Merry Mears
Merry Mears
Merry Mears

Meredith Mears is a Licensed Real Estate Advisor with NAI Coastal and is the Chief Development Officer of Gillis Gilkerson Construction and Development Company.  Working in economic and real estate development for more than 18 years, Mears is heavily experienced in senior-level strategic leadership as well as commercial real estate development ranging in use from industrial and medical to mixed-use and retail.  Mears specializes in sourcing and structuring large scale deals for investors and tenants and is recognized as a high level producer in the industry. Meredith’s group has brokered over 350 commercial real estate transactions, and has participated in a sales volume exceeding $500 Million in brokerage and development deals.

In addition to her work with NAI Coastal and Gillis Gilkerson, Mears owns and operates M3 Investments, a company she founded to engage in commercial real estate opportunities. 

Throughout her career, Mears has served in leadership capacities to grow the communities, organizations and companies she affiliates with. Mears actively serves as Regent for the University System of Maryland and she also serves on the Boards of Directors for several community organizations, including Leadership Maryland, where she is among a selected group of Maryland’s best and brightest leaders enlisted to create actionable, positive change in the State.  In 2020, Mears was named a Top 100 Woman in the state of Maryland by The Daily Record for her contributions in business, community and mentoring of young women.

Meredith is a graduate of Salisbury University and lives in Salisbury, Maryland with her husband, Jon and son, Gabe.


Office: (410) 543-5115
Cell: (443) 944-4464

Salisbury, MD
108 Pine Bluff Road
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 543-5115

Deal Stories

Merry has demonstrated a commitment to making long-standing relationships in the community, which is the result of her consistently offering a high level of service that is characterized by trust, honesty and integrity. Her broad experience gives her a strong understanding of the market and industry, as well as the unique relationships in the commercial real estate business.

Keith Hammer, SonRise Church

We’ve worked with Merry in the past – she consistently produces great results. The space she guided us to fits our needs perfectly, and the lease was executed swiftly, with ease. We look forward to working together in the future.

George Tunis, Hardwire LLC

Merry’s consistency in finding the right tenant for the right property shows her deep level of commitment to her clients.  It’s clear that her focus is on the business relationship – and delivering results.

Weston Young, Worcester County