Meet Our Executive Team
Todd spent the early part of his career in public accounting before leaving to take a job at one of the area’s most successful Real Estate Investment Trusts where he serves as the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Development. During his tenure, the company has purchased over $1.8 billion in assets and has entitled over 2.9 million square feet of development. He also led a team that managed over 700 residential units. He earned his B.S. in Accounting from Virginia Tech and his MBA from the Darden School of Business at The University of Virginia. He serves as the Vice Chair of the Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission and is a Board Member of the National Association of Real Estate Companies. Todd lives with his wife and four wonderful kids in Washington D.C.
Sarah Pearson started her career in Public Accounting working in Accounting Services for some of the region's largest non-profit organizations. She later expanded her accounting base specializing in Corporate Tax for prominent Real Estate Investment Trusts. Now an at-home mom of four amazing kids, she has remained active with volunteer activities, including freelance tax prep, fundraising, and serves as the Co-Treasurer of her elementary kids' DCPS Home & School Association. Sarah earned her B.S. in Finance from George Mason University. Other than family, there is nothing Sarah loves more than traveling. A true road warrior, she enjoys showing her kids the far reaches of the country. She lives with her husband and four children in Woodley Park, DC.
Sara Carter brings over 15 years of Property Management experience to the Pearson Smith Property Management team. Throughout the years she has successfully managed a multitude of residential property types to include luxury high-rise communities, buildings undergoing extensive renovations and mixed-use communities within the DMV. As a lifelong resident of Loudoun County, she is a proud graduate of Broad Run High School and able to tell tales of Route 7 and Route 28 intersecting at a traffic light. Before graduating with a degree in Business Administration Sara was an art major and still enjoys expressing her creative outlet through design, reimagining vintage treasures, and collecting art.
Chris is our Principal Broker in Virginia. Chris began his real estate career in 1988. Over the years his roles have included salesperson, associate broker, managing broker and principal broker, for real estate firms of all sizes. He has experience in residential real estate sales, land sales, new home construction sales/marketing, leasing and commercial/hybrid sales over the years. Chris is a native to the DC Metro Area and currently resides in Loudoun County with his wife, three kids and dogs.