RISMEDIA, Nov. 19, 2007-Owners Nick D’Ambrosia, Ann D’Ambrosia and Dale Ross announce the opening of GMAC Real Estate/Real Estate Service Center, Largo, Maryland. The opening of GMAC Real Estate/Real Estate Service Center represents GMAC Real Estate’s continued expansion into the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan marketplace.
“This affiliation positions us to grow as a company,” said Nick D’Ambrosia. “By joining forces with one of the most trusted names in real estate, GMAC Real Estate/Real Estate Service Center has access to GMAC Real Estate’s resources and innovative marketing ideas.”
According to the company, it’s confident the partnership with GMAC Real Estate will allow the company to develop into a market leader in the Washington metro area.
Nick D’Ambrosia explained, “You have to be innovative and well-informed in this industry if you want to be recognized as the company that exceeds all expectations of its customers and sales partners alike. GMAC Real Estate provides us with the training, professional tools and resources that will allow us to do just that, exceed expectations. For example, the Premier Service Program®, a process of listening to consumers, establishing expectations and committing in writing, performing, and then measuring and evaluating afterwards, is a powerful combination of services for both buyers and sellers. This program is just one of GMAC Real Estate’s exclusive programs designed to assist today’s savvy real estate consumer in making an informed real estate decision.”
The company says that all three owner’s real estate career boast years of well-regarded accomplishments and comprehensive involvement in the real estate industry, both locally and nationally, including two of who have held the esteemed position of President of the Maryland Association of Realtors®.
Since entering the real estate industry in 1973, Nick D’Ambrosia has held many prominent positions and has been recognized for his commitment to the industry by his local and state association and the National Association of Realtors®. His professional titles include: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Mid-Atlantic Region (CBRB Mid-Atlantic) Vice President of Property Management; CBRB Mid-Atlantic Vice President & Director of Operations; Coldwell Banker Stevens, Realtors® Senior Vice President/General Manager; Coldwell Banker Nyman Realty Branch Vice President as well as Electronic Realty Associates, Resident Broker of Record and a National Association of Realtors®, Board of Directors member. Nick’s other credentials include: Appointed to four year term on the Maryland Real Estate Commission in 2005 by Governor Robert Ehrlich; 2006 member of The National Association of Realtors® Enlarged Leadership Team; Former Board of Directors member for eight years for the National Association of Realtors®; Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Liaison; Former President (1995) Maryland Association of Realtors®, Former President (1994) Prince George’s County Association of Realtors®, Former Director, Southern Maryland Association of Realtors®, Founding Board of Directors member of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. (MRIS); he was also awarded the 2006 Life Achievement Award from Maryland Association of Realtors®, the Association’s most prestigious award.
A Realtor® since 1986, Ann D’Ambrosia is an outstanding leader and brings a wealth of real estate knowledge and experience to the team. Her previous positions held included: Regional Vice President, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Mid-Atlantic and a Branch Vice President of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Mid-Atlantic. Prior to her accomplishments with Coldwell Banker, Ann successfully spent eight years as a community sales manager with one of the area’s largest new homes builder where she received numerous awards for sales and service. Ann has been a member of the Maryland Association of Realtors®, Realtors® Rookie Committee, serving as Chairperson. In addition she is the Vice-Chairperson for the Prince George’s Association of Realtors® Rookie Committee. Her community service involvement also includes Habitat for Humanity, Harvest for the Hungry, and the Neighborhood Watch Program.
As a real estate consultant and/or broker to many companies, Dale Ross has been involved with asset management, renovations, and sales disposition of commercial and residential ground, hotels, multi-family apartment buildings, shopping centers, and office buildings. His activities have also included negotiations with lenders, limited partners, developers, and investors; preparation of property budgets; contract negotiations; and working with franchise company’s tenants and other related parties in various capacities. As the owner’s representative for commercial properties totaling in excess of $300 million, he has been directly responsible for the hiring, training, and the supervision of thousands of employees in various capacities. He has more than thirty years experience as a broker in residential and commercial real estate and property management. He holds a real estate broker’s license in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Dale formed Pioneer Realty, Inc. in 1984 as a boutique real estate company, specializing in residential and commercial investments.
In 1994, he co-founded the Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. (MRIS) and served nine years as its President and Chief Executive Officer. MRIS employs more than 140 technical and customer service people, and serves more than 60,000 real estate practitioners with its multiple listing, Intranet, Internet and other real estate information technology needs in Maryland, Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and parts of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. MRIS is the Country’s largest regional system of its kind with its own regional portal, HomesDatabase.com.
In 1985, he served as President of the Montgomery Association of Realtors®. Four years later, he became the youngest member to be elected President of the Maryland Association of Realtors®, which serves more than 30,000 Realtor® members in the state of Maryland. In 2001, Dale was awarded The Life Achievement Award by the Maryland Association of Realtors®. Also in 2001, Ross became a charter member of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Housing Foundation, Inc. a 501 © (3) non-profit organization funded with seed money from the Maryland Association of Realtors®. He became President of the Foundation in 2004 and remains President today.
Dale is serving his sixteenth year as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Realtors®, (NAR). With more than 1.3 million members, NAR is the largest trade association in the Country. He served three consecutive terms as NAR’s chairman of the Building Advisory Committee, which operates and manages NAR’s multi-million dollar real estate portfolio. In addition, he is serving his ninth year on MAR’s Finance Committee. Dale also served as a Board of Directors member of the REALTORS® Information Network, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NAR, which developed REALTOR.com, one of the most active Web sites in the Country. He is a member of the NAR President’s Circle and a member of NAR’s RPAC Hall of Fame.
“We are very pleased and excited to have GMAC Real Estate/Real Estate Service Center on board with GMAC Real Estate,” said John Bearden, president & CEO of GMAC Home Services. “We are confident that this company will become a leader in its local real estate market. The company is committed to creating a reputation for customer service.”
For more information, visit www.gmacrealestate.com.