President - Parkway Commercial Properties, Inc.
Brian Berson joined Parkway Corporation in 2018 as Senior Vice President - Real Estate and Development and was promoted to President of Parkway Commercial Properties in 2021. Mr. Berson has over 20 years of experience, including institutional quality experience and skills. He has led some of the region's most prominent master plans and office developments. Previously, Mr. Berson served as Vice President of Development for Brandywine Realty Trust, leading projects in New Jersey and Washington, DC. Mr. Berson was also the Vice President of Leasing and Development at Liberty Property Trust, where he had overall responsibility for the firm's leasing, development, and asset management activity at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. His experience also includes development positions in Washington, DC, at LCOR, including management of the 2.4 million square foot United States Patent and Trademark Office project and at Hines - where he served as Construction Manager for the Gannet/USA TODAY Headquarters project. Mr. Berson received his Master of Architecture from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and his Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis School of Architecture. Mr. Berson holds a Pennsylvania real estate license, a Pennsylvania architecture license, and a National Council for Architectural Registration Board certificate. Mr. Berson sits on the Board of Trustees at Philadelphia's Charter High School for Architecture and Design, the Board of Trustees of the Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance, and has been featured prominently as a guest lecturer, panelist, and instructor at many of the region's premier universities and higher learning institutions. He is also a Green Advantage certified professional and currently serves on the Real Estate Development and Contractors Subcommittee of Philadelphia's Special Commission on Regulatory Review and Reform.
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