Meet the Team

Commercial Real Estate Relationship Managers

For over 160 years, builders, owners and developers throughout the Washington metro area have turned to Burke & Herbert Bank for their financing needs. And no wonder.  Our team of outstanding real estate experts brings a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge about everything that goes into a commercial real estate project.  Talk to us today!

Meet Our Commercial Real Estate Relationship Managers:

Jeffrey Aleshire Jeffrey Aleshire
Principal Vice President, Director of Commercial Real Estate Lending

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Jeffrey M. Aleshire leads the Commercial Real Estate lending team at Burke & Herbert Bank. 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.

Jeffrey 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.  Before that he 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.

Arnold Blackmon Arnold Blackmon
Vice President

300 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Arnold Blackmon is a Vice President and Relationship Manager on the Bank's Commercial Real Estate lending team. Arnold works with professional real estate developers and investors across all commercial property types, including multi-family, industrial, hotel, office and retail properties. He also has extensive experience in financing new construction, as well as value-add and stabilized properties.

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Bringing over 25 years of management and sales experience in the financial services industry, Arnold joined Burke & Herbert Bank in 2020. He has been active in a number of trade and community organizations, including the Greater Richmond Commercial Real Estate Association and Homebuilder Association of Richmond (HBAR), and has served as Chairman of the Parades of Homes for HBAR. His community involvement includes projects for the United Way and Habitat for Humanity.

Arnold holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and lives in Richmond with his family. He enjoys playing golf, hunting, fishing and boating.

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