Robert E. Buchanan - Partner

Joined Buchanan in 1970         

Robert Buchanan is a third generation builder/developer involved in office, retail, industrial, residential, and large mixed-use planned communities. He is a Principal of Buchanan Partners, a full service real estate development company, and is also the President of the 2030 Group, an association of Washington metropolitan area business leaders focused on regional long-term decision-making and solutions. Mr. Buchanan was recently recognized in the Washington Business Journal’s “Power 100” list of the region’s most influential business leaders. His memberships and affiliations include:

• Board of Trustees, George Mason University Foundation

• Prince William Economic Development Alliance

• Board of Directors, Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts)

• Board of Directors, Washington Airports Task Force

• Board of Directors, Dulles South Alliance

• Advisory Board, Ruppert Companies

• Governance Committee of the Metropolitan Washington Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)

• Chair of the Montgomery County Executive Business Advisory Group

Mr. Buchanan is also the President of the 2030 Group, an association of Washington metropolitan area business leaders focused on regional long-term decision-making and solutions. The mission of the 2030 Group is to advance a strong regional economy with new employment opportunities and sustainable prosperity for current and future residents of the Washington metropolitan area.

Mr. Buchanan’s former memberships and affiliations include:

• President, Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts)

• Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Leadership Council

• Chair, Loudoun County Economic Development Commission

• Board of Directors Atlantic Coast Airlines/Independence Air

• Board of Directors, USLICO Corp (now merged into ING)

• Trustee, Greater Washington Initiative

• Board of Trustees, Landon School

• Advisory Board, George Washington University, Virginia Campus

• Board of Directors, George C. Marshall International Center at Dodona

• Charter Member, Advisory Board for the Route 28 Tax District

• Founding Member, Ballston Partnership

• President, Eisenhower Partnership

• President, Loudoun Partnership

• Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA)

• Board of Directors, Northern Virginia chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)

Mr. Buchanan holds a B.A. Degree from Yale University.                       


Brian S. Benninghoff - Partner

Joined Buchanan in July, 1997

Brian S. Benninghoff has been involved in real estate development, finance and leasing since 1985. Prior to forming Buchanan Partners, Mr. Benninghoff developed real estate in the Washington, D.C. area and completed over $50 million of commercial and mixed-use projects, predominantly in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. Mr. Benninghoff is a board member, a member of the Executive Committee, and a past Chairman of the Northern Virginia Chapter of NAIOP. In addition, Mr. Benninghoff is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Chairman of the Advisory Board of George Mason University?s Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship, and recently retired as a member of the Board of the New Community After School Program. He earned his B.A. from Davidson College in 1979.

Steven P. Hubert - Partner

Joined Buchanan in July, 1997

Steven P. Hubert has been a builder/developer of office, industrial and mixed-use projects in the Washington Metropolitan Area since 1981. Prior to joining Buchanan Partners, Mr. Hubert was a principal in the InterGate Company, which developed over 4,000 acres of commercial, industrial, and residential land in Northern Virginia. He is a former President of Glen Construction Company, founded by his father, Whitie Hubert, in 1959. Mr. Hubert is active in the Urban Land Institute, The U.S. Green Building Council, and the Washington, D.C. Construction Material Recovery Coalition. He earned his B.S. from Colorado State University in 1980.