Today, people want answers and information immediately, which is often a lofty expectation in the busy world of commercial real estate. At Waters & Pettit, we’re unique. Geordy Waters & Robert Pettit are not only the “faces” of the firm, we work on the front lines everyday interacting with clients and leading our team. We work together, combining our individual strengths and talents to provide you superior service and expertise. Our deep experience along with our small size allows us to be responsive and client-focused. We know how discouraging it can be when the information you need is delayed or all together dismissed. If you want “Waters & Pettit,” you get Waters and Pettit. And that’s our commitment.
We love our work and enjoy helping clients meet their real estate and investment needs. We also believe it’s important to develop a trusting, comfortable relationship with our clients. Give us a call and put Waters & Pettit to work for you.
Born in Baton Rouge and raised in New Orleans, Robert received his Bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University in 1990 and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Louisiana State University in 2000. Between his undergraduate and graduate degrees, Robert worked in the financial services industry in Baton Rouge, St. Louis, Dallas and New Orleans.
In 2002, Robert began his career in the commercial real estate industry and joined Latter & Blum Commercial Real Estate in Baton Rouge, earning “Rookie of the Year” honors by the close of the year. He soon realized that his vast experience in the financial and securities sectors allowed him unique expertise at analyzing and maximizing various commercial real estate needs and investment strategies. In 2008, Robert combined his talents with SMU friend and fraternity brother, Geordy Waters, to form Waters & Pettit Commercial Real Estate.
Today, Robert serves on several local Boards of Trustees and is a Past President of the LSU MBA Alumni Association. He is currently a member of the Greater Baton
Rouge Association of Realtors and the Louisiana Chapter of Certified Commercial
Investment Members (CCIM). Robert and his wife Conway have four children, two
boys and two girls.
Geordy Waters, CCIM
Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Geordy attended college at Southern Methodist University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance in 1992. Returning from Dallas to Baton Rouge in 1994, Geordy’s background in finance and accounting allowed for a seamless transition to commercial real estate.
In 1994, Geordy launched his real estate career through Waters Investments, owning, managing and building personal investment properties. Geordy’s successful management of his own properties quickly attracted a client base that recognized the value he provided in real estate sales and leasing, as well as property management services.
Geordy later moved to Latter & Blum Commercial Real Estate where his expertise across the broad spectrum of the industry allowed him to advise a wide range of clients. In 2008, Geordy and his long-time college friend, Robert Pettit joined forces to form Waters & Pettit Commercial Real Estate.
In 2003, Geordy became a Certified Commercial Investment Member—a group of nationally recognized experts skilled in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. He has served on several local boards of directors, is the Past President of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission Commercial Investment Division, and the past Chairman of the Louisiana Commercial Database (LACDB). Geordy is currently a member of Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors and the Louisiana Chapter of Certified Commercial Members (CCIM). He and his wife Kate have two daughters.
Drew Pearson, CCIM
Born and raised in Shreveport, Drew moved to Baton Rouge in 2004 to attend Louisiana State University. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2008, he began a career in commercial real estate by joining Latter & Blum Commercial Real Estate, where he gained vast knowledge and experience. In August of 2010, Drew joined forces with Waters & Pettit Commercial Real Estate.
Drew is hard working and dedicated, as evidenced by his Eagle Scout designation earned in 2001. In 2010, Drew earned the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, recognizing him as an expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. His specializations are in corporate leasing and assisting with the acquisition of income producing properties.
Drew is a member of the Greater Baton Rouse Association of Realtors, Louisiana Commercial Investment Division, and Louisiana Certified Commercial Investment Member.