President, CEO, Realtor & Associate Broker
Northrop Realty, A Long & Foster Company
Creig Northrop has been involved in the real estate industry for most of his life, working alongside his mother in his youth. As a real estate agent, he set the goal to be the best in the business.
In 2016, The Creig Northrop Team completed 1,772 transactions worth a total of $765.5 million, leading REAL Trends and ranking as the nation’s largest for the third time.
As a direct result of that success, Northrop and his wife and partner, Carla Northrop, vice president and CEO of the company, in 2018 decided to seek a new level of growth for the company. In February of that year, The Creig Northrop Team became Northrop Realty, A Long & Foster Company.
Northrop’s many awards include No. 1 Real Estate Team in the Nation, No. 1 Real Estate Team in all of Long & Foster Company for 10 Consecutive Years, No. 1 Overall Top Producer for Long & Foster and 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year, Howard County Chamber of Commerce. He was a finalist for the 2018 Inman Innovator Award. He previously was recognized as an Influential Marylander by The Daily Record in 2007 and 2015.
Northrop has been named an exclusive representative for Board of Regents, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, brand in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford, Howard and Prince George’s counties. In 2014, he was the youngest agent to receive the Billionaires Club Award in Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate in 2014.
He also won the Most New Listings Luxury Portfolio International Award.
Northrop holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Maryland.
One of Northrop Realty’s values is to give back, and the company sponsors, participates with or hosts more than 50 charities and causes annually. They include the American Heart Association, Arts for the Aging, Inc., Bridges to Housing Stability, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Downtown Columbia Arts & Culture Commission, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The Claudia Mayer / Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center, The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, the Torrey Smith Family Fund, Toys For Tots and Zaching Against Cancer.
Leadership is having others follow you out of desire, rather than need.”