- The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Name: Gerhard Koehler

Company: Northern Virginia Fine Homes

Address: 2 Cardinal Park Drive, Suite 205A, Leesburg, VA 20175

Phone: 703/898-0189

Fax: 866/886-7401

E-mail: [email protected]

Web site: www.GerhardKoehler.com

Year started: 2001

How did you get started in real estate? After four years in the corporate sports world and a short encounter with a dot-com, I was ready for what I always wanted to do: combine service, sales and marketing in a professional real estate business environment, while being an independent contractor.

How long with the current company? Since 2001

Licenses and designations: Virginia real estate sales; certified international property specialist, accredited buyer’s representative

Associations: Dulles Area Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors (NAR)

Greatest accomplishment in the past 12 months: Earned the NAR certified international property specialist designation

What is your area of specialty? International and relocation clients in Northern Virginia

Highest-priced home sold: $975,000

Most memorable house: Stunning contemporary lakefront home in Reston with an atrium and heated driveway

Worst experience: Dealing with an out-of-state lender who caused settlement to be postponed by 10 days

Age: 37

Family: Married, two children

Pets: Two cats

Education: Bachelor of science in international business, Utica College of Syracuse University, 1993; Master of business administration in international management, Thunderbird — Garvin School of International Management, 1995

Community affiliations: Member, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce; member, German American Chamber of Commerce.

Last book read: “Achtung! Vorurteile (Beware of Prejudice!),” by Peter Ustinov

Last movie seen: “Chicken Little”

What kind of car do you drive? Volkswagen Passat

What is your personal dream house? Environmentally friendly craftsman-style home with a waterfront view, solidwood doors, pocket doors and a cook’s kitchen.

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