Local Expertise. Global Connections.
Hugh McDermott proudly serves clients of all backgrounds across the greater Washington, DC area, consistently ranking as one of Washington’s top-producing real estate agents under 35. He’s a member of the Jeff Wilson team: the highest producing team, brokerage-wide.
Hugh’s strengths lie in his communication skills, market knowledge, and attention to detail, which have earned him the trust and loyalty of his clients over the years. Known for his calm demeanor and sharp negotiating skills, Hugh advises his clients on how to achieve the best possible value for their unique real estate sales and acquisitions. Adept at navigating the highly competitive Washington real estate market, Hugh has helped countless buyer clients prevail in multiple offer scenarios and assisted many seller clients in achieving record-setting sales across the region. Most importantly, Hugh provides all of his clients with the highest level of service and attention they deserve, at all price points.
Prior to his career in real estate, Hugh worked in public policy, including time on Capitol Hill, as a Field Organizer on the 2012 Obama presidential campaign, and serving on First Lady Michelle Obama’s staff in the White House. Hugh had the privilege of traveling to 10 different countries with Mrs. Obama, and was featured in GQ Magazine for his work.
Born and raised in the Boston area, Hugh takes great pride in carrying on the family real estate tradition, which began with his mother who runs the most successful real estate brokerage in his hometown. Hugh earned his Bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston, double majoring in Political Science and Communications. After college, Hugh moved to Washington where he now lives with his wife and son in Chevy Chase, DC. Outside the office and family time, sports play a big role in Hugh’s life. He plays ice hockey, golf, and tennis, and is an avid Boston sports fan.
Achievements and awards:
•#1 Selling Team at TTR Sotheby’s Georgetown Office (2018-2022)
•Over $350M in team sales since 2018
•2022 DCAR Public Policy Committee Member
•2019 Rising Star Award winner
•Licensed in DC, MD, VA
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