Krista is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Services and Office Leasing for Divaris Real Estate, Inc.’s corporate office in Virginia Beach. She began her commercial real estate career in 2001. She primarily focuses on office leasing, investment sales, and corporate real estate services.

As a lifelong resident of Virginia Beach, Krista has in depth knowledge of the local commercial real estate market. Krista represents both tenants and property owners throughout the Southeastern Virginia market. She currently leases a portfolio of over 1,000,000 square feet of office space in Hampton Roads with owners ranging from REIT’s to individual local developers. This portfolio consists of large blocks of Class A office space centrally located in the Town Center of Virginia Beach and Class B and C office in suburban areas of Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Suffolk. Krista also works with tenants to assist them in their search for new premises. She represents both buyers and sellers in the acquisition and/or disposition of office and freestanding retail buildings throughout the market.

Krista has won numerous performance awards. Most recently these include the Hampton Roads Commercial Alliance 2018 Silver Commercial Sales and Leasing Award; the 2007-2015 Power Broker Award from the Costar Group for being ranked among Hampton Roads top brokers in office leasing transaction volume; Divaris Real Estate Employee of the Year 2005; Divaris Real Estate Community Service Award in 2011 for her work with The Up Center’s Team Up Mentoring Program, Top Forty Under 40 honoree in 2014 and 2017 WT Cooke Elementary PTA Volunteer of the Year.

Krista holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she double-majored in Finance and International Business, and a Master in Commercial Property (MICP) from The Lipsey School of Real Estate.

Memberships and Associations

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson – Virginia
  • The CORE Network – Virginia affiliate
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Hampton Roads – Charter Member, 2004 – Present, Past Board Member, 2006 and 2018 Member of Excellence
  • Hampton Roads Association of Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) – 2013-Present Board Member, Committee Chair
  • E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate – Member
  • Central Business District Association (CBDA) – Member