The Cordish Company's origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. Louis Cordish founded the Company in 1910 and his son, Paul Cordish, joined in 1933. Paul Cordish remained active until his early 90’s and his passing in March, 2003. Louis and Paul Cordish’s legacy of integrity, humanity and hard work carry on as the core values of the Company.
David S. Cordish, Paul’s son, joined the Company in 1968 and is presently the Chairman. 1. All three of David Cordish’s sons, Jonathan, Blake, and Reed Cordish are active in the business. Blake and Reed Cordish are Vice Presidents of the Cordish Company with responsibilities over entertainment/mixed-use development and operations. Jonathan Cordish is also a Vice President and acts as the Chairman of its media/film division as well as an advisor to the private equity investment division.
Partners of the Cordish Company include Glenn Weinberg, Joseph Weinberg and Charles Jacobs who are responsible, respectively, for the shopping center, gaming/lodging and legal divisions of the Company. All three partners have been with the Cordish Company approximately twenty years.
At the departmental level, the Cordish Company has assembled fully integrated teams of highly dedicated and knowledgeable professionals. Key company individuals include: Gary Block, Vice-President; Zed Smith, Director of Operations; Tunnie Ping as Director of Engineering; Melissa Frank, Finance.
The Cordish Company is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, with regional offices and managers throughout the country. The Cordish Company's employees share a unique esprit-de-corps that has produced consistent excellence in its projects and are the key ingredient in its growth over the past decades.