Brian Cullen

Keane Enterprises, Inc.


Job Functions: Executive, Development


Brian has established himself as a notable leader in Washington, DC metro area real estate, having served in the industry for more than 35 years. He founded Keane in 1996 after identifying a need in the region for a small development firm with a primary focus on land opportunities needing a creative, patient developer. Under his leadership, Keane has created and advanced a number of developments in the DMV area, including Oaklawn (Leesburg, VA), Ashburn Crossroads (Loudoun County, VA), Steeplechase (Loudoun County, VA), College Park Place (College Park, MD), the Ashburn Ice House (Ashburn, VA) and Virginia Village (Leesburg, VA). Brian’s creative diligence in sourcing new opportunities that translate into the creation of new places for residents to live work, shop and play is what makes his work at Keane both exciting and rewarding. Prior to founding Keane in 1996, Brian held leadership positions at multiple real estate businesses, including Trammel Crow Residential, Carl. M. Freeman Associates, Lerner Enterprises and Corbelis Management, LLC. Notably, during his tenure as Regional President of Corbelis, he led the development of Willowsford, a 2,200 unit residential community spanning over 4,000 acres in Loudoun County, VA, featuring a variety of unique single-family homes, an onsite “organic” farm, numerous recreational amenities and maintaining over 50% of the land in Open Space. Earlier in his career, his involvement with the early development of Eastern Loudoun County spanned the development of Beaumeade, Dulles 28 center and Loudoun Gateway Center, among many other properties. Affiliations and Accomplishments Brian is a full member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), serving as the Washington District Council Chairman from 2007-2009 and Governance Committee Chairman from 2010-2012 and on the Governance Committee until 2020. He has been active on ULI’s national Small Scale Development Council for more than 25 years. Chairman of the Dulles Town Center Community Development Authority (CDA), the first such authority in Virginia to issue bonds for the purpose of furthering economic development. Board Member of the George C Marshall International Center Member Emeritus of the Loudoun County Economic Development Commission (EDC) and past chairman of the EDC Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Past President of the Loudoun County chapter of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, he is also a former member of the original Route 28 Tax District Advisory Board Founder of the Ashburn Ice House and the Ashburn Xtreme Hockey Club. Brian devotes volunteer time to the Marshall Center, the County Housing Advisory Board and Habitat for Humanity builds. When not working or volunteering, he enjoys traveling, golfing, hiking, Caps games and spending time with his family at home in Loudoun County.

Areas of Interest

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