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UNITED REAL ESTATE-Partners

3330 Veterans Blvd., Ste. C,Metairie,LA,70002

Hours: 9am-5pm

United Real Estate is part of the largest fully integrated network of real estate and auction professionals in the nation. The company has been an innovator in real estate marketing since 1925. Our Management team knows the needs of agents in urban and metropolitan markets. We address those needs by providing powerful marketing programs along with technology-based services that are unique to the industry.

Tom Bookhardt | Owner
P: (504) 452-7631 | Email: tbookhardt@ure-partners.com

As manager and owner of United Real Estate Partners in the Greater Metropolitan New Orleans area, Tom Bookhardt provides multiple layers of expertise to the United Real Estate family. Serving as a top performing agent previously with Century 21, Tom is uniquely qualified to provide buyers and sellers assistance with single family homes, bank owned assets, investment properties, multi-unit complexes, and commercial transactions. Real estate is inherent to him, being raised with a family rooted in real estate, restaurants and commercial properties, Tom learned the value in doing right by the client is the only way to serve. Before opening United Real Estate Partners, Tom consulted for a national quick service restaurant chain throughout the Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi markets. Also, while at Century 21, Tom was in the top 50 agents out of the south region for top sales of real estate transactions. Tom graduated from Culinary School in New York and takes every opportunity to display his love of cooking. After returning to New Orleans he firmed up his studies by attending Tulane University and acquiring certification in Management, Marketing and Business as well as becoming a Civil Law Notary Public with Statewide Jurisdiction. An avid dog lover, he donates time to ASPCA to spread the word for rescue animals in hopes to find forever homes. Tom takes place in the annual walk for MS, a cause dear to his heart.

Shawn Thomas | Transaction Compliance Coordinator
P: (504) 621-2783 | Email: sthomas@ure-partners.com

Gayle Jenkins | Managing Broker
P: (504) 908-4002 | Email: gjenkins@ure-partners.com

Gayle began her 40+ year real estate career in the New Orleans area learning from experienced agents and brokers who underscored the value of being client and agent focused. Fully immersing into the real estate business, Gayle took contracting courses at the University of New Orleans to expand her knowledge and began purchasing and renovating local homes and buildings. As the opportunities arose, commercial and residential property management became another area of expertise to increase her brand recognition. In 2003, Gayle launched Monarch Realty Group in Harahan, Louisiana with a select group of realtors focusing on realtor development and staying client focused. Monarch Realty Group operated for the next 14 years in all areas of Real Estate including residential, commercial and real estate development.   Gayle has built residential homes, townhomes and a condo complex throughout the greater New Orleans area. In 2016, Gayle merged Monarch Realty Group with United Real Estate Partners and serves as the managing broker.   Her passion is to grow United Real Estate Partners with the same vision and core values instilled in her of having a client and agent centric model in the greater New Orleans area as well as help other realtors “Find Their Freedom” and grow their business by providing the latest training, marketing and technology.   As the mother of three and grandmother of six, Gayle also loves her five adorable fur-babies and photography.  She devotes time to animal rescue particularly taking photos to help raise money for Saint Francis Animal Sanctuary and also devotes time taking photos of dogs in order to help them find their forever home.  Call Gayle anytime with any of your real estate questions or needs.