Company Information

Select Properties, Ltd. and Select Properties, Ltd. Realty, founded by Leon L. Giorgio, Jr. and the Late Donald S. Moffatt, comprise the Select “umbrella” of distinguished firms with 30 proud years of history. With the main office in Metairie and a branch office in Baton Rouge, we specialize in office buildings, medical office buildings, multi-family developments, condo development properties, and retail centers.

Our experience encompasses acquisitions, sales, marketing, management, administration, brokerage, construction, financing, leasing, maintenance, negotiations, and consulting. To-date Select has participated in the acquisition, sale, development, and management of income-producing real estate with an approximate market value of $250,000,000+ in the Southeast area of the United States. Select is currently involved in the ownership and management and/or leasing of 1,300,000+ square feet of real estate.


Our services include:

  • Brokerage
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Facilities Management
  • Leasing
  • Maintenance
  • Tax Appeals

In the area of economic revitalization, Select spearheaded the successful establishment of three Economic Development Districts in the State of Louisiana. Two Economic Development Districts were approved in Jefferson Parish: the Houma Boulevard Corridor and the Airline Drive Corridor. The first Economic Development District established in St. Bernard Parish was the West Judge Perez Drive Corridor.

Past projects also include being integral members of the team who developed three Ruth’s Chris Steak Houses (two in Seattle and one in Portland). Since 1992 Select has been a partner in the Comprehensive Central City Initiative of New Orleans, Inc., a community-focused organization formed to revitalize the central city of New Orleans to include the Martin Luther King Initiative area approved by President Bush.

Select Properties, Ltd. Realty, a brokerage firm with Leon Giorgio, Jr. serving as lead broker, is a long-time Accredited Management Organization (AMO), the prestigious designation of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Select is one of only seven corporations in Louisiana to have met the exclusive qualifications. Three of our professionals have attained the respected credentials of:

  • Certified Property Manager (CPM) Francis Klipping, Richard Hymel, Ronald Rauber
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Richard Hymel.


Our client list has included John Hancock Properties, Guaranty Income Life Insurance Company, Columbia Homestead, New Plan Excel Realty Trust, Inc. (formerly CenterAmerica), Park Investments, Ltd., Justice Condominium Association, CanAm Development, and Point Camelot, LLC to name a few clients. Additionally, Select has serviced various banks and savings and loan institutions, and regulators such as the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) as an approved contractor. We are a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Louisiana Realtors Association, and the Boards of Realtors in Metropolitan New Orleans and in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

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