John VanderSyde, a real estate professional for nearly 15 years, has been named manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Strawberry Street office, located at 409 Strawberry Street in Richmond, Virginia. Previously, VanderSyde was an agent with Virginia Properties, a Long & Foster company. He and his wife, Ann, have worked together as the Ann and John VanderSyde Team, and Ann VanderSyde will remain at Virginia Properties as an associate broker, helping area buyers and sellers.
John VanderSyde has a background in architecture, design, construction and project management, an industry he worked in for 17 years before moving into real estate sales and joining Virginia Properties in 2002. Since then, he has been a top-producing agent for Virginia Properties and Long & Foster, providing a high level of service to clients. His experience in architecture has allowed him to provide planning, staging and architectural consulting services to clients in the process of buying or selling their homes.
“I am thrilled to begin my new role as managing broker for Long & Foster’s Strawberry Street office,” John VanderSyde said. “Having worked with the company for a number of years, I’ve seen firsthand the unbeatable support that the management team provides to its family of sales associates. I look forward to growing our sales team and working with them to ensure they have all that they need to succeed in their careers and provide excellent service to their clients.”
“We are very pleased that John is taking on this new role with Long & Foster,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “He is well respected among his peers in the local real estate community, has a proven track record of success and will provide strong leadership to our Strawberry Street sales associates. His energy, passion and commitment to the industry will help our continued growth in the Richmond region.”
John VanderSyde is a licensed real estate agent in Virginia, a licensed architect in Virginia and the District of Columbia, and he holds an associate broker’s license. Originally from the Virginia Beach area, he received his bachelor’s degree in English from Randolph-Macon College and his master’s degree in architecture from The Catholic University of America. He spends his spare time with his wife and three children, and volunteering with the Knights of Columbus Council 5476.
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