John Coplen Named Manager of Long & Foster’s Logan Circle Office

September 5, 2018
John Coplen

Experienced real estate design and sales professional to take on new role

 John Coplen has been named managing broker of Long & Foster | Christie’s International Real Estate’s Logan Circle office. Coplen brings significant career achievements to this new position.

“I’m thrilled to become a managing broker at Long & Foster, and lead a fantastic team of real estate professionals at our Logan Circle office,” said Coplen. “I look forward to helping grow our team’s sales, expand the office’s roster of top agents and further establish Long & Foster | Christie’s as the top luxury brokerage firm in DC.”

As co-founding partner of Alter Urban Architects, an award-winning full-service architectural design and consulting firm with features in publications such as Dwell and Home & Design Magazine, Coplen has more than 15 years of experience in residential and commercial property design and construction in the Washington, DC metro area. In 2011, Coplen joined Evers & Company, Inc., a Long & Foster company, as a sales agent. He brought a unique design-first approach to his real estate career and quickly became one of the top sales agents for the company.

“It takes a highly knowledgeable and skilled leader to support real estate agents in today’s competitive environment, and we are confident that with John at the helm of our Logan Circle office, we’ll continue to achieve success for our agents and their clients,” said Lonnie Plaster, senior vice president and regional manager of Long & Foster’s DC and Montgomery County regions. “Adding exceptional leaders to our team is how this company has helped local buyers and sellers meet their homeownership goals for 50 years, and how we’ll continue to do so for the years to come.”

A native of Lima, Ohio, Coplen has lived in Washington, DC since 1997 and currently resides in the Eckington neighborhood. He received a master’s degree in architecture and planning from The Catholic University of America. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his dog, cooking, skiing, and taking trips to the beach.

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