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Ep. 126: Megan Meekin
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Megan Meekin with The Casaday Allison Group of Compass.  Megan Meekin is a Montgomery County native and a fifth-generation Washingtonian, who has spent the past eight years working in Chevy Chase and a lifetime getting to know the DMV. Growing up in a family of architects, contractors, mortgage consultants and real estate agents, she has also spent a lifetime in the familiar realm of real estate. Megan puts her vast knowledge of the DC metro area and intuitive understanding of real estate to good use. She is passionate about providing her clients with excellent care and top-notch service as she guides them through the home buying and selling process. Megan's number one priority is to exceed her clients' expectations - not just by providing the ultimate client experience, but also by showcasing her vast knowledge of data and local communities. She uses a very hands-on approach and works hard from beginning to end. Before becoming a Realtor, Megan spent five years as a physical therapist assistant, specializing in sports medicine injuries. She likes to run, is obsessed with Orange Theory and loves spending time with her family. Megan currently lives in Rockville, MD, with her husband James, daughter Ella, son Jack and Giant Schnauzer Fritz.
May 6, 2021
Ep. 125: The Metro Realty Group
ProTalk with ProTec featuring The Metro Realty Group - Nikalette Lee, Theo Berhanu, Sherry Buenaventura, and Rickey Lewis. The Metro Realty Group is a ground up real estate development company with construction, development, management, and maintenance affiliates. The company owns and manages over 30 properties, including multifamily, medical office, industrial, and traditional office assets. Experienced realtor and team lead, Nikalette Lee, currently serves buyers and sellers located in the Northern Virginia, DC Metropolitan and surrounding areas. Always holding client satisfaction as her highest priority, Nikalette and her team work hard to make the entire home buying and selling experience as productive and enjoyable as possible. Clients working with The Metro Realty Group never fail to appreciate their honesty, passion and fierce efficiency.
May 4, 2021
Ep. 124: Ryane Johnson
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Ryane Johnson with The Nomis Group International.  From the beginning service and exceptional results have been the keys to Ryane’s success. At age 18, fresh out of Culinary school Ryane was recruited by Marriott International and quickly rose to the rank of Executive Chef planning and executing events for brides to be or corporate events for 8,000+ attendees. Each and every one demanded Ryane’s focus and attention to detail. But there was something missing. After 12 years of culinary Ryane chose to pursue a career in Real Estate to make his own mark in life. One that would be more focused on the customer and more potential to give his family everything and more. In 2010 Ryane took that lead and never looked back! Today you can find Ryane with his wife and 3 sons who keep him on his toes. Ryane also likes just about any outdoor activity, sporting events, and being around all types of people.
April 29, 2021
Ep. 123: Jerry Valbrun
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Jerry Valbrun with Pearson Smith Realty.  After a successful career in law enforcement, Jerry became a real estate agent seeking to pursue his passion for helping others in the home buying process. His unique background in law enforcement gives him the ability to protect and serve his clients interests. Jerry prides himself in serving the client and providing the best customer service. With each client, his priorities are to work hard, fight, and win.
April 29, 2021
Ep. 122: Daniel LLerena
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Daniel Llerena with RLAH.  Daniel’s passion for people and finance led him to the field of real estate. He comes with an extensive 12-year background in the banking and mortgage industry and prides himself on helping people make solid financial decisions that sustain and enhance their quality of life. Having lived in the DC area for over 23 years and as a current resident of Silver Spring, Daniel brings a high level of knowledge, enthusiasm and hands-on experience to the business. Daniel’s philosophy is to stay personally engaged, involved, and available at every step. Efficiently executing client needs with respect for their time, he uses the latest technology to maintain the flow of communication throughout the home buying and selling experience. His end goal is to facilitate successful deals and create lasting client partnerships.
April 27, 2021
Ep. 121: Samer Kuraishi
ProTalk with ProTec feautring Samer Kuraishi with The ONE Street Company. A trend-setter with more than 20 years of experience, Samer has reshaped the practice of both real estate and real estate consulting. At the helm of an exclusive boutique firm with a stellar cast of 40 agents, Samer is one of the DMV’s most prominent real estate influencers. His team has sold more than 1.4 billion dollars’ worth of real estate, over 3,600 units since 2012 and The Wall Street Journal has consistently ranked his team number one in the Washington, DC area for units and volume sold 6 years in a row. Samer turns the traditional real estate sales model on its head by infusing it with new technologies, working with people of integrity and character, and harnessing the power of social media and online marketing. Not only does Samer and his team do it better than anyone else, real estate sales have never been more fun. Beyond his novel and creative business approach, Samer has created a special culture and philosophy among his agents—a culture that focuses solely on the client’s best interests. As a leader in the field, Samer continues to consult national and international hedge funds and financial institutions by providing them with insight on real estate trends and forecasts.
April 27, 2021
Ep. 120: Mary Beth Eisenhard
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Mary Beth Eisenhard with Long & Foster.  Mary Beth's journey into real estate began when she moved to Southern California in 1993. She built her business on taking care of friends and their friends and family. Because of her involvement in schools, church, and the community, she developed a business built solely on referrals. Because family matters most, it has always been important to Mary Beth to focus on her clients needs, and listening to what is important to them. She found that providing clients "first class" service on her airline, referrals continued to come in. In 2003, Mary Beth husband's job moved her family to the Northern Virginia area. Having almost 20 years of real estate experience, in three diverse markets, has enabled Mary Beth to understand how real estate is constantly changing from coast to coast. Now as a team, The Eisenhard Group is dedicated to taking care of clients and exceeding their expectations throughout the real estate process. 
April 22, 2021
Ep. 119: Sherine Monir
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sherine Monir with Compass.  In 1997 Sherine decided it was time for a drastic change in her life and she moved to the US here in D.C., where she had strong roots established by her father who studied here and where her brother was born. Sherine grew up in a family of architects and after much soul searching, she decided to go back to school and earn her master’s in interior design. Interior Design skills can help clients when selling their home. Because she specialized in residential design, she has the resources to help clients prepare their homes for sale. She can guide you to what appeals to most buyers! Sherine works with clients to help them prepare their home to put on the market. She uses what they already have and if needed, adds to it to make clients homes look appealing. Sherine is a hands-on agent and will help her clients with many staging tips. She will walk you through the process from beginning to end and she will work closely with other agents to resolve any hurdles her clients may encounter along the way. Sherine prides herself on prompt follow up so that clients are aware of the status.
April 22, 2021
Ep. 118: Abuzar Waleed
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Abuzar Waleed with The Team USA at RE/MAX Executives.  Licensed in Virginia, Abuzar has been an agent for over 12 years. The Team USA is an award winning group of RE/MAX real estate professionals with offices in Lake Ridge, Occoquan, Springfield, Fairfax, and Alexandria. Founded in 2004, the team's shared vision is to deliver a high level of personal service and unbiased advice to fulfill clients' needs and to assist them in achieving an optimal outcome.
April 20, 2021
Ep. 117: Lorin Culver
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Lorin Culver with Coldwell Banker.  Lorin prides himself on working with various niche client demographics, including first-time homebuyers, Military relocations, African American, Hispanic, LGBQT and more. Prior to working full time as a real estate agent, Lorin enjoyed a successful 20-year career in landscape architecture, urban planning and project management. He managed the landscape design of a 14-acre, $66 million, urban redevelopment and he led construction detailing using AutoCAD of custom courtyard amenities. He also provided successful documentation to achieve Water Efficiency Credit for this LEED Silver Certified brownfield urban redevelopment. Lorin now puts his commitment to high quality service and attention to detail to work for his sellers and buyers. Lorin is licensed in DC & MD. 
April 20, 2021
Ep. 116: Paul Johnsen
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Paul Johnsen with the Lee Tessier Team of EXP Realty.  Since 2009, Paul has been helping buyers throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area save time, money, and avoid costly mistakes during the home purchasing process. With 10 years of experience in the real estate industry combined with a background as an Eagle Scout, Phi Beta Kappa graduate, and former All-American athlete Paul brings the depth of perspective needed to assist buyers and sellers through such an important transaction. Paul has a proven track record of giving value to clients with his industry knowledge and exceptional customer service. Whether you are purchasing or just have a home related question, don't hesitate to contact Paul as a reliable resource.
April 15, 2021
Ep. 115: Shakila Suhana
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Shakila Suhana with Spring Hill Real Estate.  Whether an experienced investor or a first-time buyer, Shakila helps her clients find the property go their dreams. Dedicated to helping her clients every step of the way when purchasing and selling homes, Shakila provides professional and trustworthy full services. As a bonus, Shakila also does home staging and interior design. She offers professional home staging services to make your property stand out for a fast sale at top dollar. Her mission is to provide her clients with creative, innovative and professional home staging and redesign services that maximizes resale value, reduces time on the market and transforms their home into the style they want at a price they can afford. 
April 15, 2021
Ep. 114: Tom O'Neil
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Tom O'Neil with Compass.  Tom is a fourth-generation Washingtonian, with a love for all things DMV, real estate, and home-related. As a native of the DC region, and a recent first-time homebuyer himself, Tom is uniquely positioned to coach homebuyers through the process. He appreciates the complexities of the DC marketplace and understands the differences and benefits of its beautiful neighborhoods. Tom joined Compass in 2020, bringing his experience and long time expertise in personal and lifestyle coaching and motivational interviewing to the Pam Ryan-Brye Group to further his real estate career. He approaches his role as a buyer's agent with compassion, market insight, and an appreciation for how challenging the home buying process can feel for first time buyers and previous homeowners alike. Using his experience in lifestyle coaching, Tom is able to better understand his client’s motivations and needs, so he can ensure they find a home that suits them in the best way possible. 
April 13, 2021
Ep. 113: Lulieta Zhilla
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Lulieta Zhilla with Coldwell Banker.  Lulieta brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. Her goal as a Real Estate Professional is to provide the right information to her clients to enable them to make informed decisions. She operates her business with the highest degree of integrity and strives to deliver world class service and build long lasting relationships with everyone she meets. 
April 13, 2021
Ep. 112: Adam Isaacson
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Adam Isaacson with TTR Sotheby's International Realty. Adam brings 12+ years of real estate, marketing and sales experience to lead the team. Adam has spent most of his life in the Washington Metro area and currently lives in Bethesda with his wife and three children. His strong business savvy has been honed over the years as an aggressive entrepreneur. Prior to real estate Adam founded an online K-12 school uniform and textbook supplier which led to the successful sale to a publicly traded company. Adam has built his business through his core values: Service. Integrity. Trust. Results. As a premier seller of luxury homes in the DC Metro area, Adam pledges to provide the finest personal service, anticipate and fulfill clients needs, build strong relationships, and create clients for life. Adam has completed hundreds of transactions including new development, condominiums, cooperatives, and single family homes.
April 8, 2021
Ep. 111: Ryan Clegg
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Ryan Clegg with Atoka Properties.  Ryan’s fun-loving, professional, positive, easy-going, yet ambitious personality, coupled with his passion for working with people, makes him your ideal real estate relationship. His ability to winsomely engage, listen and discern your desires enables him to pursue the greatest outcomes. His hard work and creativity in putting deals together are reasons why he is a successful Realtor. Ryan grew up in Lincoln, VA and as a proud native of Loudoun, he loves introducing newcomers to the area’s rich heritage, natural beauty, and sense of community. A graduate of the Virginia Tech, Ryan holds a degree in business and communications. Prior to his career in real estate, Ryan worked as the area director for Young Life, a world-class organization for adolescents in Fairfax, VA.
April 8, 2021
Ep. 110: Lee Gochman
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Lee Gochman with Eng Garcia Properties, LLC.  Lee is a realtor who dedicates his time to helping buyers and sellers in DC, Maryland, and Virginia realize their goals. By prioritizing communication, transparency, and results he has developed a reputation for exceeding expectations from start to settlement. Before joining Eng Garcia Properties., Lee worked as a Congressional campaign staffer where he gained a real world understanding of the need for affordable housing. In a market where every dollar counts, Lee believes it’s crucial to have an advocate who understands the art of negotiation by your side. His tailor-made approach to home buying puts clients in the driver seat by crafting a unique strategy based on their specific needs and circumstances. Lee loves to entertain, listen to hip-hop, and explore Washington’s vibrant food scene.
April 6, 2021
Ep. 109: Marc Cowen
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Marc Cowen with Marc Cowen Homes at Compass.  Marc transitioned to the real estate industry following a distinguished career in the military and intelligence community. His previous roles required diplomacy, tenacity and highly developed negotiation skills, communicating with diverse multi-national organizations. Today, as a real estate professional, he applies these talents for a broad spectrum of discerning clients. This background also drives his strategic approach that continuously achieves exceptional results for his clients. Marc enjoys a stellar reputation for his integrity, diligence and for providing outstanding personal service, complemented by a contagious enthusiasm. As a trusted partner and a formidable advocate for his clients, he negotiates the most advantageous sale price and terms.
April 6, 2021
Ep. 108: Nita Purohit
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Nita Purohit with Weichert Realtors.  As a Weichert Sales Associate, Nita wholeheartedly believes in the unique, personal nature of real estate. Nita is fully committed to providing her clients with what her company calls "The Weichert Difference" - a noticeably higher level of service that will make your real estate experience as easy and as stress-free as possible. When Nita helps her clients buy or sell homes, she provides a personal and knowledgable service that responds to her clients' individual needs. She is a neighborhood specialist and is familiar with local communities, home values, and price trends.
April 1, 2021
Ep. 107: Debbie Gerald
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Debbie Gerald with The Donna Kerr.  A long-time resident of Silver Spring, Debbie Gerald created a solid career in commercial property management holding positions in sales and operations. This experience naturally evolved into a passion for residential real estate. Having personally purchased, renovated and sold 5 homes in Montgomery County, Debbie is truly a seasoned real estate expert. Her keen strategies, warm personality, and local expertise bring value to both buyers and sellers.
April 1, 2021
Ep. 106: Marjorie Dick Stuart
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Marjorie Dick Stuart with Coldwell Banker.  Marjorie Dick Stuart’s trademark is doing things a little differently than usual. Whether it’s having a pet lizard or making her own jewelry, she is a unique individual with interests that exemplify her one-of-a-kind take on life. As one of Cleveland Park’s top real estate professionals, Marjorie stays ahead of the pack by handling her clients’ important investments with innovative strategies and creative solutions. Marjorie understands that buying or selling a home requires immediate action. Her effective strategies and familiarity with the area help her clients find the right match for their lifestyle and maximize their investments. She's been given an Editors Choice Award for her contributions to the book, UNcommon.
March 30, 2021
Ep. 105: Sven Skarie
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sven Skarie with Long & Foster.  Sven is a real estate consultant serving Maryland & DC. As a real estate agent, Sven works and lives for the love of home. He prides himself in being a trusted advisor, practiced negotiator, skilled house-hunter and neighborhood expert. Sven likes his clients to feel connected to him and always thinks it’s important to get to know each other when working on a deal because, when you have a friend on your side instead of just another agent, the transaction is more fun. Leveraging his Long & Foster family, Sven has connections with real estate professionals across Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, from North Carolina to New Jersey. A family of brokerages around the world via corporate affiliations and partnerships. And a family of companies, from mortgage, title and insurance to relocation, property management and vacation rentals, all working together to help clients find that place to call home.
March 30, 2021
Ep. 104: Raj Purohit
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Raj Purohit with Keller Williams Capital Properties.  Raj leverages his experience as a licensed real estate agent and investor to ensure his clients attain their goals. Licensed in MD, VA and DC, Raj is affiliated with Keller Williams Capital Properties in Bethesda. Raj is a strong endorser of Equal Housing Opportunity. His goal is to build lifetime real estate relationships by assisting his clients with every real estate transaction they engage in and can also support their efforts out of the area and, increasingly, out of the country via my strong referral network. For Raj, real estate is usually about one of three things (and occasionally a combination): a home, economic investment and legacy.
March 25, 2021
Ep. 103: David Getson
ProTalk with ProTec featuring David Getson with The Mandy & David Team at Compass.  David Getson grew up Northern Virginia, near his eventual home in Washington, DC’s Logan neighborhood. In 2002, he began as a buyer’s agent at the Coldwell Banker office in Washington, DC. In 2005 he partnered with a local agent, Mandy Mills, and joined the brand new boutique agency, Hounshell Real Estate. In 2007 in response to the demands of the marketplace, they officially became the Mandy & David Team. In 2011, they were the #1 Coldwell Banker agents in DC and were included in the Wall Street Journal’s list of the Top 250 Real Estate Teams in the Country, with just over $51 Million in sales. In 2012, they topped $100 Million in sales, placing them in the Top 10 of Coldwell Banker nationwide and at #90 in the country on the Wall Street Journal list. Now, apart of Compass, The Mandy & David Team offers Washington, DC’s most comprehensive set of seller and buyer services for residential real estate. They were recently ranked the #1 team in DC and #79 in the country by the Wall Street Journal. 
March 25, 2021
Ep. 102: Jason Koitz
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Jason Koitz with The Koitz Group at Compass.  Jason brings a true D.C. insider’s perspective as well as a passion for customer service and sales. Born and raised in the DC area, his acumen negotiating transactions while maintaining superior client relations is well documented, and his expertise in knowing a wide variety of neighborhoods in both D.C. and Maryland keeps him in high demand. Besides his agent role with The Koitz Group, Jason also works as this group’s financial officer and is a blog contributor to the Koitz Group's various web sites. He has been quoted in Forbes as well as The Huffington Post in regards to his valuations of historic DC landmarks including The Smithsonian and The White House. In his spare time Jason is a passionate supporter of the DC dining scene and an endurance and gravity sports enthusiast.
March 23, 2021
Ep. 101: Bob Myers
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Bob Myers with The Myers Team at Re/Max Realty Services.  Bob Myers has been a Montgomery County Realtor since 1986 and is licensed in MD and VA. Bob has been the number 1 agent in Re/Max Realty Services Rockville office and his Team has been #1 in their office since 2011. Bob is licensed in MD, DC and VA, with extensive experience as an agent in Montgomery, Frederick, Howard and Prince Georges counties in MD and Fairfax, Falls Church, Alexandria, and other Northern Virginia communities. Bob has earned numerous sales awards over the years, but what is important to his and his Team is the number of clients who use them again and refer their friends and relatives - which is their highest compliment!
March 23, 2021
Ep. 100: Special Episode
Special episode featuring the hosts of ProTalk with ProTec, Lexy Broussard and Hayley Butler. Hosted by guest host, Shannon Nelson. Lexy Broussard is the Director of Growth & Business Development for ProTec Inspection Services. She can be reached via email Hayley Butler is the Marketing Team Leader for ProTec Inspection Services. She can be reached via email 301-972-8531
March 18, 2021
Ep. 99: Laurielle Campbell
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Laurielle Campbell, Settlement Attorney and CEO of Signature Property Closings. A licensed attorney since 2013, Laurielle founded Signature Property Closings to provide combined legal services to agents and clients including title services, closing services, contracts, and other legal services needed throughout the real estate process.  Contact Information: 301-284-8171,
March 18, 2021
Ep. 98: Robert Tarzy
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Robert Tarzy with LuxManor Real Estate.  A realtor with LuxManor Real Estate since 2015, Robert is licensed in DC, MD & VA. With both commercial real estate and legal experience, Robert is eager to utilize his skills in market analysis, financial modeling, and evaluation of lease and mortgage documents in order to provide excellent service to both buyers, sellers, and investors. In his spare time, Robert enjoys playing soccer and golf as well as following the University of Maryland and other local sports teams.
March 16, 2021
Ep. 97: Brian Marzo
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Brian Marzo with Keller Williams. Brian is a dynamic and dedicated real estate professional experienced across many business functions such as sales, contract negotiations, setting project objectives and schedules, billing and bookkeeping, customer service, budgeting, and staff management. Since graduating Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia, Brian has made The DC metro area and surrounding counties a home. Brian focuses on educating clients about the real estate market and helping them each formulate their goal driven real estate plan.
March 16, 2021
Ep. 96: Katie Wethman
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Katie Wethman with the Wethman Group of Keller Williams Realty.  Katie is a CPA and an MBA, which is important because your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. Katie grew up in Southern New Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia, but has called Washington, DC, home since 1994. Katie graduated summa cum laude from James Madison University with a double major in Accounting and Finance. After a few years in public accounting, where she earned her CPA, she returned to school and graduated with an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. Prior to entering the real estate field, she worked for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), Corporate Executive Board, and Deloitte Consulting. Katie is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Virginia Association of Realtors, and the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors. She has previously served terms on the Board of Directors of both MRIS, the region’s multiple listing service, and the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR). She is also a Certified Home Rescue Expert, assisting clients who find themselves in a short sale situation. She has been quoted in such publications as the Washington Post, Washington Examiner,, The Street, and Forbes.
March 11, 2021
Ep. 95: Stuart Naranch
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Stuart Naranch with Redfin.  Stuart's first experience with Redfin was in 2010 when he was a customer and a first-time home buyer. He quickly became hooked on real-estate; specifically, the information and transparency that Redfin’s agents, app, and website provide. That wasn’t enough for him, so he joined the company as an associate agent and have now seen hundreds of properties in all conditions and parts of Washington, DC. As an agent, he wants his clients to have an experience similar to his initial experience and find a home that they love in an environment that makes the touring and buying processes as stress-free as possible.
March 11, 2021
Ep. 94: Rich Phillips
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Rich Phillips with the Rich Phillips Group of Northrop Realty.  Rich has been one of Maryland's top-selling real estate professionals for over 19 years in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. Metro areas. Among his clients are numerous distinguished business and community leaders who trust him as a true market expert in the real estate industry. He has found that providing the very best service has become an ever-evolving goal in our fast-paced growing industry. Rich has found that utilizing and staying up with the latest technology advancements are enabling him to do everything he always did, but with a higher level of service and accuracy. Rich is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, Frederick County Association of Realtors, and many local non-profits where he has served in different capacities such as the board of directors and he has volunteered many hours back to his community. 
March 9, 2021
Ep. 93: Cheryl Leahy
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Cheryl Leahy with Compass.  Cheryl has been a top-producing Bethesda Realtor for 20 years and counting. Beyond Bethesda, Cheryl also caters to the surrounding communities in Lower Montgomery County, assisting clients at all stages of the real estate life cycle: first-time homebuyers, move-up buyers, investors, builders, individuals building custom dream homes and seniors transitioning from their family home to retirement living. Throughout her career, Cheryl has garnered accolades and mentions from organizations such as Real Trends, Bethesda Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine and Metro Real Producers. With a personal career sales volume of almost $300 million, she is ranked among the top 1% of agents nationwide.
March 9, 2021
Ep. 92: Isaiah Hazward
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Isaiah Hazward, Lead Buyer Specialist with Coalition Properties Group of Keller Williams Capital Properties. Isaiah is a full-time Real Estate Consultant and Investor. He leads the acquisition division of one of the fastest-growing teams in the nation. He has assisted domestic and international investors in acquiring over $50M worth of real estate assets. A native Washingtonian, Isaiah attended Prince George's County Public Schools throughout grade school and Morgan State University for college. His passion for real estate is undeniable and relentless. He focuses on one thing above all else, his community. The community always comes first, and he knows how to keep them delighted through innovative thinking, hard work, and advocacy.
March 4, 2021
Ep. 91: Russ Carter
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Russ Carter with The WAR Team at Keller Williams Capital Properties.  Russ Carter is a licensed Realtor in the District of Columbia and Maryland. He was born in Washington, DC in Ward 5 where he lived for over 20 years. Now, he resides in Upper Marlboro, MD. Nonetheless, Russ is still deeply rooted in the Washington community where he volunteers at local soup kitchens and mentors young men at the local high schools. Russ graduated from Dunbar High School in 2008 and Morgan State University in 2014 with a Degree in Finance with a strong emphasis on Accounting. He began his career as an SEC Reporting Accountant for the United States Postal Service and is now a Management Consultant to the United States Navy-Office of Financial Operations. Russ is a member of American Red Cross and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He is friendly, energetic, consistent, and determined to provide you with outstanding real estate services.
March 4, 2021
Ep. 90: Lynn Cooper
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Lynn Cooper with McEnearney Associates.  Lynn’s goal is to guide clients through the biggest financial decision they’ll make in their lifetimes. Whether you are buying or selling, Lynn is 100% committed to her clients before, during, and after the transaction. She is especially skilled at guiding clients from contract to close (and the pitfalls in between) with as little interruption to their daily lives as possible. A Denver, Colorado native, Lynn has lived in Northern Virginia for 20 years. Lynn studies our region’s evolving marketplace daily and knows the procedures, policies, forms AND lending restrictions necessary in negotiating the best terms. Lynn believes that real estate is about more than a simple transaction. Her key to your success is in the development of a relationship and communication between her and clients is the key in finding that perfect lifestyle.
March 2, 2021
Ep. 89: Kameron Kang
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Kameron Kang with The Kree Team of Compass.  Kam is a high-touch realtor known for his dedication, passion, extensive market knowledge, and devotion to clients. He earns the respect of his clients by working tirelessly on their behalf, providing quality service, and maintaining a good relationships by communicating effectively. Kam loves sharing his knowledge of real estate and has presented over 300 homebuyer and selling workshops throughout the DMV!
March 2, 2021
Ep. 88: Chris Perry
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Chris Perry with Coldwell Banker.  A top realtor in Maryland, Chris prides himself on providing excellent service to his clients throughout the entire home buying and selling process. Chris leverages his strong relationships with colleagues and high quality vendors to ensure his clients receive excellent service. Chris uses his expertise, specifically in first time home buyers and investors, to ensure a smooth transaction for his clients. Chris works closely with investors on opportunity costs, acquisition, repairs and consultation on investments. The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz | YouTube Channel | Young Powerhouse Podcast 
February 25, 2021
Ep. 87: Toni Ghazi
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Toni Ghazi with Compass. With more than 16 years in the Real Estate arena from commercial development to residential sales in the Washington Metro Area, Toni has excelled – especially in the residential field and has proven repeatedly that this niche of business is ‘his’ home and his passion. Skilled in the art of communication and negotiation, and having the ability to speak multiple languages from 4 continents (English, Spanish, French, Arabic and currently learning Mandarin Chinese), Toni brings a multi-cultural perspective that enables him to understand nuances and business practices related to the international cultures within the Washington Metro Area – an edge he employs to deliver his clients a globally-appreciated high-quality level of service.
February 25, 2021
Ep. 85: Alex Saenger
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Alex Saenger with The Saenger Group of Keller Williams Capital Properties.  Licensed in DC, MD, and VA, Alex keeps the bar high for himself and his team. Alex is focused on adding value through execution. His competitive spirit drives him to ambitiously and confidently negotiate to win for his clients. He expects high quality results and always stays committed to his clients in the face of challenges or obstacles. Alex grew up in the Washington, DC area and has been a licensed realtor since 2002.  | | |
February 23, 2021
Ep. 86: Christine Nieva
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Christine Nieva with RLAH Real Estate.  Christine is committed to the philosophy of honesty, integrity, transparency, professionalism and guidance with a proven record of achieving her clients’ success. She propels smooth transactions by applying well-built foundations within her company’s systems, processes and management. Her specific areas of expertise include a passion in educating all clients, calculating financial goals, applying innovative selling and marketing strategies, coordinating international real estate investments and most importantly, implementing negotiation strategies to win.
February 22, 2021
Ep. 84: Cari Jordan
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Cari Jordon with Go Brent.  Cari Jordan has been a full-time Realtor since 2007. Cari works with both buyers and sellers, providing special expertise for clients who are simultaneously selling and buying. As a Washington area native, Cari is well versed in the local real estate scene as well as the nuances between area neighborhoods. Her previous 8-year career as a Xerox sales rep honed her negotiating skills and ability to handle complicated transactions from start to finish. She is licensed in MD and DC. Contact Cari  Phone: 301.905.6521 E-mail:
February 18, 2021
Ep. 83: Vanessa Patterson
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Vanessa Patterson with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty. One of the DC area’s foremost real estate agents, Vanessa has the expertise to make her clients’ dream homes become a reality. Licensed in DC, Maryland, and Virginia, Vanessa knows the real estate market inside and out and has provided dedicated property solutions to suit any need and budget. As a Realtor, she works laterally with her clients to provide them with levels of service and support that are unheard of in this industry. Vanessa has been featured on HGTV’s “House Hunters” and has shown her ability to help both home owners and sellers. As an experienced real estate professional and published author of the book, Staying Real - A Millennial's Guide to Home Buying, Vanessa has focused on helping new home buyers navigate the home buying process and find the home of their dreams. Contact Vanessa Patterson To learn more about Vanessa Patterson and how you can purchase her book, Staying Real - A Millennial's Guide to Home Buying contact her via email at or phone at 202-213-8452.
February 18, 2021
Ep. 82: Lisa Abrams
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Lisa Abrams with RLAH Real Estate.  Founder of The Abrams Group, Lisa is a full-time real estate professional working with buyers and sellers in the DC Metro area and Palm Beach County, FL. Lisa is a relocation specialist and understands the unique and distinctive needs of families and professionals who are relocating to the area. Lisa has extensive training and experience in real estate sales and marketing. She’s experienced in selling with emphasis on integrity, honesty and trustworthiness. 
February 16, 2021
Ep. 81: Erik Beall
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Erik Beall with Dutgo Ragen Homes and Investments of Keller Williams United.  Although a Native Texan, Erik has experienced living in many locations across the U.S. and internationally as a member of a military family. He moved to Virginia and immersed himself in real estate and investing after receiving his Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois in 2006. His knowledge of the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. market are second to none when coupled with his compassion and sincerity. His focus, drive, honesty and background make him the perfect fit for those looking to buy, sell, or invest in the local market, especially those moving from out of state.
February 15, 2021
Ep. 80: Ruben Gomez
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Ruben Gomez with Spring Hill Real Estate.  Ruben has lived in Northern Virginia for the past 15 years, and has lived in three different continents including Europe, North and South America. With a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from George Mason University, Ruben studies the economic projections in his clients’ areas of interest to give them an appreciation potential for their property, guiding them towards a wise, long-term investment. His philosophy is to treat his clients’ investments as if they were his own. Ruben is especially passionate about the needs and goals of his clients, and he strives to bring peace of mind to them during the time of transition.
February 11, 2021
Ep. 79: Martha Liriano
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Martha Liriano with Keller Williams Capital Properties. A realtor since 2003, Martha is passionate about helping her clients find their safe haven. Taking pride in her knowledge and tool set, Martha  provides her clients with her undivided attention to help them reach their real estate goal. By partnering with the best in the DC, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) areas, Martha is able to provide her clients with top-notch service throughout the entire real estate transaction. 
February 11, 2021
Ep. 78: The Martin-Burney Group
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Kisha Martin-Burney, Sherrod Burney, and Sandi Thompson with The Martin-Burney Group at Compass.  Founded by Kisha Martin-Burney in 2014, the Martin-Burney Group believes that a good real estate experience begins and ends with great real estate agents on your side. A native Washingtonian, Kisha has been featured in the Washingtonian Magazine as one of the Top Agents in Washington, DC. Kisha brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Compass Real Estate, specializing in first time home buyers, short sales, probate, estate, foreclosures and investment properties. 
February 9, 2021
Ep. 77: Shaunté Parker
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Shaunte Parker with Bennett Realty Solutions.  Shaunté is a DC area native and has been noted as one of the area’s top real estate agents since her career began in 2005. For almost two decades, Shaunté served as a public school educator. As a proud lifelong educator, she continues to give back to her community schools as a volunteer and takes pride in donating a portion of every commission earned to a local public school. As a veteran realtor, Shaunté specializes in working with sellers, buyers and investors in the DC/MD area.  Shaunté's book recommendations:
February 8, 2021
Ep. 76: Sam Lin
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sam Lin with RLAH Real Estate.  Prior to real estate, Sam supported the US Army as a Science Officer and nationally ranked healthcare systems. He has helped under-served population such as families in rural areas, active-duty soldiers and veterans gain access to quality healthcare. Today as a realtor, Sam is making a difference in people's lives as a trusted advisor in real estate.
February 4, 2021
Ep. 75: Carlos Espinoza
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Carlos Espinoza with Compass.  As a Buyer's Agent, Agent, and Relocation Specialist, Carlos is dedicated to assisting his clients with their real estate needs whether buying, selling, relocating, or helping with investment properties. Carlos is licensed in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., and has extensive experience buying and selling homes in all three regions. His deep knowledge of the Greater DC area and surrounding suburbs, along with his insight into today's evolving real estate market has made Carlos a go-to resource in the industry. Carlos is a leader in real estate-related research innovation and consumer education. 
February 4, 2021
Ep. 74: Noel Sesay
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Noel Sesay with Compass. With a background in banking, Noel came into Real Estate in January 2004 and has experienced a wide spectrum of the business throughout its many cycles, embracing both challenges and growth. Throughout his career, Noel has been able to adapt to this perpetually changing climate by combining my extensive experience in sales, finance, and customer service with creativity and diligence. Whether he is working with a first-time home buyer looking to purchase a studio, or a developer looking to buy a 20 unit multi-family building, it is absolutely imperative to him that all his clients feel as though they are the only ones he has.
February 2, 2021
Ep. 73: Nick Bush
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Nick Bush with Keller Williams.  As a Residential Realtor and expert in the DMV market, Nick takes a consultative and fiduciary approach to helping home buyers, sellers, and investors in the real estate process. His sole responsibility in the real estate process is to help his clients make the best decision when it comes to purchasing and/or selling a home.
February 2, 2021
Ep. 72: Ahmad Ayub
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Ahmad Ayub with Redfin.  Having been in customer service and sales for over 20 years, Ahmad is focused on providing excellent customer services to his clients. With a strong understanding of the Northern Virginia area, Ahmad is able to help his clients to the fullest extent. Ahmad aims to give his clients the treatment they deserve and provides them with his full attention to find the house best suited to their need and wants.  .
January 28, 2021
Ep. 71: Dina Paxenos
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Dina Paxenos with RLAH Real Estate.  As a Realtor in Washington DC, Dina helps her clients discover the potential of the city’s many up-and-coming neighborhoods so they can live in an area in or near the city that fits their budget, while also building wealth for their future. Dina believes there is no better investment opportunity than real estate for building wealth and changing the trajectory of your life.
January 28, 2021
Ep. 70: Kevin Grolig
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Kevin Grolig, Principal of the Kevin Grolig Home Team at Compass Real Estate. Kevin Grolig is a life-long native of Montgomery County, Maryland and is truly dedicated to providing exceptional, professional and comprehensive real estate services to his valued clients. As the principal of The Kevin Grolig Home Team, Kevin in collaboration with his team exhibits a genuine commitment to serving each client with exceptional first-class service, true advocacy and full-service resources that markedly result in each client’s real estate dreams coming true! In applying his intimate and comprehensive knowledge, he is able to provide his clients with excellent opportunities that currently exist in the Greater Montgomery County real estate market. He is very connected with the region and fully enjoys sharing his insights into the rich and charming character that the distinctive communities of Rockville, Potomac, North Potomac, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Darnestown and Germantown have to offer.
January 28, 2021
Ep. 69: Tatyana Lara
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Tatyana Lara with Century 21 Redwood Realty.  Licensed in DC, MD, and VA, Tatyana has 10 years of experience helping clients buy and sell in all three jurisdictions. As a member of the million dollar club for many years, Tatyana has the knowledge, skills, and experience to assist with all of your real estate needs. She takes great pride in working with people from around the world. Having lived and traveled to many countries, Tatyana brings the unique international perspective to her clients. For sellers, Tatyana works to sell your home as quickly as possible by creating a custom tailored marketing plan to maximize its visibility and generate interests. For buyers, she guides them through the entire process by providing consultations, market updates, scheduling property visits, attending open houses, negotiating best price & contingencies, working with home inspectors, title companies, loan officers, and contractors.
January 27, 2021
Ep. 68: Doug Gardiner
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Doug Gardiner with Long & Foster in Mt. Airy, MD.  Doug is focused on what his clients want for their lives and he does everything to help make those dreams happen for them. Doug believes that the equity in your property may be the most valuable asset you possess. The team you create; real estate, legal, accounting, and financial are most critical to develop a specific plan that will give you peace of mind.
January 26, 2021
Ep. 67: Jill Crofcheck
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Real Estate Broker Jill Crofcheck with MDC Realty.  In early 2000, Jill founded MDC Realty. After spending the last decade as a highly respected top agent and forming many professional relationships with other Realtors and Brokers it was decided that after being a Realtor since 2004, the best way to continue to consistently deliver top notch customer care and expertise was to open the doors of  MDC Realty. Jill, the Broker and owner of MDC Realty, has been Featured on My Fox 5 Zip Trip Segments as well as in Real Producer and Top Producer Magazine.  Jill has won many accolades and awards throughout her real estate career including "Realtor of the Year" every year from 2004-2019 at their previous brokerages.  She continues to win national sales awards and is recognized through the National Association of Realtors, The Maryland Association of Realtors, and their local county boards (Southern Maryland & Prince George's).
January 26, 2021
Ep. 66: Max Koteen
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Max Koteen with Long & Foster.  As a full service agent, Max brings the expertise to help you find your dream home or sell your current one. Max answers your questions, focuses on your goals, and provides seamless customer service to help make the buying/selling transaction as smooth, informed, and effortless as possible.
January 21, 2021
Ep. 65: Matthew Dubbaneh
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Matthew Dubbaneh with The ONE Street Company. Matthew is a licensed Realtor in Maryland and Florida. Born and raised in the Washington D.C. area he relocated to the great sunshine state of Florida in 2012 to expand his business working with investors and creating a network with motivated up and coming entrepreneurs. After years of success, he decided it was time to reach the next level in his career and returned to his home state to further expand his footprint. Matthew specializes in the buying and selling of residential real estate and is well versed in all avenues of the industry.
January 21, 2021
Ep. 64: Emily Jackson
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Emily Jackson with The Emily Jackson Group of Re/Max Professionals.  Emily is a DC native and grew up in the Calvert Hills neighborhood of College Park, Maryland. She comes from a long line of family members who have always believed that investment in real estate is one of the smartest ways to secure your financial future. With a firm belief in the long term benefits of investing in real estate, she strives to help clients realize and fulfill their own real estate goals. With a very high degree of loyalty, integrity and experience she resonates with buyers and sellers. 
January 19, 2021
Ep. 63: Grace Perez
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Grace Perez with Grace Perez Homes of KW Metro Center.  Grace understands that buying and selling a home is more than just a transaction; it's a life-changing experience and life's biggest investments with many moving parts. The Winner of Northern Virginia Association of Realtor's 2018 & 2019 Top Producer's Club, Grace is consistently placing in the top 10% of her Market Center. Grace's heart is always with her clients and helping them meet their real estate goals. She has experience with sellers looking to downsize or retire, families selling their first home to move onto their forever homes, new construction homes, first-time buyers, transients, active-adults, veterans, teachers, and investors.
January 19, 2021
Ep. 62: Sean Forschler
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sean Forschler with RLAH.  Sean has been a DC Metro resident for over 30 years. He’s been a realtor since 2001 and is highly knowledgeable of the complexities of buying and selling houses, condominiums, cooperatives and townhouses. Sean’s genuine and engaging personality allows him to connect and respond to the needs of his clients. Through his daily business activities, continual education, seminars, sales meetings and collaboration with colleagues, he stays abreast of current and changing market conditions, providing clients with a competitive edge. Sean believes in putting the diverse needs of his clients first through hard work, honesty, commitment to excellence and care.
January 14, 2021
Ep. 61: Harrison Beacher
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Harrison Beacher with Coalition Properties Group. For the past decade, Harrison has worked as a full-time Realtor serving Washington DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Harrison has a BA in Studio Art & Theology from Georgetown University, where he played football and was a leader in a plethora of student organizations while working at  the campus bar "The Tombs" and running a supply delivery business. A native Washingtonian, Harrison currently lives in the Riggs Park neighborhood of Northeast DC where he is on the board of trustees for the Community Civic Association and the development task force. Harrison sits on the Board of Directors and is a founding member for FILS, (First in Life Science program) a non-profit that focuses on providing STEM education opportunities to underserved elementary school students of color in DC. Harrison's passion is connecting resources with interested people to get the best results for all parties involved. 
January 14, 2021
Ep. 60: Tanya Spotts
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Tanya Spotts with Long & Foster. Life is a journey and Tanya personally understands this from the experiences she has had through her 15+ years in real estate. Purchasing her first home in Reston, VA while in her 20’s, getting married and raising her daughters in Ashburn, to building her dream home with her husband. Tanya is committed to exceeding expectations and providing clients with sound business advice that represents each client's interests and needs. 
January 12, 2021
Ep. 59: Jared Russell
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Jared Russell with DMV Living Real Estate. Leveraging his marketing and sales experience, Jared is an expert at diverse real estate transactions - from condominiums to investment properties to luxury and starter single family homes. A native Washingtonian jared is licensed in DC, MD and VA. Jared and his team take great pride in being honest, ethical, professional, reliable and dedicated to their clients. 
January 12, 2021
Ep. 58: MPH Home Team
ProTalk with ProTec featuring The MPH Home Team.  The MPH Home Team is the collaboration of three full-time real estate agents who have come together to provide their clients with a superior real estate experience. MPH places a strong emphasis on professionalism, market knowledge, and communication which empower their clients to feel confident in the process and the decisions being made.
January 7, 2021
Ep. 57: Sarah Rossum
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sarah Rossum with Redfin, a full service brokerage and a tech company. With over 15 years of experience in customer service and working in various backgrounds, Sarah has the knowledge and expertise to help clients find the home they are looking for. Specifically, Sarah prides herself in relating to clients and treating them as a member of her own family. As an Agent, along with her Redfin team, Sarah shares her experiences with her clients to make the home buying process as transparent and stress-free as possible.
January 7, 2021
Ep. 56: J. D'Ann Melnick
ProTalk with ProTec featuring J. D'Ann Melnick with City Chic Real Estate.  A real estate agent since 2001, D'Ann attributes her success and joy in real estate to a focus on customers rather than just the transaction. She believes that amazing customer service is the key to pretty much everything in life and loves problem solving. D'Ann's favorite part of the real estate business is winning a multiple offer situation for her buyers or assisting sellers through a difficult negotiation. 
January 5, 2021
Ep. 55: Brandon Scott
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Brandon Scott with Coldwell Banker. With 12+ years of experience in the mortgage finance field, Brandon leverages combined experience to ensure that client experiences are results driven. Life is the best teacher, and he has developed a true understanding of public service and sound judgment to navigate the ebbs and flow of any real estate transaction. Resourcefulness is his company motto, and that means no problem or client need is without a solution
January 5, 2021
Ep. 54: Marlena McWilliams
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Marlena McWilliams with Century 21.  Marlena serves home buyers and sellers in all of the Washington Metro Area. She brings her clients the knowledge and experience from her degrees in Finance and Economics, and her MBA in International Business and Real Estate. Whether dealing with a first-time buyer, a luxury home seller, or anyone in between, Marlena understands that their home investment plays a significant role in their financial and emotional lives. 
December 31, 2020
Ep. 53: Andy Detweiler
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Andy Detweiler with Rockville Real Estate Exchange.  A successful grant writer by trade, Andy moved to Rockville, MD in the mid 2000’s. In 2015 he got his real estate license, and built in early 2016, ultimately becoming a broker and implementing his full vision for The Rockville Real Estate Exchange in 2019.
December 31, 2020
Ep. 52: Cornelius Henderson
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Cornelius Henderson with Henderson Group DC of Re/Max Allegiance.  Combining 13 years of real estate investing with 12 years of real estate sales experience, Cornelius and the Henderson Group are able to help clients achieve bottom line results. Cornelius is passionate about assisting his clients and serving their best interests. His background as a CPA provides technical market expertise not regularly found in a Real Estate Salesperson. This expertise combined with a passion for helping his clients has provided results that keep his clients continuously referring to him to their friends and family.
December 29, 2020
Ep. 51: John Coleman
ProTalk with ProTec featuring John Coleman with RLAH Real Estate.  Starting out as a showing assistant with the Jason Martin Group, John's hard work and premium customer service helped him work his way up to become a Managing Partner. John assists buyers and sellers and has quickly become a prominent agent in the DC metro area, and was recognized by DC Real Producers magazine as a Rising Star within the industry in both production and customer service. With an eye towards educating buyers, John has launched #coffeewithcoleman to help clients, consumers & other agents make the best decisions possible when exploring real estate in the DC metro area.
December 29, 2020
Ep. 50: Sam Medvene
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sam Medvene with Century 21 Redwood Realty. Sam is a Washington area native and the son of an owner of a local construction company. Experiencing what it takes to build and run a small business inspired Sam and instilled the value of a strong work ethic, which he employs daily. A realtor since 2017, Sam's focus is creating long lasting relationships built on trust, experience, expertise, and a relentless work ethic. Turning his clientele's dreams into reality consistently drives Sam to perform at the highest level. Implementing cutting edge technologies and advertising techniques is at the core of Sam's skills, helping him to consistently remain among the top 1% of agents in the Washington area. 
December 24, 2020
Ep. 49: Andrea Hayes
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Andrea Hayes with Schatz Hayes Homes.  Andrea is a Loudoun County native who couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Not only does she know the area but she believes in the investment. Northern Virginia is moving, growing, and changing everyday which creates for a more stable real estate market. A realtor and CEO of Schatz Hayes Homes, Andrea believes a home is not a home because of its room dimensions or the color of the walls. It's about how you feel when you walk through the front door and the way you can instantly envision your life unfolding there. Because of this, Andrea chooses to treat each client as if they were a member of her own family throughout the entire real estate transaction. 
December 24, 2020
Ep. 48: Masiray Kanneh-Peart
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Masiray A. Kanneh-Peart with Your Legacy Properties.  A decorated retired US Army Officer turned Realtor, Masiray specializes in exceeding the expectations of active duty service members and veterans as they transition between duty assignments or out of the military.  As a Military Relocation Specialist, she has developed a signature methodology that streamlines the buying, selling and relocation process for her valued clients. After moving 12 times in 12 years, on military orders, she quickly learned that with the right support, relocation could be easy.  She also discovered that despite how unreasonable it sounds, it is truly possible to move anywhere in the world in ten days or less – because she’s done it herself.  That discovery coupled with a career changing injury ignited her passion for real estate and she has never looked back.
December 22, 2020
Ep. 47: Matt Megel
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Matt Megel with The CAZA Group of Keller Williams.  Born and raised in the Washington D.C. metro area, Matt knows Northern Virginia. He started his residential real estate career in 2008 figuring "getting started at the bottom and learning to survive" would allow him to grow with the market and thrive. He loves helping people and has a keen sense of skill in analyzing market conditions to help his clients make great decisions with regards to buying and selling real estate. 
December 22, 2020
Ep. 46: Robin Cavallaro
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Robin Cavallaro with Re/Max One. ' As a current resident in Prince Frederick, MD, Robin is fully aware of the current market trends and what it takes to get a great deal on a listing or get top dollar for your current home. With a vast range of connections within the Chesapeake Beach, MD area, Robin leverages her knowledge to help meet every client's real estate needs. 
December 17, 2020
Ep. 45: Ericka Black
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Ericka S. Black with Coldwell Banker.  Ericka ranks in the Top 100 among agents within Coldwell Banker’s 30 Mid-Atlantic Region offices. In 2019, Ericka was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser to the District of Columbia Real Estate Commission. This body of elected members helps to regulate real estate licenses and protect consumers by upholding the District of Columbia real estate license law. Ericka’s specialty is helping others, and she has always had a keen interest in real estate. 
December 17, 2020
Ep. 44: Karen Briscoe
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Karen Briscoe with HBC Group.  Karen Briscoe is Principal of the Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group (HBC) and author of “Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day”. The HBC Group has been named to the Wall Street Journal Top Realtor® Team List. Over the years, the group has sold over 1,500 homes valued at over $1.5 billion. Karen is an Associate Broker in Virginia, a Certified Luxury Home Market Specialist with the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, and a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors. She works with both Sellers and Buyers of real estate, primarily in McLean, Great Falls, Falls Church, Arlington, Vienna, Alexandria, Reston and Oakton, Virginia.
December 15, 2020
Ep. 43: Gabrielle Crowe
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Gabrielle Crowe with TTR Sotheby's International Realty.  Washington, D.C. has been Gabrielle’s home for over a decade, and she has learned the city inside and out living in Brookland, Arlington, Logan Circle, and now the H Street Corridor. Gabrielle has worked with buyers, sellers, investors and developers across Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland. A former military brat, Gabrielle understands what it is like to relocate, and is known for her unparalleled organization and attention to detail. She helps clients around the globe find a place to call home in the DC area and provides a unique and creative approach for buyers purchasing from abroad.'
December 15, 2020
Ep. 42: Sam Barbieri
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sam Barbieri with RE/MAX United Real Estate. Sam Barbieri is a true Marylander - Born in Calvert County and raised in Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties. Sam aims to educate the buyer, seller or investor throughout the entire process of the real estate transaction. He prides himself on a business that is built by referral, maintaining long-term business relationships with his clients well after the transaction is closed. Staying in touch with his clients, making sure all is well with their home and being available at all times are just some of Sam's great customer service qualities. One of his favorite quotes is, "people don't care how much you know unless they know how much you care." Sam's extensive knowledge of the local real estate market and commitment to customer service makes buying, selling or investing easy and stress free for his clients. 
December 10, 2020
Ep. 41: Ken Grant
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Ken Grant of the KG Team of Re/Max Plus.  With over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, Ken and The KG Team are committed to Professionalism and Consumer Service. Equipped with tools to make the home buying and selling process as painless as possible, Ken works hard to ensure all of his clients needs are met and helps figure out a plan that will achieve goals. 
December 10, 2020
Ep. 40: Stacy Allwein
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Stacy Allwein with Century 21 Redwood Realty.  Stacy Allwein is a top producing Realtor and Team Leader of the Allwein Team, ranked in the top 100 for D.C. Metro Realtors. She has resided in Frederick County, MD for over twenty nine years and has been involved in real estate buying, selling, and investing since 2002. She specializes in working with all sellers, first time home buyers, move up buyers, investors, relocations, and seniors downsizing. 
December 8, 2020
Ep. 39: Ricardo Vasquez
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Ricardo Vasquez with RLAH.  As a real estate expert in the Washington area, Ricardo provides his clients with helpful insights about the area. With a professional yet friendly approach, Ricardo helps clients feel comfortable about what can be a stressful decision. Having been in the business full time for the past 9 years and having seen the high and low of the market, Ricardo has experience that is invaluable. Currently, he owns investment properties throughout the DC metropolitan area, giving him a great first hand understanding of all faces of a Real Estate transaction.
December 8, 2020
Ep. 38: Joe Himali
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Joe Himali of RLAH. With more than 19 years of experience in residential real estate, Joe is truly an expert at what he does. As a native Washingtonian, he has in-depth knowledge of the varied neighborhoods in the area and specializes in luxury, historic and architecturally significant properties in Washington and the surrounding suburbs. 
December 3, 2020
Ep. 37: Rachel Smith
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Rachel Smith with Re/Max Realty Plus.  As a RE/MAX agent, Rachel is dedicated to helping her clients find the home of their dreams. Whether buying or selling a home or just curious about the local market, Rachel is an expert — both as an agent and a neighbor. With access to top listings, a worldwide network, exceptional marketing strategies and cutting-edge technology, Rachel's is dedicated to making her clients' real estate experience memorable and enjoyable.
December 3, 2020
Ep. 36: Josh Waxman
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Josh Waxman with Long & Foster. Josh has lived and worked in the Capital Region since 1993 and has been recognized year after year as one of the top agents in the area by numerous publications. In this highly sought after real estate market, Josh relies on a tireless work ethic to analyze market data and trends, making sure his valued clients receive the latest and most relevant information to help them make the best real estate decisions.
December 1, 2020
Ep. 35: Mynor Herrera
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Mynor Herrera of Keller Williams Capital Properties.  Mynor began his real estate journey in ‘99 when he purchased a condo in downtown Bethesda at the age of 24. Before he was 30, he purchased two rental homes in Ocean City, MD. In 2005, Mynor went all in and graduated #1 in his class at the Weichert Real Estate Academy. Within six weeks he sold his first home, and by his second year he was the #1 agent in his Bethesda office. Fast-forward to 2011 and Mynor joined Keller Williams Capital Properties’ Bethesda-Chevy Chase office as a founding partner, where he is currently ranked among the Top 1% of Realtors Nationwide. With a big picture vision of growing a top-level real estate team, he founded Mynor & Associates. 
December 1, 2020
Ep. 34: Omar Flores
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Omar Flores with The Haus Group of RLAH.  Omar is an expert realtor and team leader of The Haus Group and provides home buyers and sellers with professional, responsive, and attentive real estate services. 
November 24, 2020
Ep. 33: Rocky Bowers
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Rocky Bowers with The Bowers Group of Long & Foster.  As second generation realtor, Rocky has been around and excited by real estate since a child. This passion for real Estate has led him to success in his career and he is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the Bethesda area based on sales volume as well as top 1% Nationwide for all Realtors. He loves working with both buyers and sellers, whether looking in the luxury market or a first time home buyer he is equally committed to giving the expertise, passion, and results his clients deserve. He is also uniquely gifted in finding off market properties and great investment opportunities for his clients. 
November 24, 2020
Ep. 32: Natalie Roy
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Natalie Roy with Bicycling Realty Group of KW Metro Center Arlington. Formerly an environmental professional for more than 30 years and a local neighborhood activist in Arlington, Natalie started the Bicycling Realty Group of Keller Williams Realty Metro Center.  Natalie’s energy, advocacy and strategic sense help her clients manage the process and get the best outcome, whether they are newcomers coming to work for Amazon, or long time DMV residents who have been here their entire lives. She will happily take anyone on a fun real estate bike workout to scout new neighborhoods. Not into biking? No worries, Natalie can also take you by foot or car.
November 19, 2020
Ep. 31: Lauren Donnelly
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Lauren Donnelly with Donnelly Properties of Compass. Lauren has been in the DMV area for 15 years now. Her motto is “Plant yourself where you can grow” and since 2013, Lauren has done just that, selling more than $75 million worth of real estate and helping hundreds of clients. Lauren closely guides her clients through every stage of the process, beginning with an in-depth analysis of their individual needs and wishes, and culminating with the purchase or sale of their home. Her in-depth market knowledge and forward-looking mindset continue to set her business apart and ensure a superior experience for her clients.
November 18, 2020
Ep. 30: Sherri Anne Green
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Sherri Anne Green with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.  Sherri Anne, an award-winning realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and is a 26-year resident of the DC area. Her love of architecture, the arts, culture, and design, will help her shape her vision to sell or buy your next home. Sherri's unique experience in client relations and behavior, marketing, vendor management, and contract negotiations further enhance her services bringing order and simplicity to the selling or buying process. Be sure to Subscribe to Sherri's yotube channel for lots of great information and tips! -->
November 17, 2020
Ep. 29: Elaine Koch
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Elaine Koch with the Elaine Koch Group of Long & Foster. Recognized as one of the top real estate agents in the DC Metro area, Elaine has over 29 years of real estate experience. With a comprehensive approach to marketing, and strong negotiating skills, she has differentiated herself in a highly competitive market and established her team as a leader in the industry. 
November 17, 2020
Ep. 28: Maurice Mckinney
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Maurice Mckinney, Founder of Neighborhood Uplift.  Maurice started his real estate career in 2015 and has served as the In-House Realtor of the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America -Washington, D.C. (NACA). In 2018 Maurice founded Neighborhood Uplift, a real estate team at Keller Williams Capital Properties, which mission is to provide the highest quality real estate service too low to moderate income homebuyer, first-time homebuyers, nonprofit organizations, and others which seek skilled, honest, and knowledgeable realtors to advocate on their behalf.  
November 12, 2020
Ep. 27: Allie Vasquez
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Allie Vasquez with the Vasquez Team of Charis Realty Group. A life-long Marylander, Allie has an extensive background in teaching, focusing on Spanish, Chinese, and English as a second language, paired with being multilingual (English, Spanish, Chinese) which helps her communicate with and educate her clients in the real estate process. Allie's dynamic personality, passion for real estate & exceptional negotiation skills allow her to provide a high level of service and build solid relationships with her clients. 
November 12, 2020
Ep. 26: Rebecca Lombardo
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Rebecca Lombardo, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for TruPlace.  Founded in 2003, TruPlace is the leading Visual Solutions Provider for the hospitality and real estate industries with a national network of vetted and trained professional photographers. TruPlace produces property listing websites for their clients with products and services such as Next Generation 3D Tours, Floor Plan Tours, TruFusion Photography, Drones and Virtual Staging.
November 10, 2020
Ep. 25: Maxwell Rabin
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Maxwell Rabin with TTR Sotheby's International Realty.  A Senior Vice President, Max has built his career over twenty years working alongside the firm's founder, Jonathan Taylor. Their long-standing collaboration and extensive client list have helped them rank consistently among the highest producing real estate agents in the city. Over that time, Max has facilitated hundreds of transactions, covering all types of residential property, including large single-family homes, historic properties, condominiums and cooperatives, multi-family buildings, and new construction, as well as several commercial real estate transactions. 
November 10, 2020
Ep. 24: Cara Fitzwater
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Cara Fitzwater with Next Move Nation's Capital of Keller Williams Capital Properties.  With a background in corporate sales, Cara has a wealth of skills that compliment the way in which she engages clients and impacts their overall experience. With a passion for helping people, Cara is dedicated to finding the right home for her buyers. 
November 5, 2020
Ep. 23: Thais Austin
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Thais Austin with Long & Foster. With over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, Thais has been named a Top Real Estate Agent by Washingtonian Magazine, and is active in the DC Association of Realtors Public Policy Committee and Board.
November 5, 2020
Ep. 22: Phil Pence
SPECIAL EPISODE: ProTalk with ProTec featuring ProTec Inspector Manager, Phil Pence. 
November 3, 2020
Ep. 21: Danielle Palleschi-Browne
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Danielle Palleschi-Browne with The CAZA Group of Keller Williams Realty. A realtor for 8 years now, Danielle has been in the DMV area for 11 years and has a passion for working with investors.
October 29, 2020
Ep. 20: Damian Buckley
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Damian Buckley with The Buckley Group of Compass Real Estate. With over 30 years of real estate sales and property management in the United States and Europe, Damian is recognized for his skills in analyzing and evaluating real estate, management and financial operations. 
October 27, 2020
Ep. 19: Meredith Fogle
This episode of ProTalk with ProTec features Meredith Fogle with Old Line Properties. A licensed realtor since 1998, Meredith and her team have been the #1 20878 and Kentlands Team since 2012 and are widely known as the Kentlands and Lakelands experts.
October 22, 2020
Ep. 18: Deborah Cheshire
This episode features Deborah Cheshire with Long & Foster Real Estate. An agent for over 30 years now, Deborah is truly an expert at helping her clients buy and sell homes. 
October 20, 2020
Ep. 17: The Synergy Group
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Daniel Schuler and Scott Sachs of The Synergy Group at Compass Both lifelong residents of the DMV, Daniel and Scott have produced approximately $375 Million in sales combined during their real estate careers.
October 15, 2020
Ep. 16: Daniel Heider
ProTalk with ProTec featuring Daniel Heider with the Heider Group of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty A fifth generation Washingtonian, Daniel is invested in the city he loves. For the past five years, Daniel has been recognized as a Top Producer Platinum, and for the last two years has achieved the coveted peer-voted designation of Washingtonian magazine’s 100 Best Agents. Additionally, Daniel’s work has been highlighted in numerous national publications including The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends magazine. 
October 13, 2020
Ep. 15: Dan Cumberland
On this episode of ProTalk with ProTec, our guest is Dan Cumberland of Moyer & Sons Moving & Storage. Dan has been in the DMV area most of his life, and has been in the industry for 15 years now. With a team of over 60, Moyer & Sons has been providing moving services to the community since 1969.
October 8, 2020
Ep. 14: Arnita Greene
Our guest on this episode of ProTalk with ProTec is Arnita Greene of the Greene Group of Compass. Arnita is a Washington, DC native and has been a realtor for 16 years. Listen to learn about what makes her business successful! 
October 6, 2020
Ep. 13: Tiffanyanne Tomlinson
Thank you for joining us for another episode of ProTalk with ProTec. Our guest is Tiffanyanne Tomlinson with TART Consulting of Keller Williams Capital Properties. The Vice Chair of GCAAR YPN, and a realtor for over 2 years now, Tiffanyanne is dedicated to supporting our community and serving her clients.
October 1, 2020
Ep. 12: Karen Szala
Our guest on this episode of ProTalk with ProTec is Karen Szala with Coldwell Banker of Capitol Hill. Karen has been in the DC area since 2002 and has been a real estate agent for 12 years. An independent agent, Karen leverages her team of Coldwell Banker associates to bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate in Washington, DC.
September 29, 2020
Ep. 11: Jack Wang
Jack Wang with the PowerHouse Realty Group of RLAH sat down with Lexy to share his passion for the real estate industry. 
September 24, 2020
Ep. 10: Jonathan Reff
Thank you for joining us for another episode of ProTalk with ProTec. Our guest on this episode is Jonathan Reff with the Tom Buerger Team of Compass Real Estate. A Washington D.C. native, Jonathan has been a real estate agent for 6 years now. The third highest producing agent on his team of 10, Jonathan is on pace to produce between 10-15 million for this year.
September 22, 2020
Ep. 9: Jason Cheperdak
In this episode of ProTalk with ProTec, Jason Cheperdak, the lead of Shepherd Homes Group, sat down with Hayley to share his story and insight into the real estate industry.
September 15, 2020
Ep. 8: Ellie Shorb
Seasoned realtor Ellie Shorb with the Shorb Team of Compass shares her story and passion for the real estate industry.
September 8, 2020
Ep. 7: Tracey Williams Barnett
Tracey Williams Barnett of Keller Williams District City Living sat down with Lexy this week to share her passion and dedication for real estate. 
September 3, 2020
Ep. 6: Kevin Wheeler
Kevin Wheeler from 123Junk sits down with Lexy to share stories and insight into the real estate industry as a junk removal company.
August 25, 2020
Ep. 5: Tammy Le
In this episode of ProTalk with ProTec, Tammy Le of Redfin shares her story and insight into the real estate industry. 
August 18, 2020
Ep. 4: Adam Chasen
Porch session: Adam Chasen, with the Chasen Homes Team of Compass, sat down with Lexy to tell his story and share his passion for real estate. 
August 5, 2020
Ep. 3: Karen Rollings
Karen Rollings is an accomplished real estate professional with over 30 years of experience developing and executing tailored marketing strategies for homeowners in all price ranges in Montgomery County, Maryland, and surrounding counties. 
July 29, 2020
Ep. 2: Kam Khazai
During this episode of ProTalk with ProTec, Lexy Krause sits down with Kam Khazai of The Ken Abramowitz Group of RE/Max Town Center to hear his story. 
July 21, 2020
Ep. 1: Rob Hopkin
Rob Hopkin dives into the stories and lessons behind building a successful business. This episode of ProTalk with ProTec weaves a narrative journey about the hardships and prosperities of entrepreneurship.
July 14, 2020