The Team

Our Principals

Robert E. Buchanan

Founding Principal

Bob Buchanan is a Principal of Buchanan Partners, a full service real estate development company, and is also the President of the 2030 Group, an association of Washington metropolitan area business leaders focused on regional long-term decision-making and solutions.

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Brian S. Benninghoff

Founding Partner

Brian Benninghoff has been involved in real estate development, finance and leasing since 1985.

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Steven P. Hubert

Founding Partner

Steve Hubert has been a builder/developer of office, industrial and mixed-use projects in the Washington Metropolitan Area since 1981.

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Russell S. Gestl

Principal

Russ Gestl oversees the design, approval, and development of Buchanan’s commercial, industrial, and residential land and building development projects

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Theresa Scafate

Principal and Chief Financial Officer

Theresa Scafate has served as Controller and Chief Financial Officer of Buchanan Partners since January 2001.

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Kingsley McAdam

Principal

Kingsley McAdam joined Buchanan Partners in 2004 and currently manages several of company’s development projects including mixed-use, multifamily, office, industrial, and retail space.

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Jimmy Roembke

Principal

Jimmy Roembke joined Buchanan Partners in 2005 and manages several of the company?s development projects including residential land development, mixed-use, multifamily, office, industrial, and retail space.

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The Team

Peter Kenny

Vice President, Tenant Construction

Mr. Kenny oversees aspects of construction in both our Land Development Division and our Tenant Construction Division.

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Charles F. Turner

Vice President, Land Design and Construction

Upon joining Buchanan in 1996, Mr. Turner brought with him over 15 years of experience in the real estate development industry.

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Matt Pierce

President, Buchanan Properties

Mr. Pierce leads a staff of operational and administrative employees as well as several teams of external marketing and leasing professionals implementing and executing business plans, value enhancement programs, construction management, building engineering services, lease administration, real estate tax management and operating expense control.

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Colin Dove

Senior Project Manager

Colin Dove joined Buchanan Partners in 2010 and currently manages several of the company’s development projects including residential land development, mixed-use, and office space.

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Yolanda Long

Accounts Payable

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Johanna Bolin

Controller

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Carol Ory

Senior Project Accountant

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Suzie Pontzer

Bond, Permits and Regulatory Compliance Manager

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Joanne Helfman

Exeuctive Administrator

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Ernesto Argueta

Maintenance Techician

Ernesto is involved with the maintenance of Buchanan Properties in Manassas and Gainesville Virginia.  He is responsible for all maintenance and upkeep of seven buildings. Wilberg joined Buchanan Properties in 2017 and was educated in El Salvador. Wilberg is active in his church and is an Assistant Coach with Upwards sports. Prior to Buchanan Partners, he was employed by Ex-Zel Janitorial, LLC.   .

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Jesse Hernandez

Operations Manager

Jesse leads a team of internal and external physical operations professionals responsible for the repair and maintenance of all Buchanan-managed properties. He is actively engaged with and holds several accreditations from the National Association of Power Engineers. Prior to joining Buchanan Partners in 2002, Jesse was employed By Jones Lang LaSalle.

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Matt McJunkin

Assistant Project Manager

Matt assists with multiple aspects of Buchanan Partners’ residential and commercial projects, with a recent focus on land development. He is a member of ULI, having participated in the 2016-17 Mentorship Program.  Matt joined Buchanan Partners in 2016 and earned his Bachelor of Economics degree with a Minor in Business from Sewanee , The University of the South.

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Lucas Morrison

Financial Analyst

Lucas is involved in evaluating all investment and development opportunities, as well as providing support to the firm’s asset management and project management functions.  Lucas joined Buchanan Partners in 2016 and earned a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Economics with a minor in sustainability from the University of Michigan.  

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Nicolete Andres

Property Assistant

Nicolette is involved in assisting in the operation and maintenance of each building in the portfolio and assistance with budget preparations and streamlining. She is also involved in contract administration, discernment of leases, status updates, tenant event organization, and is main point of contact for most tenant matters.  Nicolette holds is a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Virginia and is active in Church related volunteer activities. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature from the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts. Nicolette joined…

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Ciara Blake

Lease Administrator

Ciara serves as liaison between tenants and Buchanan Properties on rental and occupancy matters. She monitors revenue, initiates collections and account reconciliations when necessary, and maintains an audit of lease documentation and billings. Ciara received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Towson University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Accounting and Financial Management from UMUC. Before joining Buchanan Partners in 2017, Ciara for Kimco Realty Corporation.

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Wilberg Rivera

Maintenance Techician

Hector Velasquez Solano

Maintenance Techician

Hector is responsible for the care of assets that represent a major investment by the company. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: perform and assist other associates in the maintenance, repair, operation, and general upkeep of properties operated by Buchanan Properties, respond to tenant requests; perform preventative maintenance on building systems and components; oversee third party service providers, assist other Buchanan departments as directed; understand and comply with the Buchanan Properties Safety Polices.

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Jose Yanez

Maintenance Techician

Jose is responsible for the care of assets that represent a major investment by the company. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: perform and assist other associates in the maintenance, repair, operation, and general upkeep of properties operated by Buchanan Properties, respond to tenant requests; perform preventative maintenance on building systems and components; oversee third party service providers, assist other Buchanan departments as directed; understand and comply with the Buchanan Properties Safety Polices.

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