It’s the rare combination of creative thinking and a conservative nature that makes Vanguard unique.
Tim Daly Executive Vice President Blue Ridge Bank

Leadership

Based in Baltimore, Md., Vanguard’s leaders are proud to work in the region they call home. Vanguard was built on the foundation of a handshake between partners Brad Glaser and Len Weinberg. As the business has steadily grown over the past 25 years, the core values embodied by its leadership remain firmly rooted in the company’s culture. Values like honesty, hard work and a focus on creating quality projects that endure continue to guide the company’s development decisions, whether done exclusively in house or in partnership with others.

Bradley S. Glaser, Principal

Brad has 35 years of experience developing real estate in the Maryland-Virginia-Delaware region. As co-founder of Vanguard, Brad serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. + Read the full bio.

Brad has 35 years of experience developing real estate in the Maryland-Virginia-Delaware region. As co-founder of Vanguard, Brad serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He has overseen the development and construction of more than 40 projects totaling nearly 1,700,000 square feet and a value of $350 million.

Before co-founding Vanguard, Brad worked for the Baltimore-based real estate brokerage firm Casey, Miller, Borris and Burns, where he focused on investment sales and met his current business partner, Len Weinberg.

A Baltimore native, Brad attended Boys’ Latin School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago. He is a Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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Leonard Weinberg II, Principal

Len brings more than 30 years of experience to real estate development. Since co-founding Vanguard in 1987, his focus on business development, market analysis and tenant relations have led to + Read the full bio.

Len brings more than 30 years of experience to real estate development. Since co-founding Vanguard in 1987, his focus on business development, market analysis and tenant relations have led to the successful completion of more than 40 retail projects.

Prior to co-founding Vanguard, he was with Casey, Miller, Borris and Burns, a Baltimore-based real estate brokerage firm.  It was here that Len was first introduced to market research, leasing and sales, as well as his current business partner, Brad Glaser.

A long-time Baltimore resident, Len graduated from The Park School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Len is on the Board of Trustees of The Park School, where he has served as Chair of Development for a decade. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Jewish Museum of Maryland and is Co-Chair of the Facilities Committee that is overseeing the museum’s upcoming expansion.

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Paul Van Riley, AIA

Paul has more than 28 years of experience in retail and commercial real estate architecture. He offers a full range of architectural expertise in the design, planning, renovation and construction + Read the full bio.

Paul has more than 28 years of experience in retail and commercial real estate architecture. He offers a full range of architectural expertise in the design, planning, renovation and construction processes of development.

Prior to joining Vanguard in 2006, Paul led his own architectural firm called Riley and Rohrer, LLC. He holds a Master of Architecture with a focus on Environmental Technologies and a Bachelor of Design with a minor in Computer Information Science from the University of Florida.

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