LABR Partners

LABR Partners utilizes over 50 years combined experience in institutional, commercial and residential real estate projects to capitalize on entrepreneurial real estate opportunities primarily in the local 30A market.

The Partners:

Ricky Rookis graduated from Auburn University with a degree in accounting. Soon after graduating, Ricky served as the Chief Financial Officer of a multi-national investment company. He moved to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida in 1994 to oversee several development investments and eventually established Rookis Investment Partners and BRW Development Partners. In the past 20 years Ricky has led the development of over a dozen major residential and commercial properties including The Lofts at Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach and Blue Sky Breckenridge, a large luxury ski-in, ski-out resort.

Leslie Ann Brown graduated from University of Alabama with an undergraduate degree in finance and investment management and from Vanderbilt University with a Masters in Business Administration. After 15 years of institutional asset management for an insurance company, public pension fund advisory firm, and a real estate investment trust, she relocated to Seagrove Beach and assumed a leadership role with a private developer in Sarasota. Since joining Rookis in 2005, she has been involved in numerous residential and commercial developments in her capacity as Vice President of Development and as an investment partner.

154 N. Ryan St. | Santa Rosa Beach | FL 32459 | 850.213.0048