ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 2016) — We are proud to share the news that Murphy Commercial’s Principal/Sr. VP John Rosso has been named as one of the Baltimore regions Power Brokers for 2015 by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. This annual industry award recognizes distinguished professionals in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the achievements of the firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases in 2015 within their respective markets. “This is a well deserved recognition. During the past several years John has contributed significantly to the growth of our firm and is a prime example for the new generation of commercial real estate professionals”, said Dennis Murphy, President of Murphy Commercial Real Estate.
With the largest independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online, CoStar can easily identify the top firms and brokers in each market throughout the U.S. and Toronto, Canada. All awards are based on transaction data maintained in CoStar’s commercial real estate database.
John Rosso qualified as one of the top commercial brokers in Baltimore Market based on the total Office leasing transactions he closed during the year and Murphy Commercial was named as one of the Top Leasing Firms in this market. In order to be selected for this honor the overall transaction 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.
Significant transactions closed by John in 2015 included Trivalent (formerly Cyber Reliant Corp) 16,738 SF lease at 180 Admiral Cochrane, Capital Bank’s 7,000 SF inaugural lease at St. John Properties new Annapolis Corporate Park, Mama’s Brand Bread’s 10,000 SF lease at Candlewood Business Center, Frost & Associates new 4,400 SF office lease at 888 Bestgate and National Wildlife Federation’s relocation in Annapolis.
“It is an honor to be recognized by CoStar Group for this award and to be included among a group of peers whom I greatly respect as industry leaders in the Greater-Baltimore commercial real estate field.” said John Rosso, Principal/Senior VP of Murphy Commercial.
“With such an active year in commercial real estate, CoStar is proud to honor the firms and brokers who perform at the industry’s highest level,” said CoStar Group founder and CEO Andrew C. Florance. “These industry leaders deserve to be recognized for their hard work, expertise and superior deal-making abilities. We extend our congratulations to this year’s winners on their hard earned achievement.”