Melissa Dooley Joins Long & Foster’s Chesapeake, Virginia Office

September 16, 2019
Melissa Dooley

Long & Foster Real Estate welcomes Melissa Dooley to its Chesapeake, Virginia office. Dooley is a Realtor with six years of experience in the real estate field.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Melissa join our team of highly trained professionals,” said Candy Dennis manager of the Chesapeake office. “The combination of Long & Foster and Melissa’s unique skills, knowledge and experience will no doubt provide the highest level of service to local buyers and sellers.”

Raised in the Detroit, Michigan area, Dooley joined the Navy after high school. In 2012, she retired from the Navy with over 27 years of military service and obtained her real estate license. Her experience as a Naval nurse translated well into the real estate industry. Whether you are a first-time buyer or a seasoned seller, Dooley provides a welcoming energy and prospective to your next real estate transaction.

“I chose Long & Foster because of the company’s reputation,” said Dooley. “After interviewing with the manager, Candy, and meeting the agents in the Chesapeake office, I knew I found the right fit for me.”

Dooley specializes in helping those relocating become familiar with all that the Baltimore/Washington D.C. metro and the Hampton Roads area has to offer. Past clients include employees relocating from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, The Boeing Company, the U.S. Department of Defense, veterans, retirees, and all branches of the military.

“We’re so pleased to announce Melissa has joined the Long & Foster family,” said Larry “Boomer” Foster, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “As the No. 1 brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic region, we operate with an agent-first mentality. We look forward to the energetic partnership Melissa has created by deciding to join the industry-leading Chesapeake office and our company.”

Some of Dooley’s numerous awards earned over the years include Rookie Agent of the Year and Shining Star Award in 2013, Diamond Society in 2016, Sterling Society in 2017, Distinguished Sales Achievement Club and Maryland Master’s Club in 2016, 2017, 2018.  Dooley also earned her Graduate, Realtor Institute designation in 2018.

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