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 - Property 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.

  Erlan Ibrayev - Property Manager   Erlan was born and raised in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, and he holds a Bachelor’s degree in English teaching and translation. With his Foreign Service wife, he has served in Moscow, Adana, Bishkek, Minsk, and Jerusalem, performing a variety of EFM jobs ranging from Management Assistant to Postmaster. In between overseas assignments, he has made his home in several of DC’s neighborhoods, including Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Capitol Hill, and Petworth. He now lives in Arlington with his wife and three children. Erlan speaks Kazakh, Russian, Turkish and Arabic.

Erlan Ibrayev - Property Manager

Erlan was born and raised in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, and he holds a Bachelor’s degree in English teaching and translation. With his Foreign Service wife, he has served in Moscow, Adana, Bishkek, Minsk, and Jerusalem, performing a variety of EFM jobs ranging from Management Assistant to Postmaster. In between overseas assignments, he has made his home in several of DC’s neighborhoods, including Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Capitol Hill, and Petworth. He now lives in Arlington with his wife and three children. Erlan speaks Kazakh, Russian, Turkish and Arabic.