Steve Legendre

Steve Legendre, CCIM

Regional Vice President

Market Leader - Baton Rouge

  • (225) 329-0295
  • 8550 United Plaza Boulevard, Suite 101, Baton Rouge, LA 70809


About Steve

Steve Legendre, CCIM serves on Stirling’s Commercial Brokerage Division as Regional Vice President and Baton Rouge Market Leader. Since 1995, Steve has focused on helping clients with the acquisition, disposition and site selection related to Industrial and Office Properties, Land, and Real Estate Investments across Louisiana and the Gulf South. As a consistent Top Producer, Legendre has built a strong reputation in the industry based on his track record of successful transactions, professionalism and ethical conduct. Legendre is committed to understanding and meeting the specific needs of his clients, offering personalized advice and solutions tailored to their investment goals and requirements. Legendre fulfills a “Player/Coach” role as Market Leader for Stirling’s Baton Rouge Brokerage Office. Using expert knowledge, networking skills, negotiation expertise and persistence and drive, Legendre maintains his existing long-term relationships while continuing to cultivate new opportunities for the Stirling team through his focused value-add approach to the business.

Before joining Stirling, Steve, along with Ben Graham, CCIM, and Justin Langlois, CCIM, founded SVN | Graham, Langlois & Legendre (SVN GLL), a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm based in Baton Rouge servicing Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. 

Steve earned his Bachelor of Science degree in General Business Administration from the University of New Orleans’ College of Business Administration in 1990. He began his commercial real estate career in 1995. In 2001, Legendre achieved the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. In 2014, Legendre earned his Louisiana Broker’s License. Over the course of his career, Steve has held several board positions, including the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors (GBRAR) Trends Committee, the GBRAR Commercial Investment Division (CID), and the CCIM Louisiana Chapter. He served as president of the GBRAR Commercial Investment Division in 2022 and as president of the Louisiana Commercial Database Board of Directors in 2023. Steve is currently the Trends in Real Estate Chairperson, sits on the Board of Directors for LACDB and is a Board Member for Project 70805, a local non-profit promoting social and economic growth in the North Baton Rouge area. Legendre served as committee chair for the Istrouma Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America Golf Tournament and continues to serve as an active member of the committee.

Legendre has been a member of St. George Parish since 1995 and has served in various leadership positions for both the school and church over the years.

May 1, 2024|

Stacy Taylor

Stacy Taylor, CCIM, SIOR

Regional Vice President

Market Leader - Pensacola/Tallahassee

  • (850) 972-0156
  • 125 W. Romana Street, Suite 800, Pensacola, FL 32502


About Stacy

Stacy has been in the commercial real estate business for 22 years. He started in the Atlanta market as an office broker, working for Grubb & Ellis Company, and he later started his own firm, Taylor Real Estate Services. After relocating to Pensacola, he continued to grow his office practice and added a new service line that included retail brokerage focused primarily throughout NW Florida and Southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of both Mississippi and Alabama. Stacy represents both tenants and landlords and has tremendous experience with site selection, retail/office development, lease/purchase negotiations, market research, investment analysis and financial modeling.

During his time with Taylor Real Estate, Stacy was responsible for developing, marketing, leasing, and selling four office developments in North Atlanta: The Gates at McGinnis Ferry; The Gates at Sugarloaf; The Gates at Laurel Springs; and The Gates at North Point. In addition to the Gates assignments, he spent a great deal of time representing numerous office tenants in the metro area.

Since moving to Pensacola, he has successfully grown the retail brokerage group, which now includes over three million square feet under leasing and/or management. His team represents a number of national owners that include but are not limited to Washington Prime, DDR, Blackwater Resources, and Continental Realty. In June of 2019, he became a Partner of Beck Partners Holdings, LLC. While still an active producer, he is responsible for expanding their commercial real estate footprint, as well as growing, educating and cultivating new talent within the organization. Currently, Stacy is Regional Vice President, Market Leader – Pensacola/Tallahassee with Stirling.

Through years of experience, Stacy understands that building and maintaining strong relationships are equally important as completing the real estate transaction. His high level of experience in successfully completing over 1.5 million square feet in real estate transactions, as well as an estimated $150 million in sales, enables him to streamline the transaction process.

Stacy graduated from the University of Mississippi, earning a business major with an emphasis in Insurance and Real Estate. He was a member of the University golf team, as well as a member of the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity.

Stacy is happily married to his wife, Tina Taylor. Together they have three kids: Whitney, Will, and Avery. He enjoys spending time with his family and attending his kids’ sporting events. All three of his children are heavily active in sports. When he is not watching the kids, Stacy enjoys boating and playing golf, which is his favorite hobby and true passion. His favorite catchphrase is: “Things are never quite as bad as they seem, but they never are quite as good as they seem either. So, keep your head down and keep working.”

Business Affiliations

  • CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
  • Licensed broker in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida
  • President of the UM Alumni Association and helped start the chapter in Pensacola. With his team, he initiated a scholarship endowment fund, currently half-way from being able to send a child to school using only their scholarship.
  • ICSC Member
  • Atlanta Commercial Board
May 1, 2024|

Melissa S. Warren

Melissa S. Warren, CCIM

Senior Advisor

Market Leader - New Orleans

  • (504) 620-8148
  • 601 Poydras Street, Suite 1777, New Orleans, LA 70130


About Melissa

Melissa S. Warren, CCIM is a Senior Commercial Real Estate Advisor and the New Orleans metropolitan market leader for Stirling. She has provided clients with commercial real estate advisory services since 2001. As a Senior Advisor with Stirling in New Orleans, LA, Ms. Warren focuses on industrial, office, and retail sales, leasing, and tenant and landlord representation.

On behalf of clients, Melissa has been responsible for conducting investment, market, and financial analysis and negotiating purchase and lease contracts. She coordinates transaction due diligence, site selection services, and user decision analysis, and assists clients with planning and zoning matters. Additionally, Melissa has represented medical clients with medical retail and office site selection services. Before joining Stirling, she was the leasing agent for East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, LA. She has represented financial institutions in the disposition of distressed commercial assets and excess branch disposition.  Over the years, she served numerous industrial and bioscience clients providing them with the services of site selection, market analysis, shipyard disposition, industrial park and river terminal land acquisition, ground-up development, and asset disposition.

Ms. Warren’s organizational service includes Board Member and President Ex-Officio of the NOMAR-CID (New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors – Commercial Investment Division); and Board Member of LACDB (the Louisiana Commercial Database). Commercial Real Estate professional affiliations include CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers), NOMAR-CID, NAIOP (the Commercial Real Estate Development Association), and New Orleans CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women). Melissa serves on the Board of the Louisiana SPCA, and volunteers with New Orleans City Park, and Habitat for Humanity.

Before joining Stirling, Ms. Warren was a senior real estate advisor for Grubb & Ellis/ Sawyer Commercial in Gulfport, MS. In 2006, she was designated a (CCIM) upon successfully passing the comprehensive final exam and passing the CCIM Institute’s panel judgment for the portfolio of qualifying industry experience.

After Hurricane Katrina, the mayor of Gulfport, MS selected Ms. Warren to co-chair the committee to rebuild Gulfport Harbor’s Jones Park where she helped spearhead fundraising, architectural charrettes, and development designs for the rebuilding of the park. 

Ms. Warren graduated from Mississippi State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She holds Louisiana and Mississippi real estate licenses.

May 1, 2024|

Justin Langlois

Justin Langlois, CCIM

Regional Vice President

  • (225) 329-0287
  • (225) 445-6434
  • 109 Northpark Boulevard, Suite 300, Covington, LA 70433


About Justin

Justin Langlois, CCIM serves as Regional Vice President with Stirling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He specializes in investment sales, primarily retail, office, and healthcare. His commercial real estate skill set includes sales and leasing, landlord and tenant representation, sublease representation, REO and bank foreclosures, sale/leaseback, lease negotiation, real estate investment analysis, financial feasibility, and site selection.

Justin has been actively involved in the commercial real estate industry since 2006. He earned the prestigious CCIM designation in 2010. He previously served as Managing Director with SVN | Graham, Langlois & Legendre commercial real estate firm in Baton Rouge, which he founded with partners Ben Graham and Steve Legendre. Their SVN office was consistently recognized as a Top 25 office nationally out of 200+ offices across the United States.

Justin is an executive member of the board of directors for the Baton Rouge Growth Coalition and serves as secretary for the organization. He is also a board member with Volunteers of America: South Central Louisiana. Langlois He supports various nonprofits and community groups, including The Chapel on the Campus (LSU), Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU), Mary Bird Perkins – Investors Collective, and Volunteers of America.

Justin is married to Dodi Langlois, and they have four beautiful children. He is the proud father of three daughters, Harper, Eliza, and Remy, and a son, Max. Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Justin graduated from Louisiana State University Lab School (1999) and earned a B.A. in English from Millsaps College (2003) in Jackson, MS.

May 2, 2024|

Justin Beck

Justin Beck, CCIM, CPM, SIOR

Vice President of the Florida Region

  • (850) 972-0142
  • 125 W. Romana Street, Suite 800, Pensacola, FL 32502


About Justin

Justin began his career in commercial real estate working at Beck Partners in 2005, where he started as a sales associate. Currently, he is Stirling’s Vice President of the Florida Region.  He has a deep understanding of real estate investment, ground-up development, and value-add investment strategies. Over the past decade, he completed nearly 1,500 transactions totaling more than $500,000,000.

Justin has a BS in Business Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. While at UAB, Justin was a member of the Baseball team. He is also a CCIM, SIOR and CPM Designee.

Justin has a lovely wife and three children. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. Justin has a deep appreciation for the natural world and loves all things conservation.

Business Affiliations

  • CPM Designation from IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management)
  • CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designee from the Certified Commercial Investment Institute
  • SIOR industrial/office designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®
  • Recognized as a National Developing Leader by NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties)
  • Voted as one of Real Estate Forum Magazine’s Best Young Professionals in the Southeast
  • Former Chairman of the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Past President of NAIOP NWFL (Northwest Florida)
  • State board member of NAIOP
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in Florida and Alabama
  • Member of Leadership Pensacola, Class of 2008
  • Former Chairman of Sacred Heart Foundation Board of Directors
  • Independent News “40 under 40” Young Professionals
  • Pensacola News Journal’s Top 12 Professionals under 40
  • Board Member Conservation Florida


May 1, 2024|

Benjamin N. Graham

Benjamin N. Graham, CCIM

Regional Vice President

  • (225) 329-0268
  • (225) 802-6619
  • 8550 United Plaza Boulevard, Suite 101, Baton Rouge, LA 70809


About Ben

Benjamin Graham serves as Regional Vice President for Stirling’s commercial real estate team, working from the company’s Baton Rouge office. He is at the forefront of providing real estate solutions and value-oriented strategies for his clients, translating goals and requirements into executable real estate strategies.

With a background in commercial appraisal and experience in project leasing, national tenant representation, investment sales, industrial sales and site selection, Ben has the expertise to handle most any assignment.  Ben’s depth of experience and analytical skills contribute to improving each transaction and his clients’ overall business operations. He has successfully negotiated more than 500 retail leases across the country with a variety of users, including ALDI, Rouses Markets, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, McDonald’s, Jason’s Deli, 7 Brew Coffee, Ochsner Medical, Orangetheory Fitness, Exxon, Eisenberg Development Company and others.

With more than 20 years of experience, Ben is a highly regarded CRE veteran in Louisiana.. This experience, combined with his finance and appraisal background, assures that the best solution is developed and implemented.

Ben is a Board Member of the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce and is active within ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers), CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), Baton Rouge Board of Realtors (Commercial Investment Division), SIOR (Society of Office and Industrial Realtors), Retail Brokers Network (RBN) Southeast Committee, Krewe of Achilles, Rotary International and Coastal Conservation Association.

An avid Tigers fan, Mr. Graham is a 2000 graduate of Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Finance.  Outside of the office Ben enjoys an active lifestyle with his two children and amazing wife, including fishing, hunting, traveling and driving his two children to various sporting events.

May 2, 2024|
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