10244 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854
301-349-7800 [email protected]

Meet the Crawford & Lee Team

Hiring the right real estate agent is all about finding a professional you respect and trust will help you achieve your goals. Check out the Crawford & Lee Team's proven track record. We would love to work with you!


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The Crawford & Lee Team is here to serve all of your real estate needs!

Co-Founder/Managing Broker

Claire Crawford has been a resident in Montgomery County since 1977. She grew up in Potomac, MD and attended Potomac Elementary, Cabin John Jr. High School & Winston Churchill High School. After graduating from High School she attended & graduated from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1989. After graduating, she pursued several areas of interest: retail banking, executive assistant, human resources and ultimately she was drawn to Real Estate. In 2003 she decided to pursue her passion and get a Real Estate License. She has excelled as a compassionate, knowledgeable Real Estate Agent.

Team Leader/Listing Agent

Experienced - 

A top real estate agent licensed in Maryland and team leader of the Crawford & Lee Team serving Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC since 2003.

Informed -

4th generation local resident of Montgomery County and knowledgeable pro

Engaged - 

John is right by your side every step of the way as your trusted real estate adviser with a strong understanding of the market, home construction, and negotiations.

John is a co-owner at RE/MAX Success along with his wife, Claire Crawford and works out of the Potomac Village office. He has successfully helped over 550 buyers and sellers throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC.

John grew up in Kensington until his was 13 years old, then moved to Potomac until he graduated high school. Since then he has lived primarily in the Germantown/Boyds area. He has witnessed the great changes of the Washington metro area with it's vast growth and and transforming landscapes. It truly is a very unique area to live and work.

John cares deeply about his work and his clients. His real estate work ethic is grounded in Gary Vaynerchuk’s notion that giving and doing things for others (for you!) without expectation of return, is the greatest gift - a gift informed by passion and intelligence. And John understands that work is the first, second and third part of success. He is there for you 24-7-365.

John holds the following designations: Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE).

John has earned the following awards: RE/MAX Hall of Fame, 2017, RE/MAX Titan Club, 2016 RE/MAX Chairman's Club, 2015 RE/MAX Platinum Club, and 2007 KW Top 5 Team in MD/DC.

He and his family make their home in Poolesville, MD.

Lead Buyer Specialist

Ross is the Lead Buyer's Agent for the Crawford & Lee Team and has more than 23 years of experience in New Home Sales and a vast knowledge of construction. He's a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Marketing. Ross' experience with construction began when he worked for a small custom builder during his summer breaks through high school. This gravitated into subcontracting work to build decks and additions during his breaks to help pay his way through college. With his construction knowledge and degree in hand, Ross went to work for a national builder where he has been putting all his skills to use for the last 23 years. He has personally helped hundreds of delighted customers through the daunting process of home ownership. Providing support in every aspect of the process from the initial search and loan qualification, and continuing through home inspections and settlement. We are truly excited to have him as a member of our team.

Inside Sales Associate/Resort Specialist
Buyer Specialist
Client Services / Notary Public
Interior Designer & Home Stager

Carolyn Rush is a Washington DC Metro area native who entered the design field after receiving her AAS in Interior Design.  She is an HSR Certified Professional Home Stager and is an allied member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers).  Her experience includes residential interior design, project management, and professional home staging.  

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