Chip Ranno, LEED AP

Managing Principal

Chip has over 25 years of broad commercial real estate experience, ranging from working for developers, non-profits, corporations, institutions, religious organizations, hospitality organizations, multi-family , GSA, education and health care providers. Chip has virtually worked on every type of commercial real estate project, with all aspects of the delivery. Chip founded Clear Real Estate Services, with a focus on bringing together the industries best professionals, executing commercial real estate projects with a collaborative, direct, clear approach to ensure success.

Mark Jude Strandquist


Mark moved to Washington D.C. from his hometown of Annapolis, Maryland, in the late 1970’s and has maintained strategic relationships within the Mid-Atlantic region ever since. He leverages long-term, tested and significant connections with local commercial real estate brokers, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, and other consultants to the strategic benefit of our clients. Mark has a pulse on who is performing at the highest level and knows which partners will help our clients and contribute to the successful delivery of their real estate needs.

Kathy Osborn, AIA


Kathy has over 25 years of architectural, development, and construction management experience in the Washington, DC metropolitan area managing projects of all types including office, educational, religious, retail, and mixed-use. Kathy is a licensed Architect and earned her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kansas. She provides her clients with a full range of experience including project definition and programming, architectural design review, schedule, budget and fee development, consultant management, administration of contracts, and project closeout. As owner representative, Kathy is responsible for guiding the team with a focus on the client’s vision to ensure success in planning, design, and construction of the project.

Geremy Mahn

Project Manager

With a background in civil engineering and four years working for an industry-leading general contractor, Geremy has worked extensively in commercial real estate project management. From 1.5M SF base building projects to small interior renovations, Geremy has developed the necessary skill set and work ethic to manage projects of any shape or size. Directly involved in the management of over $600M of new construction in the Washington, DC metro area, Geremy’s work experience, attention to detail, and emphasis on building relationships allow for a complete understanding of the challenges and obligations of each stakeholder.

Henry Chon

Associate Principal

Henry has over eleven years of experience in the commercial construction and real estate industry in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Henry’s past experience at the field, subcontracting, general contracting, and owner/tenant representation levels allow him to bring a broad depth of knowledge of the construction industry to all of the various projects he manages. His broad experience background allows him to manage projects of all different types and sizes such as office interiors, educational, retail, special needs, SCIF, GSA build outs, laboratory, healthcare, childcare, warehouse/flex spaces, and datacenter facilities.

Robert Dinkelspiel, LEED AP

Senior Project Manager

Robert has over 12 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry working on a wide range of product types including ground-up class A commercial office buildings, corporate interiors, ground-up select service hotels, multifamily development projects, ground-up self-storage facilities, pure retail assets, and historic renovations. Robert has been directly responsible or involved with the entire real estate lifecycle including due diligence, site selection, underwriting, entitlements, design, construction, and asset management. He has led project teams including attorneys, architects, engineers, specialty consultants, general contractors and property managers with successful planning, execution, and delivery of these development projects.