Mr. Ayers is a seasoned professional who brings decades of commercial real estate experience to the McBride firm.
In 1998, Mr. Ayers became the first partner to sign on with Woodmark Commercial Services, a new company founded by Mr. Ed Beanblossom, as a management entity. During his tenure there, Ayers was the overall top producer for the firm. He handled such benchmark clients as Washington Gas and The Bernstein Cos., and took the lead role in the 1801 K project, which included acquisition, leasing, and disposition.
After 25 years of service in the commercial marketplace Mr. Ayers sold his shares in Woodmark Commercial Services (now a J St Company) in January 2008. Thereafter he took a sabbatical in order to handle family business in South Carolina, where he negotiated the sale of two automobile parts manufacturing plants, and he has taken over a significant real estate portfolio and acquisitions fund. Now returned to his home in Mt Vernon, Va., Mr. Ayers will be resuming his work in Washington.
Prior to Woodmark, Mr. Ayers spent 3 years at the JE Robert Companies before transferring to CB Richard Ellis where he spent 13 years building a solid reputation representing both tenants and Landlords. At CB Richard Ellis, he maintained a diverse client base consisting of law firms, corporate government affairs groups, and associations, in addition to both corporate and local landlords.