Meet the Burgess Group
John Burgess was born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Since the third grade, he has been involved with serving and helping others through a variety of customer service-based businesses, such as paper routes, landscaping, owning and operating a local neighborhood pub, and now as a REALTOR®. As both an individual agent and as a Broker with over 25+ agents, John relishes the opportunity to assist people with one of the most important decisions and largest transaction of their lives - the buying and selling of real estate. John's personal life has always been intertwined with sports and athletics, and he is very interested in the physical health of himself and others. He enjoys team activities, coaching sports and most importantly, spending quality time with his family. He is involved with Children’s Hospital / Children’s Miracle Network and organizes the brokerage's signature fundraising events for these charities annually. In his spare time, John likes to travel and cook out on the grill. John's experience includes: a BS Degree Business Management – University of Maryland, Minor Physical Education, 17+ years of Real Estate experience and 8 years owning and operating E.M. Magoo’s Irish American Pub.
Agent, Buyers Agent
Sarah is a seasoned Real Estate Agent who offers unparalleled consultation on all aspects of Real Estate. From condos to multi-million dollar homes, Sarah has sold it all! Sarah is know for being a steady guide through all situations. Ask her about her wedding and you'll know what we mean! In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, travelling and cheering on the Nationals! She is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York and New England Native. She now resides in the District of Columbia with her family.
Maya S. Clyatt
Transaction Specialist, Management Team
Maya is a licensed real estate agent and is the Transaction Coordinator for John Burgess Group. She oversees each transaction from pre-listing to post closing, making sure no deadline is missed. Maya has been a Montgomery County, Maryland resident her entire life. She graduated from Wheaton High School and continued on to Montgomery College and Maryland University to graduate with an AA in General Studies. Maya spent three years working for a real estate brokerage in college where she established her insight of the field and developed an extreme oversight of the real estate business. What she enjoys most about being part of John Burgess Group is focusing on the client and providing outstanding customer service to every buyer and seller. Maya enjoys using her experience to avoid stressful situations thus creating professional and smooth transactions. Maya is married with three children, two boys and a girl who are very active in school, church and sports. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her family, swimming, watching movies, listening to music and most of all dancing. On weekends, she can either be found at the football field or basketball courts. Licensed in Maryland for 14 years with 17 years Real Estate experience, Maya cannot see herself doing anything else.
Marketing Specialist, Bookkeeper, Management Team
Cara is a lifetime resident of Montgomery County. She attended Northwood High School and then went on to receive a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Maryland College Park. Cara worked as a Math Analyst at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and as an Instructional Data Analyst with Montgomery County Public Schools. She has been with the John Burgess Group since 1996 as a Marketing Specialist, Bookkeeper and a member of the Office Management Team. She is involved with the Marty Lyons Foundation (MLF), So Others Might Eat (SOME) and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) and organizes the brokerage's annual fundraising events for these charities. In her spare time, Cara enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys (now men!) and extended family at family gatherings, sporting events, hiking trails, parks and the beach.
Pamela was raised in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. She attended Woodward High School then went on to graduate from Indiana University with a BA in Economics, with a minor in Telecommunications. Pamela is married to John and loves to spend time with him and their children. Her previous work experience has taken her through a non-profit association as editorial assistant, an ophthalmologist’s office, and eventually to the John Burgess Group. She has been working part time with The Group performing accounting services. The rest of Pamela’s time is devoted to raising her three children and pursuing her interests in reading, music, dancing, sports, and recreation.