs
    • Tax Credits and Other Subsidies
  • Tax Exempt Bond Requirements
  • TIFs and Special Taxing Districts
Case Studies of Two Major Maryland TIF Transactions
— Thomas B. Lewis and Ryan J. Potter
  • Harbor Point - Building Consensus for Baltimore City Participation in a Premium Redevelopment Project on a Former Chromium Processing Site
  • Metro Centre at Owings Mills TIF for Public Parking - Private Development on Land Leased from Md DOT, Baltimore County Tax Pledge and MEDCO TIF Bonds
Examples of P3's Outside Maryland
— Jeffrey Farner and Sarah S. Woodworth
  • Three Case Studies
    • Local Example Suburban Retrofit: Small Area Plan for Western Alexandria, Virginia (BottomUp Planning)
    • National Example
  • Transportation and Land Use Elements
  • Zoning Regulations
  • Phasing
Panel Disscusion: Lessons Learned
— Jeffrey Farner, Thomas B. Lewis, John 'Jack' R. Orrick Jr., Mark A. Pleskow, P.E., LEED® AP, BD+C, Ryan J. Potter, David L. Winstead, Sarah S. Woodworth and Richard M. Zeidman
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Mark A. Pleskow, P.E., LEED® AP, BD+C – Moderator


  • Principal at Jacobs Global Buildings
  • 32 years of professional, senior and executive level experience planning, funding, and implementing complex projects and systemic capital investment programs in the United States and Canada
  • In the past five years, has provided owner advisory and program management services on P3 and alternative delivery/alternative funding projects valued in excess of $400 million
  • Previously was director of capital planning for a specialty business unit focused on capital budgeting, alternative funding and P3 project delivery on projects valued at $1.6 billion
  • Served as an assistant director with Maryland’s Department of General Services, managing strategic planning for a 10 million SF leased and owned facility portfolio
  • B.S.C.E. and M.S.C.E. degrees, Carnegie Mellon University; graduate of Leadership, Fairfax, Virginia
  • Can be contacted at 571-218-1422 or [email protected]
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Jeffrey Farner

City of Alexandria

  • Deputy director of planning and zoning for the city of Alexandria, Virginia
  • More than 18 years of planning, urban design, and development experience in both the public and private sectors
  • Responsible for overseeing complex large scale planning, urban design and development projects within Alexandria for the past 10 years
  • Recent small area plans include North Potomac Yard and Beauregard, which include public and private implementation of infrastructure, including a dedicated transit corridor and a new Metrorail Station
  • Responsible for overseeing the regulatory approval and implementation of developer contributions ranging from $100 to $150 million for recent plan – zoning approvals
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Brian "AJ" Allan Jackson


  • Partner with EYA, LLC, a Washington, D.C. area urban infill development company and Builder Magazine’s 2009 Builder of the Year
  • Senior vice president of land acquisition and development, and is leading EYA’s participation in more than one billion dollars of public private development partnerships
  • Leads EYA’s Investment Committee, directs strategy and planning for the firm, and serves on EYA’s Executive Committee
  • Former chief of staff at the U.S. General Services Administration, the single largest owner and operator of real estate assets in the United States where he played a key role in several high-profile development project as well as in GSA’s response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the anthrax attacks in Washington, D.C.
  • President of the Maryland - National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA) and the local affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders
  • Member of the Urban Land Institute, where he serves as assistant chairman of the Public Private Partnership Council (Gold Flight)
  • LEED® Green Associate credential from the U.S. Green Building Council
  • M.B.A. degree, with distinction, Harvard Business School; B.A. degree, in economics, magna cum laude, University of Alabama
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Thomas B. Lewis

Gallagher Evelius & Jones

  • Partner with Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP
  • Concentrates on business transactions, including complex real estate acquisitions, financings and sales, formation of business entities, mergers and acquisitions, and health care transactions and finance
  • Real estate practice includes innovative mixed-use redevelopment projects in urban areas, tax increment financing (TIFs), affordable and market rate housing developments, and senior housing and assisted living communities
  • Represents long-term care providers and lenders in new construction projects, acquisitions, mergers with public and private companies, financing and sales, ranging from single-facility deals to multistate portfolio transactions
  • Provides assistance in land preservation and matters related to conservation organizations such as the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and The Conservation Fund
  • Recognized in Chambers USA, Maryland Super Lawyers, and has been selected to appear in the inaugural Super Lawyers Business Edition as a leading business and real estate transactions lawyer
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Maryland School of Law; B.A. degree, with high honors, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Maryland at College Park

John "Jack" R. Orrick, Jr.

Linowes And Blocher Llp

  • Partner and chair of Business Transactions Group, Linowes & Blocher LLP
  • Business, tax and finance attorney
  • Named a Maryland and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer
  • Represented developers and property owners in forming special taxing districts and/or tax increment financing districts in Anne Arundel, Frederick, Montgomery and Prince George's counties, and in the city of Annapolis, Maryland
  • J.D. degree, George Washington University; LL.M. degree in taxation, Georgetown University; B.A. degree in economics, Trinity College
  • Can be contacted at 301-961-5213 or [email protected]
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Greg Ossont

Department Of General Services

  • Deputy director of Department of General Services for Montgomery County
  • The Department of General Services (DGS) plays a critical role in planning and land use development for Montgomery County and oversees the implementation of key initiatives such as the Great Seneca Science Corridor/Life Science Center, the County's Smart Growth Initiative and other public private partnerships
  • Former assistant city manager and planning director for the city of Gaithersburg
  • Member of the Urban Land Institute and America Planning Association, and active at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
  • Master of science degree in management, UMUC
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Ryan J. Potter

Gallagher Evelius & Jones

  • Partner with Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP
  • Practices in the areas of real estate, land use and zoning, and governmental relations
  • Advises sophisticated religious and charitable institutions, health care systems, universities and commercial developers in complex real estate projects
  • Counsels clients on all aspects of zoning law, entitlements, permit approvals, code compliance and historic preservation regulations
  • Substantial experience in negotiations and proceedings before administrative and legislative bodies
  • Recognized as a Rising Star in Land Use by Maryland Super Lawyers magazine since 2010
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Maryland School of Law, associate editor, Maryland Law Review; B.A. degree, Loyola College of Maryland
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David L. Winstead

Ballard Spahr LLP

  • Attorney with Ballard Spahr LLP and chair of ULI's Public Development and Infrastructure Council
  • Concentrates on real estate development, infrastructure issues and public-private partnerships, as well as government contracts and legislative/regulatory matters
  • Private and public sector experience in real estate and transportation, and representations include national real estate companies, transportation infrastructure funds, government agencies and nonprofit organizations
  • Joined Ballard Spahr following his presidential appointment and service as Commissioner of Public Buildings at the U.S. General Services Administration, where he was responsible for the asset management, construction and operations of a portfolio of 1,500 federal buildings, as well as 190 million square feet of leased space to accommodate over one million federal workers
  • Former executive director of the Washington/Baltimore Regional Association, a private sector economic development alliance of real estate and financial interest in these two metropolitan areas and former secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation
  • J.D. degree, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; M.B.A. degree, Columbia University; M.S. degree in real estate, Johns Hopkins University; B.A. degree, Denison University
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Sarah S. Woodworth


  • Managing member of W-ZHA, LLC
  • Concentrates primarily on redevelopment strategies, feasibility analyses for various land uses, and structuring equitable financial structures on public/private development projects
  • Interested in identifying those competitive aspects of a place which successfully attract people and investment
  • Worked on a number of projects which required a full understanding of the market and place characteristics in order to consciously cultivate opportunities for mixed-use development and sustainability
  • Offers alternative regulatory strategies to enhance development potential and land use profitability
  • Works with public and nonprofit clients to evaluate proposed projects from a market, economic and fiscal impact perspective
  • Provides the technical financial and economic analyses to support joint development negotiations
  • Extensive experience in the impacts of transit on revitalization and has structured over five transit-oriented projects that have been built or are in the process of development
  • Spoken for the National Council for Urban Economic Development, the American Planning Association, the Florida Redevelopment Authority Association and the Waterfront Center
  • Masters of city and regional planning program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A. degree in political science, Middlebury College in Vermont
Richard M. Zeidman

Richard M. Zeidman

Linowes And Blocher Llp

  • Attorney with Linowes & Blocher LLP
  • Represented Foulger-Pratt/Peterson Companies in the Downtown Silver Spring Public/Private Transaction to revitalize the downtown area with retail, entertainment and amenities, including public spaces and public garages
  • Represented Federal Realty Investment Trust in the Rockville Town Square Public Private Transaction establishing the new mixed-use residential/retail/library and public amenities comprising the new Rockville downtown
  • Represented Stonebridge-Carras in the Lot 31 Public Private Transaction in the Bethesda Central Business District for a large mixed use residential and retail project including an 1100 stall public parking garage
  • Represented Eakin-Youngentob in the County Service Park Public Private Transaction to master plan and develop the 90 acre County Service Park in Montgomery County
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Published 2014
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