Mr. Leber was born in St. Louis, Mo., and moved to the Washington, D.C., area in 1960. He graduated from Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in 1972. Mr. Leber received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Boston College in 1976. He began his career in commercial real estate in 1977 with the H.G. Smithy Company (later known as Smithy Braedon·ONCOR International). He served in many roles over 22 years with Smithy Braedon including as Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer, President, and Member of the Board of Directors.
Currently, Mr. Leber is the President/CEO of Upshire Realty Advisors, LLC, a real estate investment company actively investing in and developing retail, commercial, and residential projects in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
Mr. Leber currently resides in Oak Hill, Va., with his wife Colleen. They have three sons and a grandson.