K. “Teya” Moore, Esq., CCIM, CRE

Managing Partner

Honors & Awards

  • 2021 Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent, highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards: 20+ years
  • 2017 Awarded the Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) designation at the Counselors’ 2017 Annual Convention in Montréal, a credential held by fewer than 1100 real estate professionals
  • 2014 CCIM Jay W. Levine Academy, the Susan J. Groeneveld Award of Excellence
  • 2011 Proclamation, Chair (Equine Industry): Prince George’s County Council
  • 2002 NASDB – Small Business Advocate of the Year Award
  • 2001 Distinguished Community Service Award, Baltimore City Council
  • Riesman Award for Outstanding Scholastic and Community Service

K. “Teya” Moore is the managing partner at Moore & Associates. A trusted advisor to government agencies and Fortune 100 companies, he represents clients in commercial real estate & economic development, and finance & commercial transactions. 

Mr. Moore has extensive experience with asset-based and secured and unsecured financing techniques, project financing, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and debt offerings, including non-acquisitive reorganizations, asset dispositions and asset recovery. As finance legal counsel to the Maryland Energy Administration and Office of the Attorney General, State of Maryland, he helped to secure financing for energy efficient projects statewide. Working closely with institutional lenders, Mr. Moore has structured complex transactions for clients such as Barclays Business Credit, Inc., and Bank of New York, including a $500 million transfer and assumption of credit facility of syndicated loans with foreign banks.  He is currently engaged as counsel to both a $12 million redevelopment project in Silver Spring, Maryland and a $25 million Community Redevelopment Project in the Mid-Atlantic area.

He holds a B.S. in Government and Public Administration from C.U.N.Y, JJC (with honors), a law degree from New York University, and a LL.M. (master’s in taxation) from Georgetown University Law Center (with honors).  He was awarded the CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) designation in September at the Counselors’ 2017 Annual Convention in Montréal.  Fewer than 1100 real estate professionals currently hold the CRE credential.  

Mr. Moore is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the District of Columbia, the State of Maryland, and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.


  • Currently: Legal: Counsel to several U.S. Agencies and Fortune 100 Companies

  • CRE Broker Activities: DMV Redevelopment Projects

  • 2021: Counselor of Real Estate – Vice Chair, DEI Special Committee

  • 2021: Counselor of Real Estate – Member, Ethics Committee

  • 2021: NAMWOLF – Member, Transactional PAC

  • 2021: NAMWOLF – Member, Tax Committee

  • 2021: Executive Committee – CCIM Institute National

  • 2021: NAR – Real Property Operations Committee, Chair DC Subcommittee

  • 2021 Real Estate Roundtable – Dept. Homeland Security Committee

  • Third Contract providing FOIA Analysts for the U. S. Treasury Department, Special Inspector General for Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) 
  • Litigation Support, General Counsel, Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • Awarded Task Orders under a Blanket Purchase Agreement with the General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service Office of Real Property Utilization & Disposal, to provide commercial brokerage and legal services to various government agencies nationwide.
  • Managed the inclusion of Kaiser-Permanente after the acquisition of Fairwood Green, Bowie, MD for $42 million, and the acquisition of a multi-million dollar industrial and office facility.  
  • Currently engaged by NCRC to help manage its $185 million Growth Fund to increase affordable housing throughout the DMV.
  • 10+ years as special counsel to the office of Research and Technology Applications at Fort Detrick, Maryland, where he structured complex joint ventures and technology exchanges to promote privatization of military technologies with national implications for the public benefit.
  • Legal & CRE Broker Activities: Manages hundreds of thousands of sq. ft. of retail and office space
  • CRE Moderator: Opportunity Zones – Business Issues Forum, Nashville, 2019
  • CRE Panelist: OZs – Challenges and Opportunities, Chicago, 2019
  • A Wealth Disparity Study – A Shattered Foundation: Revisited, Washington Post Op-Ed 
  • Crowdfunding: A Forward-Looking Overview, CCIM Presentation, 2015
  • Taking Stock: An Equity Stake in Private Industry, TEDCO Presentation, 2004
  • SBA Panelist: Dept. of Transportation “Small Business Ventures,” 2002


  • LL.M. in Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, with honors
  • JD, New York University
  • B.S. in Government and Public Administration, CUNY, JJC, with honors


Admitted In

  • Maryland
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Community Service

  • East Baltimore Development Inc. (EBDI), Former Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of EBDI, a public- private partnership established to oversee the redevelopment of East Baltimore. In 2014, Mr. Moore was reengaged by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its partners – Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore City and EBDI –  to help manage a community and economic development fund for reinvestment in local businesses. 
  • Mr. Moore has chaired a number of vital local county public policy initiatives.