September 14, 2003
Marsiglia is elected president of state Realtors association Gilbert D. Marsiglia was elected the 2004 president of the Maryland Association of Realtors last week at the group's annual convention in Ocean City. Marsiglia has been licensed since 1966 and began his career with the Russell T. Baker firm headquartered in Baltimore and later purchased by Coldwell Banker. He became a broker in 1972 and founded Gilbert D. Marsiglia & Co. the following year. The firm has 32 agents and employees.
September 12, 2003
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced yesterday that it has acquired Moore Warfield & Glick Inc. of Ocean City, forming what it said will be the largest beach rental business along a stretch of the Atlantic coast from Bethany Beach, Del., to Virginia's Eastern Shore. "It's a huge shift in our market," said Edward J. Smith, who owns Ed Smith Real Estate School in Ocean City and has been a broker in Maryland and Delaware for three decades. "Moore Warfield & Glick was a pretty major player, and so Coldwell Banker, I guess now ... they're the No. 1, 800-pound gorilla."
August 10, 2003
Insurance queries will be answered in Westminster Friday A representative from the Maryland Insurance Administration will be at the state comptroller's office in Westminster from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at 532 Baltimore Blvd., Suite 306. People with questions about their insurance coverage or who need help in filing a complaint against an insurance company can get help. Appointments are not required. Information: 800-492-6116. Surveying, drafting firm opens in Taneytown GMB Survey & Drafting Consultants LLC has opened in Taneytown, offering land survey, computer-aided drafting and consulting services.
July 21, 2003
Bernard A. Dabrowski, a longtime Roland Park real estate agent, fiercely competitive croquet player and self-styled "mayor of Homeland," died of a heart attack Thursday at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 60. Born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, Mr. Dabrowski graduated from Loyola Blakefield in 1961 and from the University of Baltimore with a liberal arts degree. After working as a social worker for Baltimore, he decided to try his hand at real estate -- launching what would become a decades-long career of selling houses and scouting the perfect home for prospective buyers.
June 4, 2003
NRT Incorporated, one of the nation's largest real estate brokerages, announced yesterday that it has acquired the Miller Group Inc., a 13-year-old Baltimore commercial real estate firm. The Miller Group's Baltimore operation now will be known as Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, the commercial real estate arm of NRT. The 17-broker office near the Inner Harbor will continue to serve clients in the greater Baltimore area, company officials said. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.