Peta-Gay Lewis, ABR®, CMR®, MRP®, PSA® is a staunch advocate for quality housing for all. Through both her professional and community service efforts Ms. Lewis has been instrumental in assisting others to find their next home.
Ms. Lewis is a licensed Realtor in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Additionally, she is a licensed Property Manager and the Founder & Principal of Property Locators, LLC, a real estate acquisition firm and property management company. In addition to holding her real estate and property management licenses Ms. Lewis is an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), certified Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) and Military Relocation Professional (MRP). She has systems and programs in place that allows her to meet the needs of her clients efficiently.
Ms. Lewis is an elected Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner in Washington, DC. Increasing affordable housing is a top priority for her. As a Commissioner, Ms. Lewis, has brokered millions of dollars in deals that included quality Affordable Dwelling Units (ADU) for local residents since her first election in 2013. Additionally, Ms. Lewis is the Vice President for the Board of Directors of Mi Casa, Inc - a notable affordable housing developer in the Washington, DC area. She was also selected by former Washington, DC Mayor, Vincent Gray, to serve as a member of the Ward 5 Industrial Land Transformation Task Force study group to provide directives to the Mayor and the Office of Planning for best usage of industrial land in Ward 5.
Ms. Lewis has a unique understanding of acquiring and selling property, and her expertise has been widely noticed by both the local news media and government in Washington, DC. Ms. Lewis has been featured in the Washington Express Paper, included on the DC Department of Community Development homepage as "Featured Homebuyer", and within the annual report of the DC Housing Finance Agency.
Before becoming involved in real estate Ms. Lewis served as a Business Marketing Specialist for a non-profit health institute where her efforts for finding contracts generated revenues of $85,000,000 or more annually. She is skilled in writing and reviewing work orders, evaluating bids, staffing and project management and multi-year forecasting. Ms. Lewis studied Anthropology and Criminal Justice at The George Washington University in Washington, DC and has a certificate for Public Administration from Prince George’s Community College.
Ms. Lewis was confirmed by Tom Salomone, 2016 President of the National Association of Realtors, as a Member of the association's national Housing Opportunity Committee for 2016/2017. Upon successful completion of her first term she was again appointed to the committee for a second term which runs from December 1, 2017 to November 30, 2019.