Mr. Mahshie has resided in the District of Columbia for 33 years and has had a life-long interest in architecture spanning Vitruvius through van der Rohe. He has worked on numerous renovation projects and has the spent the last 15 years restoring his personal residence - a Spanish Colonial Revival built in 1926, published in Spaces magazine in 2006.He has worked with esteemed architects and developers throughout the city and has sold three successful condominium projects totaling more than 100 units. A project he sold at 1401 Q Street received a merit award from the American Institute of Architects in 2007 and the Washington Business Journal nominated his project for Real Estate Deal of the Year. He was the top individual producer for 2005, 2006 & 2007. As Senior Vice President, he works with other associates to increase their knowledge and understanding of American architecture. In 2008, he was appointed by Mayor Adrian Fenty to serve on the Board of Real Property Assessments and Appeals.Prior to his affiliation with TTR Sotheby's International Realty, Mr. Mahshie held positions at: the Embassy of Malta, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. Mr. Mahshie has been an active member of the Virginia State Bar for the last 23 years.Mr. Mahshie graduated from Georgetown University in 1981 with a B.S. from the School of Languages and Linguistics and studied at the American University in Cairo. He received his M.A. in Arab Studies from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1983. He received his J.D. from the College of Law at Syracuse University and an M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in 1989. He is a member of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art.