Barry Ross, President of Ross Realty Investments, Inc., has been a developer, broker and manager of shopping centers and office buildings in South Florida since 1978.
Having been an integral part of a development team that successfully completed over 3,000,000 sq. ft. of retail and office projects…he has also overseen the management and sales of several million square feet throughout the southern United States.
Through Barry’s vision, Ross Realty has remained at the forefront of South Florida’s active Real Estate development and Property Management community.
Barry Ross enjoys an exemplary reputation in the South Florida real estate and banking communities. He has consulted with numerous private and institutional owners on a wide variety of real estate problem solving and feasibility study matters. Barry has served on SunTrust Bank’s Advisory Board as a real estate consultant, as well as the City of Hollywood’s Annexation Board and has been a court appointed Receiver for SunTrust Bank’s foreclosed commercial property.
Barry served as Chairman of the Board of Unifirst Federal Savings Bank from 1991 to 1998. Unifirst was a $140,000,000 institution with branches in southern Broward County and was purchased in July of 1998 by Republic Security Financial Corp.
Born August 19,1940, Barry graduated from Penn State in 1962. He has worked for Girard Trust Bank, Honeywell Corp. and then went into the family retail and real estate business from 1965 until 1978 when he moved to Florida.
Barry’s main functions at Ross Realty are as rain maker, acquisition and development quarterback, and the overall guidance of each department. Annette Pappas has served as Barry’s Administrative Assistant and Closing Coordinator for much of her 18 years at Ross Realty.