22 Mar Laurie Gessaman
REALTOR, National Association of Realtors since 2017
Accredited Staging Professional, 2015
Average Days Listings Remain On Market: 2
Average Percentage Listings Sell Over List Price: 1-2%
As a REALTOR and Accredited Staging Professional, Laurie is highly-valued at Pearson Smith
Realty. Her determination, creativity, and love of life add to the brokerage’s core values in
teamwork, customer focus, respect, honesty, and accountability. Laurie pairs her industry
knowledge with experience as a professional home stager to create a boutique full-service business
model. A grateful client once called her “The House Whisperer” describing a dedicated industry
leader who rolls-up her sleeves to personally handle any and all details of staging, buying, and
selling. Her on-trend staging magic and can-do attitude commands top dollar sales, and allows
families to see the full potential of a home.
As a lifelong resident of Northern Virginia and having an upbringing in rental homes, Laurie is
passionate and knowledgeable about the region and feels a special affinity for any family seeking
Twice a survivor of breast cancer, Laurie leads life with a positive spirit saying, “When life throws
you lemons, squeeze them in your cocktail and move on!” Laurie is now the founder of and runs a
support group for Breast Cancer survivors. Involved and connected to her community, Laurie also
volunteers at church, and her daughter’s school PTA.
Laurie’s family is her greatest achievement. She dreams of owning a farm where she can add horses
to her family of 2 growing children and 5 pets. A passion for the great outdoors, music, art, and tap
dance fuel her positivity…while coffee fuels her days!