An expert in the evolution of condominium projects and demographics, Ron Smith is a founding principal, president and principal broker of Smith | Schnider. Ron brings more than three decades of success in condominium development, sales and marketing, exceeding $3.5 billion in revenue for some of the Mid Atlantic region’s landmark residential projects.

Ron Smith is founder and president of Smith l Schnider. As team leader for the past 6 years, Ron has spearheaded the company’s success in providing personalized sales and marketing advisory services for over 35 projects. Along with partner Marty Schnider, Smith has coordinated the company’s sponsor equity program and provided sponsor equity to over two twenty clients.

Ron has personally developed a diverse range of projects, ranging from several sites in the New Orleans Waterfront World Exposition to an award-winning 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.  As Senior Vice President of The Mayhood Company, Ron directed the sales and marketing of more than 6,000 residential units, across more than 50 projects, generating over $4 Billion in sales in the Washington, D.C., area.


Ron is a licensed broker in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. He has served on the advisory committee to the chief financial officer of Washington, D.C., and as past chair of the Northern Virginia Building Industry (NVBIA) Sales and Marketing Council. He is an active member of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA), the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR). Member Urban Land Institute.

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