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ULI Washington Honors Thomas S. Bozzuto with Lifetime Achievement Award

December 04, 2008

Greenbelt, MD – December 4, 2008 – The Washington District Council of the Urban Land Institute last tonight recognized Thomas S. Bozzuto, CEO of The Bozzuto Group, with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala event at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. To date, under his leadership, The Bozzuto Group has developed and/or built more than 45,000 homes and apartments, from affordable to luxury high-rise, with a conservatively estimated value of $6.7 billon.

ULI Washington established the Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize a leader from the Washington real estate community whose life exemplifies the mission of ULI and who, in addition to a lifetime of commitment to real estate, has given back to the community through demonstrated civic, charitable and philanthropic endeavors.

“ULI Washington created this event in 2002 to recognize and celebrate excellence in land use. This year, our committee solicited nominations directly from our membership and we are delighted to honor a true leader in providing housing to all, Tom Bozzuto,” said Lisa Rother, executive director, ULI Washington. “Tom is a truly remarkable man whose vision and innovative spirit, along with his passion and commitment to both affordable housing and our region, has earned him the prestigious honor of ULI Washington’s Lifetime Achievement Award.”

About Mr. Bozzuto
Mr. Bozzuto serves as Chairman and CEO of The Bozzuto Group. In 1988, he established The Bozzuto Group of companies with John Slidell, Rick Mostyn and the late Bernie Lubcher.

Under Mr. Bozzuto’s leadership, The Bozzuto Group has been recognized as Builder of the Year, Multifamily Development Firm of the Year and Property Management Company of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders. Among many other awards, the firm has been honored as one of Multifamily Executive Magazine’s “Ten Best Multifamily Companies for Which to Work.”

In addition to his business activities, Mr. Bozzuto is committed to the community. He is former Chairman of the Maryland Science Center and is on the boards and executive committees of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Walters Art Museum, Provident Bank and the National Multi Housing Council. He has also served on a number of local and state housing commissions and was a Congressional Appointee to the Millennial Housing Commission.

A graduate of Hobart College, Mr. Bozzuto received a master’s degree in Metropolitan Studies from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.

Previous ULI Washington Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

  • 2007: Gerald T. Halpin, President, Founder and CEO, WEST*GROUP MANAGEMENT, LLC
  • 2006: Albert H. Small, President, Southern Engineering
  • 2005: B. Francis Saul II, CEO and Founder, Chevy Chase Bank, FSB; Chairman and President, B.F. Saul Company and B.F. Saul Real Estate Investment Trust
  • 2004: Robert M. Gladstone, Chairman, Quadrangle Development Corporation
  • 2003: Milton V. Peterson, Founder and Chairman, The Peterson Companies
  • 2002: Benjamin R. Jacobs, Founding Partner, The JBG Companies

About The Bozzuto Group
Headquartered in Greenbelt, MD, The Bozzuto Group consists of six integrated companies - Acquisitions, Construction, Development, Homebuilding, Land Development and Property Management - that together provide a broad range of real estate services. The company is committed to providing quality housing for all, from luxury homes and apartments to affordable housing solutions. Since 1988, the company has developed, acquired and built more than 30,000 homes and apartments. Throughout The Bozzuto Group’s 20-year history, the firm and its principals have been honored with numerous industry awards and honors. For more information, please visit

About ULI Washington
ULI Washington is a district council of ULI- the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, the institute now has more than 38,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private enterprise and public service. ULI Washington serves the over 2,100 ULI members who are active in the Washington region.