Your Property.

Our Priority.


Why You Need Property Management

Improve your bottom line through:

  • Thoughtful forecasting and budgeting
  • Accurate lease administration
  • Detailed financial reporting
  • Fixed expense and debt service analysis
  • Sustainability initiatives
  • Tenant satisfaction
  • Turnkey building operations
  • Preventive and focused maintenance
Ruppert is uniquely positioned to understand the needs, goals and challenges of building owners.

Since 2000 Ruppert has successfully invested in, developed and managed in excess of 5 million square feet of commercial real estate. Our industry experience and hands-on approach has allowed for sustained growth and continued success. We understand the importance of a holistic approach to management: tenant satisfaction is paramount – so is maximizing your investment’s performance.

Why Ruppert?

National Experience Delivered Locally

Ruppert leadership consists of top industry performers who combine their experience with an unmatched knowledge and understanding of the local market. This is our home, and we are proud to represent those investing here.

Proven Results

Over the last 20 years, Ruppert has successfully invested its own resources in over 5 million square feet of commercial real estate with unmatched financial performance, tenant and client satisfaction.


Aligning our operations with your investment strategy is our priority. We do so through open communication, regular reporting and flexibility in our approach to meet your needs.

Asset Types Served







What does full-service management include?

  • Property accounting and reporting
  • Lease administration
  • Facilities/HVAC maintenance
    and management
  • Engineer and building staffing
  • Tenant management and
  • Service contract bidding/negotiations
  • Tax analysis and appeals
  • Disposition and acquisition support

Portfolio Highlights

8101 Connecticut Avenue Condominium

8101 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase MD 20815

Second & Market

8 East Second Street / 154 North Market Street, Frederick MD 21701

The Firehouse

12 W. Church Street, Frederick MD 21701

Westview Corporate Center

5280 Corporate Drive, Frederick MD 21703

South Market Center

50 Carroll Creek Way, Frederick MD 21701

270 Tech Park

5310-5350 Spectrum Drive, Frederick MD 21703

Leadership Team

Craig Ruppert


As the founder and chief executive of parent company Ruppert Companies, Craig established the culture and values at Ruppert Properties and continues to provide strategic and financial oversight. His decades of business experience and exposure to numerous industries has provided for innovative business concepts and ideas applicable to each of the companies under the Ruppert umbrella.

Bill Meissner

President/Managing Partner

Bill is the President and Managing Partner of Ruppert Properties and is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the company including investment strategy, leasing, construction, property management and financial operations. With the Ruppert Companies for 31 years, he along with partner Craig Ruppert founded Ruppert Properties in 2000. Bill attended the University of Baltimore and completed the Real Estate Finance and Development Executive Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Bill is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), NAIOP National Private Developers Forum, and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Kate Layman

Vice President

Kate leads the property management division with 20 years of operations and real estate management experience. Before joining Ruppert in 2019, Kate was with Avison Young where she oversaw a diverse portfolio of commercial property for national and local clients, specializing in construction management and new client transitions. Kate received her Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Marketing from DePaul University and holds her Certificate in Real Estate Investment from Cornell University.

Brennan McMeeken

Chief Financial Officer

Brennan is responsible for the company’s accounting and financial activities at both the property and asset level with a focus on financial reporting, investment analysis, lease administration and budget forecasting. Prior to joining the company, Brennan worked in finance and asset management roles for San Diego and Baltimore area developers. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from San Diego State University and Master of Business Administration from Frostburg State University.

Matthew Poffenbarger

Vice President of Construction

Matt manages all construction activities and oversees the company’s tenant fit-out, renovation, and ground-up projects. Prior to joining Ruppert, Matt worked in project management for Morgan Keller Construction and Forrester Construction. Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Geoscience from Pennsylvania State University.

Nick Pirone

Director of Investments

Nick is responsible for identifying investment opportunities and leading the acquisition process. He also oversees leasing activity during stabilization periods for value-add assets and development projects. Prior to joining Ruppert, he held a senior position with one of the largest capital markets firms on the East Coast. Nick holds his Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and Sales Marketing from Arizona State University.

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