BRW Development Partners is a premier developer of resort and boutique communities. With over 24 years of experience, our team understands the needs and demands of today’s discriminating homeowner.
BRW brings a unique combination of vision, a wide array of experience, and both traditional and cutting edge resources to create exceptional lifestyle environments for primary and second home residences. Present through the entire development process, BRW Development Partners is there to oversee every detail from the search for the perfect piece of real estate to site planning to custom design to the completion of construction.
Ricky Rookis graduated from Auburn University with a degree in accounting. Soon after graduating, Ricky served as the Chief Financial Officer of a multi-national investment company. He moved to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida in 1994 to oversee several development investments and eventually established Rookis Investment Partners and BRW Development Partners. In the past 20 years Ricky has led the development of over a dozen major residential properties including The Lofts at Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach and Blue Sky Breckenridge, a large luxury ski-in, ski-out resort.
Bill Morean, was Founder, previous CEO and Board Chairman of Jabil Circuit and is the second partner in BRW Development Partners. Founded in 1977, Jabil designs and manufactures electronics for original equipment manufacturers in industries including healthcare, life sciences, clean technology, defense, aerospace, automotive, computing, consumer products and telecommunications. Headquartered in St. Petersburg Florida, Jabil employs 180,000 people in 90 plants in 33 countries world-wide with $18.3 billion Fiscal 2013 Revenue.
Walt Chancey is the third Partner in BRW Development. Since 1999 he has been involved in the design and development of high-end residential properties in unique locations such as Colorado, Montana, Idaho, the Bahamas and throughout Florida. As the Senior Managing Partner of Chancey Design his architectural and interior design experience encompasses the many facets of residential projects including condominiums, hotels, resorts, mixed-use projects, senior living facilities and high-end single family homes. As a developer with a background in architecture and interior design, Walt understands that lifestyle is important to buyers and specifically how comfort and design play a major part in purchase decisions. He oversees all details including site planning, construction, architecture, interiors, and marketing.