Chad Ortte

Born and raised along the bayous and sugarcane fields of South Louisiana, Chad grew up designing and building things, and was taught at an early age the value of hard work and persistence. He graduated from Saint Thomas More Catholic High School and then from Louisiana State University in 2005 with a degree in General Studies. He began working in commercial real estate in college and after graduation became a licensed agent and a top producing and development partner within 3 years.

In 2010 he became an independent broker, leading strategic investments, complex acquisitions and developments while representing some of the most active and capable real estate investors and developers in Louisiana. Known as a trusted source of knowledge and opportunity, with an uncanny ability to connect with anyone at any level, Chad maintains close and effective relationships with diverse groups of people.

He leads with an honest work ethic and a creative value-add approach to every transaction, project, or partnership, with the ultimate goal of building long term, successful projects and relationships. His interests are cooking, hunting, fishing, architecture, design, and exploring. He is passionate about connecting people and creating places that inspire happy living. Chad lives in Lafayette and has a German Shepherd named Jolie.