30+ Years of Combined Industry Experience
The Rob & Brent Group is a preeminent residential real estate team in the DC Metropolitan residential real estate market. Rob and Brent have consistently been an award-winning team and have sold in excess of $55 million each year.
Comprised of Robert Sanders and Brent Jackson and a team of agents, the group was formed in 2007. After working independently, Rob and Brent found that their personalities, skill sets, and shared passion for real estate balanced in such a way that the perfect partnership had finally been solidified.
The Rob & Brent Group is founded on the principles of exceptional customer service, superior market knowledge, and effective marketing. The Rob & Brent Group is well known in the DC real estate community as reliable, trustworthy, and cooperative. Utilizing modern technology, expert marketing techniques, and sheer determination, this team is ready to help you achieve your real estate goals.
Brent Jackson | Vice President | +1 202 263 9200
Brent combines strong analytical skills with the natural ability of listening to help clients achieve their real estate goals. Staying focused on clients' needs while working ethically puts Brent on the forefront of a real estate transaction. He is originally from West Virginia and earned a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from West Virginia University. Brent's path to real estate began with careers in financial planning and pharmaceutical sales and marketing with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network and GlaxoSmithKline respectively. He won several awards and was recognized for his leadership and marketing skills. During this timeframe Brent received his MBA from the University of Maryland. With six years of sales experience, Brent chose to follow his love and passion: to pursue a career in real estate. He has been an investor in real estate since college and decided to use his skills and training to help individuals buy and sell homes. His clients describe him as organized, determined, and knowledgeable.
Rob Sanders | Vice President | +1 202 744 6463
Robert is a native Washingtonian. Licensed in DC, he has built a solid reputation as an extremely hard working, attentive and responsive agent. With a BS in Business from University of Maryland and his extensive background in marketing, Robert is uniquely positioned to create the right blend of traditional and contemporary techniques to maximize a property's exposure. Robert also possesses an outstanding knowledge of our community, market trends, innovative technologies, and unequaled skills in the art of negotiations. Robert has produced a strong client following who frequently produces ongoing referrals. He is committed to building relationships based on trust, integrity and exceptional results, which is why he has such a high retention rate with his clients.
Shannon Hettinger | Associate | +1 202 503 7833
Enthusiastic, results-driven marketer with expertise in relationship building, strategy, and digital marketing/big data. With 10 years of digital advertising experience, Shannon has a keen understanding of how users engage across multiple platforms and devices. Shannon’s passion for real estate and digital marketing combined with her drive and determination, drive impact and real results for her clients. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Shannon was inspired to pursue a career in real estate after shadowing her father’s residential and commercial real estate endeavors. In 2008, Shannon received a B.S. in Business Administration with a Marketing Concentration from Towson University in Maryland; in 2007, she studied abroad at Richmond University in London, England where she grew an appreciation for Old World architecture. Shannon is a licensed real estate agent in the District of Columbia and is thrilled to put her passion for the industry and marketing knowledge to work.
Peter Lane | Associate | +1 202 664 9202
Peter is a native Washingtonian whose extensive knowledge of the city is a strong asset for his clients. Born in Thailand, Peter spent most of his life traveling between DC and the rest of world. Graduating with a BA in Philosophy from Loyola University, Peter returned to DC to help his family manage their real estate business. His family has been avid real estate investors in the DC market for decades. Peter's overseas experiences and DC market knowledge make him an asset to the international community in DC. Peter strives to provide top quality service for his clients; his energy and enthusiasm ensures that their home buying or selling experience is pleasant and enjoyable.
Gregory Scheneider | Associate | +1 202 480 7927
Gregory began his career specializing in multi-family new construction development. He worked diligently with multiple, established developers on matters of pricing, design, and use maximization, while simultaneously overseeing marketing efforts. Greg specializes in development and urban planning in the Logan/Dupont Circle neighborhoods of NW Washington, where he currently resides. He is an active member of "The Backpack Project", Chesapeake Bay Preservation & Whether purchasing a residence in Washington, D.C, the United States, or abroad, he offers the white glove service that his loyal clients have grown to recognize and appreciate.
Kevin Friend | Associate | +1 202 320 2205
Kevin Friend attended Georgetown University where he earned Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Fine Arts and was a walk-on for the Division 1 Men’s Basketball team. He received his MBA from the University of Maryland Smith School. He has enjoyed a successful career in management consulting and hospitality. Friend now brings his diligence, passion and comprehensive experience to the real estate industry, enabling him to combine his strengths of client service, sales and managing change.
His community efforts revolve around youth sports and child-focused charities. He currently resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland with his fiancée and three children. “I look forward to serving as your trusted advisor in residential real estate sales, purchases, and leases. I’ve lived in the DC Metro area for the past 20 years. It would be an honor to handle your transactions."
Doug Richards | Associate | +1 703 609 2188
Doug has more than 12 years of experience selling new homes in the Metropolitan D.C. market for one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, Pulte Homes. In his last four years with Pulte, Doug drove more than $100 million in sales of high-end condos and townhomes at a new community in Alexandria, Virginia. Working for a publicly traded company with a sharp focus on the bottom line enabled Doug to hone expert negotiating skills. Doug has won many awards for being a top sales producer. He is widely recognized as a leader in the industry of new home sales and is highly-respected for being trustworthy, professional, and hard-working. He is extremely committed to providing the highest level of customer service and delivering results that exceed expectations.
Doug grew up in Falls Church, Virginia where he swam competitively from grade school through high school. He graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelors of Business Administration and a concentration in Marketing. He currently resides in Vienna, Virginia with his wife, their daughter, and two dogs. Doug is excited to pair his knowledge of and love for Virginia with his passion for real estate. Doug is a licensed real estate agent in Virginia and serves as the Virginia market expert on the Rob and Brent Group.
Mattia D'Affuso | Marketing Director | +1 240 464 5626
Mattia comes from a strong marketing background and experience within the non-profit and arts sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Music from James Madison University and a Master's of Music Performance and Education from the University of Tennessee. Having grown up in Italy, Mattia has a passion and love for historical architecture. That passion combined with his extensive marketing, administration and public relations experience brought him into a career in real estate. He's a proud member of the National Italian American Foundation and Pi Kappa Lambda music society.
Grant Steerzer | Operations Director | +1 717 574 1850
Grant graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a masters degree in international relations. He has always had a keen interest in peoples' lifestyles, particularly housing, which he nurtured through extensive travel and living abroad. He spent a year after graduating building low-income and environmentally friendly housing, before settling in the DC area. Grant now translates his experience and passion into real estate, where he hopes to help clients enjoy all that the nation's capital has to offer by owning a part of it.