Mark D. Lerner, representing members of the Lerner, Cohen, Tanenbaum family, is a principal owner of the Washington Nationals Baseball Club and a principal of Lerner Enterprises, a Rockville, Md., based real estate development, management and investment company founded in 1952 by his father, Ted Lerner. Lerner Enterprises’ development activity is mainly concentrated in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Some of the company’s major projects include White Flint, White Flint North, Washington Square at 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 20 M Street, SE, 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard, The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, Dulles Town Center, Fallsgrove Village Center and the Greenbelt Marriott Hotel, among many others. Mr. Lerner also has developed and manages many residential communities in the Washington, D.C., area. In addition, Lerner Enterprises is a partner in Chelsea Piers, a 30-acre sports and entertainment complex located on the Hudson River in New York City.
Mr. Lerner and his family have been involved in many worthwhile causes including the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The George Washington University, Georgetown Day School, The Scleroderma Foundation of Greater Washington, Jewish Community Centers of Greater Washington and the District of Columbia, JCC Maccabi Games, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Imagination Stage, ADL In Concert against Hate, YouthAids, Juvenile Diabetes, Junior Achievement, Food and Friends and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, among many others. He currently serves as a trustee of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, a member of the board of Hillel at The George Washington University and on the advisory board of Israel Bonds.