Gary Gestson grew up in Washington State. He graduated from the University of Maryland (1979) with a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Art. He taught drawing, painting and art education at the University, before venturing into a 20 year career as an art dealer. He is an accomplished equestrian and horse owner, and has lived in the Washington, DC area for nearly 40 years………. In 2002, Gary became a Realtor and in 2009 the National Association of Realtors (1.1M members) identified Gary in a feature ”OWN YOUR NICHE” as a Realtor who created a historic property sales niche and a successful marketing strategy to sell them. Gary is consistently a top producing real estate agent, selling homes that he loves……….. Gary is a ”Certified Maryland Historic Properties Specialist (CHMP).