January 9, 2019

Nell Callahan


Award-winning Annapolis Commercial Real Estate Firm Grows to Meet Market Demand

Annapolis, MD — Gene Parker, a regional leader in commercial real estate, has joined Rosso Commercial Real Estate Services as Principal, where he will launch the firm’s new consulting services and help expand the firm’s brokerage business across the region. Parker joins the firm from Continental Realty Corporation (CRC) in Baltimore, MD, where he served as President for the past 10 years. He will remain the Vice Chairman of CRC’s Advisory Board and will continue to serve on its Investment Committee. RossoCRE, founded in 2016, is an award-winning leader in the local commercial real estate market.

Parker will assist the Rosso team in growing their already robust commercial real estate brokerage business, while also expanding the firm’s scope of services. Gene will build a consulting platform for current and new clients, along with providing executive leadership to companies in Baltimore, Annapolis and the Washington, D.C. area. He will continue to teach commercial real estate at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities, and serve on corporate boards.

“Gene’s experience is unmatched, and I’m thrilled he is joining our team as we continue to grow and serve our clients in new ways,” said John Rosso, Principal and Founder of RossoCRE. “Since founding the firm, we have been focused on building relationships that go beyond an individual transaction. We’re trusted advisors for our clients, always taking a progressive and proactive approach to our assignments, and that’s why we’ve been able to grow year-over-year. Gene shares this vision for success, and we are excited for him to help us continue to carefully grow our firm and our services.”

“The Rosso Commercial Real Estate team has built an outstanding reputation in Anne Arundel County, and I’m thrilled to bring my experience to the table so that we can expand our reach throughout Baltimore and Washington, D.C. markets,” said Parker. “This team has an outstanding culture, energy and work ethic, and is deeply committed to making a difference for its clients and the community.”

In two and a half years, the boutique firm has established a leasing portfolio of approximately 1.8 million gross square feet, and has completed more than 175 brokerage deals with transactional volume exceeding $70 million. RossoCRE has been recognized as a top brokerage firm in greater-Baltimore for both leasing and sales transaction volume by CoStar Group, and was recently awarded “Best of Annapolis” Commercial Realtor by What’s Up? Media.  John Rosso has also been named by CoStar Group on four occasions as a “Power Broker” for both Retail and Office transactions.

The RossoCRE team includes established brokers and Vice Presidents Ryan Brassel and Mike Foundos, Jr., who have extensive market knowledge and experience in the greater Baltimore-Annapolis market. Christopher DeLuca also serves as a valuable resource to the RossoCRE team and clients, with substantial experience in retail, office, and restaurant real estate as a project manager and owner’s representative.

RossoCRE is a full service commercial real estate firm and business advisor.  The firm provides a unique balance of progressive marketing and forward-thinking brokerage techniques along with traditional deep-rooted relationships that have been built through hard work, creativity, enthusiasm and a high-level of service and results. With a focus on responsiveness, professionalism and client satisfaction, the firm helps its clients successfully navigate the often complex commercial real estate industry. Learn more at