The Magnificent Manors Team

Marybeth Fraser | CEO | MBA | Realtor®  | Licensed in VA, MD and DC

As an experienced business executive, Realtor®, Certified Luxury Homes Marketing Specialist® and Accredited Staging Professional®, Marybeth Fraser leads the Magnificent Manors Real Estate Team of KW 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.

Marybeth cares deeply for her clients, earning their trust and confidence as she works tirelessly to advocate for their best interests. Her client dedication and real estate expertise are so well-respected that she’s been referred to as a “home-selling hero” and “the best realtor I have ever worked with.” Her impressive track record has inspired her clients to repeatedly refer her to their friends, family members and colleagues.

Marybeth is licensed to serve clients in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors®, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®, Virginia State Association of Realtors®, and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals®. In 2015, she was selected to serve on the Keller Williams Agent Leadership Council and invited to be a member of the elite Keller Williams Realty Eagles Group. She was recognized as an NVAR Multimillion Dollar Club Member, Top Producer in 2013 – 2021.

She also holds the following awards and achievements:

  • Arlington Magazine Top Producer 2020-22
  • Washingtonian Best Agent Award 2018 – 2022
  • Top 1% of Keller Williams Agents Nationwide 2019
  • KW Metro Center Eagles Group
  • Zillow 5-Star Agent

Kim Coles | Realtor® | Licensed in DC and 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 a Professor of English at the University of Maryland.  She has authored numerous books and articles, and lectured on a wide range of topics focused on women, culture and belief at The 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 and a DPhil at the 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 | Operations Director | Realtor® | Licensed in VA

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 Fraser | Realtor® | Licensed in VA

Kevin’s 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.

Nicole Franklyn-Clarke| Realtor® | Licensed in VA and 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 Laughlin | Events 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.