Award Winning DC, Maryland, & VA Realtors
While most pages on this website are written inthe third person, I thought you'd want to hear from a member of Koitz Group. If you've made it to this page, you may have pressed the wrong button (no worries), or you may want to get a feel for the people behind this website. KoitzGroup.com or one of our other websites was just a way to meet each other. Before I speak in more detail about what sets our real estate boutique apart, I understand sometimes you want to see the testimonials. If this is indeed the case, just follow the link below. Read more about the our real estate boutique or visit reviews below:
I love [The Koitz Group’s] level of service!! Like going to the Four Seasons!! - Miles Padgett [more tesimonials]
....strives to deliver the highest quality experience in real estate representation for both buyers and sellers. With a primary focus on Greater Bethesda & DC luxury real estate, the KoitzGroup achive five star client service through a consultative, “hands-on” approach.
True to Gretchen Koitz’s core philosophies, The Koitz Group is known by clients as trustworthy, patient, knowledgeable, friendly, and caring - a comfortable, seamless real estate transaction is paramount. With the Koitz Group, the results speak for themselves and there are many satisfied buyers and sellers who can attest to the success of their fundamental principals.
Gretchen Koitz, Principal of The Koitz Real Estate Group
Almost a native of the Washington, D.C. area, Gretchen has lived in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. since she was four years old. In her other lives, Gretchen worked on Capitol Hill as an administrative assistant to a Member of Congress, in a non-profit agency monitoring state and federal elections, and at a private school in the development office.
Gretchen has over 20 years experience in residential real estate. While consistently ranking in the top 1% of all Realtors nationwide, Gretchen takes most pride in awards/aknowledgements that also take client satisfaction into acount -- like the Masters Club or Extraordinary Agents designation.
Kevin Koitz - Greater Bethesda & NW DC Luxury Property Specialist
A Washington DC native, Kevin grew up in Chevy Chase View in Kensington. In high school, he attended Georgetown Day school in Northwest, DC. An avid soccer player, Kevin was recruited to play at Stanford University. While in the heart of Silicon Valley, he took great interest in the blossoming Internet start-ups. He decided to pursue a degree in e-commerce and marketing while minoring in Spanish. After graduating in 2002, Kevin joined Gretchen, and started applying some of the same successful marketing models he had studied and witnessed first-hand to real estate. What has evolved is a program of highly successful customized marketing campaigns. With over 8 years of experience (20 years, by osmosis through Gretchen’s work), Kevin’s tremendous success speaks to his people skills and his quick grasp of this complicated business. While specializing in luxury residential sales, Kevin is also involved in development projects in both D.C. and Montgomery County.
Penelope Frissell - Specializing in Luxury Property in Bethesda / Chevy Chase, DC, and Northern Virginia
This California native brings a West Coast eye to East Coast real estate. Prior to joining The Koitz Group and the Koitz Group, Penelope was Operations Manager for a well known local title company and has extensive experience in all phases of real estate transactions. Earned through years of real estate settlement work, Penelope maintains a roster of trusted contacts and colleagues that ensures a smooth, targeted and well-planned purchase or sale. It is because nothing is left to chance that Penelope has been recognized as an award winning agent, based on both volume and client satisfaction.
Jason Koitz - CFO, Montgomery County & DC Urban Specialist
Jason brings a true D.C. insider’s perspective as well as a passion for customer service and sales to the group. Before joining his family in the business, Jason worked as a Wine Director and Operations Consultant for some of the top hospitality groups in the metro area. His acumen at negotiating 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, Jason also works as the group’s chief financial officer and is a primary blog contributor to our various web properties (with commentary spanning from neighborhood dining to overall market analytics).
David Abrams - DC Urban Specialist
A native of the Washington DC Metropolitan area, David began his career as a top-producing sales consultant for a national home improvement and remodeling company. After completing an M.B.A. at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, David relocated to San Francisco where he worked in strategic marketing, pricing analysis, and retail business consulting for a Fortune 5 company.
David’s entrepreneurial spirit, passion for real estate, love of design, and his desire to return home to Washington DC brought him back East and into the world of residential real estate. David brings a tireless work ethic, total dedication to client needs, a keen eye for detail, tested negotiation skills, and an intimate knowledge of modern marketing techniques to every business transaction.
Karen Compton - Excellence, Versatility, Esperience, Waterfront Specialist
With over 20 years as a full time, professional Realtor®, Karen specializes in targeting properties for The Koitz Group local buyer clients, as well as those relocating to the Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Northern Virginian Metropolitan Areas. Well established roots, along with a long standing excellent reputation in the real estate community, give her clients the completive edge. Seller clients also benefit from hers and The Koitz Group’s expertise in providing the finest, state-of-the-art service throughout the entire transaction.
Sam Hoxie - Marketing, PR ... Our Glue! firstname.lastname@example.org
A Montgomery County native, Sam is the marketing and PR Administrator for The Koitz Group. After graduating from the University of Maryland, she used her computer and training skills to work from home while raising her two (now adult)daughters and also earned an outstanding service award for the volunteer hours that she provided to the Montgomery County Public Schools. Sam entered the real estate industry in 2003 and, besides being an amazing administrative coordinator, she is also a certified Real Estate Salesperson. Her ability and know-how behind the scenes ensures an added level of service to clients of The Koitz Group.