Stephen E. Budorick
President & Chief Executive Officer
Stephen E. Budorick is President and Chief Executive Officer of COPT Defense Properties (COPT Defense). Mr. Budorick was elected Trustee in May 2016. Mr. Budorick was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from September 2011 through May 2016. Prior to joining COPT Defense, Steve served as Executive Vice President of asset management at Callahan Capital Partners, LLC since 2006. Before his tenure at Callahan Capital Partners, he was Executive Vice President in charge of Trizec Properties, Inc.’s Central Region from 1997–2006, and Executive Vice President in charge of third-party management and leasing at Miglin Beitler Management Company from 1991–1997. Steve also worked in asset management at LaSalle Partners, Inc. from 1988–1991 and in facilities management and planning at American Hospital Association from 1983–1988. Steve earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago in 1982 and 1988, respectively. He was elected a member of the Nareit Advisory Board of Governors in November 2017 and serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Baltimore Committee and the United Way of Central Maryland.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Anthony Mifsud is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for COPT Defense Properties (COPT Defense). In this role he oversees all financial functions of the Company including Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax, Treasury, Capital Markets and Investor Relations. In addition, Anthony oversees the information technology department of the Company. Prior to joining COPT Defense in September 2007, he was Senior Vice President and Treasurer for Municipal Mortgage & Equity where he led the corporate finance group and chaired the Company’s Capital Committee, which was responsible for the allocation & investment of equity & debt capital. Previously, Anthony was Vice President, Finance for The Rouse Company, where he contributed for over 15 years arranging several billion dollars of debt and equity financings to support the Company’s development and acquisitions and managing the strategic planning function. Prior to serving at The Rouse Company, he practiced as a CPA in the Baltimore office of KPMG Peat Marwick. He brings over 20 years of real estate, finance and management experience to COPT Defense. Anthony graduated from Loyola University in Maryland with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.