Kathleen D. Rooney
Kathleen D. Rooney serves as President of Rooney Holdings, Inc. a privately-held investment company that specializes in commercial and civil construction, energy, and commercial real estate development. Kathleen is responsible for developing, directing, and managing the firm’s investment strategy and investment portfolio. She also serves as President of Rooney Properties, a Washington D.C.-area development company specializing in office, industrial and multi-family projects. Prior to founding Rooney Properties, she was Chairman of OAI Electronics, an Oklahoma-based manufacturer providing turnkey manufacturing and testing services for a variety of industries.
Kathleen earned a Bachelor of Arts, Economics and History from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. She is a member of the Advisory Council to the Arts and Letters College at the University of Notre Dame. She is a member of the board of directors of the Washington Jesuit Academy, a tuition-free, independent middle school for young men from Washington, D.C.’s low-income communities. Kathleen serves on the National Board of MAVPAC, and is a member of the Georgetown Real Estate Initiative.Download vCard
Director of Development
Lex Lefebvre oversees Rooney Properties’ ground-up development projects and co-manages Rooney’s acquisitions and business development activities. He has 15 years of experience in commercial real estate in the Washington, D.C. metro area. After starting his career with a private lender he spent four years with JBG’s finance group, where he managed project financing for a portfolio of more than 100 properties and closed loans totaling nearly $400 million across a wide range of product types. While at JBG, he assisted the fund management team and managed the quarterly investor reporting process for JBG’s equity funds. Following JBG he spent three years as a development manager at JBGR Retail where he worked on a variety of mixed-use projects. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in International Business from Georgetown University and received his M.B.A from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Download vCard
Chris has 14 years of residential development and construction experience in the DC region. Prior to joining Rooney, Chris worked as a consultant to residential developers managing site plan approvals and overseeing construction on mixed-use projects throughout the DC region. Prior to consulting, Chris served as project manager for Ditto Residential where he managed construction on some of their urban infill condo and apartment projects in DC. Prior to joining Ditto, Chris worked for Marrick Properties in multiple preconstruction and project management roles assisting with their residential operations. Chris grew up in Southern Maryland and holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Clemson University, a Masters in Real Estate Development from George Mason University, and a VA Class A Constractor’s License. He is an active member of the Executive Committee for the George Mason Masters in Real Estate Development Program and assists with teaching finance.
Director – Construction and Development
Greg Hoffman is responsible for project origination, development, leasing, finance and sales of office, retail, industrial, and multifamily projects in the Washington DC area. In addition, he oversees construction management on all Rooney Properties assets. Prior to joining the company in 2013, Greg managed numerous complex commercial and institutional projects over 10 years with a local GC/design-builder. Greg is a NAIOP Northern Virginia Developing Leader, Urban Land Institute (ULI) Associate, LEED Accredited Professional, and remains active with the Associated Builders & Contractors of Metro Washington (ABC), Washington Building Congress (WBC), and AHEPA Peter N. Derzis Chapter 438. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and a Master’s in Real Estate Development from George Mason University where he was awarded both the EagleBank Scholarship and won the NAIOP DC | MD Intercollegiate Capital Challenge in 2015. Greg was born in Washington DC, grew up in Northern Virginia, and is committed to the region having worked his entire career to improve the Washington Metro Area.