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Greenebaum honored as Developer of Year

The Land Development Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland named Stewart Greenebaum, of Greenebaum and Rose Associates Inc., Land Developer of the Year for 1994 at a recent awards program at Turf Valley Country Club.

Mr. Greenebaum was cited for the "quality, value, attractiveness and entrance signage" of such residential communities as Chestnut Hill Cove and Shipley's Choice in Anne Arundel County, Burleigh Manor and Governor's Run in Howard County and Cobblestone, Green Tree and Seminary Overlook in Baltimore County.

A native Baltimorean, Mr. Greenebaum was also honored for his community service, which includes serving as board chairman for the University of Maryland Medical System and as statewide chair for State of Israel Bonds.

Mr. Greenebaum and his wife, Marlene, are founders of the 18-bedroom Children's House at Johns Hopkins Hospital. "I love doing things in Baltimore for Baltimore," Mr. Greenebaum said. "We have an obligation to give back to the community where we work and live."

Greenebaum and Rose Associates has offices in Baltimore and Washington.

Other award winners:

Contractor of the Year: Gray and Son Inc., an excavating, paving and utility-installing firm in Butler.

Consultant of the Year: David Thaler, Thaler and Associates Inc., Woodlawn.

Project of the Year -- Small Mixed Use Development: Multi-Properties Inc. for Diamond Hills, Carroll County.

Project of the Year -- Large Mixed Use Development: Constellation Realty Inc. for Piney Orchard, Anne Arundel County.

Project of the Year -- Small Town House Development: Trafalgar House Residential Maryland for Pebblecreek, Baltimore County.

Project of the Year -- Large Town House Development: Chateau Builders for The Woodlands, Howard County.

Project of the Year -- Small Single Family Development: Gilligan Development Inc. for Crofton South, Anne Arundel County.

Project of the Year -- Large Single Family Development: Gaylord Realty Company Inc. for River Downs, Baltimore County.

'Bud' Meyerhoff inducted into Hall of Fame

Harvey "Bud" Meyerhoff, chairman of Magna Holdings and president of the Home Builders Association of Maryland in 1961 and 1962, was one of four individuals inducted into the National Housing Hall of Fame earlier this month.

Mr. Meyerhoff was honored for "making lasting contributions to the housing industry."

The first chairman of the National Association of Home Builders' Research Center, Mr. Meyerhoff helped set standards for homebuilding materials and was an affordable housing advocate.

He is also credited with helping stabilize the price and supply of lumber in the early 1970s.

Harvey Meyerhoff is the son of Joseph Meyerhoff, who served as president of the National Association of Home Builders in 1946.

A plaque highlighting the accomplishments of Harvey Meyerhoff will hang in the National Housing Center in Washington.

Chicago Title moves to E. Fayette St.

Chicago Title Insurance Co., a fixture on St. Paul Street for 85 years, has moved to 19 E. Fayette St., formerly the Baltimore Federal Financial Building, which has been renamed the Chicago Title Insurance Building.

Chicago Title will occupy the third floor of the building, which was modeled after the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Va., and built in 1950.

The company has a tenure of 111 years in Baltimore, first as Maryland Title and Trust Co., then as Title Guaranty Co. and SAFECO Title Insurance Corp. before becoming Chicago Title Insurance Co., according to John Obzud, the firm's vice president. "This building conveys our long history in Baltimore, yet it allows us to create a new future for our company. We feel totally at home here," he said.

Lincoln Green Associates of Columbia purchased 19 E. Fayette St. in 1986 and spent more than $500,000 on renovations.


* Century 21 Elite has opened for business at 1777 Reisterstown Road, Suite 114, Pikesville. Donna McKay is manager of the new firm, which is part of the Mid-Atlantic Division of Century 21 Real Estate. The owners are Mrs. McKay, her husband, Jesse, and Theodore Johnson, all former salespersons with Coldwell Banker Grempler Realty Inc.

* Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. has acquired the assets of Imperial Real Estate Inc. During a two-month transition period, Imperial's office in the Village of Cross Keys will operate as Long & Foster/Imperial.

Dan Freedman, Imperial's owner since 1972, will become an associate broker with the Long & Foster Roland Park office in mid-July. He will be joined by 19 salespersons from his former firm.

* Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. named Peggy Gallagher of its Columbia office 1994 Baltimore region Manager of the Year. This was the second consecutive year Ms. Gallagher was cited for having the most productive of Long & Foster's 30 offices in the area. The Columbia unit led the region in the number of homes sold for the third straight time and in commission income for the fourth successive year.

* Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore and similar groups in Denver, Cleveland, Chicago and Des Moines, Iowa, are each hiring a summer intern after receiving Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation grants funded by Principal Residential Mortgage Inc. of Des Moines.

* O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors said Lynn Patrick, a salesperson in its Bel Air Fallston office, has been elected to a three-year term as a board member of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. The Bel Air resident also serves as secretary of the Harford Leadership Association. She is a member of the national, state, and local Boards of Realtors, and the Harford County Youth Leadership.

* Provident Mortgage Corp., a subsidiary of Provident Bank of Maryland, will be the sponsor for the 1995 Maryland Association of Realtors Annual Conference and awards luncheon Sept. 21-23 at the Ocean City convention center.

* Prudential Home Mortgage Co. of Frederick was the third-largest issuer of home loans backed by the Government National Mortgage Association in April, according to Inside Mortgage Finance, an industry newsletter.

Prudential garnered a 5.8 percent market share with $244.1 million in Ginnie Mae mortgages last month. The only other Maryland firm among the top 50 was Columbia National of Columbia, ranked 35th with $19.4 million in loans, a 0.5 percent share.

Norwest Mortgage of Des Moines, Iowa, was the top Ginnie Mae lender with $901.4 million in Ginnie Mae mortgages for a 21.3 percent market share.

* Prudential Preferred Properties raised more than $900 for the Sunshine Kids Foundation when more than 60 salespersons and brokers from the BWI and Pasadena/Glen Burnie offices competed in a softball game at Linthicum Park.

* SD Kitchens of Pikesville said owner Stu Dettelbach has been named one of the top 50 remodelers in the country by Remodeling magazine. A certified kitchen and bath designer and a certified remodeler, he served as president of the National Kitchen and Bath Association in 1994.

* Szpara Residential Design, Architects, has been chosen to design several new home models for Arundel Woods Construction Inc. The houses will be built at Terra Maria, a new community in Howard County. The homes will feature deep porches, fences and rear garages.

* TEAMS Management Co. Inc., a property management services TTC company, recently opened for business at 2661 Riva Road in Annapolis. TEAMS is headed by Jeanne A. Hendricks, formerly a vice president of market rate properties for Horning Brothers in Washington. Ms. Hendricks also spent 16 years with Bethesda-based Oxford Management Co. Inc., where she was vice president and director of marketing.

* Valuation Network Inc., an international organization of commercial real estate appraisers and consultants, has elected Patrick C. Kerr first vice president. Mr. Kerr is president of Patrick C. Kerr Appraisal Group Inc. in Baltimore.


* The Bozzuto Group appointed Elizabeth F. Frederick assistant controller of the Greenbelt firm. Ms. Frederick will be responsible for all accounting operations for Bozzuto Custom Homes and Bozzuto Management Co. Prior to joining Bozzuto, Ms. Frederick was a senior division accountant for Ryland Homes, where she began her career as an internal auditor. A certified public accountant, she received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from Loyola College. The Arnold resident is treasurer of the Annapolis Jaycees.

* Builder's 1st Choice Inc. named Terri Bracciale director of land acquisition.

* Prosperity Mortgage Co. named Mike Davies president. A native of Ellicott City, Mr. Davies received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Richmond. He was formerly vice president of North American Mortgage Co. The mortgage affiliate of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., Prosperity Mortgage is headquartered at the Long & Foster corporate office building in Fairfax, Va. Offices are also located in Rockville, Lutherville and Virginia Beach, Va.

* Pulte Home Corp. hired Tim Bishop to serve as land acquisition manager for its Baltimore office. Prior to running his own real estate consulting company, Mr. Bishop served as development manager for Oxford Development Corp. and Summit Properties. Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Pulte had more than $1.7 billion in revenues for 1994.

* Signet Mortgage Corp. named Bill McHugh, former loan originator with Waterfield Financial Corp., manager of its new Frederick office. Lisa Tyler and Sandy Scaggs are loan officers and Corrine McWilliams is administrative assistant. A subsidiary of Richmond-based Signet Banking Corp., Signet Mortgage has 24 offices serving Maryland, Virginia, Washington and northeastern Tennessee.

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