Thomas M. Poss, Realtor®
Chairman/ Broker– Verdant Realty Group
Tom is broker of record for Verdant Realty Group and serves as chairman of the board for The Verdant Companies. Tom focuses on residential, commercial and land brokerage as well as business development.
Across 52 years of extensive experience and more than 8,000 transactions, Tom has developed unparalleled knowledge in residential, agricultural, and commercial real estate, as well as land development, building and real estate investing. He is a leader in the local real estate industry and is truly committed to helping his clients reach their goals. In 1971, Tom opened Century 21 Monocacy Valley Realty, which grew into one of Frederick County’s leading firms with 105 agents. Long & Foster purchased Monocacy Valley Realty in the early 1990’s. Most recently, he formed the Poss Group. In 2006, The Poss Group was ranked the 31st highest producing team in the U.S. with transactions totaling over $94M.
Tom currently resides in Braddock Heights with his wife, Beverly. Tom is a proud father of four children.
T. Wesley Poss
President – Verdant Development Group
Tom leads Verdant’s in-house and fee development operations with a focus on zoning, entitlements and land development. He has an extensive entrepreneurial background, having founded and operated dozens of real estate development and investment ventures.
Previously, Tom co-founded and ran Millennium Development Group LLC, along with its subsidiaries Millennium Management and Millennium Realty. Over its 10-year history, Millennium was involved in the development, sale and management of more than 30 real estate projects in suburban markets surrounding Washington D.C. Millennium projects consisted of award-winning historic renovations, residential development communities and commercial/industrial parks, as well as construction, leasing and office and industrial building management. These projects collectively represented over 2,000 residential lots, $500M in commercial/industrial projects and nearly 100 historic properties.
Tom has broad experience in navigating complex real estate zoning and land use issues, which allows him to successfully guide development projects through the complicated and often contentious governmental approval and entitlement process.
He began his career working as a licensed agent at his family's real estate brokerage, focusing on commercial real estate sales and leasing. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Weinberg Center for the Arts and the Land Use Council of Frederick County Builder’s Association. He is actively involved in coaching youth lacrosse.
Tom is a lifelong resident of Frederick County and attended Christchurch School in Urbana, Virginia. He currently resides in Urbana, Maryland. He is the father of three children.
CFO – Verdant Realty Group/Verdant Development Group
With more than 25 years of experience in finance and operations management, Roan serves as the chief financial officer of The Verdant Companies and oversees all company financial matters.
Until its sale to a publicly traded company, he was the head of finance for over 14 years at Dynis, a large regional telecommunications company. Roan managed the organization’s financial and contractual activities and he was a key part of all merger and acquisition negotiations. He also managed Dynis’ banking, tax, and audit relationships. Previously, he was director of operations and customer service at Amstar Communications, a national telecom service provider.
Roan co-owns Telegia Communications, Inc., a regional ISP and telecommunications provider based in Frederick, Maryland and serves as the board chairman and CFO for that company.
Roan earned his M.B.A from Frostburg State University with a concentration in accounting and holds a B.S. degree from Embry-Riddle University. He and his wife Kristen reside in Frederick County’s Walkersville, MD.
Christina M. Poss, Realtor®
Sales Associate - Verdant Realty Group
Tina focuses on residential sales at Verdant Realty as well as developing new business opportunities for The Verdant Companies. In addition, she assists with many of the daily operational and marketing responsibilities.
Prior to entering real estate, Tina worked in the U.S. Intelligence Community where she served on an analytical task force focused on combating the Global War on Terrorism. Tina started her career in real estate over 12 years ago at Long & Foster Real Estate and has provided professional services in all fields of real estate including residential, commercial, lots & land, building and investment. Before joining Verdant Realty, Tina managed sales and marketing for The Poss Group, a nationally recognized top producing real estate team.
She is very active in her community and has served on the Board of Directors for The Downtown Frederick Partnership and its committees, the Community Service Committee of the Frederick County Association of Realtors, and The Frederick Gymnastics Boosters Club.
Tina, a native of Frederick, Maryland completed her B.A. at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at The University of Maryland. Tina currently resides in downtown Frederick with her daughter.
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