Kenneth N. Brown : Broker

Kenneth N. Brown

Broker

Kenneth Brown is the founder of Quasar Property Management and Real Estate. With more than twenty years experience in the Real Estate Industry, working for J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Monarch Bank, and Town and Country Real Estate, Mr. Brown has built an extensive network of business contacts in the DC metropolitan area. The vision for Quasar is to bring together the best in real estate and property management to create a network that services the entire investment property life cycle. Mr. Brown is licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC and resides with his wife and two children in Rockville.

kenbrown@quasarrealestate.com
Jessica Pherigo : Director of Operations

Jessica Pherigo

Director of Operations

Jessica Pherigo, an expert in multi-tasking and organization, is the Director of Operations at Quasar. Jessica has over a decade’s experience in the real estate and healthcare industries. Jessica strives to make all clients and residents feel as though they get the special attention they deserve. She is a DC Metro area native. She and her daughter, Grace, reside in Olney.”

jessica@quasarrealestate.com
Phil Dawit : Marketing and Business Development Manager

Phil Dawit

Marketing and Business Development Manager

Phil holds over four years of commercial real estate experience. He previously worked at the Costar Group as a commercial real estate portfolio researcher. He has managed over $4.5 million worth of company portfolios. He has worked in the Greensboro/Charlotte, NC market and the Upstate/Manhattan, NY market. His clients included brokers, developers, investors and financial institutions. Phil speaks Amharic, Arabic and Spanish at various levels.

phil@quasarrealestate.com
Barbara Frost : Leasing Manager

Barbara Frost

Leasing Manager

Barbara grew up in northern Maryland. She moved to Charlottesville, Virginia to attend College at UVA. After 16 years in real estate sales and property management, she has returned to Maryland to join The Quasar Team. In her free time, she enjoys dancing and walking her two dogs.

bfrost@quasarrealestate.com
Quentin West : Leasing Agent and Realtor

Quentin West

Leasing Agent and Realtor

Quentin has over three years of experience in the real estate industry. He began his career working as a real estate development analyst providing due diligence services on development projects for local and state governments. He has also worked as an agent in the commercial real estate space where his clients included developers, investors and business owners. Quentin holds a Maryland real estate salesperson license and a Washington, D.C. property management license. He lives in Annapolis and enjoys reading, playing guitar and all aspects of fitness and martial arts.

quentin@quasarrealestate.com
Akena Allen : Real Estate Agent

Akena Allen

Real Estate Agent

Akena graduated from The University of Maryland - University College with a degree in Business Administration and Contract Management. She has worked in the real estate industry for nearly 8 years. She is a proud Army Veteran, having served nearly a decade in the Army Reserves. When not working, Akena enjoys baking and participating in charity projects. In addition to English, Akena also speaks Spanish.

akena@quasarrealestate.com
Gerald Holland : Real Estate Agent

Gerald Holland

Real Estate Agent

Gerald, a native Marylander, has been working in real estate since 2016. He holds a real estate focus in Southern Maryland. When he is not working, he enjoys fishing and playing golf.

gerald@quasarrealestate.com
Karissa Huntington : Real Estate Agent

Karissa Huntington

Real Estate Agent

Karissa is an award-winning baker, an over the top birthday planner, and a home remodeling extraordinaire. Her passion for real estate was fostered during her adolescence, where her parents would cart her to various open houses for fun. She holds a B.S. in Agricultural Business Management and a M.A. in International Training and Education. She has spent her career working on the business end of nonprofit organizations, including sales, operations, management, fundraising, alumni relations and event planning. She has served on the board of four nonprofits, including serving as Board Chair for the Cottonwood Foundation, Treasurer for Theater Space Project and Secretary of the St. Paul League for Women Voters.

Karissa lives in the Takoma neighborhood of Washington, D.C. She shares her home with her husband [whom she met in the 4th grade], her three biological children: Frankie, Tito and Anabel, and two foster children who are Afghani refugees. Karissa is also no stranger to the camera. She and her husband have starred in their own episode of "Renovation Realities" on the DIY Network.

karissa@quasarrealestate.com
Jules “Jay” Hurst : Real Estate Agent

Jules “Jay” Hurst

Real Estate Agent

Jules “Jay” Hurst is a military officer with a passion for real estate! He has spent over a decade as a military strategist, intelligence officer, and project manager within the Department of Defense. In addition to his work, he also owns a small rental portfolio. He lives with his wife, son, and two pit bulls in Historic Anacostia and would be happy to help you buy or sell your home East of the River.

jules@quasarrealestate.com
Fanny Kokolo : Real Estate Agent

Fanny Kokolo

Real Estate Agent

Fanny earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Senegal - where she studied Science and Business. She comes from a strong sales and customer service background. Prior to joining Quasar, Fanny worked for Better Garden & Homes and Hilton Grand Vacations. In addition to English, Fanny also speaks French.

fanny@quasarrealestate.com
Glenn Molin, MBA : Real Estate Agent

Glenn Molin, MBA

Real Estate Agent

Glenn Molin has deep experience advising businesses, business brokerage and commercial real estate transactions since 2010. He is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of comprehensive knowledge in developing, growing, and leading successful companies, predominantly within the healthcare sector. Glenn earned an MBA from the University of Maryland (UMUC) and is a licensed real estate agent in Maryland, specializing in commercial real estate and investment properties. Glenn grew up in New York and has lived in Howard County, Maryland with his wife, daughter, and dog since 2005.

glenn@quasarrealestate.com
Beth Paige : Real Estate Agent

Beth Paige

Real Estate Agent

Ms. Paige is an accomplished and award-winning Realtor who joins Quasar with over 25 years of real estate experience. She has worked with several major companies which include National Home Builders, Toll Brothers, K. Hovnanian Homes, and Long and Foster. Although she is an Ohio native, Ms. Paige has resided in and been licensed in Maryland for many years. In her spare time she enjoys theater, yoga, walking, travel, and baking.

beth@quasarrealestate.com
Oliver Webb : Real Estate Agent

Oliver Webb

Real Estate Agent

Oliver Webb is one of Quasar’s agents who specialize in providing services for the Baltimore area. Mr. Webb grew up in Baltimore but just recently moved back to the city. He attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. When he is not busy providing clients with a positive real estate experience, he enjoys playing the guitar, chess and working out.

oliver@quasarrealestate.com
Richard Lupkin : Regional Property Manager

Richard Lupkin

Regional Property Manager

Richard holds over 20 years of management experience. He has worked in an array of industries and holds a deep understanding on how to manage daily business operations. His past experiences include Horizon Distributors, Inc. and Specialized Pipe Technologies.

richard@quasarrealestate.com
Jasmine Ortiz : Assistant Property Manager

Jasmine Ortiz

Assistant Property Manager

Jasmine joins Quasar with more than 20 years of experience. She has been with Quasar for over 5 years. She enjoys all aspects of the property management industry, and even dabbles in DIY home upgrades...she has recently installed a ceramic backsplash, a new tile floor, and built a dining room table in her home! A native of the New York City, she relocated to Maryland over 23 years ago, and loves living here. In her free time, Jasmine enjoys spending time with her 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren.

jasmine@quasarrealestate.com
Randi Stave : Finance and Accounting Manager

Randi Stave

Finance and Accounting Manager

Randi joins the Quasar team with  25 years of experience in the accounting field.  She has owned her own businesses and worked for other small companies with her extensive bookkeeping knowledge.  She has also been involved in her community acting as a troop leader for her daughter’s Brownie Troop, volunteering at the local elementary school, and Vice President of her children’s high school Booster club.  In her down time, she likes to travel, ski, play tennis and participate in various physical activities.

randi@quasarrealestate.com
Stefanie Venancio : Real Estate Assistant

Stefanie Venancio

Real Estate Assistant

Stefanie Venancio is a Brazilian native, and has worked in real estate as an administrative assistant in Brazil. Ms. Venancio’s goal is to become an agent, and help buyers find their dream home. In her free time, she likes to travel, do CrossFit, and spend time with friends.

stefanie@quasarrealestate.com