- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 13, 2005

Name: Don Roth

Company: Long & Foster Realtors

Address: 4650 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 29814

Phone: 301/907-7600

Fax: 301/907-6610

E-mail: donald.roth@Longandfoster.com

Web site: www.donaldroth.com

Year started in real estate: 2003

How did you get started in real estate? I was in the computer business. I always handled all real estate matters for the companies I was with, which included on occasion the purchase, leasing and furnishing of homes for executives and employees we were relocating.

How long with current company? Since July 2003

Licenses: Real estate sales in Maryland, Delaware and the District

Associations: National Association of Realtors, Maryland Association of Realtors, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, Sussex County Association of Realtors and Grievance Committee of Sussex County Association of Realtors.

Awards: Long & Foster Realtors Executive’s Club.

Greatest accomplishment in last 12 months: Two more grandchildren, bringing the total to five.

What is your area of speciality? Properties along the beaches in Delaware’s Sussex County. The owners are principally residents of the Capital Beltway area.

Highest-priced home sold: $2.5 million

Most memorable house: A five-bedroom, four-bath oceanside oasis near the north end of the boardwalk in Bethany Beach, Del.

Worst experience: Leaving an open house I had held on a Sunday afternoon to find that a pipe had burst under the house and that there was a small river extending for a block and a half from the house. Fortunately, the owners could be reached and had a great relationship with their plumber.

Family: Married, three children and five grandchildren

Education: Bachelor of arts in economics, Columbia University, 1956; Doctor of jurisprudence, New York University School of Law, 1962; Master of business administration, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1993.

Community affiliations/outside interests: The Wharton School Club of D.C., Redskins season-ticket holder, spinning

Last book read: “The Power of Impossible Thinking: Transform the Business of Your Life and the Life of Your Business,” by Jerry Wind

Last movie seen: “Ray”

What kind of car do you drive? Lexus

What is your personal dream house? At least four bedrooms, three baths, one level, huge great room, big granite island in kitchen area, high ceilings, great back yard, water and golf-course view, in a subtropical climate.

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