Kymber Menkiti

President, KWCP

Kymber Menkiti is currently serving as the President of Keller Williams Capital Properties (KWCP), a brokerage with eight offices across the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region. She is also the Regional Director of Keller Williams for the Maryland / DC (MDC) Region where she oversees 4,500+ agents and is the highest-ranking minority female executive in Keller Williams. In addition to her roles within Keller Williams and KWCP, Kymber served as the 2020 President of the DC Association of Realtors and was appointed by the mayor to serve on the District of Columbia Arts Commission. She is also a Board Member of Crittenton Services and is the head of the Keller Williams National Social Equity Task Force.

Prior to her roles within KWCP and the Keller Williams MDC Region, Kymber was the President of Sales for The Menkiti Group.  Throughout her time with the company, she built a dedicated and passionate team of real estate professionals who assist the clients of The Menkiti Group in meeting their real estate goals. Under Kymber’s leadership, the MG Residential Sales Team assisted over 1,000 first-time homebuyers and brokered the sales of over $1B in residential real estate. The MG Residential Sales Team has been recognized internationally as being among the Top 50 teams within the Keller Williams franchise as measured by sales volume.

Kymber previously served as the President of the 2019 DCAR Executive Committee, as well as the Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® (GCAAR) Rookie Committee Chair, and a member of the Keller Williams Capital Properties Agent Leadership Council. As one of the best and brightest young businesspeople in the greater Washington, DC region, Kymber was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a 2018 40 Under 40 Honoree and a 2021 Real Estate Newsmaker by RISMedia.

Kymber holds a GRI designation in real estate and is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and James Madison University. She currently resides in Washington, DC with her husband and four active sons.

Bo Menkiti

Founder and CEO

Bo Menkiti is the Founder and CEO of The Menkiti Group, a real estate company dedicated to transforming lives, careers, and communities through real estate. The Menkiti Group is focused on strengthening neighborhoods through the strategic development, management, and disposition of real estate in urban markets. Mr. Menkiti also serves as CEO and is the Founding Partner of Keller Williams Capital Properties, (KWCP) a residential real estate brokerage managed by The Menkiti Group.

Prior to forming The Menkiti Group and KWCP, Mr. Menkiti served as Chief Operating Officer of College Summit, a national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the college enrollment rate of low-income students. In this capacity, Mr. Menkiti oversaw the organization’s successful growth into a multi-site national organization.

Under Mr. Menkiti’s leadership, The Menkiti Group and KWCP have been recognized by Inc. Magazine as being among the fastest-growing private companies in the nation, and by the Initiative for Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune Magazine as two of the fastest growing inner-city businesses in America.

Mr. Menkiti’s work has been featured in David Bornstein’s book on social entrepreneurs, How to Change the World, and in Stephen Goldsmith’s The Power of Social Innovation, and he has been recognized nationally by Ebony and Inc. magazines as one of the coolest young entrepreneurs in America. In 2006, Mr. Menkiti was recognized with The National Association of Realtors Prestigious “30 Under 30” award, and in 2014 he was honored by the National Association of Realtors as the District of Columbia Realtor of the Year and named to the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100, a list of the most influential business leaders in the Washington metropolitan area. In 2015 Keller Williams Realty International named Mr. Menkiti its Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2017 Mr. Menkiti was named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for Innovation in the Mid-Atlantic and was given the Marcia Lamb Award for Inner City Innovation by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.

Committed to serving communities and transforming neighborhoods by serving on civic and public service organizations, Mr. Menkiti was elected as the 2013 President of the District of Columbia Association of Realtors and was appointed by the Mayor to the board of DC Water, the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority. Mr. Menkiti is also a trustee of the Federal City Council and serves on the boards of the Meyer Foundation, City First Bank, Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for the Better Foundation and the District of Columbia Building Industry Association. In 2014 Mr. Menkiti launched the CPMG Foundation (Capital Properties Menkiti Group Foundation) an organization that focuses its resources on serving its community in the areas of Housing, Youth, Education, and Entrepreneurship.

Mr. Menkiti is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and three sons.

Katie Heaton

Katie Heaton 2016

Chief Operating Officer

Katie Heaton is currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer at The Menkiti Group. In her role, Katie manages corporate operations for the family of companies, including a multi-services real estate and development company, a local mortgage lending company, as well as a residential brokerage firm.

Prior to joining the company, Katie was the Executive Director to the Washington Homeland Security Roundtable and a Founding Member of the Washington Cyber Roundtable, an organization focused on promoting collaboration between federal agencies and corporate leaders across numerous industries. Before joining the Washington Homeland Security Roundtable she served as Special Assistant to the CEO of Venturehouse Group where she managed the CEO’s office including the direction of all special projects. She has also served as Deputy Director of the Office of Business Liaison at the Department of Commerce and Special Assistant to the Secretary. In these roles, she provided guidance on policy initiatives for the private sector community including economics and homeland security issues.

She also worked at the Department of Homeland Security focusing on public/private partnerships for the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Prior to public service, Katie worked at JPMorgan in the Private Client Group and Portfolio Management in the New York City and Washington, DC offices.

She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and resides with her husband, Will, and two children in Alexandria, Virginia.

Brandon Green

Co-Founder and Principal Broker, KW Capital Properties

As the Principal Broker of Keller Williams Capital Properties, Brandon works with Bo Menkiti on strategic direction and business development for the brokerage, including with key core service partners in related service areas.

Brandon began his real estate career in 2001 as an agent, selling $12 million in real estate in his first year in the business. In 2004 he founded Brandon Green Residential, a nationally ranked sales team responsible for selling hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate across the Washington, D.C. area.

In 2006, Brandon co-founded the KWCP as Principal Broker along with CEO Bo Menkiti and partners Carlos Garcia, Jason Martin and Joel Nelson. In 2011, he became Managing Director of the brokerage’s flagship DC office, and in fall of 2014, he assumed the role of Managing Partner for the entire organization. Under Brandon’s leadership the Washington, DC office seized the No. 1 slot in office unit market share in the District and has been widely praised for its productivity and unique culture, now with three locations for more than 300 agents, and a total of eight locations with more than 1,000 agents across DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

Brandon is an expert in the regional real estate market, is a nationally top-listed real estate executive, an industry leader, top KWRI Faculty member, and noted guest speaker and instructor across North America. His unique ability to access both creative and structured thinking and his mind, body, soul approach to leadership and development have established his reputation for results-driven leadership.

Dontae Carroll

Managing Partner, Core Services

As the Managing Partner for Core Services, Dontae oversees regional operations, including growth and expansion of an integrated real estate services platform. As a member of the Executive Team, he works closely with the senior leadership across The Menkiti Group family of businesses.

Most recently Dontae Carroll was a senior executive and regional manager at Long & Foster Real Estate, where he oversaw 19 offices and realized success in managing and leading service teams. Prior to starting with Long & Foster in 2011, Carroll held similar roles for large real estate organizations such as Century 21 and RE/MAX. Carroll began his real estate career in 2000 later became a Certified Brokerage Real Estate Manager, coming to the role at KWCP with over 18 years of experience in the real estate industry.

Prior to joining Long & Foster, Carroll worked with Century 21 in a variety of roles, including as regional director for brokerage services in eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland, general manager for a highly productive firm in Southern Maryland, and as Mid-Atlantic vice president of business development. He also worked at RE/MAX as a management consultant for the eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware brokerages. Carroll specializes in coaching, business planning, business development, strategic planning, and sales operations.

Carroll received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Loyola University in Maryland in 1996 and is a licensed realtor in Maryland, where he’s been a lifelong resident. He and his wife have two children.

Brian Burke

Executive Vice President, Development & Finance

Brian is a seasoned finance executive with deep experience in both real estate development and financial services.  At The Menkiti Group, Brian serves as Executive Vice President.  In this role, he is responsible for financing the company’s development projects and portfolio of real estate assets, managing the development team, analyzing potential acquisitions, efficiently allocating capital, investor reporting, and other strategic projects.

Previously, Brian served as the CFO for Ditto Residential, a design focused real estate developer that builds condos and apartment buildings in Washington, DC. In this capacity, Brian was responsible for all financial aspects of the company including proforma modeling of new deals, raising debt and equity to finance the projects, managing the construction budget and loan draws, overseeing accounting, and investor reporting. As a member of the executive management team, Brian was involved in all key decisions, set the strategic direction for the firm, and managed a team of 12 development and construction professionals.

Prior to Ditto, Brian spent eight years with Capital One executing mergers and acquisitions and managing a product development team.  In these roles he led large, multi-functional teams through the financial analysis and due diligence of potential bank and credit card acquisitions, he negotiated term sheets and contracts with external counter parties, and he simplified the small business banking product suite by designing and rolling out a new line up of business accounts.

Brian graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Economics and received an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. A California native, he now resides with his wife and son in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC.