John Chandler

Chief Operating Officer

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  • NAR Designations
    Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB)
    Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)

John Chandler joined our management team in July 2005, after a distinguished career in the United States Navy. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), of both Chandler Realty, Inc. and Chandler Property Management, LLC, he directs all sales and property management support operations for these businesses including finance, marketing, information technology, marketing, human resources and facilities. A licensed Real Estate Broker in the Commonwealth of Virginia, he is also qualified as a Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) and is a Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI).

A native of Norfolk, Virginia, Mr. Chandler graduated from Norfolk Academy and then from the Virginia Military Institute with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. He entered the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer and served aboard seven ships, commanding three of them. He also served at several afloat and shore staffs including the Joint Staff, Bureau of Naval Personnel and the Chief of Naval Operations staffs in Washington. He graduated from the National War College in Washington with a Master of Science Degree in National Security Strategy. He retired from the Navy at the rank of Captain in 2005.

Mr. Chandler is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, the Virginia Association of REALTORS®, the Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association and the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. He serves as Past-President on the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Information Network (REIN), the multiple listing service for the Hampton Roads area, an independent MLS owned by broker stockholder members.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation, the Virginia Opera Association, and as Senior Warden of the Vestry at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Norfolk. John and his wife Charlotte have three children and reside in the Edgewater area of Norfolk.

Professional Affiliations & Committees:
Member, Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association (HRRA)
Member, National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)
Member, Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR)