About Us

Local Expertise, Professional Results.

At Equilibrium Realty, we don’t just specialize in providing you the ability to find the perfect place to live for you and your family – we also go out of our way to provide you with the types of options you need to define what “perfect” actually means on your own terms. We’ve got a wide range of different properties available all throughout the area, ranging from a quaint and intimate 10 unit property all the way up to a 300 unit property and absolutely everything in between. You can use our website right now to browse a listing of everything that we have, narrowing down your search based on the criteria that matter the most to you.

All Your Needs in One Place.

Equilibrium Realty is your one stop go to for everything realty. Whether you are looking to purchase a home for your family, invest your future into a property, or lease commercial space, EQ Realty can help you out. Not only can we help you out, but we are determined to provide you with the best experience when finding you a solution. Let Equilibrium Realty help you with your next realty transaction.

Meet Our Managing Broker

Shanu (Tai) Okwesa is the Managing Broker and Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager for Equilibrium Realty. He manages the firm’s real estate brokerage activities and Equilibrium Properties’ Mid-Atlantic investments portfolio.  He also represents clients in property acquisition and sales throughout DC, MD and VA.


Shanu has lived in the Washington metro area since attending high school in the Virginia suburbs. He attended the George Washington University, where he earned a BA and MBA in Finance.  Prior to his real estate career, he worked as a management consultant for established Beltway firms such as Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte and SAIC.


Residing in Petworth, DC for several years, Shanu has witnessed the dynamic evolution of area neighborhoods in recent years.  As a resident and investor in DC real estate, he is up to speed on current market trends and knows how to get a great deal on your purchase, or top dollar on your sale.


A seasoned investor and shrewd negotiator, Shanu emphasizes professionalism, dedicated client service, creative thinking, and attention to detail in his service offering.  His experience, instincts and judgment will enhance your purchasing or selling experience.

EQ Realty Managing Broker Shanu (Tai) Okwesa

Meet the Team

As a team, we operate as owners rather than service-providers. That means our commitment to intrinsic value creation; reliable, transparent relationships; and contributing to thriving communities runs far deeper than a traditional 9 to 5.

Sofonias Astatke

Dan Crosby

Shanu (Tai) Okwesa

(202) 669.2944

Dil Belay

Corey Talley

(202) 681-9841

Keisha Williams