Downtown Realty

Experts in Multifamily & Commercial Real Estate

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About Our Team

We are Downtown Realty. We strive for excellence in everything we do, and consider ourselves the experts in multifamily and commercial real estate sales and leasing.


About Our Brokerage

Downtown Realty is a real estate brokerage operating throughout New England. We service all of New Hampshire as well as Massachusetts and our headquarters is located in Bedford, NH. Our individualized team specializes in multifamily and investment properties and has successfully sold over $100 million in real estate over the past three years.

Matthew Lefebvre

Matthew Lefebvre

Broker

Matthew Lefebvre is a young, passionate real estate entrepreneur, who at the time of earning his real estate license, was the youngest real estate licensee in the State of New Hampshire. From 2016-2021, Matthew hung his license at Elm Grove Realty. During his tenure there, he created The Lefebvre Team (TLT) and sold over $100 million worth of real estate. This team would ultimately become Downtown Realty.

An investor himself, Matt acts as the President of the New Hampshire Real Estate Investors Association (NHREIA), is a member of the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM), and serves as a member of the New Hampshire Commercial Investment Board of Realtors (NHCIBOR).

Outside of real estate, Matt enjoys spending time outdoors, as well as volunteering with and supporting the Daniel Webster Council of the Boy Scouts of America, where he formerly served as an Executive Board Member.

Matthew Vlangas

Matthew Vlangas

Principal and Head of Finance

Matthew Vlangas is a finance professional with over a decade of experience in real estate, with a focus in financial reporting, accounting and asset management. Before co-founding Downtown Realty, Matt acted as Vice President of Finance and Accounting for seven and a half years for one of the largest and most successful real estate private equity firms in New Hampshire, Elm Grove Companies. There, he managed a team of ten while overseeing the accurate and timely reporting and analysis sent out to both internal and external stakeholders on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

He served as the Treasurer of Elm Grove Cares, the firm’s own 501(c)(3). Matt currently serves on the board for SEE Science Center in Manchester, NH

Outside of work and community service, Matt owns and operates a personal real estate portfolio of sixty units.

Outside of work, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Darcie, and their two young daughters, while golfing, travelling and gardening when time allows.

Jessica Stevenson

Jessica Stevenson

Lead Agent

Jessica Stevenson is an investment and commercial real estate agent with a demonstrated history of working specifically with multi-family apartment buildings, commercial leasing, and residential single-family homes. She joined The Lefebvre Team in 2019 and has continued her real estate journey as the Senior Agent for Downtown Realty. Jessica has assisted and/or taken the lead on over 75+ transactions.

A graduate of University of Massachusetts - Lowell with her Masters in Criminal Justice, Jessica spent nearly 15 years in the criminal justice field before diving into the world of real estate and is also fluent in sign language.

A multifamily investor herself, Jessica actively participates in meetings for the New Hampshire Real Estate Investors Association (NHREIA) and Women in Sales New Hampshire.

Outside of real estate, Jessica enjoys learning the art of aerial yoga and also spending time with her Rottweiler, Shelby.

Violetta Botnick

Violetta Botnick

Transaction Coordinator

Violetta Botnick is an administrative professional with 17 years of experience in the real estate market.

Originally from Poland, Violetta came to the United States in 1998 and taught professional ballroom dance before finding her way into the California real estate market. After working as a real estate administrator, she became a real estate agent and sold numerous high-end properties. Three years later, she moved back into handling transactions from the back end.

Her primary responsibility as the Transaction Coordinator for Downtown Realty is to ensure all transactions move as smoothly as possible by scheduling showings, organizing all documents, and keeping in constant communication with our sellers, buyers, lenders, and attorneys from start to finish.

Outside of real estate, Violetta enjoys staying active, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and entertaining her family and friends.

Sarah Baumgartner

Sarah Baumgartner

Marketing Coordinator

Sarah Baumgartner is a marketing professional with experience in media production, public relations, broadcasting, and corporate communications.

An Ohio native, as well as a Cum Laude graduate from Miami University, Sarah is an expert in storytelling and branding. Her primary responsibilities at Downtown Realty include creating and implementing content for all social media platforms, designing physical marketing and branding materials, strengthening our brand through organic media production and tracking current marketing trends.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys traveling around the country to visit her loved ones and to experience different food cultures. She is also a writer, reader, and a cigar aficionado.

Sarah Stone

Sarah Stone

Relationship Manager

Sarah Stone joined The Lefebvre Team with over 8 years of experience in hospitality and event planning, and 3 years of experience in administration and marketing within the financial industry.

Originally from the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, she relocated to Manchester, NH to pursue her degree in Hospitality Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University in which she obtained with high honors. She looks forward to bringing her experience and passion for building and managing client and customer relationships to the real estate world.

As the Relationship Manager, her primary responsibilities at The Lefebvre Team include creating and nurturing long-term relationships with clients, organizing and attending networking events, and managing the team’s listings on the market and post-closing.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with her fiancé, traveling, and visiting her family at Lake Winnipesaukee.

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