Ms. Hammond was born in the picturesque harbor town of Belfast, Maine, the child of Washington, D.C. natives. She moved to Key West when she was 7 years old and fell in love with sailing, diving, boating and the beach lifestyle. She lived there until she went to college at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida. There she received her B.A. in legal administration and then received her Master's in Public Administration. In college, Ms. Hammond developed an interest in journalism and hosted two television programs, one of which dealt with political topics and the other, a promotional program for the university. Thereafter, Ms. Hammond moved to Washington, D.C. and worked for a member of Congress in addition to several law firms.
Ms. Hammond has worked as a Realtor for 15 years, the first ten of which were with Tutt, Taylor & Rankin, which then became the Washington, D.C. affiliate of Sotheby's, TTR Sotheby's International Realty. She is licensed in Washington, Maryland and Virginia and has a wide and diverse client base spanning from people relocating, to investors, to the luxury homebuyers and sellers. In 2001, Ms. Hammond lived in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands wherein she developed an expertise in real estate pertaining to the Caribbean Islands. In 2006, Ms. Hammond worked with the Managing Partner and Principal Broker in the relocation from Detroit to the Washington metropolitan area of more than 100 families who were employed by the Volkswagen Corporation of America. This resulted in more than $100 million in sales for the company and Ms. Hammond had the honor of representing the CEO himself in the purchase of his personal residence. In addition to her work as a Realtor, she is actively involved as a real estate investor, buying and selling properties in the area. She often provides counsel to clients who are interested in the same.
Ms. Hammond also hosts her own highly successful weekly radio program called Reality Real Estate with Jennifer Hammond on Sirius/XM radio. Ms. Hammond has been continuously recognized by her association and her firm as a top producer and has obtained the prestigious recognition and designation of Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI). In addition, Ms. Hammond has received the designation of a CBR, a Certified Buyer's Representative. Ms. Hammond's outside philanthropic endeavors include: the planning and development of the Dream Ball for Charity Works, which supports the USO; raising money for various charities under the aegis of The New Dominion Women's Club of McLean; Youth for Human Rights; the McLean Project for the Arts which supports emerging artists; and the Annual Bark Ball to support the Washington, D.C. Humane Society. She is a connoisseur of sailing and a connoisseur of life! Jennifer will help you get the edge and be a connoisseur as well.