Top Producer Moves to Long & Foster

December 26, 2012

Ellen Katz named manager of the Potomac/Cabin John office in Potomac, Md.

Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc., the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, today announced that real estate veteran Ellen Katz has joined its Potomac/Cabin John office in Potomac, Md., as branch manager.

Prior to joining Long & Foster, Katz served as a sales manager for the last eight years with another firm in the region. She began her real estate career in 1989 as a licensed Realtor in Maryland. She is currently an associate broker licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Katz holds the professional designation of Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI).

“I’m very excited about the opportunity to become a member of the Long & Foster family and look forward to a lasting and rewarding affiliation with a brand that has for more than 40 years, helped buyers and sellers with their real estate needs,” said Katz. “Long & Foster is recognized in the industry for its unwavering commitment to providing its agents with the very best tools and training in the real estate business – from education and administrative services to marketing and technology – and I am thrilled to be leading a team of exceptional associates at the Potomac/Cabin John office.”

Katz has consistently been recognized as a top producer and a top manager throughout her career. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR), as well as a member of GCAAR’s Contract and Clauses Committee.

A native of Baltimore, Katz moved to Montgomery County, Md., after graduating with a degree in consumer economics from the University of Maryland. She is actively involved in community service work including organizing annual blood drives and coat drives.

“We are excited to announce that Ellen has joined our team of highly-trained professionals to lead our top-producing Potomac/Cabin John office,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “As the No. 1 brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic region, we operate with an agent-first mentality – I know that Ellen recognizes and embraces that, and will bring energetic leadership and strong management skills to the office and her team.”