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About Us

The Reliable Group’s (TRG) roots in real estate date back to the essential need for land holdings supporting Chaney Enterprises and Reliable Contracting's core businesses in concrete, sand, gravel, and asphalt production. With over 65 and 100 years of history, the Principals appetite for greater engagement in the local real estate domain.

In the thriving Mid-Atlantic real estate sector, TRG seeks to expand its investment platform model through new investor partnerships, empowering us to pursue opportunities mirroring past successes. Our dedicated investments team sources, negotiates, analyzes, and actively manages deals, offering investors well-founded opportunities while ensuring a passive ownership experience.


Our core ethos revolves around adding value. We take immense pride in our ability to identify opportunities that others may overlook:

  • Identifying property management inefficiencies

  • Unlocking untapped leasing and management potential to boost Net Operating Income (NOI)

  • Fostering robust tenant connections

  • Leveraging community networks for relationship-driven opportunities

  • Maintaining flexibility in the location and types of assets in our portfolio


Currently overseeing $120 million in assets under management (AUM), our investment portfolio encompasses the following property types:

  • Strip retail

  • Grocery anchor retail

  • Multifamily properties

  • Class A/B offices

  • Industrial

  • Improved land with strategic repositioning initiatives

Our Leadership Team

Managing Partner

Jay Baldwin

 Jay is the Founder of TRG and has led its strategic development since inception. President of Reliable Contracting for over 20 years growing the business to over $80MM in revenue yearly.  Jay sits on multiple boards associated with local banks and industry organizations.

  • University of Maryland: Bachelors in Science, Class of 1986

Founding Partner

Hall Chaney

Hall is instrumental in the strategic investment themes targeted by TRG and the overall strategy of the company. President and CEO of Chaney Enterprises which has over 60 ready mix concrete locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Hall serves on the NRMCA Board.

  • University of Maryland: Bachelors in Science, Class of 2006

  • University of Maryland: Masters in Real Estate Development, Class of 2011


Justin Mullen

Justin is on the front-lines of the CRE industry leading a team of 20 brokers focused on the Mid- Atlantic region. President of Hyatt Commercial brokerage.

  • University of Virginia: Bachelors of Science, Class of 2004


John Dixon

John leads all development efforts including commercial, residential, and speculative land development. President of Reliable Real Estate Services.

  • Western Maryland CollegeBachelors of Science, Class of 1983 

  • American University: Masters of Science in Real Estate, Class of 1986

Vice President

David Goodwin

David leads all acquisition and asset management duties. Seven years of experience spanning construction, development, and private equity real estate.

  • University of Maryland: Bachelors of Science, Class of 2016

  • New York University: Masters of Science in Real Estate, Class of 2022


Shannon Smith

Shannon leads all construction management oversight.  President of Reliable Commercial Construction, which is a General Contractor with over 1,000,000 sf of work completed. Attended Plymouth State University.


Joe Brown

Joe leads all property management efforts within the company. President of Hyatt Commercial Property Management which has over 80 properties within their portfolio.

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