Mr. Schlager is both a principal of Rock Creek and an owner of WLS. Mr. Schlager co-manages Rock Creek and the Fund's day-to-day operations, acquisition, underwriting and development activities. He serves as the company's Chief Leasing Officer in addition to his asset management role overseeing leasing and property management activities portfolio-wide. Mr. Schlager directs the strategy and positioning for each acquisition and works closely with external architects, brokers, legal counsel and other consultants to ensure that project execution is ensured from concept to completion.
With more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience in the Washington DC area, Mr. Schlager has completed in excess of $1.5B of lease, sale and acquisition transactions and has acquired and developed several million square feet of property across a varied field of property types and building classes. From 1989 through 1997, Mr. Schlager served as Senior Vice President of Transwestern Commercial Services before becoming a partner of WLS in 1997 and forming Rock Creek Property Group in 2002.