Michael Rankin, principal and managing partner of TTR Sotheby's International Realty, has twenty-five years of experience in the real estate industry. He is consistently ranked as one of the top five agents in the Washington Metropolitan Area and one of the top 100 agents in the country as reported by The Wall Street Journal. As a noted expert in the luxury real estate market, Mr. Rankin has appeared on CNBC and in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Business Journal, and The New York Times.
Mr. Rankin is an avid preservationist and has restored numerous historic properties in several Washington neighborhoods, most notably Kalorama and Georgetown, which he now calls home. Clients frequently ask for his insight into the challenges and rewards of purchasing one of the District's historic homes.
He is an active member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, and the Citizens Association of Georgetown. Mr. Rankin also supports the Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, Friends of Rose Park, the Starlight Children's Foundation, Washington Project for the Arts, and numerous other philanthropic organizations.
Presently, he is on the advisory board for the Sotheby's International Realty brand, the global luxury real estate network that operates 625 offices in 44 countries and territories. Mr. Rankin is also a founding board member of the Sotheby's International Realty Global Partnership, an organization of hand-picked Sotheby's International Realty brokers from the world's 30 key residential property markets that offers white-glove service to clients looking to acquire property in trophy locations in the United States or abroad.