April 4, 2018


Nell Callahan


Rosso Commercial Real Estate Honored for Leasing, Sales Achievements by CoStar Group in First Full Year in Business

Boutique Annapolis Firm Rises Quickly to be a Regional Player

Annapolis, MD Rosso Commercial Real Estate Services (RossoCRE) has been named a Top Leasing Firm and a Top Sales Firm by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP) as part of the organization’s Power Broker Awards. John Rosso, Principal at RossoCRE, was also named an individual Top Leasing Broker. This recognition comes as RossoCRE marked its first full year in business. RossoCRE was the only Annapolis/Anne Arundel County-based CRE firm to have been selected for both a Top Sales and Top Leasing award winner.

“To be recognized alongside much larger, well-established regional and national firms in the Baltimore market is a great honor,” said Rosso. “As the first quarter of 2018 draws to a close, our clients are continuing to demonstrate interest and enthusiasm for the greater Baltimore market. We are excited to build on our success in 2017, and work with a growing range of clients.”

RossoCRE qualified as both a top Leasing Firm and Sales Firm in the greater-Baltimore market based on the firms commercial property transactions closed during the year of 2017. To be selected for this honor, RossoCRE’s overall transactional volumes were evaluated by CoStar against other commercial real estate brokers active in the region, and subsequently ranked among the top brokers in the market.

“Every year we are honored to recognize those individual brokers and firms who have outperformed their peers,” said CoStar Group founder and CEO Andrew C. Florance. “These industry leaders have demonstrated exceptional sales and leasing success, and we congratulate them on their achievement.”

All CoStar Power Broker Awards are based on transaction data in CoStar’s commercial real estate database, which is the largest, independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online. With over 30 years of industry experience and a research force topping 1,850 employees, CoStar’s database contains 5 million commercial properties with gross building area tracked and maintained by CoStar exceeding 115 billion square feet of commercial space.

The complete list of 2017 CoStar Power Broker Awards winners can be found at here.


Rosso Commercial Real Estate is a full service commercial real estate agency based in Annapolis, MD. RossoCRE provides a balance of progressive marketing, forward-thinking brokerage techniques, and deep-rooted relationships to its clients. With a focus on responsiveness, professionalism and client satisfaction, we successfully navigate the complex process of commercial property leasing and sales for our clients. Learn more at