Benjamin Meisel


Vice President and Managing Director of Leasing

Job Functions: Executive, Development, Leasing


Ben Meisel has been Vice President and Managing Director of Leasing at Akridge since 2008. Ben has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors, specializing in tenant and landlord representation, strategic real estate consulting, and representing many of the Washington, DC area’s leading landlords. In that position, he was responsible for more than two million square feet of leased properties in which he developed strategies to enhance the value of each asset through strategic positioning of the asset in the marketplace, identifying and target marketing to suitable prospects, and aggressively executing the marketing plan. The Washington, D.C. Association of Realtors recognized Ben with the Multi-Million Dollar Commercial Leasing Club Award and honored him as a life member in 1998. Involved in professional and philanthropic organizations, he is a Member of the Washington, D.C. Commercial Association of Realtors and the Capitol Hill Business Association. Since 1999, he has worked as a volunteer for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and currently serves on the charity’s Executive Committee. In addition, he sponsors the Takoma Park Boy’s Club in Takoma Park, Maryland. Ben received a Bachelor of Arts from Elon University.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type