Sean is a degreed Historic Preservationist and Architectural Historian with a life-long passion for real estate, design, history, architecture, and all things RVA. As a Realtor with Long & Foster he specializes in Historic Homes Sales and Richmond City Living.
Sean has received four Top Sales Awards from the Richmond Association of Realtors, and is currently ranked in the Top 5% Nationally as a 5-Star Realtor. He is a Zillow Premier Agent and was recipient of Trulia's Top 1% Agent award. He continues to enjoy across the board 5-Star ratings from his clients on both Trulia and Zillow, consistently selling several million dollars worth of Real Estate annually.
Having renovated 13 of his own projects, and dozens more with clients, he brings a valuable skill set to each transaction. Sean also brings years of staging and design experience as the owner of "Lifestyles" a design company he founded in 2007. He continues to work with investors, contractors, and renovators using his expertise to guide buyers to the right home. When necessary, he is able to aid in the selection of colors, fixtures, and floor plan upgrades. He has flipped over 50 homes so far.
Sean assists his investor clients with his expertise in foreclosures, short and REO Sales and is well-versed in the requirements of purchasing from Banks, HUD, Fannie Mae, and Freddy Mac. Sean has helped many of his buyers utilize the FHA 203k renovation loan program to pay for repairs, upgrades, and renovations.
Sean is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and has lived in Richmond for 30 years with time spent in Boston, Houston, D.C., and Manhattan. He was a corporate executive for Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren Jeans, Nautica Marine Denim, Polo Boyswear, Polo Infants and Childrens, and Tommy Hilfiger Women, sharpening his marketing, sales, brand management, and customer service skills.
He later went on to be Director of Development and VCU Health System and Bon Secours Health System locally, and Hospital Corporation of America, where he was VP of Development, Marketing, and Sales. Working in such large markets and for some of America's most well-respected brands gives him an edge that he applies to his Real Estate expertise.
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