Prince George’s County Education and Community Partners Phase II



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The Team

The quality of our team is reflected in our partnerships with the best and the brightest industry organizations, coupled with the strength of qualified industry professionals – both local and nationwide – whose expertise and experience reinforce our commitment to successful project completion. PGCECP will leverage the teams diverse blend of talent and senior-level wisdom to collectively manage the Project while working collaboratively with PGCPS to continually find and execute creative solutions and strategies.


Objectives Strategies to Meet Objectives

Our team of experts has unique and direct knowledge of what is required to successfully deliver public-private partnerships in Prince George’s County, MD. As the incumbent development team for Phase 1, our team is familiar with the local construction market, DPIE zoning regulations, and the governing environment necessary to complete this highly anticipated project.

Fengate, Lead Developer, Equity Member

Fengate Asset Management (“Fengate”) is a leading alternative investment manager focused on social infrastructure, with more than $6.8B of total equity commitments, and $31B of assets under management. Closing 27 P3 projects, Fengate has an established history of financing, developing, and managing large social infrastructure projects.

Gilbane Development Company, Developer, Equity Member

Gilbane Development Company (“GDC”) is a subsidiary of Gilbane, Inc., one of the largest privately held family-owned construction and real estate development firms in the nation. Gilbane has completed or has underway as both developer and builder 40+ P3 projects totaling over $4 billion.

Hayat Brown, Developer, Equity Member

Hayat Brown is a minority-woman-owned, engineering, real estate advisory and P3 development firm focused on partnering with and serving mission-oriented institutions. For ten years, Hayat Brown has brought a life-cycle perspective to the planning, financing, design, construction and maintenance of civil works and social infrastructure projects. Over the past 5 years, Hayat Brown has successfully advised clients on transactions that have achieved financial close totaling $2.1B.

Frontier Development & Hospitality Group, Developer, Equity Member

Frontier Development & Hospitality Group LLC is a real estate development and acquisition firm with a diverse portfolio of hospitality and multi-family investments including two Hilton branded lodging assets in Prince Georges County. The Frontier team has developed a $250M+ portfolio of high-quality, internationally branded lodging assets, and has $600 million of urban infill mixed-use development in its pipeline. The firm’s management team brings expertise in the areas of acquisitions, dispositions, development, construction management, and asset management. Frontier is a strategic, risk-managed, value-creation firm that manages bottom-line investments, enhances communities where it invests, all the while delivering sound economic returns to its investors and capital partners.”

Gilbane Building Company, Lead General Contractor

Gilbane Building Company is the nation’s #1 K-12 school contractor, and a national leader in alternative project delivery. In the past five years, Gilbane has been engaged in 312 K-12 school construction projects, and regionally, Gilbane’s portfolio totals 3 million SF of school building projects valued at over $1 billion. Combined with experience from more than 150 social infrastructure design build projects, Gilbane has unmatched relevant experience and ample staff resources to deliver these six projects within the three-year timeline.

Grimm + Parker, Lead Architect

Grimm + Parker Architects is a leader in programming and design for public facilities in the mid-Atlantic region for the past 50 years. They have completed over 60 K-12 projects completed in the last 10 years and a total of 300+ in the past 50 years. As a Women-Owned Business located in Prince George’s County, Grimm + Parker has extensive experience with PGCPS having designed and delivered more than 40 successful educational projects throughout the county.

Honeywell, Lead Services Provider

Honeywell is a global company with leading positions in many of the world’s most important and dynamic markets. Honeywell fulfills performance-based Alternative Financing Projects contracts in over 90 education, healthcare, legal, detention and correctional, transportation and high government agency facilities. Honeywell is the facility manager, lifecycle, and maintenance provider on 16 major P3 projects in North America.



Brandey R. McDonald 

Project Director,
Asset Management



Builder – Mike Ricketts

Director Commercial Markets

Gilbane Building Company

(410) 649-1768


Designer – Jonathan S. Hill AIA, ALEP, LEED AP

Vice President

Grimm + Parker

(301) 595-1000


Brian Ast

Public Private Partnerships,
Business Development Director


(604) 654-5602

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