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Patricia Palumbo

“Trisha” came to Klein Enterprises, in November 1996.  In her primary role as Director of Leasing and Marketing, Trisha negotiates proposals and leases, representing landlords of approximately 2.5 million square feet, in the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan area. She maintains strong Landlord/Tenant communication from the start of the lease process, through opening day and beyond.  She became a partner in 2002, and in 2013 she became the company broker of record.

A member of ICSC since 1996, Trisha served as a member of ICSC’s Economic Development Committee-Mid-Atlantic Idea Exchange, 2004; ICSC’s Maryland Political Action Committee, from 2004-2007; where she worked with developers, brokers and organizations to advocate industry positions on such matters as zoning, impact fees, common area maintenance administration, shopping center security and storm water management.

In 2003, Trisha brought the investors together, and was actively involved in the design and development plan for The Village at Odenton Station; Anne Arundel County’s first, mixed-use, transit-adjacent-development; located opposite the Odenton MARC Rail Station, in Odenton Town Center. Today, the 235 apartment units are 100% leased; with approximately 30% of the residents riding MARC trains to Baltimore and Washington. Trish represents the owners, the Dolben Company, as the broker in leasing the 57,000-sf of first floor, commercial space.

Trisha was instrumental in the creation of new legislation for liquor licenses in Anne Arundel County, MD in 2005, greatly benefiting restaurant chains and the growing communities surrounding the state capitol.

After serving as a committee member of ICSC’s Mid-Atlantic Alliance Committee, in 2009, Trisha became the Alliance, private sector co-chair from 2010-present; where she has co-organized informational meetings between the public/private sectors in MD/DC/VA. Some of these events included panel discussions about Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), Transit-Oriented Development (T.O.D.) with panelists from HUD, MDOT, and private developers. In 2011, she organized a combined Alliance-Retail, green building workshop, with retailers and developers sharing insights on sustainable building plans and green-box lease exhibits. Most recently, Trisha co-organized a webinar discussion focusing on anti-Big Box legislation, with an emphasis on Montgomery County’s Bill 33-11, Urban Renewal and Community Development – Community Benefits Agreements – Large Retail Stores. She is presently part of planning teams for at least three, separate ICSC meetings from October 2012-April 2013.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Maryland Real Estate Licensee, 1997-2012
  • Maryland Real Estate Broker 2013-Present
  • Member, ICSC, 1996-Present
  • President, Anne Arundel Commercial Industrial Association, 2004-2007
  • Private Sector Chair, ICSC Mid-Atlantic Alliance, 2010-2013
  • Board Member, West Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 2010-Present
  • Member, Economic Development & Military Affairs Committees, WAACC, 2008-2010
  • Member, ICSC Maryland Political Action Committee, 2005-2007
  • Member, Fort Meade Alliance, 2006-Present
  • Treasurer/Board Member, S.T.A.R. Theater (Supporting the Arts in Relay), 2004-2005
  • Founder/Chair, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Committee, Anne Arundel County, 2002-Present
  • Co-Star’s “Top 15 Brokers in Retail Transactions,” 2007 and 2012
  • Recipient, Silver Patrick Henry Medallion for Patriotic Achievement, 2007
  • ULI T.O.D. Product Council, 2013-Present
  • CoStar Power Broker Award, 2013