We love what we do.

Alternative Property Management was founded by Olivia Merlino. Over the years, she has developed a team of trusted local professionals to help clients reach their goals. Olivia has extensive knowledge of D.C. real estate and has built close relationships with general contractors, sub contractors, licensed realtors and property managers with more than 30 years experience in the D.C. area. Alternative Property Management works together, in close collaboration with our trusted partners, to deliver the best service for our clients.

Our philosophy is simple: No two clients are the same. Get to know each client as an individual and deliver personalized service and exceptional communication. As President and Founder of Alternative Property Management, Olivia enjoys using her professional expertise and creativity to take challenges head on and loves finding new ways to generate demand for properties while providing buyers with the kind of property details they want. Whether you're looking for a property manager or a place to call home, our team offers you a strategic advantage and integrated approach.

“As a native Washingtonian raised on Capitol Hill, I strive to bring clients a local knowledge of the past and present market trends."

Olivia Merlino, President

Olivia Merlino, President