Michelle Zelsman

During her first year in real estate, Michelle Zelsman was awarded the coveted Rookie of the Year Award.

Every year since, she has achieved the Top Producer awards and is ranked among the top 2% nationwide.  

She was voted a 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Washingtonian magazine “100 Best Agents” and “Top Producer.” Northern Virginia Magazine also recognized Zelsman in its annual "Best Agents" issue in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Proven. Effective. Strategic. Creative.

Professionally, Michelle is proven, effective, strategic and creative. With more than 30 years experience in marketing, advertising and sales as a business owner, consultant, executive and realtor. 

As a seller’s agent, Michelle brings innovative marketing strategies using state-of-the-art technologies and creative initiatives to give your home proper prominence in the marketplace. 

As a buyer’s agent, she takes a consultative approach to learning the life you want to live so her search is effectively focused on helping you achieve your life goals.

All her clients love how Michelle really knows the neighborhoods, and gives them space to fall in love with the properties they call home.

Michelle is a Global Luxury Expert, a Certified Real Estate Digital Marketer. She draws on her impressive background of 25-plus years in marketing, advertising and sales as a business owner, consultant, executive and realtor.

This Northern Virginian earned a BA in Journalism from the University of Maryland, and did graduate work at Johns Hopkins and George Washington University. She began her career as a reporter, covering technology for a globally-recognized tech magazine, then left journalism to work in marketing, advertising and communications.

Michelle speaks fluent Spanish and loves to travel in her free time. She believes in giving back to her community, and does so through a local organization that helps the homeless. Michelle additionally works hard to support her dog Lucy's bone habit, and her dog Bernie's ball catching.

Licensed in Virginia: 0225213308 (Expires 7/31/2024)

Licensed in DC: SP98376011 (Expires 8/31/2025)

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