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15 Things You Need to Know This Morning

15 Things You Need to Know This Morning

What You Don’t Know About Jeff Edelstein

Photo: A few weeks ago with wife Leslie on vacation in Hilton Head. 
Title: Partner, Roadside Development.
What that means: Work on retail leasing, development, and acquisitions.Company: Urban mixed-use developments.
Memorable projects: Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center (485k SF) in Woodbridge; City Market at O (1M SF in Shaw).  
Word describing DC CRE: Competitive.
Age: 32.
Hometown: Silver Spring.
School: Ithaca College.
First job: Ran snack bar at Daleview Pool in Silver Spring.
Job in another life: Fireman.
Person he'd like to meet: Cal Ripken.
Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption (1994).
Favorite vacation: Nevis.
Favorite restaurant: Kapnos (14th and W).
Bucket list: Attend summer Olympics.
Fam: Wife Leslie, son David (age 3); daughter Annie (4 months); cat, Ernie.
Hobbies: Golf, travel, cooking.
Startling fact: All-American wrestler in college.
Advice to 18-year-old self: “Enjoy these four years of college. It will be a long time before you have the same kind of freedom and lack of responsibility.”


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