Sherif Abdalla was born and raised in Northern Virginia and attended James Madison University, where he graduated with a degree in Computer Information Systems. After college, Sherif returned to DC to work in software sales before entering the restaurant business, where he successfully owned and managed six restaurants and nightlife venues over the course of ten years.
It was through this experience that he learned the importance of building relationships and customer service. After exiting the restaurant business, Sherif decided to get involved full time in a business he had always had a passion for- Real Estate. Since getting his license, he has quickly become a rising star in the area, working with CEO's and local athletes, and closing multi-million dollar transactions. In his spare time, Sherif is an avid DC sports fan with season tickets to the Wizards and Caps. He also coached in the Langley High School basketball program.
As one of the most distinguished agents on the DC luxury scene, Mark guides his clients with expertise and insight. Throughout his impressive 25 year career, the McFadden name has become synonymous with superior results, best-in-class service, and an unyielding dedication to his clients above all. And thanks to Mark’s unrivaled work ethic, negotiating prowess, and vast market knowledge, he’s earned the trust of buyers and sellers alike throughout the greater DC region.
Originally hailing from Northern Virginia, Mark launched his real estate career in 1988, and quickly became the go-to agent for executives who recognized his attention to detail and professionalism—attributes that have since continued to benefit every client he serves. Today, Mark and his tenured team of experts offer a concierge approach to buying and selling homes— helping each client to navigate every step in the process, from search, to contract and closing.
Whether he’s working with heads of state from the White House, captains of industry, or first time home buyers, Mark provides the same high-touch support that has come to define his brand. Mark has been honored consistently with Washingtonian’s Top Agent distinction and is consistently ranked by WSJ and Real Trends as one of the top 150 agents in America. In 2018, he ranked as #4 on America’s Best in DC list by Real Trends.
Beyond the world of real estate, Mark gives back to the community through his work as a founding member of the honorary board at SandR Foundation, and as a board member of Halcyon House. Mark also served on The Georgetown Club’s Membership Committee, where he’s belonged for many years, and was a member of the Washington Golf and Country Club. When he’s not advising clients, you can find him socializing with friends, enjoying life, and sampling the many culinary delights the area offers—from the tried and true classics, to the newest restaurants on the scene.