Carla is the CEO of Northrop Realty, A Long & Foster Company. Together with her husband Creig Northrop, they’ve grown the award-winning brokerage to 13 offices and over 400 real estate professionals, representing buyers and sellers of residential real estate in Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Pennsylvania. In addition to being ranked as the No. 1 team in the nation for an unprecedented three times by Real Trends and the Wall Street Journal, Northrop Realty also garnered the No. 1 rank as specialty brokerage in the nation by RealTrends for 2019 based on closed sales volume.
In her role as CEO, Carla oversees a variety of operations and leadership functions, including serving as Northrop Realty’s culture keeper. With over 30 years of collective real estate, marketing and law experience, Carla is a strong, innovative leader with a commitment to providing every employee and agent with the training, mentorship, and support they need to be successful in their role and reach their full potential.
Carla drives the company’s philanthropic efforts, supporting numerous charities and causes including Alzheimer’s Association, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Toys for Tots. In 2014, Carla won SmartCEO’s Brava Award as one of the best CEOs in Maryland, and she has been quoted and featured in industry and regional media including RISMedia, the Baltimore Business Journal, the Delaware Business Times, and the Cape Gazette.