Michael T. Kitsoulis
Michael T. Kitsoulis Of Silver Spring, MD, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Michael was a partner in the law firm of Greenstein, DeLorme and Luchs in Washington, DC until his retirement in 1994. He represented lenders both locally and nationally in the financing and development of multifamily rental housing units, assisted living facilities, elderly housing, and nursing homes, and in refinancing of existing multifamily rental housing units through federally insured construction loan and permanent loan programs and securities.
In addition to his Lender clients, Mr. Kitsoulis counseled non profit organizations dedicated to providing housing for the elderly and the needy which included, the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, whom he represented in the late1970’s in federally insured construction financing for the development of three senior rental housing facilities in Montgomery County; Bauer Park Apartments on Bauer Drive in Rockville, Town Center, in downtown Rockville, and Leafy House in Forest Glen, Maryland; the Lutheran Church in Arlington, Virginia, in the financing and development of Culpepper Gardens I and II both senior housing facilities; the Episcopal Archdiocese of Washington in the financing and development of St. Mary’s senior housing in Washington, D.C.; the Salvation Army in the financing and development of multifamily senior rental facilities in Baltimore, Maryland and in Parkersburg ,West Virginia, and the Church of Christ in Rockville, Maryland in the development of the Rockville Nursing Home. He served on the Federal Housing and Government National Association insured loan subcommittee of the Mortgage Bankers Association for many years.
Mr. Kitsoulis was born in Washington D.C. in 1930. He graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School as senior class President in 1949, and attended George Washington University where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, and the Gate and Key Society, and was elected president of his social fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Government from GW in 1953.
Following a two year tour of duty in the Army from1953 to 1955, he returned to George Washington University where he earned his law degree in 1957. He was a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Maryland Bar, and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Kitsoulis served as Assistant General Council of Land Disposition for the District of Columbia Redevelopment Land Agency in the early and mid 1960’s. Thereafter, he joined the Government Programs Division of Associated Mortgage Companies Incorporated in Washington, D.C., a national lending institution, with construction loan activities in twenty six states and Puerto Rico. He served as General Council and Director of Operations for seven years before entering the private practice of law.
Mr. Kitsoulis served as General Counsel and Secretary of the Rockville Nursing Home and was a member of its Board of Governors for thirty years. He also served on the Board of the Metropolitan Washington Orthodox Senior Housing group and was a member of the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, Maryland, where he was a past member of the Parish Council and the executive committee.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne, of 62 years, and their four children, Stephen Kitsoulis and his wife, Christine, of Olney, Maryland; Sandra Olson and her husband, Thomas, of Vienna, Virginia; Mark Kitsoulis, and his wife, Regina, of Rockville, Maryland; and Pamela McHugh, and her husband, Peter, of Rockville, Maryland, eight grandchildren, Daniel Kitsoulis, Lynne Stratton, Lauren Olson, Kearsten Olson, Paul Kitsoulis, Keith Kitsoulis, Sean and Claire McHugh, and two great-grandchildren, Joseph and Cecilia Stratton. Contributions in his memory may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund or to Montgomery Hospice.
Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, January 28, 2019, from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, 7701 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD, on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. with family receiving friends at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
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