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Broker | COO | General Counsel
As a recovering litigator with nearly 15 years of real estate and commercial litigation experience in the Maryland and DC courts, Claire has now transferred that know-how to her positions as
General Counsel and Chief Operations Officer at The ONE Street Company (“ONE Street”).
Ms. Buchner also has experience in green building, construction defects, title work and corporate business issues. She is licensed to practice law in DC and Maryland and she is a licensed Associate Broker in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Claire was a cum laude graduate of the George Mason University School of Law in 2000 where she was a member of Law Review and a Dean’s Scholar. After years in private practice, Claire founded her firm Law Office of Claire E. Buchner, LLC, which she ran for more than five years before joining ONE Street. Claire is also one of the few attorneys in Maryland and DC that holds the coveted LEED AP designation awarded by the United States Green Building Council. She is also a member of the distinguished and exclusive Maryland Bar Foundation.
Claire is a published writer and has presented to various organizations over the years, including the Real Estate and Environmental Law sections of the Maryland State Bar Association. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Anne Arundel Community College and has taught classes for Montgomery County Community College as well. Claire has served on numerous boards and committees, most notably the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission’s Peer Review Committee, the Maryland State Bar Association’s Judicial Appointments Committee, and the Events Committee for the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors.
She grew up in Maryland, attended undergraduate and graduate school in Northern Virginia and then lived in DC. Thus, Claire is a local girl with a deep knowledge of the DMV. She now lives in
Annapolis with her husband and two children.
President | Founder
Samer is a true visionary in the real estate world. A trend-setter with more than 20 years of experience as a leader in the field, Samer has reshaped the very practice of real-estate business and consulting.
At the helm of an exclusive boutique firm and a stellar cast of more than 40 agents, Samer is one of the tristate area’s most prominent real-estate influencers. His team has sold more than a billion dollars’ worth of real estate and has been consistently ranked number one for units and volume sold in Washington, DC, by The Wall Street Journal.
Samer invigorated the traditional real-estate model by infusing new technologies, systems and ways of thinking as well as by harnessing the power of social media and online marketing.
Beyond novel and creative business and marketing approaches, Samer has instilled a new culture and philosophy among his agents—a culture that focuses on the client experience and needs. As a thought leader in the field, Samer continues to consult major hedge funds and financial institutions, providing them with insight on real-estate trends and forecasts.
Director of Business Development
Our Director of Business Development, Hovick Suleymanian, has been with ONE Family since 2013. Though a proven top-producing real estate agent during his first 2 years with the company, in 2015, Hovick has agreed to up the ante by leaving his full time, high-level position at a Fortune 500 company so as to expand his role at ONE Street. With a wealth of technical knowledge, years of experience in corporate America and a successful track record as an entrepreneur, Hovick is well positioned to advise and consult ONE’s leadership and, more importantly, spearhead the development and improvement of ONE’s business and business relationships as it expands its reach to national markets.
Hovick brings to ONE Street over 15 years of business analysis and project management experience in the Information Technology and Finance sectors, including 11 years serving as the Lead Business Systems Analyst at SunTrust Bank, Inc. where, among many things, he consulted SunTrust executives on the technical and business aspects of a host of initiatives. Hovick has earned so many expert designations in system development, management, database and data analysis, programming, web design, e-commerce, and multimedia development that there are too many to list here. However, those designations lend toward his multi-faceted approach to technology, , management, business development and training.
Hovick holds two Bachelors Degrees -- one in Physics from Yerevan State University and one in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also has a Masters Degree in Business Management and Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University.
In addition to his duties on the management team, Hovick is a full time Realtor, licensed in DC, MD and VA and is running a highly successful sales team of 8 agents which have produced over $100mln in sales 2 years. Hovick currently resides in North Bethesda MD with his wife and business partner, Lina and two lovely children.
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