Raymond G. Truitt, managing partner for finance and operations with Ballard Spahr, has been selected as the Distinguished Maryland Real Property Practitioner for 2018 by the Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.
Truitt, known for his work in commercial real estate financing, leasing, development and restructuring and the former managing partner of the firm’s Baltimore office, has represented prominent companies and institutions in major development projects and financing transactions. He is a member of the firm’s management committee and its Diversity and Inclusion Council and has been recognized for his community service, including leadership in providing pro bono representation in support of equal access to the justice system.
Truitt will be presented the award on June 15 at the Section’s meeting at the MSBA annual meeting.
In addition to his active participation with the MSBA, Truitt has held leadership roles within other organizations, including the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Johns Hopkins University Edward St. John Real Estate Program Advisory Board, the Board of Advisors of the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Maryland, and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is a past recipient of the Champions for Justice Award from the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau for his leadership and support of the Bureau’s Equal Justice Council. Mr. Truitt has served as an adjunct faculty member at The University of Baltimore School of Law and at Johns Hopkins University.