Brian McLaughlin is the CEO of Lantian Development, a Maryland-based real estate development and investment company. Mr. McLaughlin leads the company’s day-to-day operations, development and investment decisioning, which includes more than $20 million in acquisitions and $35 million in joint venture partnerships in 2014. Brian began his professional career in the non-profit community development field, working in the Madison Park community in Boston and later in York, PA where he directed the Crispus Attucks Community Development Corporation spearheading a hospital anchored urban in-fill project. Mr. McLaughlin has worked with programs ranging from first-time homeowner counseling, youth construction apprenticeship and employment training services.
Mr. McLaughlin is the former Vice President of Commercial Development Inc, a regional development company based in Baltimore, and the former Assistant Secretary for Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development, overseeing a $40 million annual budget and the state’s primary unit of government responsible for community development. Mr. McLaughlin also has a 9-year history with Fannie Mae across various business platforms including multifamily underwriting, asset management, credit risk management and default servicing. Mr. McLaughlin has been celebrated in Ebony Magazine as a “Young Leader of the Future” and in the Baltimore Business Journal’s “40 under 40″ spotlight. Mr. McLaughlin is an honors graduate of Duke University and holds a Master’s degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree in Economics from American University.
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