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Edward St. John Named 2012 Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year by Association of Fundraising Professionals Marland Chapter

Edward St. John was named the 2012 Outstanding Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter. Mr. St. John was  recognized during a November 16th, 2012 ceremony in Baltimore. Below is an excerpt from the event's program. Dr. Edward St. John brings to philanthropy the same commitment that helped him build one of the region’s largest and most successful commercial real estate firms. He has impacted the state economically through his successful company, as a leader through his public service, and philanthropically through his generosity. In...

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Ed St. John, left, Chairman and Founder of St. John Properties, receives an Honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Dr. Wallace Loh, President of the University of Maryland. Edward St. John Awarded Honorary Doctor of Public Service from the University of Maryland at College Park

BALTIMORE, MD (June 8, 2012) -- Edward St. John, Chairman and Founder of St. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based commercial real estate development company, was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Public Service by the University of Maryland at College Park during the school’s  May 20 commencement ceremony.  St. John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University in 1961. “St. John’s business successes are only a small part of the incredibly productive life and career of this highly accomplished Terp,” stated Dr. Wallace Loh, President of the...

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Edward St. John Named 2012 Mount Saint Joseph High School Alumnus of the Year

Chairman and Founder of St. John Properties, Inc. is 1955 graduate of the Catholic college preparatory school in Baltimore   BALTIMORE (April 3, 2012) - Edward St. John, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the commercial real estate firm St. John Properties, Inc., has been given 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...

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Baltimore developer donates $10 million for high-tech classroom building at College Park

The Baltimore Sun | Childs Walker Baltimore developer Edward St. John has donated $10 million to the University of Maryland, College Park to help his alma mater build a new high-tech classroom building in the heart of campus. The proposed Edward St. John Teaching and Learning Center would offer 2,000 classroom seats and be used daily by one-third of the campus' undergraduates. It would address a serious shortage of modern classroom space on the state's flagship campus, said President Wallace D. Loh. "Instruction as we've known it for the last 20 or 30 years will be different with...

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Third Annual Crossroads 5K Benefits Local Youth Programs

Avenue News  |  Lisa Harlow Approximately 1,500 runners, walkers and spectators gathered at Crossroads @95 on Rte. 43 Saturday, October 23 for the 3rd Annual Baltimore Crossroads @95 5K CrossCountry Challenge. It was a beautiful fall morning, with perfect weather for the 5K run and one-mile family fun walk. The 5K race course was set up on a unique combination of road, open terrain and hiking trails around the park, and the one-mile fun walk/run stayed on paved areas within the park. Over $1,700 in cash prizes were offered to the top three male and female adult finishers...

100.7 The Bay Interview

100.74 The Bay Moving Maryland program Jerry Wit, St. John Properties Senior Vice President of Marketing spoke with 100.7 The Bay about the 3rd Annual Crossroads @95 5k CrossCountry Challenge, October 23rd in Middle River. Please listen...

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St. John Properties and Baltimore Crossroads @95 to Donate $25,000 to Baltimore County Police Athletic League

BALTIMORE (March 3, 2010) – St. John Properties, Inc., together with Baltimore Crossroads @95, will present a check on Friday, March 5 for $25,000 to the Baltimore County Police Athletic League (PAL), at 3:30 pm at the Mars Estates PAL Center, located at 1498 East Homberg Ave., Baltimore, MD 21221. A number of business executives and local officials are expected to participate, including Dr. Nancy Grasmick, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools; Chief, Jim Johnson, Baltimore County Police Department; and PJ Widerman, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Baltimore County Police...

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Edward St. John, Founder of St. John Properties, Inc., Named 2009 Corridor “Person of the Year”

BALTIMORE (January 27, 2010) – Edward A. St. John, Founder, President and CEO of St. John Properties, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate development firm formed in 1971, has been named the 2009 Corridor “Person of the Year” by Corridor, Inc. magazine. Past winners of the publication’s award include Richard Story, Executive Director of the Howard County Economic Development Authority; Col. Kenneth McCreedy, United States Army; and Larry Letow, COO of Convergence Technology Consulting. The “Person of the Year” competition involves a two-part procedure in which finalists...

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A Generous Benefactor | BBJ’s Power 20

Baltimore Business Journal  |  Daniel J Sernovitz ED ST. JOHN President, St. John Properties Age: 70 Power is ... “I would define it as a person who is successful in his financial endeavors and is recognized by others as being successful and uses that suc- cess to help others.” Ed St. John and his wife didn’t give out any gifts this year — to neither friends nor family. Sure, the economy has been tough on commercial real estate, and the president of St. John Properties isn’t immune from it. But that’s not the reason. The St. Johns’ decision...

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Severn School opens new athletic center this week, part of a $20 million, three-building expansion

Baltimore Sun  |  Susan Gvozdas `Prepared for the 21st century' When Kristyn Kuhn started working at Severn School in the early 1990s, students were still using the original 1922 dining hall and a gym and academic buildings from the 1960s. Plays were performed in a basement where low ceilings made staging the balcony scene of Romeo and Juliet a claustrophobic experience. "Juliet's head was bumping into a sprinkler head on the ceiling," said Kuhn, now the school's director of communications and the parent of two sons in the upper school. "There were great programs, but the facilities...