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Marybeth FraserCEO, MBA and Realtor®; Accredited Staging Professional®; Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist®
As an experienced business executive, Realtor®, and Accredited Staging Professional®, Marybeth Fraser leads the Magnificent Manors Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Metro Center. Smart marketing, meticulous research, creative staging, local market knowledge and intelligent negotiations are skills she brings to each transaction to make sure the process runs smoothly from start to finish.
"Without a doubt, Marybeth Fraser is the best Realtor I have ever worked with in over thirty years of buying and selling a half-dozen homes during my military and government careers. She held more open houses, had a better plan, and was a firm negotiator. No doubt, Marybeth got us top dollar with minimum issues. I give her my strongest personal recommendation to sell your home."Scott Bernard | Falls Church, VA
Kim serves her buyers in finding their own magnificent manors, and working with sellers to transform their homes into magnificent manors so they receive the highest return on their real estate investment. Her attention to detail, strong negotiations skills, and management of the process in a streamlined and stress free fashion are greatly appreciated by her clients. Her compassion and knowledge of the local VA and DC markets lead to clients who become lifelong friends.
Kim is an award winning Associate Professor of English at the University of Maryland. She has authored a numerous books and articles, and lectured on a wide range of topics focused on women, international cultures and beliefs at University of Pennsylvania, Oxford University, Princeton University, Library of Congress, and University of London.
Kim earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English Literature from Columbia University in NYC. She then went to England where she earned a Master in Philosophy from Linacre College, University of Oxford and a Doctorate of Philosophy from St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.
Kim is passionate in advocating for women’s rights and does so through her writings and lectures. She has volunteered at Bread for the City to package food for those in need. As her son’s greatest fan, she supports his seven day a week soccer training as he works to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional soccer player.
Michael Fraser joined the Magnificent Manors Team to fulfill a passion he has for finding just the right magnificent manors for his buying clients and staging his clients’ magnificent manors to maximize their returns. He applies the team spirit and discipline he learned as a college lacrosse player to serve his clients’ home buying and selling needs. He is a skilled writer who brings our clients’ listings to life with his descriptive, high energy, experience focused marketing brochures.
When not serving clients, you will find Michael at the gym working out and playing basketball, traveling around the world with family and friends and attending sporting events, concerts and plays. Michael graduated from Ursinus College, a liberal arts school in PA, where he majored in Communications and played lacrosse, and was co-captain of the club soccer team.
Kevin is our newest addition to the team. His positive energy and high-organizational skills are just what every home buyer or seller needs. Kevin applies the leadership skills he developed in college and his entrepreneurial spirit and energy to the daily operations of the Magnificent Manors Team.
When not working, you will find Kevin working out at the gym, traveling around the world with family and friends and attending sporting events, concerts and plays. Kevin graduated from Ursinus College, a liberal arts school in PA, where he majored in Biology and played lacrosse. He was also an active member of the Sigma Pi fraternity where he served on the Standards Committee. He was the men’s lacrosse representative to the Student Senate, co-captain of the club soccer team and selected to serve as an Ursinus Ambassador. Kevin is preparing to become a Realtor® upon the completion of his licensing exam.
Nicole Franklyn-ClarkeRealtor® | Licensed in MD
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, where she founded Final Touch Ltd., a home and building supply company, Nicole led the business and invested in real estate for 17 years. After emigrating to the US, she joined KW Metro Center where she applies her marketing and construction expertise to fulfill her clients’ home ownership dreams. Her dedication to analyzing the numbers to gain maximum returns for her clients leads to friends forever.
Nicole earned her Upper Level Certification (BA equivalent) in Business Management and Marketing from the School of Business and Computer Science. She also holds certificates in Blue Prints Reading, Building Construction Technology and Interior Design.
When not serving clients, Nicole is working to improve the school systems as the VP, Fairmont Heights High School PTA and an active member of two other PTAs.
Jessica LaughlinEvents and Marketing Director
Jessica leads the charge on all marketing initiatives for the Magnificent Manors Team. In her digital marketing role, Jessica plans and executes effective yet innovative social media strategies for our team and our clients. She also works with each client to create the print marketing and promotional materials that showcase their magnificent manors. She is also responsible for orchestrating the team’s events – from intimate happy hours to client appreciation and holiday parties! She is a researcher by trade, and organized, driven and creative by nature. After years working at Harris Interactive with the consumer market research team, she transitioned to Executive Assistant for the National Guard Bureau, followed by her position as a Technical Writer supporting a government agency. Jessica is proud to have supported the Magnificent Manors Team for over 8 years! Jessica enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, entertaining, and cooking for her always hungry family. She has a B.A. in Psychology from the University at Albany and lives in Alexandria, VA.
Claire DeakinMarketing Director
Claire works with each client throughout the selling process to design digital and print marketing and promotional materials that showcase their magnificent manors. From photography to creating custom brochures and online ads she creates magic in presenting homes to buyers. Previously, Claire gained real estate experience as Marketing Coordinator for our very own KW Metro Center. She now works with several companies and Nonprofits in the D.C. area, offering Marketing Consultancy services.
Claire graduated from Marymount University with a Degree in Marketing and Economics. In addition to her creative talents, Claire is an avid foodie and can point you to some of the best restaurants in town. She is also an amateur archer, and enjoys rowing on the Potomac when the weather is nice.
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