Donna Henshaw
Associate Broker | Accredited Staging Professional | NVAR Lifetime Top Producers Club Diamond Member | Celebrating 40 Years of Real Estate Service | Best Washingtonian 2015 - 2022 | Serving VA, DC, MD

(703) 801-9000

Donna C. Henshaw

  Associate Broker, ASP

A successful residential Realtor since she was first licensed in Virginia in 1982, Donna is an Associate Broker, Accredited Staging Professional (ASP), and Avery-Hess’s longest tenured Realtor.  In 2010, she received the AveryHess Realtors Distinguished Service Award and has been the company’s Top Producing #1 Agent for five years.

Designated by Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) Lifetime Residential Top Producer and Life Member Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club, Donna has helped hundreds of clients buy and sell homes. In addition, she has personally managed over $1,000,000 in home improvements and repairs for clients and friends and is happy to share her experiences and recommendations with you. 

Donna is a graduate of Virginia Tech, and a proponent of continuing education. She makes ethics an integral part of her real estate practice and has served on the NVAR Grievance Committee, giving her unique insight into the successful resolution of complex transactions.

Donna’s assertive negotiating skills and accurate pricing methods make her a popular AveryHess speaker on such topics as Successful Buying, Selling, and Home Staging. Her informative, friendly teaching style combined with her entertaining real estate stories make her classes “must-attend events” for both experienced and new agents alike.

An industry leader in real estate marketing, Donna’s innovative, tech-savvy marketing approach includes Interactive Virtual Tours with Custom Floor Plans and Neighborhood Montages.

Donna lists and sells homes throughout Northern Virginia, specializing in the Route 7 corridor from Leesburg to Mount Vernon. She is also well versed in Relocation Companies (Altair, Brookfield, Cartus, Lexicon, SIRVA, WHR Group, etc.) policies and procedures, having helped more than 100 relocation transferees sell their homes. Donna’s knowledge, experience, professionalism and straightforward approach to real estate serve as the foundation of her success

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On a personal note, Donna is a life-long resident of Northern Virginia and currently resides in Vienna. She and her daughters were educated through Fairfax County Public Schools; Erin is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Katherine attended George Mason University.

Donna enjoys athletics, especially soccer, and was formerly the head coach for both of her girls’ travel soccer teams. She is a member of the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group (SMRG) ground first responders, enjoys hiking the Fairfax Cross County Trail, and country western two-stepping with friends and family. “Got Boots?”

Donna is committed to raising funds to support medical research to cure childhood cancer.  She and her daughters have raised more than $100,000 through the St. Baldrick’s annual nationwide drive ( Each of the Henshaw women has bravely shaved her head twice to raise funds and increase public awareness for this important cause.