Meet the Team

Commercial Relationship Managers


With their wide range of experience and expertise, Burke & Herbert Bank's Commercial Real Estate Relationship Managers and Commercial Relationship Managers are committed to being "At Your Service" to help you meet your financing needs.

Meet Our Commercial Real Estate Relationship Managers:

Brett Kaplowitz Brett Kaplowitz
Principal Vice President, Team Leader

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-3793

As Principal Vice President and Team Leader of Real Estate Lending, Brett focuses on developing new customer and loan relationships while maintaining and expanding existing ones. He works on acquisition and refinancing as well as construction and development loans, and excels in working with clients to structure loans that best fit their needs. He also provides leadership and counsel to our team of commercial real estate relationship managers.

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Brett has more than 30 years of local lending experience and significant expertise in real estate lending. Before coming to Burke & Herbert Bank, he was Senior Vice President (Real Estate Lending) at the Bank of Georgetown, which was purchased by United Bank.

Brett earned Bachelor's degrees in business and chemistry from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and a Master of Business Administration-Finance from Tulane University in New Orleans.

A third-generation Washingtonian, Brett is actively involved with the D.C. chapter of the American Diabetes Association and is a life member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.

Jeffrey Aleshire Jeffrey Aleshire
Vice President

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-2158

Jeffrey M. Aleshire joined Burke & Herbert Bank in 2018 as a Relationship Manager on the Bank's Commercial Real Estate (CRE) lending team, bringing more than 33 years of experience in commercial lending and credit risk management.

His areas of focus include financing for income-producing investment property of all asset classes, including multi-family, self-storage and hospitality. He also specializes in financing investment properties, renovations, and new construction.

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Jeffrey is an enthusiastic supporter of the real estate industry, and actively participates in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. chapters of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, as well as the Northern Virginia Homebuilders Association and the Maryland Building Industry Association. He also serves on the Board of the Home Builders Care Foundation.

Before joining Burke & Herbert Bank, Jeffrey spent close to 20 years with Susquehanna Bank, where he held senior positions in CRE Lending and Special Assets. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Randolph-Macon College and a Masters in Finance from Loyola University in Baltimore, MD. He received the "Consultant of the Year" award in 2007 from the Land Development Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland.

Jeffrey lives in Oella, Maryland with his wife, and has two grown sons. He enjoys golf, hiking and outdoor exercise.

Eric Jones Eric Jones
Vice President

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-3813

Eric Jones joined Burke & Herbert Bank in 2018 as Vice President and Relationship Manager on the Bank's Commercial Real Estate (CRE) lending team. He brings more than 13 years of experience in commercial real estate banking, having managed loans ranging in size from $1 million to $150 million, involving all major property types, including apartment, retail, office, industrial, hotel and self-storage.

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Eric is responsive to his clients and works closely with each one to understand their needs. Eric's deep knowledge of CRE finance, together with his ability to understand the bigger picture of each deal, enables him to structure the most appropriate loan type for each client's situation and property.

Previously, Eric was a Vice President/Senior Credit Specialist at TD Bank. Prior to that he was at US Bank and SunTrust Bank.

Matthew Markiewicz Matthew Markiewicz
Vice President

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-3814

Matthew joined Burke & Herbert Bank in 2018 as Vice President and Relationship Manager on the Bank's Commercial Real Estate (CRE) lending team. He brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial banking and lending, having financed and managed a wide variety of loan types, including acquisition, development and construction, and stabilized commercial real estate investment properties. With substantial experience on both the equity investment side and the debt-financing side of commercial real estate transactions, Matthew has the expertise and know-how to structure a variety of commercial real estate loans. His specialties include construction, acquisition, and permanent financing on all types of investment real estate properties.

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Matthew is an active member of NAIOP (the Commercial Real Estate Development Association) and ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers). He also has served on the City of Gaithersburg's Economic Development Committee.

Matthew earned a BS in Chemistry from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, and lives in Darnestown, Maryland with his wife and three children.

Meet Our Commercial Relationship Managers:

John W. Hill John W. Hill
Vice President, Team Leader

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-3809

John has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, and prior to joining Burke & Herbert Bank in 2014, his banking experience included positions at Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, SunTrust (as a Business Banking Team Leader) and First Citizens Bank (as a Commercial Banker focused on non-profits and healthcare.)

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John's diverse banking and lending background includes commercial and industrial lending, commercial real estate, non-profits (schools, churches, and municipalities), health care professionals, cash flow management and treasury services, and business evaluations.

Specializing in working with companies that have annual revenue of $5 million to $100 million, John works with companies and organizations throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area.

John holds a BS in Accounting from the University of South Carolina, and an MBA in Global Leadership from George Mason University. He also has experience as an investment and insurance advisor. He has been a D.C.-area resident for the past seven years.

Marc Erazo Marc Erazo
Vice President

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-3820

Marc has more than 30 years of experience in banking, commercial lending, and other financial services including mortgage, securities and insurance. Before joining Burke & Herbert Bank, he worked at First Virginia Community Bank, Eagle Bank and Sandy Spring Bank.

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Marc has worked with a wide variety of businesses and organizations, including non-profits, medical and dental practices, smaller government contractors, hospitality providers, breweries, restaurants, and retail stores.

Marc commits to thoroughly learning and understanding each business and its objectives to identify the right mix of lending and banking services for every client.

A lifelong resident of Northern Virginia, Marc is a volunteer and active member of the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna. A local business advocate, he is an active member of the West End Business Association of Alexandria and Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Elias Faddoul Elias Faddoul
Vice President

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-3861

As Vice President and Relationship Manager in Commercial & Industrial ("C & I") Lending, Elias provides expertise and assistance in a wide array of lending products and other commercial banking services. By understanding and focusing on each client's business needs, financial goals and aspirations, Elias has developed a loyal client base, comprised of businesses with annual revenues ranging from $1 million to more than $25 million.

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Elias joined Burke & Herbert Bank in 2017, bringing more than 30 years of experience in local banking operations and management, business banking and commercial lending. Previously, Elias was at M&T Bank, serving business banking, middle-market and large corporate clients. He also worked at PNC Bank as a market loan manager for the greater Washington area, and at Potomac Bank of Virginia as a commercial lender.

He is a graduate of a formal credit training program, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University. He has been a member of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the Board of the West End Business Association (WEBA). Currently, he is Vice Chairman of the Arab American Business Association.

Elias and his wife have lived in Alexandria since 1981, and have two daughters and a son.

Cheryle Mack Cheryle Mack
Vice President

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-3796

Cheryle joined Burke & Herbert Bank in 2018 as Vice President and Relationship Manager in Commercial Banking. She brings nearly 30 years of experience in banking, lending, and treasury management to her position. Cheryle's strong Treasury Management background, combined with her experience in banking and lending, allow her to provide all-encompassing solutions for her clients.

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A diligent problem-solver, Cheryle consults with her clients to ensure she finds the right banking and borrowing solutions for their businesses.

Previously, Cheryle was a Senior Vice President at BB&T Bank, where she managed a large loan and deposit portfolio for not-for-profit and municipal clients. She also worked in Treasury Management at SunTrust Bank and Bank of America, and was recognized as a top loan producer at Crestar Bank.

In addition to her work as a Commercial Banker, Cheryle is involved in a number of community and volunteer activities, including her current membership on the Board of Directors of Communities in Schools/Virginia. She has received several awards and honors for her volunteer service and leadership, including for her local Girl Scout Council.

Tony Riolo Anthony B. Riolo
Vice President
NMLS #798516

5519 Franconia Road
Alexandria, VA 22310
703-519-1639

Anthony has been at Burke & Herbert Bank for more than 20 years, having joined the Bank in 1994. Before that, he worked at Alexandria National Bank/First American Bank of Virginia and First Union National Bank. With more than 40 years of experience, Anthony has a devoted clientele that trusts his assistance and guidance in obtaining the lending products and financial services they need as their businesses grow and evolve.

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Primarily covering Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria, most of Anthony's clients are businesses and organizations with $1 million to $10 million in annual revenue. Among his specialties, Anthony has helped numerous clients take their businesses to the next level by obtaining SBA financing to acquire or expand and upgrade their facilities. As such, he has been recognized by the Virginia Asset Financing Corporation (now Business Finance Group) as a top producer for SBA/504 loans.

A resident of Northern Virginia for most of his life, Anthony graduated from George Mason University and is a member of the Board of Directors and former Treasurer and Budget Chair of the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce.

He lives with his wife and has two grown sons.

 

 

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