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Houston

Robert Ward, EVP and Regional Manager
• Matt Damborsky, Vice President - Development 
• Greg Mondshine, Vice President - Leasing
• Benjamin Llana, Director - Development

 

Robert Ward, LEED AP
EVP and Regional Manager, Washington, DC Region
Robert is responsible for overseeing Commercial Development in Washington D.C. His responsibilities include acquisition, development, construction, and leasing and disposition of highly sustainable, Class A office properties as well as transit oriented multifamily development. Since opening the Commercial Development office in this region in 2008, Robert has overseen the acquisition of more than 1.5 million square feet of office and multifamily development rights and the delivery of two speculative office projects.

Robert previously served as vice president with Skanska USA Building. He also worked with GVA Advantis in Washington, D.C., which is active throughout the D.C. region in commercial office leasing, tenant advisory, sales and acquisition of commercial land.

Robert is a member of the Board of Directors of Skanska Commercial Development in the Nordics, the Board of Trustees of the Federal City Council, DCBIA Board of Directors, NOMA BID Board of Directors, Washington, D.C. Developer Roundtable and the Board of Directors of the First Tee of Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech and serves on the Virginia Tech Program on Real Estate Advisory Board.

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Matt Damborsky 
Vice President - Development, Houston, TX
As Vice President of Development for CDUS in Houston, Matt is responsible for sourcing and managing new investment opportunities, as well as managing development projects in the Houston area and surrounding markets.

Matt joins Skanska with nearly 10 years of experience in the commercial development industry. He most recently served as managing director for Hines, where he was responsible for over 2 million square feet of new construction and renovation projects in the Houston area.

Matt received a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a MBA from Rice University. 

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Greg Mondshine, LEED Green Associate, CCIM 
Vice President - Leasing, Houston, TX
Greg leads the team for CDUS’ leasing efforts in the Houston market.  He brings 30+ years of experience in the commercial real estate industry to Skanska, ranging from asset management to brokerage and office development.  Before joining the CDUS team, Greg served as managing director at Myers, Crow & Saviers, Ltd for 12 years, where he was an integral part of a development team that designed, built, leased and sold 11 office buildings in Houston.  He has extensive office leasing experience and has finalized more than 3.5 million square feet of large office leases.

Greg has been a licensed real estate broker since 1988 and was the recipient of the Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association (HOLBA) Building Owner’s Representative of the Year award in 2001.  Greg is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and an associate member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).  He received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Texas A&M University.

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Benjamin Llana
Director - Development, Houston, TX
Ben is responsible for certain development projects and land acquisition activities for the Houston market.  Before joining the Skanska team, Ben worked directly for ExxonMobil as a design manager for the ExxonMobil campus project totaling more than 4 million square feet of office and amenity space.  Additionally, he worked for McCord Development, Inc., The Hanover Company, Moneo Brock Studio and Santiago Calatrava.  Ben has extensive design and development experience in office, land development, laboratory and multifamily.

Ben received a bachelor of architecture and a bachelor of science in architectural engineering degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate from the advanced studies program at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.  Ben is an active member of Central Houston, Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Harvard Club of Houston. 

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