The HJWC Group at Compass has more than 75 years of combined experience in the DC Metro area (DC, Maryland, and Virginia).
Our team of licensed Realtors is dedicated to providing excellent service to every client through a tireless work ethic and well-honed negotiating skills. We devote personal attention to our clients as we guide them in making the right decisions. We give them a crucial competitive advantage as fierce advocates involved in all aspects of the transaction, from home searching or staging to tough negotiations.
Ultimately, our success is built on a history of being proactive in the daunting real estate process while making it fun, productive, and financially beneficial for all of our clients. Contact us for a confidential assessment of your home's value to prepare for selling, or help us learn your unique buying needs in the bustling Metro-area market.
Gordon, Bob, Elyse, Louis, Robert, and Randall look forward to hearing from you.
Gordon is a DC-area native who brings his sophisticated sense of style, tireless work ethic, and honed negotiating skills to each of his clients. A broad skill set has formed the ideal platform for his real estate endeavors over ten incredibly successful years in the business. He combines an extensive marketing and advertising background with incredible drive and creativity. His in-depth knowledge of every aspect of buying and selling real estate, seemingly unlimited patience, and innate sense of diplomacy give clients a definitive edge. Gordon gets the job done in the most proactive and impressive way possible—and even makes a seemingly daunting process a lot of fun!
Bob is a DC-area native. He was born in Alexandria and has lived in Northern Virginia ever since. Bob’s approach to real estate is to be proactive and always go the extra mile. He believes in forging close relationships with his clients, always listening attentively to the details. He keeps up to date on all the latest technology to expand the reach of listings and find the best properties. If there is a new piece of technology out there, chances are Bob has it and is feverishly putting it to work for his delighted clients in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. When he does (temporarily) step away from the screen, Bob is somewhere outdoors biking, hiking, skiing, or kayaking.
Elyse fell in love with the Washington area while attending undergraduate and law school at American University. She then decided to make the area her long-term home. After varied and fascinating careers as a lawyer, a lobbyist, and even a Colonel in the US Army Reserve, Elyse set her sights on real estate and found her true calling guiding and advocating for her clients. Now in her second decade of success in the industry, Elyse has a loyal client base that describes her as a talented and careful listener, a practiced and seasoned negotiator, and an all-around trusted advisor. Elyse helps clients buy and sell their dream homes in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
Lou is a native Washingtonian, of Colombian descent. He began his career in commercial real estate with Smithy Braedon in DC and then with Cushman & Wakefield in Miami. Lou loves all aspects of real estate and has developed, purchased and sold multiple investment properties. He has brought this broad real estate experience to Compass, where his skills in negotiating either side of a transaction makes him the perfect partner for buyers and sellers. Lou’s in-depth knowledge of the local market gives clients the assurance they are receiving the best possible service in today’s competitive marketplace. He has supported the community as President of the Board of Sitar Arts Center, a local afterschool program for at risk children. Lou graduated from Georgetown University, with a degree in Government, followed by a graduate certificate in International Business.
Robert was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and has lived all over the globe, but his permanent home base was always the DC area. He offers clients extensive local knowledge as a McLean High School alum and a parent of former DC and Fairfax County school students. Robert delivers unbeatable results to buyers and sellers with a personal touch and approachable style. He draws upon his12+ years’ experience as a business development executive at global public health research companies where he helped them win contracts at the National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. Robert is a member of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors.
Randy is a native Texan – born in Corpus Christi and raised in Houston, before moving to the DC area more than 25 years ago. Randy has a diverse background which includes stints as a CPA (auditor for Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, and accountant for KP Exploration), and as an attorney/policy analyst for the United States Department of the Treasury. He brings skills from these previous careers with him, including a strong attention to detail, strong work ethic, and a keen sense of when you need to check with a specialist regarding tax and legal issues. His clients appreciate his ability to listen, understand their needs, and provide options. He is also good at adapting his approach to the needs of each of his clients whether they need to make a quick decision or need to “kick a few tires” before finding the right home.