LYNDA O'DEA*... Always in Touch, with YOU & the Market℠
After an accomplished career in marketing, technology and entertainment, Lynda decided to combine her favorite passion of designing and renovating luxury properties with her business and marketing skills to provide a higher level of professionalism to her real estate clients. A lifelong resident of Maryland with homes in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Annapolis and Baltimore, Lynda O'Dea* is an accomplished marketing executive as well as an interior designer and home renovation expert. Prior to her real estate career, Lynda was VP of marketing for a software company and the creator of a e-retail business that won a national award for being one of the top 20 best retail websites. For the Maryland Jockey Club, she developed new technologies that were adopted nationwide, managed the Preakness Stakes race and events, and created the hospitality venue Preakness Village. She also conceived and designed the Sports Palaces at Laurel and Pimlico which were credited with revolutionizing the racing industry, developed new technologies for the racing consumer, and designed over $10 million in interior design projects. Lynda went on to develop what became the ESPN Zone in Baltimore's Inner Harbor and worked with ABC Sports, the NHL and NFL on sports entertainment projects. Her work has been featured in Sports Illustrated, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and Fortune Magazine as well as on ABC, NBC, CNN News.
Long & Foster Real Estate is the largest realty company in the Mid-Atlantic region providing clients with the total home ownership experience including services that go beyond the exchange of real estate by helping with mortgage, title, and insurance as well as relocation and settlement services. Founded in 1968, Long & Foster has grown from a single, 600-square-foot office in Fairfax, Virginia, to the largest privately-owned real estate company in America. Wes Foster began his real estate career in 1963 as a sales manager with a home builder. In 1966, he moved to Nelson Realty as vice-president of sales where he sold over one million dollars worth of residential real estate each year for six consecutive years. Long & Foster began with Wes Foster handling the residential real estate arm of the business and Henry Long handling commercial. In July 1979, Wes Foster became sole owner.
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. currently has offices and associates in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Delaware, and North Carolina.
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