Jim Roy is the broker of LuxManor Real Estate. He obtained his real estate license in 1998. Jim and his team have sold over $300 million dollars in homes in the DC metro area. He is a master at the marketing and pricing of homes and works tirelessly to provide his clients a smooth transaction from start to finish. He is extremely knowledgeable with the intricacies and laws of real estate and the real estate contract. Single family homes, condos, coops, land, commercial sales and leasing and residential rentals… Jim’s seen it all. Jim also has extensive personal experience in building, renovating and managing (as a landlord) properties in Maryland, DC and Virginia.
- Top 1% of Realtors worldwide
- Named “Top 30 under 30” in the nation by Realtor Magazine – 2003
- Certified Distressed Property Expert (Short Sales)
- Licensed as a Real Estate Broker in Maryland, DC and Virginia
- B.S. in Business Administration
Jim lives with his wife, two young sons and dog in Chevy Chase. He is active in his community, volunteering at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church as a Sunday School teacher, serving as neighborhood Block Captain, and on a committee to save the Capital Crescent Trail. He has completed five marathons and studied martial arts for over 12 years. Jim taught English as a Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa from 1996-1998 and speaks French.
His resume can be found at this link: RESUME
Lan Yin has been a teammate since 2002. She was worked extensively with both buyers and sellers, and is experienced in traditional sales, short sales and foreclosures. Lan is also a real estate investor and uses her knowledge, experience and dedication to provide her clients with excellent service and customer satisfaction. She has previously lived in China and Greece and speaks English, French and Chinese. Lan lives with her husband and two young children in Gaithersburg. In her spare time, Lan aims to undertake a new fitness regimen.
- Washington area resident for 20+ years
- International clientele
- Licensed in Maryland, DC and Virginia
- B.S. in Business Administration and Master of Science in Accounting
Cathy McNair has been a teammate since 2001. She is a great hands-on agent who happily assists buyers and sellers in achieving their goals. Cathy lives with her son and dog in Germantown. She is active in projects giving back to the community.
- Washington area resident for 12+ years
- Licensed in Maryland
- B.S. in Accounting
Maaza Giorgis joined the LuxManor team in February of 2015 as the office manager. She grew up in the DC metropolitan area, but has also lived in Hawaii and Japan. She currently lives in Rockville. In her spare time, Maaza enjoys watching hockey, traveling, and studying foreign languages. She has a B.A. in Japanese from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Robert Tarzy joined LuxManor Real Estate in October of 2015. 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.
- DC area native
- Licensed in Maryland, DC, and Virginia
- B.A. in Philosophy
Lavell Craven joined LuxManor Real Estate in 2016 and serves as a wonderful and reliable asset to buyers and sellers. He has over a decade of real estate experience that includes personal experience as a real estate investor in multiple states. He utilizes property management to provide a positive experience for buyers and sellers. In his spare time he travels and enjoys sports while giving back to his community.
- Washington area native
- Licensed in Maryland
- MBA in Executive Business Administration
MaryJane Obichere is the newest teammate, joining LuxManor Real Estate in 2017 and brings to the team exceptional skills in sales and marketing. MaryJane seeks out clients who are a best fit for her services and solutions, and partners with them to achieve excellent results. MaryJane is privileged to serve as a conduit for helping clients solve their real estate problems, giving them piece of mind so that they can focus and have the time back to do the things that are most important to them and their families. MaryJane lives in Maryland with her two children, Ava and Evan and loves to explore exciting places, do fun things, and meet new people.
- Maryland resident for 10 years
- Licensed in Maryland
- Masters of Business Administration (Marketing concentration)