Press Releases

April 13, 2023

WASHINGTON – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces seven Mid-Atlantic brokers were recognized nationally for their performance excellence in 2022:

  • Caulley Deringer was awarded National Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions Deal of the Year for representing Government Scientific Source in an 11-year, 22,000-square-foot lease at Sunrise Plaza in Reston, Virginia.
  • Five brokers, including Gerry Trainor, Dean Sigmon, Robin Williams, Stephen Cloud and Caulley Deringer were recognized for their 2022 transaction volume. In total, 33 brokers nationwide earned a spot in the firm’s coveted Champions Club.
  • Additional recognitions include:
  • National Asset Services Team Member of the Year: Lori Dingus
  • National Transwestern Young Professional: Chris Loiacono

“These notable achievements are a testament to our team’s collective talent and commitment,” said Keith Foery, Transwestern’s Mid-Atlantic Executive Managing Co-Director. “I’m proud to recognize them for their hard work and unwavering focus on delivering innovative solutions and achieving exceptional results for our clients.”

2022 was defined by a series of high-profile transactions, including:

  • Sigmon, Williams and the Mid-Atlantic Multifamily team were named 2022 Influencers in Multifamily by
  • Trainor brokered the sale of the Westech Portfolio, a 6-building, 250,588-square-foot campus in Silver Spring, Maryland, on behalf of DSC Partners, LLC. 
  • Deringer and Cloud arranged a 10-year, full facility lease at Gateway 28, a new 76,275-square-foot, Class A industrial facility in the Dulles Corridor, on behalf of the owner and developer Foulger-Pratt.
  • Sigmon and Williams facilitated the sale of Parkside Terrace, an 87-unit multifamily asset in Silver Spring, Maryland, for $20 million, or $229,885 per unit.

“The real estate industry is constantly evolving, creating new opportunities to craft innovative solutions for owners, occupiers and investors of commercial real estate,” said Tom Lawyer, President of Transwestern Real Estate Services. “These team members have shown what it takes to overcome challenges and uphold a long history of legendary service. We are grateful for the value they bring to their clients and our firm.”

About Transwestern Real Estate Services
Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. Through an integrated, customized approach that begins with good ideas, the firm drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, investment management, and opportunistic endeavors for high-net-worth investors. Operating from 33 U.S. offices, Transwestern extends its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural, and business expertise fuels creative solutions. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Jaime Luckey

Caulley Deringer

Executive Vice President

McLean, Virginia

(703) 749-9415

Gerry Trainor

Executive Vice President

Washington, District of Columbia

(202) 775-7091

Dean Sigmon

Executive Vice President

Bethesda, Maryland

(301) 896-9089

Robin Williams

Executive Vice President

Bethesda, Maryland

(301) 896-9070

Stephen Cloud

Executive Vice President

McLean, Virginia

(703) 749-9455

Lori Dingus

Senior Property Manager

Chesapeake, Virginia

(757) 350-6855

Chris Loiacono

Property Manager

Alexandria, Virginia

(202) 256-5776

Keith Foery

Executive Managing Director

Washington, District of Columbia

(301) 896-9028

Tom Lawyer

Executive Managing Director - Transformation Office

Dallas, Texas

(972) 774-2522