♦ Acknowledged by clients and peers for perseverance, understanding individual client needs, and attention to detail
♦ Hands-on “full service plus” approach to Real Estate, sourcing and supervising each step before, during and after the transaction as required
♦ Experienced handling estates and the special needs of senior citizens
♦ Clients have included an astronaut, Members of Congress and bank trust departments. Well versed in handling corporate, military and government relocations, and new home sales.

Mission Statement

I am committed to providing my clients the finest real estate services available at all times. In practice, this involves taking extra steps to make sure nothing less than complete satisfaction is achieved with each transaction. Buying or selling a home is usually the largest financial transaction of a lifetime; I take that extremely seriously and work overtime to ensure the transaction is as smooth and positive as possible. Clients expect me to be accessible, and regular communication is the norm. A “can-do” attitude and my enthusiasm are the foundation and I firmly believe it is better to under-promise and over-deliver. A team approach  brings together skilled professionals (lenders, inspectors, contractors, attorneys and more) to service all possible client needs. The partnership with you, the client, completes the team.

Achieving Results for Clients

Licensed to practice Real Estate in Virginia since 1994. Recognition includes:
Northern Virginia Association of Realtors Multi Million Dollar Club 1997-2010
Lifetime NVAR Top Producer

Professional Background

♦ Prior to becoming a Realtor, purchased and managed several investment rental properties.
♦ Acted as general contractor for extensive renovation of rental property.
♦ Over 10 years experience working in several of the very top fine dining restaurants in the United
States, beginning with entry level positions and working steadily through the ranks to the position of
Chef de Cuisine. Several brief periods of additional culinary training in France.

♦ Completed Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) 2000, Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) 2003,
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), 2004
♦ French Culinary Institute, Culinary Degree 1987
♦ SUNY at Stony Brook, BA in Economics with Business Minor 1982


♦ Resident of Arlington, Virginia. Married 25 years to Alice, father to James (21) and Logan (19).
♦ Member, Arlington County Chamber of Commerce and Aurora Highlands Civic Association
♦ Enjoy biking, skiing, scuba diving, sailing, fishing, bird watching and other outdoor activities. 
♦ Volunteer Offshore Sailing Instructor, US Naval Academy. 
♦ Owned by two Jack Russell Terriers, RayBan and Rascal.