Peggy Murdock Ferris is a sixth generation Washingtonian. She graduated from The Madeira School and The Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. She also holds a Masters Degree from Trinity College. Before beginning her career in real estate, Peggy taught art in both the Montgomery County and the District of Columbia public schools. In addition to her real estate career Peggy founded a nonprofit called Sustainable Environments for Health and Shelter. She has two daughters: Margaret, who is studying for her MD/PHD at the University of Illinois and Marianna, who recently married and is singing jazz in addition to teaching voice in San Francisco.