Women in Real Estate

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate, Talk of Tysons

Meet these successful women Realtors who have the courage to own who they are and have applied their vision to positively impact the world. These woman in real estate know the importance of continual learning and have grown to achieve balance and perspective in all aspects of their lives.

Jessica Avila

Knowledge. Experience. Trust.

Jessica specializes in luxury rentals and sales. Born and raised in Northern Virginia, she has a keen understanding of the area. She received her BS from George Mason University in Biochemistry and MBA from the University of Miami in Business. Jessica has over a decade of experience in senior management and sales roles. Her real estate career started in New York City then COVID rooted her back to Northern Virginia. Jessica’s diverse experiences have made her a savvy salesperson and negotiator which is of great benefit to her clients.

Jessica finds building enduring relationships with her clients to be one of the most enjoyable aspects of her role.

She speaks Spanish and English fluently. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, Pilates and traveling.

Real estate is one of the most important investments you’ll make in your life. Jessica believes that with trust, knowledge, and experience, she can help you make a confident, informed decision in your next real estate venture. 


office: 703-827-5777

8478 Tyco Rd
Vienna, VA 22182

Jane Webb

Knowledge. Experience. Trust.

Jane Webb is an experienced agent with 18 years under her belt. She works closely with her clients and makes sure that they feel like family to her, buyers and sellers alike. Jane is sharp as a tack and knows the market like the back of her hand; you would be hard pressed to find an agent as knowledgeable as Jane. She is widely known among her colleagues as a bright and fun woman who always has a smile on her face and warmth in her heart. Behind the curtain of warmth, she’s savvy and highly skilled when dealing with any type of negotiation from start to finish.

As a ‘military brat’ she has lived in many places to include Northern Virginia, while her father was stationed at the Pentagon for two tours. After spending 22 years in Texas, she returned to Northern Virginia in 2003 and has worked side by side with Casey Margenau since that time.

Jane’s favorite quote is “Wonderful things cannot happen unless you are willing to take a chance”


office: 703-827-5777

8478 Tyco Rd
Vienna, VA 22182

Missy Whittington

Seize the Day!

With just a few years under her belt, Missy Whittington has sold over $12M in homes, serving clients in Northern Virginia.  She entered the real estate market after having a career in accounting and finance, and attributes her work ethic as a key component to her success. “My father and mother taught me the meaning of commitment and what it takes to perform on the job at a high level. My youth softball coaches taught me the meaning of hard work and going above and beyond to see superior results, and my teammates showed me how to make others around you better athletes and better people. I’ve taken all of this to my business at Samson Properties, showering my clients with exceptional client care.”


  •  Her ability to turn properties into homes and clients into lifelong partners
  • A deep understanding of the emotional and financial
  • Significance of real estate transactions

Missy Whittington Realty
Samson Properties

office: 703-943-7595

361 Maple Avenue W #100
Vienna, VA 22180

Mackenzie Horne

Executive-Level Consulting Experience

Mackenzie (Mack) Horne has over 10 years of executive-level consulting experience with a proven track record of successful sales and business development. She uses her knowledge and experience every day in each of her real estate transactions. Whether she is helping sellers prepare their property and negotiating top dollar, or guiding buyers as they find the right home at the right price, Mack is authentically dedicated to her clients every day of the week. She is known for being organized, focused, and passionate. Mack is a nationally recognized thought leader and a versatile salesperson.


  • Passionately Committed To Her Clients
  • Negotiations
  • Collaboration


mobile: 571-594-9136

office: 703-738-9577


Lori Shafran

Over 100 Years of Real Estate Tradition

With over 35 years of career experience in residential real estate sales, luxury home sales and marketing, office leasing and real estate settlement services, Lori has in-depth knowledge and experience in the Northern Virginia housing market and provides her clients with a comprehensive level of support in buying or selling their home. In every real estate transaction, her focus is to meet and exceed the needs of her clients. She is committed to providing personalized sales support with attention to detail and responsive service–working closely with each buyer or seller to carefully understand their specific goals and needs of home ownership. Whether the purchase or sale is a single-family home, townhouse or condominium, she provides clients with the information they need to make wise investment decisions in buying or selling a home.


  •  Luxury Residential Sales Specialist


mobile: 703-967-0909

office: 703-790-3330

1309 Vincent Place
McLean, VA 221010

Dianne Van Volkenburg

Buy with Confidence. Sell with Success

For years, the name Dianne Van Volkenburg has been synonymous with Great Falls real estate. She has been a consistent Top Producer with a 20 year background in sales, marketing and negotiating. She has lived in the D.C. metro area for most of her life. She is highly regarded as a knowledgeable, service-oriented realtor and high-energy negotiator.

With the first-class service she provides, the business has grown dramatically over the years. Past clients are the backbone of her business and she has many repeat clients who refer family and friends. Understanding her clients’ needs and desires, having the sales skills from hard work over many years, and applying them is the key to Dianne’s success.


office: 703-757-3222

9841 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls, VA 22066