Creig Northrop, president and CEO of Northrop Realty, A Long & Foster Company, was named 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes an entrepreneur who has developed a vision, grown their business, established a reputation of excellence, become a role model and supported the community.
The Maryland and Delaware Group of Long & Foster has been named by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation. The Salisbury, Maryland-based team, led by Brandon Brittingham and Douglas Gardiner, ranked 3,196 on the 37th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to each company’s revenue growth since 2014. The Maryland and Delaware Group of Long & Foster experienced a three-year revenue growth of 123 percent.
Kathy Jones, a real estate associate in the Long & Foster’s One Loudoun office, located in Ashburn, Virginia, has received the Code of Ethics Leadership Award for 2018 from Virginia Realtors. This award honors Jones for her knowledge of the Realtor Code of Ethics, professional standards, as well as her willingness to share her industry expertise with fellow Realtors.
Maryland Realtors honored longtime real estate professional Merrilie Ford for her innumerable volunteer efforts at its annual conference this year. Ford, a Realtor with Long & Foster’s Easton, Maryland, office, received the Community Service Award, which “honors individual Realtor members who give unselfishly of their time to assist in the communities in which they live.” Ford qualified for the statewide award after earning a similar honor from the Mid-Shore Board of Realtors in June.