Pete LaBarre has been involved in numerous successful business ventures – many of which were in real estate. In the 1980’s. he was the organizer, marketer and general partner of two real estate general partnerships, sold and managed multifamily and residential real estate, was one of three principals that developed and managed a private second mortgage fund returning to investors 20+% on investments. Along with family members, he owns and operates multiple single and multi-family properties, a mobile home park, the only code compliant park model / tiny home community in Colorado, and three commercial properties. He has performed multiple commercial and residential remodels and renovations, having worked in various trades since he was 12 years old. Currently, he and his business partners are developing 43 acres in Woodland Park, CO for retail, multi-family, storage and Park Model uses. Additionally, Pete owned, developed new locations, operated, and sold 8 Denny’s restaurants in Southern Colorado.
Mr. LaBarre earned both his undergraduate degree in Finance and MBA from the University of Colorado, CS. He worked with the Small Business Development Center at the CS Chamber of Commerce. He taught economics, business management, and statistics at a Pikes Peak Community College and was a guest lecturer at The Faculty of Economics at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic. Currently, he serves on the Governor of Colorado’s Business Advisory Board, the Colorado State Small Business Development Center advisory board, the Colorado Springs Police Department Foundation board and was the Teller County Republican Chair. Additionally, Mr. LaBarre serves as president of two HOAs.