Cindy Ariosa, senior vice president and regional manager at Long & Foster Real Estate, has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the MRIS Board of Directors’ Executive Committee. Ariosa, who heads Long & Foster’s Baltimore and Western Maryland region, will serve as Vice Chairman of the committee for a one-year term. Long & Foster is the largest independent family-owned residential real estate company in the United States.
“It’s a tremendous honor to serve as Vice Chairman of the MRIS Board of Directors’ Executive Committee,” said Ariosa. “With the Board’s contributions, MRIS remains on the leading edge of providing technology solutions for the real estate industry, and I’m confident my fellow Board members and I will make great strides for the organization in 2015.”
In her role at Long & Foster, Ariosa currently oversees more than 35 real estate sales offices throughout the Baltimore area and in western Maryland. She is responsible for the region’s operations and finances, including all budgets, and she leads the area’s recruitment efforts, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
During her over 25-year career in the real estate business, Ariosa has held numerous leadership positions with industry associations. She served as president on the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors and is currently on the Executive Committee for the Maryland Association of Realtors. Ariosa also represented Long & Foster on the National Association of Realtors’ Board of Directors. She has served on the MRIS Board of Directors since 2006 and previously held the role of Secretary on the Executive Committee.
“We’re thrilled to have Cindy Ariosa represent Long & Foster and our talented sales associates throughout the Mid-Atlantic region on the MRIS Board of Directors’ Executive Committee,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “I congratulate Cindy on this tremendous appointment and thank her for her contributions to the real estate industry.”