Michael Gaines

Michael serves as a Senior Associate at Trout Daniel and Associates where he specializes in investment sales, with a focus on multi-family and mixed-use developments.

Prior to TD&A, he was Assistant Secretary for Real Estate for the Maryland Department of General Services for 8 years where he managed an 11 million SF office portfolio, led major redevelopment projects including the $1.5 billion dollar transit oriented development (TOD) of State Center, construction of 200,000 SF state-of-the-art public health lab and new 100,000 SF headquarters for Dept of Housing at the New Carrollton Station TOD. Prior to working for the State, he was a Vice President and General Manager for the Rouse Company where he provided overall leadership and management for Harborplace and The Gallery, a mixed-use complex containing 300,000 SF of retail, 265,000 SF of office space, an eleven hundred-car garage and a 600-room Hotel. 

Michael holds a BS in Business and Economics from the University of Maryland – College Park, where he played football.