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Passion for protecting your interests. Proven value creation.

Peter Z. Garver


Founder and President of Garver Development Group, Peter Garver excels at protecting the interests of his real estate partners, creating value through his focused and respectful manner of working with the many players. His proven track record with mixed use, self-storage, corporate and senior housing work includes over 6 million square feet of development since the late 1990’s.

Peter has led development work for joint venture partners,  a REIT, private corporate clients, public entities and non-profit sponsors. He is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson and a LEED Accredited Professional. A licensed architect, he practiced for twelve years prior to his work as a developer. Peter earned a Masters of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.

Peter is active with the ULI-Baltimore, where he was co-founder of its Regionalism Committee; NAIOP where he sits on its national Private Developers Forum; the Board of the Mt. Washington Improvement Association as past Chair of the Zoning Committee and past President; and as Vice Chair of the Board of the Maryland State Boychoir. An accomplished open-water swimmer and marathon runner, he was top fundraiser for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Swim seven years running, and now supports cancer research at Johns Hopkins as part of Swim Across America.