Landy F. Labadie joins FirstService Residential as Vice President, Community Solutions for the South Region
Labadie brings invaluable expertise to FirstService Residential, with a broad scope of leadership and global hospitality operations, along with a proven track record in delivering exceptional customer experiences, building high performing teams and scalability of processes.
Labadie’s areas of responsibility include FirstService Residential’s hospitality program, front desk and security services, technology solutions, food and beverage services, and vendor programs including value engineering. “In his new role, Labadie will focus on FirstService Residential’s customer service, hospitality programs and implementation of new solutions to bring value and the highest level of service to managed communities across the South region”, added president for the South region, David Diestel.
Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Labadie served as Senior Vice President for Club Quarters Hotels, Empowered Hotel Management & Masterworks Development, which manages hotels in the US & UK, including boutique, lifestyle, luxury, and independent hotels, as well as their proprietary brand, Club Quarters (CQ Hotels). Labadie’s experience in all facets of operations, real estate, and lifestyle spaces fueled lead roles in business development, strategic partnerships, and defining and driving brand standards at a global level.
His passion for hospitality and travel led Labadie to collaborate with some of the world’s premier brands, organizations, and industry leaders, fine tuning his skills and hospitality acumen. During his 25+ years in the hospitality business, Labadie held key executive roles for Two Roads Hospitality, Destination Hotels, Compass Group, Tom Colicchio’s Crafted Hospitality, KOR Hotel Group and Noble House Hotels, among others specializing in scalability, asset management, operations, and food and beverage.
His leadership style focuses on “inspiration over motivation” and firmly believes that teamwork is the key to success.
Born in Northern New Jersey, Labadie is an alumnus of Florida State University, proud Seminole Booster and Golden Chief, as well as a current board member of the Florida State University - Dedman College of Hospitality. He is also an active member and past board member of many national and South Florida-based organizations and philanthropic endeavors, including the Cuban American National Foundation, Latino Hotel Association, AHLA, Sigma Phi Epsilon, March of Dimes, Mercy Hospital, Amigos 4 Kids and others. Labadie lives in Miami, Florida with his wife and their 3 children.
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada. FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.
With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit www.fsresidential.com