In Virginia: Anthony Piszel, Freddie Mac’s chief financial officer, and wife Bonnie bought a five-bedroom, eight-bath Colonial on Innsbruck Avenue in Great Falls for $3.6 million. The house on five acres overlooks a lake and has a floating staircase, a four-car garage, and two kitchens.
In Maryland: Biotechnology executive David Mott and wife Alice paid $1.2 million for a 1925 house on Underwood Street in Chevy Chase. Mott is CEO of MedImmune, a local biotech company.
Writer and teacher Michael Ortiz and his wife, Kathleen, bought a four-bedroom, four-bath house on Potomac’s Stable House Court for $1.02 million. Ortiz, who teaches at the Heights School in Potomac, wrote the children’s novel Swan Town: The Secret Journal of Susanna Shakespeare, published last year.