Ariosa now oversees Long & Foster’s locations from Baltimore to the Bay
Long & Foster Real Estate, the No. 1 privately owned residential real estate company in the country, has named Cindy Ariosa as the new senior vice president and regional manager of its Eastern Shore locations. Ariosa currently serves as the SVP and regional manager of Long & Foster’s Baltimore and Western Maryland region, a role she’s held for over 15 years. Going forward, Ariosa will take on regional management of the company’s offices in Cambridge, Denton, Easton, Kent Island, Ocean City, Salisbury and St. Michaels, in addition to her current responsibilities.
“I’m excited to assume a leadership role in our Eastern Shore offices and help bring together Long & Foster’s metropolitan Maryland markets with its coastal communities,” said Ariosa. “In addition, the Eastern Shore has been my home away from home for many years. Not only have I owned a house in Ocean City for over a decade, but also my family has been part of the community since the 1950s.”
Ariosa’s family built the Golden Bull, a restaurant location that now houses The Bonfire, a popular Ocean City attraction. They also have owned properties in the Ocean City area for over six decades.
In her newly expanded role at Long & Foster, Ariosa oversees more than 40 offices throughout the Baltimore area, in western Maryland and along the Eastern Shore. She is responsible for the regions’ operations and finances, including all budgets, and she leads the area’s recruitment efforts, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Under her leadership, the firm has ranked among the top in Maryland, most recently being named as the Baltimore area’s No. 1 firm by the Baltimore Business Journal. She hopes to bring similar achievements to the brokerage along the Eastern Shore.
During her over 25-year career in the real estate business, Ariosa has held numerous leadership positions with industry associations. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for MRIS and is on the Executive Committee for the Maryland Association of Realtors. She also represents Long & Foster on the National Association of Realtors’ Board of Directors, and she previously served as president on the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors.
Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate, explained that Ariosa’s new role overseeing the company’s Baltimore and Eastern Shore offices strengthens Long & Foster’s position in the Northeast and its ability to serve clients along the coast and in urban markets.
“Our business in Baltimore and along the Eastern Shore has increased significantly the past couple years, and as we looked toward the future, we recognized an opportunity to even better support these growing markets,” said Scott. “With Cindy leading our offices from Baltimore to the Chesapeake Bay, we can strengthen our coastal connection and make it even easier for our coastal and urban agents to work together in helping their clients achieve their real estate goals.”
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