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Michael Heisley, Evan Segal, and Barry Svrluga Buy and Sell: Luxury Homes
Plus five attorneys make deals for $1 million and up. By Washingtonian Staff
Comments () | Published June 9, 2011

Lawyer Joseph Hynds spent $2.9 million on a McLean Colonial.

IN DC
Billionaire Michael Heisley sold a home in Spring Valley for $4.5 million. Heisley made his fortune buying and rebuilding struggling companies; he is the owner of professional basketball’s Memphis Grizzlies.

Former Obama administration official Evan Segal and his wife, Tracy, sold a Federal-style house in Georgetown for $3 million. A former school used as the 2008 DC Design House, it has four bedrooms, five baths, a media room, and a landscaped garden with outdoor lighting. The onetime owner of Pennsylvania-based Dormont Manufacturing Company, Segal became chief financial officer of the Department of Agriculture in July 2009; he stepped down shortly thereafter in the wake of a reorganization of the department.

Lawyer Peter Schaumber sold a six-bedroom, five-bath Spanish-style home on 44th Street in Wesley Heights to businessman Scott Fassbach for $2.8 million. Built in 1926, the house has a wine cellar and wet bar. Schaumber is a former member of the National Labor Relations Board; he was appointed by former President George W. Bush. Fassbach is chief research officer at the Advisory Board, a health-care research and consulting firm in DC.

Lawyer Todd Daubert bought a five-bedroom, seven-bath Colonial on Parkglen Court in Burleith for $2.5 million. Part of the gated Hillandale community, the house has a two-story foyer and an in-law suite. Daubert is a partner in the Washington office of SNR Denton; he specializes in telecommunications law.

Lawyer Douglas Greenburg bought a six-bedroom, five-bath Colonial on Cleveland Avenue in Massachusetts Avenue Heights for $1.8 million. The house has a lower-level in-law suite and a rooftop deck with views of Washington National Cathedral. Greenburg is a partner in the DC office of Latham & Watkins and vice chair of the firm’s global litigation department.

Lawyer William Massey bought a four-bedroom, four-bath Victorian rowhouse on 21st Street near Dupont Circle for $1.1 million. The house has a kitchen with Boffi fixtures and a lower-level apartment. Massey is a partner at Covington & Burling specializing in energy regulations and government affairs.

Lobbyist and consultant Thomas Petrizzo sold a six-bedroom, four-bath Federal-style rowhouse on Capitol Hill’s Seventh Street for $1.3 million. Petrizzo is founder of the Petrizzo Strategic Group, a DC-based lobbying firm.

Sportswriter Barry Svrluga bought a three-bedroom, three-bath Victorian on Fifth Street on Capitol Hill for $805,000. The home has a two-car garage and a basement apartment. Svrluga writes about football, hockey, golf, and other sports for the Washington Post.


IN VIRGINIA
Lawyer Joseph Hynds bought a seven-bedroom, eight-bath Colonial in McLean for $2.9 million. It has seven fireplaces, a theater, and a three-car garage. Hynds is a member at the intellectual-property firm Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, where he specializes in litigation.

Businessman Basim Mansour sold a four-bedroom, five-bath Colonial on Kensington Street in Arlington for $1.4 million. The house has a two-story foyer and a movie theater. Mansour is president of Michael & Son Services, a home-repair company his father founded in 1976.

This article appears in the June 2011 issue of The Washingtonian. 

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