Edwin L. Kelly

Mr. Kelly has over 40 years experience as a proven leader and strong negotiator with an outstanding combination of business and financial skills.

Mr. Kelly served as President and Chief Operating Officer for the American Community Properties Trust (APO, AMEX) a publically traded real estate company based in the Washington, D.C. area.  The company owns over 6,000 multi-family apartments in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and has developed over 15,000 residential units and 2,500 for sale units since 1973.

Prior to ACPT, Mr. Kelly was a manager in the consulting division of Arthur Andersen & Company in Washington D.C., specializing in regulated industries and real estate.  He consulted during the formative stages in the establishment of accounting and reporting systems for several major institutions including the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and audit experience with the Washington Gas Light Company, Peoples Drug Stores and other public companies.

Ed received his B.B.A. in Accounting from St. John’s University, New York,  He obtained a CPA license in Washington, D.C. Ed served for three years as an Artillery Officer with the United States Marine Corps, including combat duty in the Republic of South Vietnam.

Mr. Kelly is a full member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Home Builders.  He also serves on the Board of Trustees of a national bank located in Southern Maryland.