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David W Cooksey

Senior Vice President, General Manager of Southern Maryland

Dave Cooksey’s role as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Waldorf and Leonardtown, Maryland offices has made him well-versed in all aspects of site planning and urban planning. He has expertise in project management, development plan processing and approval, preliminary subdivision permitting and rezoning, land development feasibility studies, and expert witness testimony for special exception hearings in support of rezoning. Dave joined Soltesz in 1996 as the General Manager of the firm’s new Waldorf office. During his tenor, he co-authored the Transit-Oriented Development Zoning Category adopted by Charles County in 2003 and has been involved in the successful rezoning of several large mixed-use projects within the County. Dave currently serves on the Charles County Planning Commission Advisory Task Force.


BS, Agronomy, University of Maryland


Client Relations, Project Management

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