Brendan Maddigan is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he earned his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering with concentrations in Management and Entrepreneurship and History.
For the first five years of his career, Brendan acted as an Acquisitions Analyst and Partner at Signature Properties, LLC in Baltimore, Maryland. He created effective models that improved the analysis of potential real estate purchases, identified rapidly appreciating areas and enhanced negotiation techniques. Finding distressed property became a specialty; through which he was able to acquire and sell several projects including suburban land from foreclosure auction to subdivide, city tax sale certificates and several urban residential properties in need of renovation.
Simultaneously with this endeavor, Brendan was a real estate sales agent. In the second half of 2007 alone, he sold $2.6 million worth of real estate, representing 22 sides of buyers or sellers. Brendan’s past experience also includes the marketing of a 15,000 square foot office building for lease or sale, a 2.43 acre development site with plans for almost 200 apartments for sale and a 6,400 square foot mixed-use building involved in a short-sale. Acting as a consultant for a town home developer, he advised on green building technology and LEED accreditation. A personal highlight was managing a historic renovation of a three story brick townhouse in storied Fells Point.
His first position out of college was a Founding Partner of Davenforth, LLC, a company which acquired and managed investment properties. The company obtained eight properties and managed six single-family row homes during its first year.
Outside of the office, Brendan enjoys sailing and owns a classic 28’ sloop built in 1962 and designed by renowned America’s Cup naval architect Philip Rhodes. He also makes certain to visit his parents once a year who cruise on their sailboat in the Bahamas. As an avid lacrosse player, he also participates in tournaments and summer leagues. Brendan was raised in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a small town on Cape Cod, and currently lives in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn, where he walks to work.