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Jim Abdo – President and CEO, Abdo Development

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Jim Abdo, President and CEO of Abdo Development, received the 2006 Bob Herrema Award for an Adaptive Reuse project for the Bryan School Lofts. Most recently, Mr. Abdo was honored with the 2007 CEO of the Year Award from SmartCEO Magazine as well as the 2007 Investors in America Award from Partners for Livable Communities. He was also named a finalist for the 2007 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Mr. Abdo has over twenty-five years experience in all aspects of design/build in both commercial and residential construction. He serves on numerous boards, including DC Preservation League, DC Building Industry Association and Arena Stage. In 2004, Mr. Abdo was appointed to the Washington Convention Center Authority Board where he currently chairs the Development Committee. Additionally, Mr. Abdo is currently serving a two-year term on Fannie Mae’s National Housing Advisory Council.

Interview Air Date: December 2, 2009


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