CEO of the Year

The Baltimore Business Journal | 2019

Edward St. John was selected by the Baltimore Business Journal as their 2019 CEO of the Year, a lifetime achievement award honoring his many decades of success in real estate and philanthropy.


Icon Honors

The Daily Record | 2018

Edward St. John was recognized as a 2018 Icon Honoree. The Icon Honors awards salute business leaders around Maryland for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership. Honorees are selected for their long-standing commitment to business in Maryland and significant professional accomplishments through innovation and leadership. They are also champions of their industries and have demonstrated a sustained commitment to community service. Read the profile here


Business and Civic Hall of Fame

Baltimore Sun | 2018

Edward St. John was selected by The Baltimore Sun as a member of their 2018 class of its Maryland Business and Civic Hall of Fame. This group included pioneers in law, finance, business, technology and philanthropy. Read the profile here


Influential Marylanders, Circle of Influence

The Daily Record | 2018

Edward St. John was was named a The Daily Record 2018 Influential Marylander honoree. Mr. St. John was also inducted into the Circle of Influence. Influential Marylanders honorees who have been selected for the third and final time join the Circle of Influence. Read the profile here


Lessons from Legends in Real Estate

University of Baltimore’s Merrick School of Business | 2013

On April 4, 2013, Edward St. John shared his personal stories and business insight on building one of the largest and most successful commercial real estate firms in the region as part of the University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business Lessons from Legends in Real Estate series. View the interview here.


Outstanding Philanthropist

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter | 2012

On November 16, 2012, The AFP-Maryland 2012 Outstanding Philanthropist award was presented to Edward St. John by Wallace D. Loh, President of the University of Maryland College Park and Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, Presidential Scholar at Towson University.


Honorary Doctor of Public Service

University of Maryland College Park | 2012

On May 20, 2012, Edward St. John was awarded a Doctor of Public Service from his alma mater, the University of Maryland, during Spring 2012 Commencement Ceremonies at the Comcast Center in College Park, MD.


Person of the Year

Corridor Magazine | 2009

Edward St. John was named 2009 Corridor “Person of the Year” by Corridor, Inc. magazine. The “Person of the Year” competition involves a two-part procedure in which finalists are nominated, followed by a month-long on-line voting process that is open to businesspeople and the general public. According to comments generated from the on-line voters, St. John was recognized as a savvy businessman who has built one of the largest and most successful commercial real estate companies in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, and has steered his firm through several economic recessions. He is also widely regarded for his philanthropic efforts, including the donation of 7.5 percent of the company’s annual net income to local schools and educational organizations. Read the entry here.


Generous Benefactor

Power 20, Baltimore Business Journal | 2009

Edward St. John and the Edward St. John Foundation were recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as being a generous benefactor in the publications Power 20 list. Read the entry here.


Alumnus of the Year

Mount Saint Joseph High School | 2012

Edward St. John was awarded the 2012 Alumnus of the Year Award by Mount Saint Joseph High School, a Catholic college preparatory school in Baltimore. The award is presented annually by the Mount Saint Joseph Alumni Association to an alumnus who has distinguished himself in his profession or community by an outstanding deed or service.


Best Corporate Philanthropy

Baltimore Magazine | 2004

Edward St. John and the Edward St. John Foundation were recognized in Baltimore Magazine’s “Best of Baltimore” issue for Best Corporate Philanthropy in 2004.