Meet the Team
Sue Richey » Broker/Owner
Sue has been a Realtor since 1998 and together with Craig built a successful real estate business. As they developed the property management business, Sue’s role has been to manage and develop all the marketing efforts, develop partnerships with related businesses and seek out new business opportunities. Sue’s background is in sales and marketing and she looks forward to helping Richey Property Management be an exceptional property management firm. Sue enjoys yoga, good wine, dancing and spending time with her children and dogs.
Craig Richey » Principal/Realtor
Craig has been a licensed Realtor since 2002 and had a successful career in real estate sales. After purchasing rental properties of his own and managing them, he understood what it took to manage the home, the tenants and everything that surrounds being a landlord. His extensive knowledge of the Northern Virginia real estate and rental market combined with his innate understanding of home construction and maintenance makes him a natural in the property management business. Craig enjoys cycling, gardening and spending time with his family.
Erika Sivertsen » Client Care Manager
Erika is a native of Northern Virginia and has over 12 years’ experience in the real estate industry. She is the first point of contact for our clients and generally manages the daily operations of the office. She enjoys gardening, reading, live music, good wine and spending time with friends.
Kim Lawhorn » Realtor
Metro West Realty welcomes Kim Lawhorn. A wife and stay at home mom of high school twins, she is embarking on a new career in Real Estate sales and rentals. Getting back into the workforce proves to be both challenging and exciting. Upon receiving her license in October 2012 and recently completing her post-licensing classes, Kim has had the opportunity to build her clientele by finding rentals for young couples and even a retiree. She is eager, friendly, accommodating and committed to making sure you receive the best service possible.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and minor in Marketing from Virginia Commonwealth University and having owned a successful retail business, Kim is highly motivated to help you with finding the right home for you. She is a member of the Northern Virginia Area Realtors and has lived in Fairfax for eight years. Rental experience covers Fairfax, Reston and Sterling areas. Referrals are always welcomed.
Kim enjoys spending time with her family, attending her kids sporting events, running, decorating and shopping. In this fast paced area we live in, she can help you relax with confidence that your needs will be met.
Rick Costa » Associate Broker
Rick Costa has been an active Realtor in Northern Virginia since 2002. While he works with all types of clients, he specializes in locating properties for investors, construction contractors and builders. His areas of expertise include Arlington, City of Alexandria, Fairfax County, Prince William County and Loudoun County. Rick enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and is fluent in Portugese and Spanish.
Diana Colgan » Realtor
Cathleen Paul » Property Manager
Cathleen Paul has worked in the real estate field for over 30 years. Cathleen is our primary Property Manager and works with owner and tenants to ensure that our properties are well cared for. She has a bachelors degree from University of Illinois and is married with two children. Cathleen enjoys scrapbooking and attending sporting events.