David DeSantis is a Partner and Managing Broker at TTR Sotheby's International Realty, having joined the firm in September 2007. Prior to his affiliation with the firm, David served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for PN Hoffman, one of Washington's DC's preeminent builders of luxury multifamily housing and mixed-use property. In the last seven years, David has sold over $300 million in real estate in the Washington DC area. Currently listed by Real Trends as one of the Best Real Estate Agents in America, David was named one of the top 250 real estate agents in the United States by volume in 2013.
David joined PN Hoffman in 2004 from Archstone, the successor to the former Charles E. Smith Companies of Washington DC, where he served as Vice President of Retail Services and Business Development.
Prior to entering the field of real estate, David spent over a decade in public service and advocacy on real estate, consumer and technology issues, serving most recently as chief of staff to Federal Trade Commissioner Mozelle Thompson during the administration of President Bill Clinton.
Although David's focus is primarily residential real estate in Washington DC and the immediate suburbs, he is often asked to list properties throughout the Mid-Atlantic with historic or architectural significance. In the last year, David has listed and sold the mountain retreat of U.S. President Herbert Hoover and recorded the highest ever sales for both a horse farm and a single family home in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Given his experience in sales for a major condo developer, many clients rely on him for detailed pricing analyses for condos in Washington and Montgomery County, Maryland. David and his team have a reputation for accurate pricing and a keen eye for design tips that ensure a quick sale.
Because of his work with clients in Asia, David has also been named one of the top 50 agents in the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and is often asked to speak to groups of international buyers and sellers.
A 25-year resident of Washington DC, David currently lives in Woodley Park. He has a B.A. from Hamilton College and a Masters from Georgetown University. David is the President of Friendship Place, one of Washington's top service providers for homeless individuals and families, sits on the Alumni Council of Hamilton College and serves on the board of the Sitar Center for the Arts.