Russ is an energetic, down to earth agent who is 100% committed to all of his clients, both buyers and sellers. Russ was born and raised in the Paradise Community of Catonsville, MD and an honor roll student at Catonsville High School. After graduating class of '99, he immediately began pursuing his childhood dream of becoming a firefighter by joining the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department while simultaneously studying at the Community College of Baltimore County to obtain his AA Degree in Paramedicine. Since 2003, Russ has proudly served as a career Firefighter/Paramedic with the Baltimore City Fire Department.
In 2005, Russ married his high school sweetheart, Kelly. After several complications during the purchase of their first home, he decided to pursue a second career in Real Estate. He has partnered with The Bob Lucido Team of Keller Williams Integrity to ensure that his objective of providing buyers and sellers a smooth, honest and positive real estate experience is achieved.
Today, Russ remains an active member of the Baltimore City Fire Department, a licensed Maryland Realtor, loving husband, and proud father of his two boys, Brayden and Riley. He prides himself on communication and always being available to his clients. So, in the event that you can't reach him right away, please know that he will be in touch as soon as possible. Who knows, he might be fighting a fire!
I joined BLTeam because: I want to provide my clients with the best resources to either buy or sell with a smooth transaction.
My favorite thing about real estate is: Closely interacting with my clients.
My life motto is: "Wake up. Kick butt. Be kind. Repeat."
If I could time travel, I would go back to: The future.
If I didn't work in real estate, I would: Still be a firefighter/paramedic in Baltimore City.
A random fact about me is: I'm a "Parrothead."
People who know me would say I: am energetic, outgoing, and detail-oriented.
My favorite book is: Goodnight Moon and Little Blue Truck.
Three people I'd invite to dinner would be: Harrison Ford, Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Buffet.
My favorite quote is: "Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory." - Indiana Jones