ABOUT OUR 2023 HONOREE
Mr. Edward St. John founded his company, St. John Properties, in 1971 and has been a leader in the industry ever since. Over the years the company has developed, constructed and owns more than 23 million sq. ft. of commercial space, including 100 LEED certified buildings. The company also is invested in over 3,000 residential units and three large mixed-use projects, including the award-winning Maple Lawn community of Howard County.
In 1998, St. John established the Edward St. John Foundation with a mission to provide financial assistance to formal education programs. Since its establishment, more than $65 million has been pledged, contributed and donated to over 750 not-for-profit organizations in communities. His generosity has inspired others to give.
Long recognized for his outstanding accomplishments, St. John has received numerous awards and honors and has served on numerous boards including the University of Maryland Medical Center, the B&O Railroad Museum, the Johns Hopkins Edward St. John Real Estate Program, the Maryland Academy of Sciences at the Maryland Science Center and the Baltimore Economic Development Commission.
We are very honored to have had the opportunity to recognize Mr. St. John for his philanthropic work and present him with the Robert L. Mitchell Founders Award for community leadership. Click here to see past winners of Mitchell Award.