Peterson Companies Welcomes Dan Martin as Senior Vice President, Finance

By August 16, 2018In the News, Press Release
Dan Martin

FAIRRFAX, Va., August 16, 2018 – Peterson Companies is pleased to announce that Dan Martin has re-joined the company as Senior Vice President of Finance. Dan will serve as a key member of the company’s senior leadership team. His primary responsibilities include planning, negotiating, closing and managing debt and third-party equity for the company. Dan will work collaboratively with other senior Peterson Companies’ management, including the CEO, Executive Committee, division presidents, legal, accounting, tax, asset management, and property management personnel.

“Dan brings significant experience to our portfolio and his ability to understand and source two recent loans for us in a way his competitors couldn’t match impressed us a great deal,” said Jon M. Peterson, CEO of Peterson Companies. “It’s always nice to welcome back Peterson alumni and we are confident that Dan’s familiarity with our Company and his expertise will further strengthen our financial position.”

Dan is a seasoned financial executive and brings more than 20 years of industry experience. He worked for Peterson Companies in the mid-1990s as a finance analyst and left in 1997 to join GE Capital Real Estate, where he served for 17 years, first as associate director, then relationship manager, and finally as region manager. While at GE Capital, Dan led the Mid-Atlantic debt origination team and managed the Washington DC commercial real estate office. In 2015, Dan joined Walker & Dunlop as senior vice president. Most recently, Dan was managing director with HFF, LP.  During his time with GE Capital, Walker & Dunlop, and HFF, he worked on placing several loans for Peterson Companies.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Maryland and an MBA in finance from George Mason University. “I’m excited to return to the culture that makes Peterson Companies one of the most respected in the commercial real estate industry,” said Dan.

 About Peterson Companies:

As one of the largest privately-owned real estate development companies in the DC region, Peterson Companies consistently delivers some of the area’s most exciting destinations. Over the past 50 years, we have created such exceptional landmarks as National Harbor, Downtown Silver Spring, Fair Lakes, and Fairfax Corner. With a proven ability to move quickly on opportunities to reshape and enhance local communities, we create vibrant residential and business districts that benefit all who live and work in our region.

Combined with our extensive real estate portfolio of mixed-use retail, residential and office developments are several other companies and investments, such as Vizuri Health Sciences and National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey, that together, reflect our commitment to improve the lifestyles of those who share the place we call home.

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