Devreco and Gillis Gilkerson hire Meredith Mears as Chief Development Officer

With great enthusiasm Devreco and Gillis Gilkerson are pleased to announce Meredith Mears as Chief Development Officer. The timing of this partnership is ideal for all parties as the commercial real estate market continues to evolve throughout the region. Mears professional experience brings insight and direction to the economic modernization and social well-being of the community. She will be a valued addition to the robust offer of real estate services to all existing and future clients.

“As experienced development and construction teams with over three decades of experience, we are thrilled about the addition of Meredith,” said Bradley Gillis, CCIM, Principal with Devreco and Gillis Gilkerson. “Her years of experience leading economic development initiatives will further strengthen us as knowledgeable, reliable and trusted partners in development and construction processes for our clients.”

Mears is former Director of Worcester County Economic Development.

“Worcester County has been great to me, I have considered it home, and staff there has been like family for over five years,” said Meredith Mears. “I am confident the team of professionals in place will remain steadfast in their goals of supporting business development and job opportunities for the County. Looking forward, I am eager to begin working with a strong and experienced development team that has a proven track-record of success. The opportunity to become part of these solid, results-driven companies that are plugged in to our community is much like a dream come true.”

Mears plans to finish out the month with Worcester County and join the team at Devreco and Gillis Gilkerson beginning in February 2018.

Devreco delivers custom real estate solutions for its clients. The industry landscape is ever changing; Devreco locates new and proactive methods to fast-track building design, project financing and build-out. For more information, visit

In their 34th year of building on Delmarva, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted general contracting and construction management firms on the Peninsula. From new construction to renovation, the company offers broad and deep experience in diverse industries such as medical, manufacturing, hotels and multi-family, houses of worship, retail, schools and more. For more information, visit

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