David Gildea appointed to Mayor Catherine Pugh’s Transition Team

David K. Gildea

David K. Gildea

Smith, Gildea & Schmidt, LLC (SGS) is pleased to announce that Managing Partner David K. Gildea has been appointed to serve on newly elected Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s transition team. He has been named to the Development and Permitting committee of the Transition Team, which has been tasked with providing recommendations for streamlining and refining the development and permitting process in Baltimore City.
Gildea practices in the area of real estate development, land use and zoning. His practice area includes all jurisdictions in Maryland, with a focus on the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. He has represented entities ranging from large federal agencies to NYSE traded homebuilders and REITs to local land developers and retailers in obtaining development and entitlement approvals.
He has an extensive development background, and his projects range from large town center mixed-use development, urban redevelopment efforts, large residential developments, hotels, hospitals, medical office buildings, apartment buildings, multi-story office buildings, grocery-anchored retail centers, retirement communities, home improvement centers, industrial warehouses, fuel service stations, storage facilities, and more. He has also been involved in many rezonings and Planned Unit Developments (“PUDs”) throughout the state.
Gildea received his J.D. degree from the University of Baltimore (cum laude), his B.A. degree from Washington and Lee University (cum laude) and his diploma from St. Paul’s School for Boys in Baltimore, Maryland (cum laude).