Brian Ridgway has owned and operated Executive Housing since 1996. He also serves as the company’s broker. While overseeing all of the firm’s activities, Brian is most directly involved with the daily management of our client’s properties. He draws from past real estate experience ranging from title work and settlements to mortgage banking. Brian also lists properties for rent, working to place high caliber tenants in our exceptional properties. Brian lives in Bethesda with his wife, Carolyn, and their three children and dog. He spends his free time coaching youth sports and loves skiing and golfing with his family.
Carolyn Ridgway serves as a Leasing Specialist. She lists homes for rent and shows prospective tenants available properties. She shows Executive Housing’s listings, as well as all other listings available in the Multiple Listing Service. Carolyn lives in Bethesda with her husband Brian and their three children and dog. She loves playing any sport, and enjoys staying physically fit, reading, entertaining, and raising her children.
John David Ricca
John David Ricca heads our River Place corporate housing division as well as managing a portion of our outstanding housing portfolio. “JD”, as he is known, is a native Washingtonian and enjoys all sports. He particularly enjoys football, and was an All-American Quarterback at Hampden Sydney. He has spent the last 2 autumns coaching local youth football. JD lives in Bethesda.
Keith Ricca is one of our wonderful property managers, as well as part of our dynamic leasing team – listing and leasing our beautiful collection of homes. JD’s younger brother, Keith also spends time in the Fall coaching football. Keith was an All American QB at Catholic University. He lives in Silver Spring with his wife Elyse and their dog Charlie.
Gunilla Ekberg relocated from Sweden /Europe in 1994, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD since. She is a recognized entrepreneur and innovative thinker known for her ability to develop and implement programs in the areas of real-estate, people and service management. Ms. Ekberg holds a B.S in Behavioral Science from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden with post graduate work in law, business management and administration, communications and real estate. Gunilla Ekberg is well connected in the international and local community in Washington. She is a licensed Realtor in MD and DC.
Ryan Donnellan has joined the Executive Housing team as a property manager and leasing agent. Ryan is born and raised in Washington DC where he attended Gonzaga College High School before moving to New Orleans for College. When Ryan is not working in the real estate office, he spends his time coaching soccer with Brookland FC. He lives in Glover Park with his girlfriend Erin and his dog Lewes.