March 18, 2018

Danai Mattison

Danai Mattison

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Hail to the Condo Queen

Danai Mattison, 25, has been working in real estate since before she could drive. At 16, she began assisting her father’s top-producing team, earning her real estate license while in college. But independence beckoned; before she graduated, she joined a new home sales and marketing firm, working her way up from transaction manager to sales manager. She reached $20 million in sales the first year and soon decided she was ready to team up with her dad, a highly regarded association leader. “The legacy drives me to raise the bar higher,” she says. Mattison specializes in condo sales, so colleagues have nicknamed her the “D.C. Condo Queen,” a title that isn’t far-fetched: In 2005, she represented the capital in the nationally televised Miss Teen USA pageant.

Salesperson | Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. | Bethesda, MD |

Age: 25 |

2012 Individual Sales Volume: $17.1 million | 2012 Individual Sides: 39

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