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Doug comes to Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty from William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in Darien, Connecticut, where he was the top producing agent in the Darien office in dollar volume, unit sales, or both for 10 consecutive years; eight years as office manager, and a leader of the top producing team at William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty  for three consecutive years.  With over 30 years experience and having participated in over $700,000,000 in closed sales Volume, he has a proven track of successful real estate client service. Recognized as an expert on real estate matters, he has been quoted in the NYTimes, Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, CBS and NBC.  In addition to his Rhode Island Real Estate Broker’s License, he retains his Connecticut  Real Estate Broker’s License and continues to work with his colleagues there and throughout the Sotheby’s  International Realty network as a member of the Metro Co-Broke Group, a collection of top producing agents nationwide who meet quarterly to discuss market challenges, best practices, and innovative marketing initiatives.

Doug grew up on the North Shore of Chicago and has spent all his Summers on an island in Muskoka, Ontario, where he maintains his family’s cottage and 100 years of family traditions.  He earned a BFA from the University of Southern California and had a previous career as an actor in television and film, from which he earned a pension from the Screen Actors Guild.

Doug, his wife, Leanna, and their dog, Kylie, recently moved from Rowayton, Connecticut  to the East Side of Providence following a great career opportunity for Leanna as a professor at Wheaton College in MA.  Their three children are each currently in graduate school pursuing degrees in Business, Engineering and Medicine. They are excited to be located within the vibrant neighborhood of the East Side of Providence where they enjoy being surrounded by the splendid architecture, the dog walking, biking, and pedestrian friendly village lifestyle the area provides.