Gary L. Modjeska



Gary Modjeska has extensive broad based commercial real estate experience developed during a forty+ year career focused on the development, repositioning, and marketing of commercial real estate in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Principal of AREA Properties since 2004, Gary provides brokerage, consulting, property management, and development

services for AREA projects and select clients.  


From 2000 - 2004 Gary managed Washington region commercial sales and leasing for the nation’s then-largest developer of master planned communities, Terrabrook, and its successor Newland Communities, completing transactions totaling over $450 million in the Northern Virginia planned developments of Reston Town Center and Broadlands.


Between 1984 and 2000 Gary was co-principal of The Midland Companies, an entrepreneurial real estate development firm in Washington, DC, where he was responsible for entitlement, development, and marketing activities for a wide array of projects: three Greenbelt, MD office buildings; a planned residential land development in St. Michaels, MD; industrial/business parks in Ashburn and Richmond, VA;  a residential townhouse development in Warrenton, VA;  an office condominium development in Washington, DC;  and neighborhood retail centers in Alexandria, VA and Bethesda, MD.


Gary began his real estate career in commercial brokerage at Weaver Brothers, Inc.  He is a graduate of the University of Maryland and a licensed broker in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.