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of Gerlach Real Estate, serving Maryland, DC, and VA since 1998

 meet our AGENT TEAM

We are not your average real estate agents! Our talented team’s unique approach, exceptional track record and make-things-happen attitude will help you buy with ease and sell with style and sizzle. Our energy and enthusiasm will make your real estate experience a success.  No one matches our staging, real estate savvy, enthusiasm, experience, creative marketing, use of technology, negotiation skills, commitment to community, or appetite for fun!



award winning realtor, home renovator and working mom

Donna is an inspired top producing agent and home staging expert in MD, DC and VA with 15 years experience, selling more than 350 homes.  She's proven that if you are creative, tough and savvy with a can-do attitude and a passion for excellence, you can succeed again and again, even in this tough market.  Donna leads a team of highly talented agents, marketing professionals, designers and staging experts who excel at getting sellers more money in less time and getting buyers a good deal in the right neigborhood.  Donna and her team were the subject and stars of Stage This House which aired on A&E in 2008.  In her free time, Donna enjoys the outdoors with her 2 year old daughter, Maia, her golden retriever/yellow lab cross, Bear, and soul mate, Lewis.

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Lewis Temple 


MD & VA realtor, buyers agent and neighborhood expert

For a quarter century Lewis has been serving his clients as a master electrician, property manager and problem solver. An ex-marine, he has traveled the world in uniform, is an avid boater and can often be found on his boat out on the surrounding rivers and bays for an hour or a day. When faced with a problem, Lewis is always able to come up with a solution where all parties go away feeling good.

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MD & DC agent, neighborhood seller/buyer agent and market expert

A licensed agent in MD & DC for over 10 years, Andrew impresses his clients with his attention to detail, understanding of this competitive market, and his listening and negotiating skills. Andrew provides expert guidance throughout every step of the buying/selling process. A longtime area resident and homeowner, Andrew’s Missouri roots come through in his honesty and genuine excitement about successfully helping his clients in their real estate adventures.   On a personal note, Andrew is an outdoor lover, team player of competitive baseball, basketball, soccer and boxing and is an avid gardener. He loves holidaying with his wife, Isabel and their son Liam at their family’s cabin in Maine and visiting their extended family in Brazil.


 meet our DESIGN and OFFICE TEAM

Our in-house design team provides complimentary, professional design advice to all of our clients every step of the journey of selling your home. From the initial design consultation to settlement, the designers will provide detailed recommendation lists, help you prioritize and make informed decisions, organize and oversee any contracted work, and transform your home with complementary staging materials from their huge inventory at no cost to you.


Dynamic Designer & Globetrotting Adventurer

Having worked in everything from public health to real estate appraisal, accounting, and as a bike messenger, Jennifer’s ability to adapt to changing environments and passion for all things aesthetic makes her a key player on our team. This DC resident’s adventurous spirit keeps her biking and surfing around the world to places like Russia, India, and Peru, and stepping outside the box when designing for our clients.

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Creative Connoisseur & Design Devotee

Cara spent her early days experimenting with the assorted boxes of fabrics, notions, paints and dress up clothes that surrounded her. From this early creative exposure she developed the foundation for her diverse interest in textile & interior design. Post graduation, she has pursued her passion, working in New Zealand before relocating to DC. Cara brings a fresh approach to creative design and marketing to our clients.

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Christie Fleming


Expert Communicator & Professional Organizer

Originally from Silver Spring, I left the area to attend school out west at Arizona State where I got my BA’s in Psychology and Communication. I have always had a love of homes and love working with people. I am very excited about working with the Pure Energy Team and learning from the very best! I currently hold a Real Estate License and can’t wait to get my feet wet in the spring market. I love to travel and am a total D.I.Y. girl- building and creating things is my passion. 



Staging & Organization Master

Introducing Jenny, the newest addition to the Pure Energy Team! Originally from Atlanta, GA, Jenny has been living in the Silver Spring area for the last 20 years.  In addition to her past experience as an executive assistant for a global construction company, Jenny has worked for an interior design firm based in Washington, D.C., and for the last 8 years has been a design consultant specializing in organization and staging. Jenny’s positive attitude, open personality, and gentle approach contribute to her ability to both relate and assist clients with a variety of needs. She is a lover of music and live concerts, knows most of the thrift stores within a 15 mile radius, and experiments with cooking when she’s not running around town with her two children, Nora and Johnny, and her middle-school principal husband, Robby.

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