Executive Staff

Nelson Reichart, a project management professional, has significant executive-level experience in state government, including at the DGS Office of Real Estate. While at the Office of Real Estate, he provided policy direction and managed the state’s office space portfolio with an aggregated transactional value of $100 million per year. In this role, Mr. Reichart made formal presentations to the Board of Public Works (Governor, Comptroller and Treasurer) and testified before General Assembly House and Senate committees. 

He has held senior level positions at the Maryland Department of Transportation, including at the Maryland Transit Authority and the Maryland Aviation Administration, and at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. At MDOT, he assisted in the development of an asset management program for the department. While at MTA, Mr. Reichart managed projects to create rail transportation corridors, including directing the acquisition of a 26-mile urban rail corridor for the construction of a regional rail transit system.  

He also brings extensive private sector and non-profit experience to state government. For example, as a real estate officer at Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. (Baltimore), he supervised the real estate group, which was responsible for managing all trust-held commercial, industrial and residential income-producing properties. He has been a board member and has served as president of the GILD, Group for the Independent Learning Disabled. 

Mr. Reichart did undergraduate and graduate studies at Loyola College in Baltimore and has taken numerous courses in real estate with the Appraisal Institute, the International Right-of-Way Association and the Wharton School of Business.

Nelson Reichart
Deputy Secretary of General Services