Team Mekong - Covering homes in Washington, D.C.

  Patricia Sipher - Client Manager & Team Lead   Patricia served as a licensed VA Real Estate Salesperson and Property Manager on GTP's Team Danube in Virginia for 18 months, before making a permanent move to Washington, D.C., and transitioning to Team Mekong. Patricia has lived in Poland, Belgium, United Kingdom, Italy, Jordan, India, and South Korea. She is a well-rounded and dependable professional with over ten years of experience in the government and non-profit sectors. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Policy Studies, and a Master’s degree in International Relations. Throughout the time her family has lived overseas, Patricia managed their house in Virginia as well as worked with real estate agents across continents and time zones. She understands the unique position of buying as well as renting and managing U.S. real estate while living abroad, and is here to assist you with your real estate and property management needs.

Patricia Sipher - Client Manager & Team Lead

Patricia served as a licensed VA Real Estate Salesperson and Property Manager on GTP's Team Danube in Virginia for 18 months, before making a permanent move to Washington, D.C., and transitioning to Team Mekong. Patricia has lived in Poland, Belgium, United Kingdom, Italy, Jordan, India, and South Korea. She is a well-rounded and dependable professional with over ten years of experience in the government and non-profit sectors. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Policy Studies, and a Master’s degree in International Relations. Throughout the time her family has lived overseas, Patricia managed their house in Virginia as well as worked with real estate agents across continents and time zones. She understands the unique position of buying as well as renting and managing U.S. real estate while living abroad, and is here to assist you with your real estate and property management needs.

Jennifer Siegel - Client Manager

Jennifer Siegel is a native Washingtonian who holds a degree in English Literature and Philosophy from Trinity Washington University. After moving every few years growing up in her military family, Jennifer finally settled in Manhattan as a Vice President and Project Manager for JPMorgan Chase until her native New Yorker husband relocated them overseas - first to Prague, Czech Republic and then to Shanghai, China, where Jennifer was able to leverage her project management skills as a GSO at the U.S. Consulate in charge of property and travel. Jennifer enjoys reading, music and virtually anything on Bravo, along with spending time with her two energetic young boys.

 

Chris Higby - Property Manager

Born in Georgia and raised in Southern California, Chris has lived in the District for over a decade. He has split that time working on the Hill and in private sector lobbying/government relations roles. He and his family recently finished a three year tour in London, England where he worked as a lobbyist and policy officer for an energy trade association. Chris holds a BA from Tulane University and an MBA from the University of Southern California. His interests include playing mediocre golf, and even more mediocre guitar, skiing, cooking, and running.

  Joseph Povolni - Client Manager   Joe is a true globe-trotter. He was born in Germany to a family from the former-Yugoslavia who immigrated to Australia when he was still an infant. Joe grew up in Melbourne before traveling to central California to earn his undergraduate degree and then Dallas, Texas, to earn a graduate degree. In Texas he met his spouse and shortly thereafter they moved to the Woodley Park area of Washington, D.C. After a few years living and working in D.C., Joe and his wife spent the next decade abroad with the Department of State. They have lived in Mexico City, Beijing and Shenyang, China, and more recently in Yangon, Myanmar. Joe and his family enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the countries and regions where they have lived. They are now happy to call VA/D.C. home and are excited to introduce their young son to travel throughout North America. Joe enjoys taking photos and video footage to create fun travel videos to document his family’s travel adventures.

Joseph Povolni - Client Manager

Joe is a true globe-trotter. He was born in Germany to a family from the former-Yugoslavia who immigrated to Australia when he was still an infant. Joe grew up in Melbourne before traveling to central California to earn his undergraduate degree and then Dallas, Texas, to earn a graduate degree. In Texas he met his spouse and shortly thereafter they moved to the Woodley Park area of Washington, D.C. After a few years living and working in D.C., Joe and his wife spent the next decade abroad with the Department of State. They have lived in Mexico City, Beijing and Shenyang, China, and more recently in Yangon, Myanmar. Joe and his family enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the countries and regions where they have lived. They are now happy to call VA/D.C. home and are excited to introduce their young son to travel throughout North America. Joe enjoys taking photos and video footage to create fun travel videos to document his family’s travel adventures.