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15 Things You Need to Know This Morning

What You Don’t Know About Drew Briscoe

Title: Senior director of leasing, JCR Companies.
Job: Leasing and managing retail portfolio and helping with retail acquisitions—mainly shopping centers in DC area.
Years on the job: At JCR for four; two as senior director.
Memorable project: The Shops at Silver Hill in PG County. Acquired with 60% occupancy. Subdivided several suites and leased 100% with boots on the ground marketing in District Heights. 
Current project: Lorton Station Town Center—repositioned several suites, including a 6k SF restaurant and converted an 8k SF office space into executive office suites.
CRE career: Studied RE finance and managed a 450k SF shopping center portfolio for Dallas firm during recession height.
Grew up: McLean.
Childhood memory: While at church, sitting next to the nuclear football and playing basketball with Secret Service.  
Current home: Cherrydale in Arlington.
Why DC: Family—Dad represents the sugar industry.
School: SMU. 
First job: McLean Hardware—four years of learning customer service and building Weber grills.
Job in another life: Costa Rican poolside bartender and zip line guide.
Daily habit: Starbucks Cold Brew.
Favorite app: Newser.
Favorite show: Family Guy
Favorite restaurant: El Tio (killer margs).
Favorite band: Capital Cities.
Favorite vacation spot: St. Croix.
Guilty pleasures: Whataburger, High West Whiskey Campfire and Robeks’ Mango Madness. 
Bucket list: Thru-hike Appalachian Trail.
Family: Parents in McLean, sister in Austin and two pups—Jack and Hunter. 
Hobbies: Golf, skiing, scuba diving, rock climbing and white water rafting (Upper Gauley, WVa.).
Startling fact: Bone marrow donor—matched twice in one year.


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