Because of his deep knowledge of the real estate market, lifelong ties to Anne Arundel County, and established relationships with state, county and city officials, Alan is often seen as a pivotal force in helping advance his clients’ projects. He was instrumental in transforming the old downtown Annapolis hospital site into the desirable Acton’s Landing residential community of condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes; helping pave the way to bring the Maryland Live! Casino to Anne Arundel County; and working on various projects that have shaped the landscape of the region.
Alan also maintains an active practice in the areas of business law and banking law, with a focus on commercial transactions. He provides strategic counsel on a wide range of matters – from contracts, financing and liquor licensing to regulatory compliance, loan documentation, workouts and foreclosures.
Active in the community, Alan serves as chairman and president of Severn Bancorp, a Nasdaq-traded bank holding company, and its subsidiaries, including Severn Savings Bank, FSB, a community bank with more than $785 million in assets. He currently serves on the boards of the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis Community Foundation and the Anne Arundel County Retirement and Pension System, and is the former chair of the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation.