Molly Peter grew up in Norwalk, Connecticut. She earned her B.A. at Sarah Lawrence College where she was a Rockefeller Fellow in Women’s History. During her college years she earned money by being an Arthur Maury dance instructor. Molly moved to Washington, DC to work for several nonprofits dealing with pay equity for women and then went into the Federal Government. Molly then was invited to become the first Washington editor of Glamour Magazine. Later, Molly went on to produce the Washington-based Charlie Rose television program. Molly developed her business acumen by owning 5 DAVID’S COOKIE stores in the DC area before beginning her Real Estate career in 1987. Molly is married to Jeffrey Jay, a psychotherapist, with whom she has four children and they live in Bethesda. She is actively involved with the giving group Many Hands. Molly's expertise is working with listings, down-sizing, moving elderly relatives to safe living options and first time home buyers.