Biography

Mr. Hanna serves as the National Council Chair of Industrial Properties and is a Senior Advisor for Sperry Van Ness/Miller Commercial Real Estate. He specializes in the marketing and sale of industrial and commercial properties. Hanna has successfully represented banks, developers, investors, and commercial and industrial companies as well as local and state governments.

He has brokered industrial sales including the Northwood Industrial Park in Salisbury, Maryland; has worked with national and international companies (from Germany, Italy, and Belgium); has listed, marketed, and sold a variety of pharmaceutical, defense, hi-tech, manufacturing, modular home, and boatbuilding companies. He has also actively worked with the State of Maryland, the Department of Business and Economic Development, and MEDCO—the Maryland Economic Development Corporation.

Hanna holds the prestigious Society of Industrial and Office Realtors designation (SIOR) and the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.

Hanna currently serves as director for WIRA (Wallops Island Regional Alliance) supporting economic development for industries serving NASA, the Aerospace and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. (UAV).

He served as past chair for the Salisbury University (SU) Foundation and SU Real Estate Foundation, where he volunteers regularly and provides his expertise and advice on real estate matters.

Notable career highlights for Hanna include representing owners and developers as a broker for national retail companies, including Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid, Wawa, 7-Eleven, and Sheetz, as well as many banks. Currently he is a mid-Atlantic team leader for SVN Asset Recovery helping local, regional, and national banks and their borrowers to solve real estate issues.

Hanna earned a master’s of business administration from Southern Illinois University, in addition to a Bachelor of Arts in government and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.