About City To Sea Realty
Matthew Shepard and Kathy Fong
Individually, Matt Shepard and Kathy Fong are among the highest producing real estate agents in DC Metro, each with 20 plus years in the industry. Together, they’re a dynamic, award-winning real estate partnership that has been delivering exceptional, turn-key service since 2012.
Matt and Kathy make it work. They take time to get to know their clients and personalize plans that match their life style and budget. Matt and Kathy, friends and colleagues since the ‘90s, are known for stand out staging that increases a home’s value, as well as strong negotiating skills that get the best deals. Rooted in the DC Metro area, Matt and Kathy know the neighborhoods and are passionate about giving back to the community. Their top priority is to make sure every buyer and seller finds an open door and warm welcome at Shepard Fong.
Paul values DC Metro’s multicultural landscape, inspired by living and working abroad. Specializing in new home sales and interior and landscape design, Paul joined Shepard Fong in 2014 after more than a decade in the real estate industry. He’s always on top of the data and makes sure his clients get the information they need to make the right decision. He also takes time to get to know his clients, maximizing results and building relationships that go beyond the real estate transaction. Paul is licensed in California, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Irena is fluent in four languages, which strengthens her capacity to serve a multicultural clientele. Communicating with speed and accuracy, Irena has a strong, detail-oriented work ethic. She’s determined to deliver exceptional results and driven to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction. Her top priority is maximizing her clients buying, selling, and investing powers, utilizing top social media platforms to boost exposure. An Arlington resident for four years, Irena joined Shepard Fong in 2014. Irena is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Maria worked in commercial interior architecture for 12 years landing at Shepard Fong in 2010. Starting as a transaction coordinator, Maria specializes in real estate listings and purchases from contract to close. A resident for 24 years, Maria is anchored in the Arlington community where she and her husband raised three children. She enjoys everything that Arlington has to offer and pays it forward by volunteering her time and talent in support of education and civic organizations. Maria has a B.S. in architecture from The Catholic University of America.
Amanda launched her career in event planning, learning first-hand that details matter. As a licensed insurance agent, Amanda honed her skills in marketing and customer service. Attention to detail, customer service, and marketing are a winning combination in the real estate industry. Whether creating brochures or seeing contracts through to the end, Amanda makes sure our clients’ transactions go smoothly from start to finish. Amanda has a B.S. in Tourism and Event Management.
Jean is our indispensable Marketing Assistant who works with the entire team, overseeing the day-to-day tasks that ensure a home is presented to its best advantage. Over the years, Jean has a developed a “good-eye” for staging and signage. She also manages our storage facilities, maintains listings, and prepares and distributes marketing materials, essential for maximum promotion. She joined Shepard Fong in 2005.
Diane has been working and specializing in corporate finance for the past 10 years and as a CPA in the public accounting field for 15 years prior. Diane’s expertise includes financial management and reporting, financial analysis, budget planning and execution, forecasting, benefit-cost analysis, and the development of accounting policies and procedures. Diane has a B.S. in Business Administration.