Karen Ryan Recognized as a RISMedia Real Estate Newsmaker

February 9, 2021
Karen Ryan

Long & Foster agent named to 2021 Achiever’s list for ‘success stories’

Long & Foster Real Estate is proud to announce Karen Ryan, with the company’s Reston, Virginia office has been recognized by RISMedia as a 2021 Real Estate Newsmaker on their “Achievers – The Success Stories” list.   

All recipients of RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmaker awards were chosen based on online nominations on RISMedia.com by industry sources and RISMedia’s in-house editorial team. The nominations were collected on an ongoing basis throughout the year. The individuals selected by RISMedia were placed in various award categories according to their contribution to the real estate industry. In a year unlike no other, these real estate professionals stood out in 2020 and made headlines for their resiliency, ingenuity and initiative.   

Ryan left an established human resources career in mid-2019 to care for her mother. She soon found success in real estate and despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic, Ryan was able to secure several listings. Showing that determination and passion can lead to success, she faced the pandemic head-on by helping her clients achieve the dream of homeownership while keeping them safe by establishing COVID-19 friendly protocols.

“In a year of being fortunate, grateful and healthy, I learned that we must keep moving forward in a positive direction,” Ryan shared with RISMedia. “Real Estate is about building relationships based on trust, knowledge and professionalism. Your reputation is paramount.”

“Long & Foster is proud that RISMedia has recognized Karen as an Achiever on their ‘success stories’ list,” said Athena Petersen, manager of Long & Foster’s Reston office. “Karen is a true professional and realizes the importance of building relationships built on trust to achieve success in the real estate business and for her clients.”

To view the complete list of RISMedia’s 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers list, click here.

Long & Foster Real Estate is the nation’s No. 1 real estate company as part of HomeServices of America. For more information, visit LongandFoster.com.