John’s Profile

   JOHN VANDERSYDE, Managing Broker, Architect

In 2017 John switch gears from selling agent to managing broker with Long & Foster, where he has worked in real estate since 2002. As a result of this new position, Ann and John dissolved their husband wife team.

John was born and raised in Virginia, grew up in Virginia Beach, and left in 1977 to attend Virginia Episcopal [boarding] School in Lynchburg, VA for four years. From there John went to Ashland, VA and attended Randolph-Macon College, graduating with a BA in English, with minor studies in Studio Art. John moved to Washington, DC. where he was introduced to construction & architecture, and began attending The Catholic University of America, eventually receiving his MA, with a Masters of Architecture in 1992. He moved to Richmond, Virginia in 1993 with his wife Ann, and their three children.

John began his career in 1986 managing residential construction and development in and around Washington DC. John worked as a project manager specializing in high-end custom residential homes and renovation. As a licensed Architect, John has extensive knowledge and experience in the housing industry, and brings this specialized knowledge to the real estate industry. He has the natural ability to communicate effectively, and is particularly understanding when it comes to a client’s individual needs.

It was 2002 when John began working in Real Estate. He was rookie of the year at the Virginia Properties Sales office, and he has been a top producing sales agent since then. John became an associated broker in 2006, and he and his wife Ann established a husband-wife sales team in 2007. They were the top producing Team at Virginia Properties from 2009-2016, and in 2017 John became a supervising Broker for Long & Foster.

John also volunteers and serves the community through a variety of organizations including the Knights of Columbus and the local CVRMLS real estate board.

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