Your local expert. A boutique approach, backed by the region’s preeminent brokerage

The Reason

Standing apart by seamlessly fitting in.

At the end of the day, McLean isn't just a location for Jesse; it's home for him, his wife, and two daughters. While licensed across the DMV, Jesse is especially passionate about serving the community in which he lives. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, he feels that McLean strikes the perfect balance between urban accessibility and suburban retreat. A recognized industry leader with a diverse portfolio of experience, Jesse takes immense pleasure in working with the sophisticated clientele who also call McLean home.

When choosing a real estate agent, you naturally seek someone with experience and a skillset that aligns with your goals. But what if that person also knew the best times to commute, the ideal sledding hills for snowy days, and was a patron of the same local businesses and restaurants that you frequent? The local connection is the ‘cherry on top’ when working with Jesse and his team.

The Approach

Bringing a boutique touch the business.

Exceptional service is born from the ability to comprehend an individual's distinct goals and motivations. It involves collaborating closely with them to craft a strategic roadmap for their future. Our success is defined by the enduring relationships we cultivate with our clients, underpinned by our decades of experience, unwavering discretion, and the refinement of the COMPASS real estate brand. When everybody with a license has access to the same information, who you work with matters more than ever. The unique skill sets brought to The Venture Group by Jesse and his team members, Marc and Stuart, coalesce to provide an unparalleled client experience. Working together, the Partners at The Venture Group are committed to not just helping you reach your goals, but to surpassing your expectations and creating a long lasting relationship along the way. Collaborating with our team offers the advantages of tapping into a wealth of resources and networks while still enjoying the personal touch and attention to detail that defines our boutique approach.


Expert guidance, in every aspect.

Successfully representing a Buyer is a balancing act …. You want a market expert with a deep understanding of the data, but you also want to serve as a tour guide. Knowing local sales data is a start, but shouldn’t your agent also know the best way into the city and how to avoid rush hour traffic. Alternatively, it’s great to have an agent that knows a place in town to grab lunch, but don’t you also want them to have a reputation with the other Agents and Builders in the area as a consummate professional and somebody they want to work with?

Who’s to say you can have both? As the Managing Partner of the Venture Group at Compass, Jesse approaches clients as a consultant, prioritizing empowerment over mere transactions. In an era dominated by AI and social media, Jesse's emphasis on listening and effective communication stands as a rare skill. Backed by the market-leading brokerage, Compass, Jesse and his team take pride in their boutique approach. Rooted in McLean, Jesse Sutton welcomes the opportunity to be your trusted real estate advisor.

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Creating a narrative.

There are two distinct target audiences in the process of selling a home: potential buyers and their Agents. Engaging potential buyers involves a two-phase approach. In the first phase, our focus is on grabbing their attention. Utilizing high-quality film and photo presentations, we aim to meet buyers where they are and to present your home in a way that aligns with their expectations and how they already consume their media. Unconscious bias and expectations dictate whether or not marketing material will resonate. Phase two takes some creativity – crafting a narrative about your property that allows potential buyers to envision themselves in it. Whether it's the convenient proximity to commuting routes, the appeal of being across the street from a fantastic school, or design features such as an opulent family room or professionally landscaped gardens, every home has a unique selling point. Our goal is to present these aspects in a way that is both unassuming and irresistibly captivating.

Capturing the attention of buyers' agents requires a different set of skills. It could involve understanding the idiosyncrasies of agents representing buyers in specific McLean neighborhoods or adopting creative approaches such as hosting a champagne open house for agents at sunset. There's always a creative angle that allows a home to stand out. The challenge is not identifying that unique angle, but rather it is knowing how to effectively optimize it.

The curation of a team brand takes the process one step further. From the moment a buyer and their agent step through the door, they step into an experience we’ve designed. From the inviting scent of the home to the thoughtfully arranged furniture and meticulously prepared marketing material, we leave no detail out. We welcome the opportunity to be your trusted real estate advisor.

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Providing clients with the strong network and depth of transactional knowledge that only comes from years of experience as top-tier agents. The Venture Property Group strives to ensure that every aspect of a clients’ transaction is successful, seamless, and enjoyable.