CEO & Managing General Partner
The Brick Companies
Lex Birney has been employed by The Brick Companies (TBC) since 1989 and has been the Managing General Partner and Chief Executive Officer since 1998. TBC, a privately held company based in Edgewater, Maryland, owns, develops, and manages commercial, residential, and recreational properties. The TBC portfolio and investments located in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, in the marina, golf, office, retail, and hospitality sectors. Moreover, the company is committed to environmental and social responsibility, as demonstrated by its “green building” philosophy and its support for charities and social causes through the TBC Foundation.
Lex is also a Partner and Chairman of Port Annapolis Marina located in Annapolis, Maryland. This full-service marina has 280 wet slips and over fifteen acres of land storage and marine related businesses.
Prior to joining TBC, Lex was the Founder and President of Chesapeake Sailing School and Yacht Charters for ten years. He maintains a 100-ton United States Coast Guard Captains License.
Lex Graduated from St. Albans School, Washington, D.C. in 1974 and went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in English from Washington & Lee University, in Lexington, Virginia, in 1978.