Principal Mindy Weiss Saffer has been with West, Lane & Schlager Realty in Washington, D.C., since 1999. An expert in commercial leasing, Mindy Weiss Saffer holds the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is an environmentally friendly building certification system that is recognized internationally, and Mindy Weiss Saffer was the first associate at West, Lane & Schlager Realty to be designated a LEED Accredited Professional. Mindy Weiss Saffer received her LEED certification in 2008 and assigns LEED points to commercial facilities based on various factors, including water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, and indoor environmental quality. In 2008, Mindy Weiss Saffer was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President at West, Lane & Schlager Realty. Two years later, Mindy Weiss Saffer was again promoted to Principal at West, Lane & Schlager Realty and is furthermore the first leasing broker at the firm to receive this appointment. Since 2005, Mindy Weiss Saffer has more than doubled the total number of square feet that she has leased, from 400,000 to over 1 million. Before joining West, Lane & Schlager Realty, Mindy Weiss Saffer spent 10 years as a marketing consultant in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Mindy Weiss Saffer worked for a commercial interior architecture business, a general contracting firm, an office relocation company, and a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering firm. Mindy Weiss Saffer gained experience in ADA, fire, life, and safety codes, in addition to interior design, negotiation, and administration. Mindy Weiss Saffer has been accepted into the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors Multi-Million Dollar Leasing Club every year since 2005. Additionally, Mindy Weiss Saffer won the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors’ Rising Star Award that year. Mindy Weiss Saffer is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, the Financial & Administrative Roundtable, the District of Columbia Building Industry Association, and Commercial Real Estate Women. Some of Mindy Weiss Saffer’s high-profile clients include the Henry L. Stimson Center; Epstein, Becker & Green; and General Atomics.