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About Rodgers & Burton


Neena Rodgers

Neena has spent a lifetime on the Chesapeake Bay and her tributaries. Neena and her husband, a semi-retired veterinarian, relocated from Annapolis, Maryland in 1997 to pursue their passion for sailing. Neena had already a successful  20 year career in Marketing and Advertising in multi-family housing  in the Baltimore and Washington area and wanted to continue working in Real Estate on Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay. Today, one of her gifts as a successful Virginia Realtor, is knowing her market by water as well as she knows the property by land.  From deep water anchorages to wide open Bay vistas, Neena can find the right retreat for you and your family.

Since, 2004 a consistent  and current multi-million dollar PLATINUM and DIAMOND producer in the Chesapeake Bay and Rivers MLS Association and Northern Neck Association of Realtors and a TOP producer at Isabell K Horsley Real Estate. Neena was named Agent of the Year in 2010 and 2008. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Chesapeake Bay & Rivers Assoc. of Realtors and is a Charter Member of their Honor Society. Neena enjoys strong relationships with all the Professionals needed to execute smooth and happy closings. Neena covers territory from the Potomac to the York Rivers with a specialty for the Chesapeake Bay, Rappahanock , Corrotoman and Piankatank Rivers, Mobjack Bay and all tributaries in between.

Neena resides on Fishing Bay in Deltaville and enjoys spending any free time aboard the current family vessel, SLOOPLESS and racing their Catboat PAWS.  The Rodgers savor time on the water with their children and grandchildren, who reside in Annapolis, Texas and New Hampshire.  Neena is an accomplished horsewoman, competitive sailor and has extensive cruising experience East Coast and Bahamas.  She is a cum laude graduate of American University in Washington, DC.


Diana Burton

Diana Burton moved in 2000 to the United States from The Netherlands where she had lived most of her life, with her husband, an American astronomy professor who had spent most of his professional life in The Netherlands. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Dutch History, a Masters Degree and ABD in American Colonial History from the University of Leyden, The Netherlands.  Diana had owned several real estate companies in The Hague, Netherlands, since 1973, specializing in serving the expatriate community. The Burton family has several children and  grandchildren, all now residing in the United States. Diana is an avid reader, be it history or great fiction, and a passionate equestrian, having trained in advanced Dressage. She herself lives in a historic Virginia Waterfront home on the shores of the East River, overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, where she enjoys many a sunset sailing cruise. 

Diana returned to real estate in 2004 and has since built up an impressive Virginia waterfront portfolio. She is a consistent PLATINUM Producer in the Chesapeake Bay and Rivers Association of Realtors and a TOP Producer for IsaBell K. Horsley Real Estate. Diana covers territory from the Potomac to the York Rivers with a specialty for the Chesapeake Bay, Rappahanock, Corrotoman, and Piankatank Rivers, Mobjack Bay, and all tributaries in between. 

Diana has been able to combine her love for American colonial history with her deep interest in the gorgeous historic homes and estates on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and it’s tributary rivers. She has also enjoyed practicing what she preached to the real estate agents working for her in The Netherlands: that if you are in real estate, you are 100% committed to giving service to your clients. 


Peggy O'Neill - Listing, Marketing & Transaction Coordinator

Since 2006, Peggy has enthusiastically supported the portfolios of Diana Burton, Neena Rodgers and IsaBell K. Horsley Real Estate.  As a Realtor and technical support for both Diana and Neena, Peggy has participated in the website development, marketing, advertising, transaction management and training for both of their individual offices.  Now with the formation of Rodgers and Burton, Peggy is focused on operations and transactions for the Virginia Luxury Waterfront Homes portfolio and website.  Committed to a standard of excellence in client relationships and service, Peggy joins Diana and Neena in presenting this exciting array of luxury homes and estates to new audiences.