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.


Elifin Realty won the 2020 Business Growth Award given by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber for 200% job growth from 2017 to 2019.
Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors
• Board of Directors (2019-current)
Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, Commercial Investment Division (CID)
• Vice President (2019-2020)
• Board of Directors (2017-2020)
Louisiana Commercial Database (
• Board of Directors (2013, 2019-2020)
Named 40 under 40 by the Baton Rouge Business Report (2017)
Founded Elifin Realty (2016)
Hired as Master broker by $30+ billion financial institution to right size their facilities portfolio through dispositions, sale leasebacks, lease-up of vacant space (Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama).
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)


Emerge Center – Volunteer Activist Award Recipient (2019)
Baton Rouge Area Foundation – Board Member (2017-2018), Civic Initiatives Committee Member (2019-current)
South LA Super Region Committee – Member (2016-current)
Alzheimer’s Services/Charlie’s Place – Board Member (2019-current)
Theatre Baton Rouge – Board Member, Finance Chair (2016-current)
Baton Rouge Area Chamber – Leadership Class Graduate (2017)
Rotary Club of Baton Rouge – Social Media Committee Chair (2018-current)
Forum 35, Young Professionals – President (2017-2018)

The Latest Content From Mathew

The process of acquiring commercial real estate through US Bankruptcy Court-ordered dispositions can be hard to wrap your brain around. Especially with the lack of resources out there giving clear answers on the subject. Yet there are great deals to be made by buyers that: can move quickly to seize opportunities, are willing to be patient while the process plays......

Through mergers, acquisitions, and streamlining operations in the banking sector, there are a lot of former bank branches on the market today. More times than not, when a bank sells an old location, it’s purchased by another bank or credit union for the same use. But what happens when there is not another financial institution buyer for the property? The......

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......

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