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Since 1987, through our active approach to solving your real estate needs we have proven that by working TOGETHER we have the POWER to change YOUR environment.

Meet our Leadership team

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Chad Tyler
President / 
Partner

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Brian Duncan
Senior
Partner

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Nelson W. Tyler II
Senior
Partner

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Joseph Betz
Director of Operations/
Senior Property Manager

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Robert Linkous
Director of Policies, Procedures & Compliance

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Chad Tyler
President – Tyler-Duncan Realty Partners

Chad Tyler graduated from the University of Maryland in 1986 with an Undergraduate Degree in Finance. He also earned his MBA Degree from The American University in 1994 with an emphasis on Real Estate and Urban Development. He has extensive continuing education in real estate investment analysis, lease negotiations, marketing, property management and appraising. Chad is a licensed real estate broker in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Colorado, and also a licensed appraiser in Maryland.

 

As President of Tyler-Duncan Realty Partners, Chad has been completely involved in all of the company’s business activities including commercial leasing and sales (commercial & residential), property management, construction management, development and real estate investment. Due to his diverse range of experience, Chad is extremely familiar with tenant improvement and base building costs, lease negotiations and financial analysis on leases and investment properties. In addition to representing landlords and sellers on an exclusive basis, Tyler Duncan Realty Partners also does an extensive amount of tenant and buyer representation. Chad has personally overseen the development of several projects during his tenure as President of Tyler Duncan Realty Partners. These projects include a multi-phase office park, with building sizes ranging from 35,000 sq. ft. to 55,000 sq ft., as well as a 40,000 sq. ft. research and development (biotech) building.

 

Professional affiliations include:

  • Frederick Community College Foundation Board Member 2012-2016

  • Leadership Maryland Graduate – Class of 2007

  • Past Member Frederick County Economic Development Advisory Council

  • 2001 President Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce

  • Member of AOPA, instrument rated private pilot

  • Advisory Board Member Sandy Spring Bank

  • National Association of Realtors

  • Frederick County Association of Realtors

  • Property Management Association

  • Maryland Regional High Technology Council

  • Chamber of Commerce Montgomery & Frederick County

  • President Southern Frederick County Rotary Club 2011 & standing member

 
 
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Brian Duncan
Senior Partner

Brian is a Senior Partner at Tyler Duncan Realty Partners (TDRP), and its subsidiary TD-HealthMed. Brian has been with the company for 18 years. He has a Bachelors’ of Science degree in Marketing, from James Madison University.  Before joining TDRP, Brian was the Executive director of Frederick’s County’s office of economic development for several years. Prior to that, Brian was assistant director of economic development for the county of Roanoke, Virginia. Brian’s long term successful track record in the areas of marketing and business development  have been important assets to TDD. He has effectively applied his skill set to all facets within the field of commercial real estate. 

 

Brian has received numerous industry awards and has a wide variety of specialized training in the field of real estate, marketing, sales, economic development and public-private partnerships.  

 

During his 18 year tenure at TDD Brian has been involved with sales, management, development and leasing of numerous projects/properties. Some examples of these projects include Stanford Business Park, Riverside, Emmitsburg Industrial Park, Mirant/GenOn Energy Fly Ash Expansion, Hillside Manor and adaptive re-use projects such as the 26,000 square foot ReStore in Frederick Maryland.  In his capacity of Director of Economic Development for the County of Frederick, he successfully assisted in attracting MedImmune to relocate to Frederick. As Assistant Director of Economic Development in Roanoke, VA he secured RR Donnelley’s $75,000,000 printing facility in Salem, as well as Hanover Direct’s 400,000 square foot distribution facility in Roanoke.

 

Brian serves as Vice-President of the Frederick Area Committee for Transportation.  He is also a member of various civic organizations.

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Nelson W. Tyler II
Senior Partner

Nelson II is the C.E.O. of Tyler Companies and oversees the different divisions on a day-to-day basis. Tyler Companies is comprised of Tyler Duncan Realty Partners , HealthMed Realty Partners, Tyler HVAC & Mechanical Services, and RMS (Real Estate Maintenance Services). He is responsible for the overall success of each company and interacts with the various company/division heads on a daily basis. His primary goal for each company is to deliver the highest level of customer satisfaction, and exceed our customer’s expectations in the services we deliver. 

 

Nelson’s main focus is on ensuring each company has the talent, tools and resources to maintain their industry leadership. With that focus he’s involved in strategic business planning, financial analysis and goal setting. Mr. Tyler is an active member of several industry leader peer groups, and he regularly attends a variety educational functions focused on the industries we serve.

 

Prior to taking on an executive leadership role 20+ years ago, he worked his way up through the field gaining an in-depth knowledge of commercial buildings. This includes extensive experience and evolving through roles as carpenter, journeyman plumber, HVAC mechanic, superintendent, estimator, project manager, service manager, vice president of construction, president and CEO.  

 

EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Economics and Business, University of Maryland, 1984  

  • LEED AP

  • Dale Carnegie – Leadership and Communication Training

  • Phoenix Leadership

  • T.A.S.K. Group

  • Vistage CEO Roundtable- 12 Years

  • Associate Builders and Contractors (ABC), numerous building trades seminars 

 
 
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Joseph Betz 
Director of Property and Facility Management

Joe has been a part of the TD-HealthMed team for 7+ years. In his role as director of property and facility management, he brings to the position a unique skill set. This includes a strong financial/analytical aptitude (accounting, budgeting, forecasting, expense reduction analysis), also extensive construction experience, project management and scheduling. 

 

Prior to joining HealthMed, in his early career, he spent several years as an accomplished  commercial banker. Thereafter he worked for two large real estate development firms. With the Linganore Development Group (8 years), he had a senior role in overseeing the development of a 3000 acre planned unit development (residential PUD).  With Ruppert Properties (4 years), he oversaw  a 1+ million square feet portfolio warehouse and office space. These includes responsibilities in the areas of facility and property management, tenant work and leasing. Further, in running his own construction company, he has built out/constructed several medical related facilities. 

Education:

  • University of Maryland

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.),    Field Of Study Accounting and Finance   

  • Dates 1980 – 1985

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Robert (Bob) Linkous 
Director of Policies, Procedures and Compliance

Bob Linkous has been the Director of Policies, Procedures and Compliance for HealthMed, since its inception in 2013. Prior to that, Bob had a 24-year career at the Food and Drug Administration. His career at the FDA culminated with Bob being Chief Executive Officer for FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research from 2007 to 2010.  Initially based in Rockville, Maryland Mr. Linkous supervised its relocation to the current White Oak Maryland Campus.  In the role of CEO, he had responsibility for approximately 3,000 personnel, which included numerous senior level managers, that directly reported to him.   The FDA has the extraordinary responsibility for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. Aside from maximizing the human capital within this division of the FDA, and its scientific mission, Bob also oversaw personnel that ensured the physical structures/buildings operated at peak performance, to maintain an ideal working environment.  

Further, during this division of the FDA’s relocation to White Oak, Bob met monthly with the Montgomery Board of Commissioners to facilitate the integration of the FDA campus with the county infrastructure and transportation. He was the point of contact responsible for Center facilities and operation.  The center’s overall program/budget at that time was $100+ million.