Reviews From Our Clients

“What Saved Our Relocation to Northern Virginia”

Work With A Team of Top Realtors in Northern Virginia

Equity Rise Real Estate Group provides the resources of multiple team members with years of experience in real estate, negotiation, marketing, transaction management and more, plus the strength of Pearson Smith Realty, known as one of the finest and fastest growing brokerages in Northern Virginia.

Our talented real estate experts provide distinctively complete service to our valued clients, who range from residential buyers and sellers to seasoned investors. We offer smart, innovative solutions to achieve your residential and investment property objectives.

Leigh Anne Monk - Realtor
Leigh Anne Monk – Licensed in VA
Leigh Anne Monk has over twenty years of business experience, primarily in the fields of real estate and communications.  In addition to her expertise as an agent, Leigh Anne is an active real estate investor with experience in numerous types of investment strategies.  She has developed a niche in the real estate market of working with individual investors to develop cash-flow opportunities. Leigh Anne is the president of Providence Property LLC, a property management company which she co-owns with her husband Brett. Leigh Anne is also active in her church and community where she volunteers for several charities.

Mark Wozniak - Realtor
Mark Wozniak – Licensed in VA
Mark’s penchant for real estate sales coupled with his strong experience working with home buyers, home sellers, and investors makes him an ideal residential real estate professional. He is able to advise and provide in-depth service across a diverse array of your real estate needs. As a former Partner in one of the world’s top consulting firms, he has world-class experience in marketing, sales, negotiation, and delivering on commitments. As a real estate & home investment specialist, he brings that same level of professional capability to Virginia property sales and purchases.With 20 years of experience in Northern Virginia, Mark has worked with clients all over this region, and has personally lived in areas from Arlington & Alexandria to Fairfax & Centreville. When he’s not criss-crossing the region on real estate matters, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, Susan, and three children in Chantilly, VA

Brett Monk
Brett Monk – Marketing and Business Development
Brett has over twenty years of leadership, media, and website design experience. He leads the website design and software development team that develops custom solutions for our clients and staff. Brett is Google AdWords Certified, and also manages our online marketing campaigns. He has worked as a video producer/director for many clients in the DC area and worldwide. He also spent over ten years as the founder and leader of a local non-profit organization. He is a member of Leadership Fairfax and active in the community. Brett is married to Leigh Anne (above) and they have lived in Fairfax County for over twenty years. Brett is a co-founder of Real Estate Photography Class.


Mikayla Mulgrew
Mikayla Mulgrew – Client Service Coordinator
Most of Mikayla’s work is with people who are at the early stages of their home buying or selling process. She helps them with some of their initial decisions and choices and then works with our licensed agents to take their home sale or purchase to the next level. Our clients appreciate her excellent listening skills and her “can do” attitude.

In addition to her work with the Equity Rise Team, Mikayla is a talented actress and model. She co-stars with our Managing Partner, Brett Monk in the action-adventure short film “Missing Man” which is currently making the rounds in the film festival circuit. She also helps with many of our marketing and business development projects.