Mathew Laborde

President & CEO – Broker

Mathew Laborde started his commercial real estate brokerage career at the age of 19 and has consistently been among the top producing commercial real estate agents in the State of Louisiana.  He is a very driven individual that is committed to maximizing the value he can provide to his clients which is the key to his success and now to Elifin Realty’s success.  Mathew has extensive experience in brokering office, industrial, retail, multi-family, land, medical, and investment property sale and lease transactions.


Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, Commercial Investment Division (CID)
♦ Board of Directors (2017-current)

Named 40 under 40 by the Baton Rouge Business Report (2017)

Founded Elifin Realty (2016)

Commercial Real Estate Agent at Beau Box Commercial Real Estate
#1 Top Producer (2015)
♦ #3 Top Producer (2014)
♦ #3 Top Producer (2013)
♦ #2 Top Producer (2012)

Baton Rouge TRENDS in Real Estate Conference, Industrial Committee
♦ Co-Chair, Co-Presenter (2015-2016)
♦ Co-Chair (2014)
♦ Committee Member (2011-2013)

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
♦ Earned CCIM designation at the age of 23, becoming one of the youngest people in the world to do so (2013)

Louisiana Commercial Database (
♦ Board of Directors (2013)


Baton Rouge Area Foundation – Board Member ex-officio (2017-2018)
Theatre Baton Rouge – Board Member (current)
Forum 35 – President (2017-2018)
Rotary Club of Baton Rouge – Member (current)
Alzheimer’s Services/Charlie’s Place – Facilities Committee, Walk to Remember Committee (current)
Big Buddy – Dancing for Big Buddy 2018 Star Dancer (current)
South LA Super Region Committee – Member (current)
BRAC Leadership Class – Graduate (2017)

The Latest Content From Mathew

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we have been hard at work checking on clients, keeping deals moving forward, and doing our best to see around the corner of what this unprecedented event will mean for our commercial real estate industry. We felt that it would be helpful in this time to share some of the feedback and insights we’ve received from......

Hey everybody! I hope you are out there staying safe, staying healthy, staying clean. We’ve got our Lysol wipes and staying clean here at Elifin! Make sure you sanitize, because we’ve got the coronavirus going around and there’s serious health concerns there. But, I’m coming to you with three economic survival tips for tenants. This mostly applies to retail tenants......

Most people in Baton Rouge are probably familiar with the Spanish Town neighborhood. Beautiful homes, incredible architecture, and classic Southern charm. Some people might think that in order to be a part of this incredible neighborhood you simply have to buy a house here. Well I’m here to tell you that most of those people would be wrong. 611 North......

Has anyone ever attempted to create submarkets? When analyzing trends in a real estate market, it can be very helpful to divide that market into submarkets because stats such as sale prices and transaction volume can differ greatly from one pocket of a Parish / County to another. Here are the submarkets Elifin Realty created for one of our recent......

Mathew Laborde was a guest on The Patty-G Show recently. Patrick Gremillion hosts The Patty-G Show, a podcast for thought provoking business discussions with people from all walks of life! Episode description: “On this wonderful episode #14 I sit down with none other than Matthew Laborde with Elifin Realty. We talk all things commercial real estate and so many things......

Selling commercial real estate may be a competitive and possibly stressful job, however you do not need to be aggressive or cutthroat in your business practices to do very well in the industry. If you are able to convert leads and continually bring in a new string of business, even in market turns, you will have a competitive edge over......

Commercial real estate is broken down into four major categories: Office Retail Multi-family Industrial But within these four major categories there is a lot of variety. For instance, a retail space could be a small strip mall, a single building, or a full-sized mall. A multi-family property can range from a building that contains four apartments or 100 apartments to......

This is Mathew Laborde, CCIM, coming to you on Christmas Eve from Elifin Realty. So far in 2019, I’ve done a total of 84 transactions. In those 84 transactions, I’ve seen a lot of good and a lot of bad. Here’s my list of the top 5 mistakes that I’ve seen commercial real estate property owners make in 2019, that......

The return on commercial investment property in Baton Rouge can vary, and your goals determine whether or not the percentage return is good or not. Many people who own investment properties are using their returns as retirement income, supplemental or otherwise. For these people, a more secure deal is desirable over a high risk deal where they may lose some......

While it is indeed a broad term, to put it simply, commercial real estate is every single property short of a single-family residential home. If it’s not a single-family detached residential home, condo, or town-home — you can place a safe bet on the fact that it’s commercial.    In comparison to residential, commercial real-estate is also often considerably larger......

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