Meet the NIE, Ltd. Team

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Richard W. Naing, Founder

Mr. Naing currently serves as Founder and CEO of NIE., Ltd. (1979)
as well as President and CEO of RWN Development Group, LLC, (1986).

Mr. Naing attended Carnegie Mellon University and graduated in 1972 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (BSEE). In 1973, while attending Law School, he started a Real Estate Brokerage firm, Naing International Enterprises (NIE).

During the mid 1970s, Mr. Naing specialized in Condominium Conversion Projects, primarily in the District of Columbia; Mr. Naing purchased and converted the McIntyre portfolio of residential properties, most notably The Rockledge and Belmont Park (Kalorama), Louie (Chevy Chase, DC), and Capitol Court (Capitol Hill). In 1983 Mr. Naing started specializing in the restoration of historic properties. Notable among the many projects that he developed during the next ten years was The Parkmont School (Georgetown), The Gaslight Club (CBD), The Teddy Roosevelt Mansion (CBD), The Anchorage and Moorings Office Buildings (Dupont Circle), The Lincoln Building (East End), and The Arcade (Chevy Chase). Mr. Naing also acquired and renovated hotel properties, including The Days Inn Downtown (12 & K), the Holliday Inn (1900 Connecticut Avenue), and built the Days Inn Potomac Mills (Dale City, VA) and The Days Inn Hilton Head (SC), both of which were new construction projects. Mr. Naing formed RWN Development Group in 1986; one of his first projects was the acquisition of the site (24th. & L), rezoning (PUD), and development of a new mixed-used office, retail and luxury residential project known as 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. This was one of the first truly high-end, luxury projects to be developed in Washington DC strictly as a rental project (not condominium).

In 1999 Mr. Naing agreed to serve for a 5 year period as Senior Vice President of CB Richard Ellis/Private Client Group in the Washington, DC. and at the same time he continued his development activities with RWN Development Group (notably the construction of The Kalorama Lofts in Adams Morgan, DC). As Senior Vice President and Team Leader of the Private Client Group (Investment Properties Group), he specialized in private market real estate sales and finance transactions, primarily in the Mid-Atlantic States

Mr. Naing is licensed as a Real Estate Broker and (previously has been licensed as a Certified General Appraiser) in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia and Colorado. Mr. Naing has over 40 years experience in the real estate industry.


  • Leadership Class of Washington, 1988

  • CCIM Designation, 1996

  • Masonry Institute Award, 1992

  • AIA Award, 1992

  • CHA (Certified Hotel Administrator), 1990

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Gregory A. Naing, Principal

A well-rounded real estate professional who has held positions in brokerage, capital markets, acquisitions, asset management, project management, development, and property management over the past 15 years. Greg has extensive experience with analyzing, structuring, and negotiating, complex transactions over several asset classes including mixed-use, affordable housing, student housing, market-rate, retail, office, and hotels. He has a proven track record of successfully managing deals from concept inception through completion, including multi-phase real estate development projects and large financial transactions.

Greg holds a Masters in Real Estate degree from Johns Hopkins University, Business degree from Georgetown University, and Bachelors degree from Rollins College

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Christian Ekberg

Coming from an entrepreneurial background, Mr. Ekberg takes great pride in building prosperous rapport and mutually beneficial relationships with clients. Mr. Ekberg has owned and operated a business development consulting company for some time and has partnered with several successful organizations in marketing and business development efforts within the hospitality, healthcare, and real estate industries.


Mr. Ekberg holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, College Park
with a major in Marketing and Logistics. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.

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Alex Miller

Mr. Miller has more than 15 years of experience in business development, operations, and sales. He specializes in service for high-profile clients who include Fortune 1000 companies. With a background in hospitality and management, Mr. Miller is uniquely positioned to assess a variety of business and financial needs. He values being a member of the larger NIE-LTD team and looks to leverage the experience of all team members to the advantage of his clients.  


Mr. Miller currently resides in the Washington, DC, metro area after having the pleasure of living in a number of East Coast cities, such as New York, Boston, and Charleston.