Michael Rankin, principal and managing partner, of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, has over twenty-five years of experience in the real estate industry. He is currently ranked as the top agent in Washington, D.C. and the fiftieth most successful agent in the country as reported by Real Trends-The Wall Street Journal.
As a noted expert in the luxury real estate market, Mr. Rankin has appeared on CNBC and in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Business Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Financial Times, Mansion Global, Bloomberg, Daily Mail, and Business Insider. In addition to his success within Washington, Mr. Rankin is on the advisory board for the Sotheby’s International Realty brand and is a founding board member of the Sotheby’s International Realty Global Partnership, an organization of Sotheby’s International Realty brokers from the world’s thirty key residential property markets.
Mr. Rankin’s keen business acumen and deft use of proprietary marketing creates an unparalleled experience for both sellers and buyers alike. Mr. Rankin is an avid preservationist and has restored numerous historic properties in several Washington neighborhoods, most notably Kalorama and Georgetown, which he now calls home. Clients frequently ask for his insight into the challenges and rewards of purchasing one of the District’s historic homes. He is member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, and the Citizens Association of Georgetown. Mr. Rankin is also a board member of the Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, Little Folks School, Atlas Performing Arts Center and Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School. Additionally, he supports the Rock Creek Park Conservancy, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Children’s National Medical Center, Bishop Walker School, Friends of Rose Park, and numerous other philanthropic organizations throughout Washington.