Vinh Nguyen

Vinh Nguyen was born in Vietnam. He left Vietnam in 1975 at the end of the war as a refugee and settled in the metro Washington, DC area ever since.

Mr. Nguyen has a Master degree in Economics from Catholic University of America. He also holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University. Mr. Nguyen entered the real estate industry as a full time agent in 1987. He formed Westgate Realty Group, Inc., during the summer of 1997 and became its Principal Broker. Westgate Realty Group, Inc. currently has 150 agents, serving Maryland, Washington, DC and Virginia.

Mr. Nguyen volunteers to serve in different capacities with the Realtor organizations. He is currently the Immediate-Past Chairman of the Board of Directors at Northern Virginia Association of Realtors. He served on the 2008 Strategic Planning Work Group, Vice-Chairman for Information Management Committee and was a member of the 2008 Leadership Academy at Virginia Association of Realtors. At the national level, he is a member of the Board of Directors at National Association of Realtors. He also serves on its Risk Management Committee and is a Vice-Chair for the Mega-Board Sub-Forum.

Mr. Nguyen was the Founding President of the DC Metro Chapter of Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and previously, a member of the national AREAA Board of Directors. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc., MRIS, the nation’s largest real estate multiple listing services, and is the Vice-Chairman for the Vietnamese American National Chamber of Commerce (VietAmCham).


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