Long & Foster Real Estate announced today that 11 of its sales agents and teams were honored as top producers among real estate professionals across the country by REAL Trends. The real estate news organization recognizes the country’s highest producing teams and individual agents by sales volume and transaction sides in its annual The Thousand list, which is featured in a special advertising section of The Wall Street Journal.
Two of Long & Foster’s agents made the list for independent real estate professional by transaction sides, including Charity Cox of Staunton, Virginia, at No. 105 and Darin Greear of Blacksburg, Virginia at No. 219. A number of the company’s teams made the ranks as well, including The Creig Northrop Team, the Art Herling team, Debbie Dogrul and Associates, the Heller Coley Reed team and The Maryland Group.
The Creig Northrop Team, which has multiple offices in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., regions, ranked No. 1 in closed sales volume and No. 3 in the number of closed transaction sides. The Art Herling team of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, ranked No. 34 in closed transaction sides and No. 62 in closed sales volume. Debbie Dogrul and Associates of Fairfax, Virginia, ranked No. 44 in closed sales volume and No. 79 in closed transaction sides. The Maryland Group, which has offices throughout Maryland as well as in Delaware, was awarded the No. 101 slot based on closed transaction sides. Five additional Long & Foster Real Estate teams were also ranked among REAL Trends’ The Thousand, as listed below.
“We offer our congratulations each of our agents and teams who earned a spot on this year’s REAL Trends’ The Thousand list. These top-ranking sales associates reflect the commitment to service, professionalism and expertise that our entire family of real estate experts works to provide,” said Gary Scott and Larry “Boomer” Foster, presidents of Long & Foster Real Estate. “It’s because of our highly skilled agents that Long & Foster is the top real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic, and we’re committed to providing them with the industry-leading tools, technology and resources they need to grow their business and succeed.”
Jeffrey S. Detwiler, president and chief operating officer of The Long & Foster Companies, parent company of Long & Foster Real Estate, echoed the comments of Scott and Foster.
“Long & Foster’s sales agents don’t just help their clients buy and sell homes, they are dedicated to guiding their clients on their journey to find a home they will love,” Detwiler said. “REAL Trends’ The Thousand ranking reflects the high standards our agents set for themselves to ensure their customers receive the best possible service, as well as Long & Foster’s goal of supporting and investing in our agents so they can be the best in the business.”
Top 250 Team Real Estate Professionals by Sales Volume
1: The Creig Northrop Team of Clarksville, Maryland
44: Debbie Dogrul Associates of Fairfax, Virginia
62: The Art Herling Team of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
133: The Mottola Group of Greenville, Delaware
138: Tom & Cindy and Associates of Alexandria, Virginia
156: The Heller Colley Reed Team of Bethesda, Maryland
159: The Leslie Kopp Group of Bethany Beach, Delaware
193: The Wendy Banner Team of Bethesda, Maryland
Top 250 Team Real Estate Professionals by Transaction Sides
3: The Creig Northrop Team of Clarksville, Maryland
34: The Art Herling Team of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
79: Debbie Dogrul Associates of Fairfax, Virginia
101: The Maryland Group of Salisbury, Maryland
214: Tom & Cindy and Associates of Alexandria, Virginia
Top 250 Individual Real Estate Professionals by Transaction Sides
105: Charity Cox of Staunton, Virginia
219: Darin Greear of Blacksburg, Virginia
REAL Trends compiles rankings for the Top Thousand based on applications submitted from hundreds of sales professionals and brokerages from throughout the United States. An independent third party verifies submissions for accuracy and verifies whether an applicant is an individual or on a team. Now in its 12th year, the Top Thousand features the six total lists, the top 250 individual sales agents by both sales volume and transaction sides, the top 250 teams by both sales volume and transaction sides, as well as the top 50 individuals and the top 50 teams by average sale price.