Rosso Commercial


A full service commercial real estate firm headquartered in Annapolis, MD, serving the greater Annapolis-Baltimore-Washington region. We help Tenants/Businesses identify and secure great properties and help Landlords/Owners sell or lease their properties.

Rosso Commercial seeks to provide a unique balance of progressive marketing and forward-thinking brokerage techniques along with traditional deep-rooted relationships that have been built one client at a time through hard work, creativity, enthusiasm and a high-level of service and results. With a focus on responsiveness, professionalism and client satisfaction, we help our clients successfully navigate the often complex process of commercial property leasing and sales.

We maximize value for our clients by using our market intelligence, sophisticated marketing and property search techniques, experience negotiating competitive lease/sale terms, and provide genuine “service after the sale”. We have fostered strong relationships in both the public and private sectors and stay active in many community and civic associations.

Rosso Commercial brings more than a decade of commercial real estate brokerage experience in the Mid-Atlantic region. Our goal is to provide the highest level of service and professionalism in our industry and cultivate long-lasting relationships.

Meet The Team

John A Rosso Jr

John A Rosso Jr

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John brings over a decade of experience to Rosso Commercial Real Estate Services. Over the last 5 years, John has handled over $150 million in sales and leasing transactional value and has been named by CoStar Group on three separate occasions as a “Power Broker”, both for Retail and Office leasing and sales in the in the Baltimore real estate market, as compared to all commercial real estate professionals in the region, making him uniquely qualified as a true “full service” real estate broker/representative.

John specializes in representing Retail/Restaurant, Office and Medical clients, along with sales & leasing of commercial space and new development projects in the Baltimore-Washington-Annapolis “triangle”. Prior to Rosso Commercial, John served as Principal & Senior Vice President for Murphy Commercial Real Estate Services for 10 years. Prior to Murphy Commercial, John worked with Murphy-Hogan Commercial Real Estate, a subsidiary of The Hogan Companies, and prior to The Hogan Companies, John worked for Under Armour Performance Apparel.

John graduated with a Finance degree from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. At Maryland, he was a member of the national fraternity, Phi Delta Theta.

John’s Charitable / Civic endeavors include serving on the board of trustees for the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, board member for the Greater Severna Park & Arnold Chamber of Commerce, co-chairman of the board for Next Gen of Anne Arundel Co., board member for Creating Communities ( and board member of Building Traditions Society at Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation. John served as a past board member for The Arc – Central Chesapeake Region ( and along with past board member/VP of the Anne Arundel County Commercial & Industrial Assoc. (AACIA). John is a member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) and has been active in the CCIM Program (Certified Commercial Investment Manager).

Additionally, John was appointed in 2017 by County Executive Steve Schuh to serve on the newly created Agricultural-Tourism Commission focused on maximizing economic development in Southern Anne Arundel County while preserving its rural nature.

Clients John has served includes: Mid-States Restaurant Group (Greene Turtle, Roy Rogers, Blackwall Hitch), Dunkin Donuts, Ameriprise Financial, Capital Bank, CoreLife Weight Loss Clinics, Ledo Pizza Systems, Urban BBQ Company, Mercedes-Benz of Annapolis, Cyber Reliant Corp/Trivalent, Liff&Walsh/Eagle Title, National Wildlife Federation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Conte Buildings/Development, The Beatson Companies, Douglas Development Corp, Regency Centers, Koch & Associates/Koch Development, Severna Park Gateway Village, Severna Park Market Center, Petrie-Richardson Ventures, RockHampton/Veterans One, Wakefield Business Park, Cohn Property Group, Loughlin Management Group, MacKenzie Equity Partners, Polm Companies & Broadneck Development Corp.

John lives in Annapolis, MD with his wife, Priscilla, and son, Jack.


Ryan Brassel

Ryan Brassel

Vice President
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Ryan brings several years of experience to Rosso Commercial Real Estate. During his first few years in the business, Ryan has handled over $15,000,000 in sales and leasing transactions.

Ryan represents Retail/Restaurant, Industrial, and Office/Medical clients, and handles the Sales & Leasing of Office/Medical, Flex/Warehouse, Retail, and new development projects in the Baltimore-Washington Corridor. Prior to working with Rosso Commercial, Ryan served as Vice President for Murphy Commercial Real Estate for several years. Prior to Murphy Commercial, Ryan worked for the E&J Gallo Winery out of California.

Ryan graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT with a degree in Marketing and Management. He was a Division I Lacrosse Scholar Athlete.

Ryan currently serves as the Vice President for the AACIA (Anne Arundel County Commercial & Industrial Association), former 40 under 40 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, member of the Building Traditions Society (Anne Arundel Medical Center), & Host Committee member for the non-profit, Positive Strides.

Recent Clients include: Koch Development, The Beatson Companies, Helmsman Property Management, Petrie Richardson Ventures, AllMark Doors, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dunkin’ Donuts, Turning Point Education Services, Work Life Urgent Care, Brassel, Alexander, & Rice Law, West St. Car Wash, Rudder Management, KURE Pain Management & MAACO Collision, Repair & Auto Painting.

In his free time, Ryan enjoys running, playing golf, watching Ravens football and Orioles baseball, and spending time at the beach with his family. He currently resides in Annapolis with his wife and daughter, Kelly & Savannah.

Mike G Foundos Jr

Mike G Foundos Jr

Vice President
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Mike has more than fifteen years of commercial real estate experience with concentrations in brokerage, investment, and management. As Principal of Foundos Realty, a commercial brokerage headquartered in Annapolis, Mike assists clients in all stages of the real estate life cycle, manage office and retail assets, and facilitate investments . He is also the creator of TheCapScore, a proprietary algorithm that provides customized capitalization rates and valuations for any commercial property in the US. Prior to a career in commercial real estate, he was advertising campaign manager for a technology startup that was later acquired by AOL.

He comes to Rosso Commercial as a Vice President and focuses on strategic partnerships and development of cutting edge marketing tactics. Mike’s unique background in both commercial real estate and technology allows him the ability to provide another layer of value to clients. Advanced knowledge of investment analysis and proficiency with design and web development, gives Rosso CRE clients a greater level of service.

Mike has a Master of Science in Commercial Real Estate from The Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, College Park.

He lives in Annapolis with his wife and four children.

Christopher DeLuca

Christopher DeLuca

Owner’s Representative & Project Management Expert
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Christopher DeLuca is an experienced veteran of the construction and development industry. Having worked for various corporate project management teams, Christopher has extensive experience in the retail, office, and restaurant real estate project management markets. Christopher’s experience as an owner’s representation and project manager provide Rosso Commercial’s clients a well-rounded beginning to end development experience.

Christopher currently manages various companies’ expansion and new market construction teams. Working across the United States, Christopher and his team represent his clients’ best interest in All aspects of their development needs. Overseeing site due diligence, budgeting, design, zoning/permit approval tracking, construction oversight, and specialty services, Chris offers a turnkey project management experience.

Chris has worked with clients including M&T Bank, Navy Federal Credit Union, State Employees Credit Union (SECU), honeygrow, HipCityVeg, Boston’s Pizza, Amsterdam Falafel shop, Lotsa Pizza, and many more.

Christopher graduated with a Finance degree from the University of Pittsburgh and has an MBA from Loyola University. Prior to starting his firm, Christopher worked for M&T Bank and managed their retail and office portfolio for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Chris is also involved with the Rotary, AIAC, and Community of Strength Project.

He lives in Severna Park with his wife and two children.

Michael G Foundos Sr

Michael G Foundos Sr

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Michael has held numerous roles throughout his 50+ years in the commercial real estate industry. In addition to brokering thousands of transactions comprising millions of square feet, he has acted as a developer, owner, and property manager for many properties. Mike resides in Annapolis with his wife Kassie, and enjoys spending time with his nine grandchildren.

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