The Executive Team at The Van Metre Companies, a reputable 50+ year-old real estate development, homebuilding and property management organization, encompasses a combined tenure with over one hundred years of successful and diversified development experience in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Albert G. ("Beau") Van Metre, Jr.

Chairman of the Board

Albert G. Van Metre, Jr. (Beau) is the Chairman of the Van Metre Companies. Beau joined the Van Metre Companies in 1963 and has been involved in the overall operations of the Company since that time. In 2002, Mr. Van Metre was appointed Vice Chairman of the Company and in 2008, became Chairman. Beau is involved in many activities and charitable endeavors, including Capital Caring and Children’s National Medical Center.


Rick Rabil

Vice Chairman of the Board, President and CEO

Richard J. Rabil, Vice Chairman, President and CEO of The Van Metre Companies, is a Certified Public Accountant. From 1978 to 1984, Mr. Rabil was with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in Washington, D.C. (now KPMG Peat Marwick). In 1984, he became Comptroller of The Van Metre Companies. From 1984 to 1987, he was Van Metre’s Vice President of Finance, from 1987 to 1991 he was Executive Vice President, and from 1991 to 2008 was President of The Van Metre Companies. Mr. Rabil currently serves as Vice Chairman, President and CEO of The Van Metre Companies, a position he has held since 2008. In his capacity as Vice Chairman, President and CEO, Mr. Rabil oversees the various business operations of The Van Metre Companies. These operations include residential development and homebuilding, development of planned communities, property management; which includes both owner and third party management of over 2,200 apartments, operation of several retail centers and commercial properties, mortgage banking, title insurance, and other ancillary businesses.

Kenneth Ryan

Chief Operating Officer and Secretary

Kenneth A. Ryan, Chief Operating Officer, Secretary and Partner of The Van Metre Companies, has been with Van Metre for over 25 years holding various financial positions to include Controller, Vice President of Finance and Executive Vice President. As Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for all financing, financial and income tax reporting, human resources, risk management and information technology. As a Co-Owner and Principal of the Company, he is involved in all strategic planning, deal structuring and operational management. Prior to joining Van Metre in 1984, Mr. Ryan was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), employed in the Audit Department of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co. (now KPMG Peat Marwick), an international accounting firm. During his four years there, he served as both a Staff Accountant and Senior Accountant. Mr. Ryan was involved in the audits of many large and small organizations with an industry focus on banking, real estate and local government. Mr. Ryan graduated from James Madison University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in Accounting and was licensed in the state of Virginia as a C.P.A.