Washingtonian Magazine 2022 Faces of Washington issue "Face of Bloomingdale Real Estate"

DC Magazine Modern Luxury Top Producer Awards 2021

Washingtonian Magazine Best Agents 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021

2011, 2013-2016 Member of the Board of Directors, National Association of Realtors

2015 President of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors® 9000+ members

2012 District of Columbia Realtor® of the Year

2011 President of the District of Columbia Association of Realtors® 2500+ members


Quoted by (real estate industry news), The Washington Post,, BBC, NBC national

Weekly Real Estate contributor to the Bloomingdale Listserv and Bloomingdale Neighborhood blog since 2002

Weekly Real Estate contributor to from 2009-2019


Associate Broker in DC, Salesperson in MD

Graduate, Realtors Institute

Graduate, GCAAR Leadership Academy

Master of Arts, The George Washington University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Pennsylvania State University
About Suzanne
My current business focuses include the following.

Residential Real Estate 
I sell real estate in DC and Maryland, primarily representing sellers of condos, co-ops, and historic houses. I have over 20 years of active and consistent experience in both jurisdictions.

I work very closely with clients, which means that I personally take on only a few projects at a time.

I am also supported by Arrow Group, which provides admin and other assistance.

Comprehensive listing service includes: 
-consultation on preparing your property for sale 
-market valuation based upon data and week to week trends 
-supervision of pre-listing prep quotes, and project management of seller approved work
-marketing strategy 
-supervision of staging, professional photography, and marketing collateral 
-direct networking with agents representing buyers in your immediate market area 
-Distribution of listing information through targeted hyperlocal marketing, as well as broader social media channels 
-management of property access, open houses, and follow up communication with showing agents 
-detailed contract review, and negotiation strategy 
-support and guidance throughout the contract to close period

International clients
I often work with World Bank and foreign service clients.

I can assist with international referrals, as I actively build my network with brokers abroad.

-Pied a Terre in Washington, DC 
-Investment real estate in Washington, DC 
-Equestrian, Ranch and Land anywhere in the US
Real estate developers, builders, investors
I have represented developers in DC for over 20 years, on acquisitions, new construction strategy, new construction sales, and affordable (IZ and ADU) sales.

Since 2015, I have also been exploring markets outside of DC. I am interested in collaborating on projects.

Specific development concentrations:
-Workforce Housing Development
-Affordable Live/Work Space for Artists
-Arts-related Economic Development
-Mid price point growth markets for developers (strong interest in NW Arkansas)
-In DC, affordable, workforce housing development, AND luxury development (small to mid size projects)

Suzanne DesMarais’ Listings

Listed By Compass
55 S Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20001

4 BD
3.5 BA
2,458 SF
Listed By Compass
3 BD
3 BA
1,743 SF
Listed By Compass
1 BA
421 SF