Al Ponessa is one of our newest sales professionals to join Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty. Following successful careers in the nuclear submarine Navy, commercial nuclear power and as an independent consultant, Al has set his sails to navigate through the exciting world of real estate. Throughout those careers, his attention to detail, exceptional work ethic and unwavering honesty and integrity has earned him an esteemed reputation and impressive accolades.
Having served in many geographic areas of the country, he is remarkably familiar with buying and selling homes and has a valuable perspective on what the client deserves for a fulfilling experience in one of the most important purchases of their lives.
Whether you are buying your first home or your forever home, Al is uniquely qualified to help you with your real estate needs and desires. He can put himself in your shoes to ensure you are asking the right questions, making the right decisions, and checking all the boxes to match your real estate goals.
Al lives in North Suffolk with his wife, Becky, and his best friend, Gavin, who is a cheerful and sweet Old English Pocket Beagle. His adult daughter and son and their families all live in Coastal Virginia, so he is very familiar with the entire area.
When Al is not selling houses, he can be found competitively sailing on local waters, mentoring new sailors at Sail Nauticus, and volunteering with the maintenance and underway operations of the schooner Virginia. Al is also on the Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association.