Who We Are

WILLCO LEADERS

Who We Are

Family owned. Performance driven.

Led by a team of highly driven professionals, Willco is a family-owned business with a culture of professionalism, integrity and extraordinary performance.

RICHARD COHEN

Principal Owner

Richard has led Willco since 1973, developing millions of square feet of commercial real estate throughout the Metropolitan Washington, DC Area and transforming overlooked opportunities into successful investments. Continue reading

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GARY COHEN

Chairman

Gary brings a third generation of the Cohen’s family leadership to the management of Willco with over 25 years of experience in many facets related to real estate. He spent the last 20+ years running Willco Residential developing more than … Continue reading

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RYAN METZROTH

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan provides strategic leadership and oversees day-to-day operation for Willco and its 50+ employees. Additionally, he oversees all asset management activities of its nearly four million square foot portfolio and is a member of Willco’s Board of Directors. He previously … Continue reading

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BOB MAZZUCA

Vice President, Construction and Development

Bob oversees Willco’s development, construction, pre-construction, and tenant improvements divisions. Continue reading

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KELLIE PERRY

Vice President of Property Management

Kellie is responsible for all aspects of Property Management, including short-term and long-range financial planning, operational and maintenance standards, personnel management and tenant relations.  Kellie has 20 years of commercial office and mixed-use property management experience.  Prior to joining Willco, … Continue reading

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ED ASHER

Director of Leasing

Ed works alongside the CEO in cooperation with the Acquisitions, Construction, Accounting and Property Management departments to facilitate leasing transactions and close deals efficiently and on budget.  Prior to joining Willco, Mr. Asher spent 12 years at Moore & Associates … Continue reading

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CLINTON SMITH

Director of Legal Affairs

Clinton provides legal support for all aspects of Willco’s operations. He is responsible for the oversight and coordination of legal advice to Willco and its affiliated entities. Prior to joining Willco, Clinton was a Staff Attorney with Clark Construction Group, LLC. … Continue reading

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MARNI CHAPMAN

Director of Human Resources

Marni is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources including recruiting, benefits and compensation, employee relations, wellness and training.  Marni has over 15 years of experience in Human Resources, specializing in training and development, employee relations, recruiting and hiring, and … Continue reading

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