Land use attorney Robby Brewer skillfully guides major regional developers, institutional owners, and retailers through the critical phases of expanding, developing, buying, and selling real property in Montgomery County, Maryland and surrounding jurisdictions.
Robby helps clients succeed through listening, awareness, persuasion, and foresight. An inductee into the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame, he orchestrates the critical components of major development projects, including development applications, special exceptions, site plans, and subdivisions. He also is heavily involved in the development of Montgomery County’s area master plans and the ensuing redevelopment planning.
His clients include Adventist HealthCare, Lerner Enterprises, Tower Companies, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Buchanan Partners, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, B.F. Saul Company, National Lutheran Communities & Services, and Bernstein Management Co.
Robby has been an active leader in many of the area’s most prominent civic, community and cultural organizations, including Strathmore Hall Foundation, the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce, Imagination Stage, the BCC High School Educational Foundation, and the Bethesda Urban Partnership. Since 1988, he has served frequently as Lerch Early's board chair and managing partner. He currently serves as chair of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation.
Robby is an avid biker and aficionado of all the arts, including film and photography, but his greatest love is live music of all kinds. He plays drums in an adult rock band, The Uncounted.
Served as law clerk to the Honorable Richard B. Latham, 6th Judicial Circuit of Maryland (1976-1977)
The senior living subsidiary of Adventist HealthCare a number of its subsidiaries decided to sell six skilled nursing facilities. The sale to Genesis HealthCare involved multiple owners and jurisdictions.
Adventist HealthCare owned five of the facilities and one was jointly owned by Frederick Memorial Hospital. Four of the facilities were located in Montgomery County, and the remaining two were located in Prince George's County and Frederick County. The multi-million dollar transaction, which took the better part of a year to complete, involved the sale and lease of real estate, the sale of the ongoing business operations of the nursing facilities, defeasance of bond financing, and various ancillary issues. Lerch Early attorneys worked closely with in-house counsel and a number of other representatives of Adventist HealthCare to negotiate the sales contracts, satisfy due diligence requirements, and successfully complete the transfer.
Adventist HealthCare now is able to focus care for the community’s senior population through its various programs, partnerships and entities.