Michael J. Batza, Jr.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Mike has been responsible for the development and management of approximately 2,000,000 square feet of commercial office, industrial, distribution and other mixed use projects. He was a founding partner of Meridian Healthcare and was responsible for the development of approximately 1,800 nursing home beds for the company and third parties pursuant to development and management contracts. Mike and his partners sold the Meridian Healthcare Division in November 1993 to Genesis Health Ventures, a New York Stock Exchange health care provider.
In addition to his day-to-day business responsibilities, he is active in community and philanthropic activities, presently serving on the boards of The Kennedy Krieger Institute, Mercy Medical Center, St. Mary¹s Seminary & University, The National Aquarium of Baltimore, and the Archdiocese of Baltimore¹s Board of Financial Administration. He formerly served as a Director of Colgate University, The Gunston Day School, the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Notre Dame Preparatory School, Provident Bank, and the Towson Development Corporation.
Mike received a B.A. in Economics from Colgate University. He and his wife Patricia reside in Towson, Maryland.