Ron Hamilton was born in Boston, Massachusetts into a military family and lived in Indiana and Illinois before his family moved to the South in the sixth grade. During his high school years the Hamiltons moved to New Orleans. Ron has not left South Louisiana since, for long anyway!
Ron went on to study marketing, management, accounting and English at Loyola University. He graduated with a B.S. in English and was ready to to take on the world!
Ron made St. Bernard Parish his home for 14 years and worked in retail management for nearly 40 years. He was a long time manager for the New Orleans staple, Schwegmann Supermarkets then moved over to the nation’s leading retailer, Wal Mart. Ron retired from retail in August 2016.
Being an entrepreneur at heart, Ron also owned two successful fashion retail stores in New Orleans and Texas.
In 2012, Ron obtained his Louisiana real estate license and chose Gardner, Realtors as his broker. After his retirement from retail, Ron took on real estate full time and was a immediate success!
Ron’s extensive background in customer service and management coupled with the knowledge he gained as an investor in real estate made him a natural fit as a Realtor. Ron also holds military buyers in a special place in his heart, going back to his roots as a “military brat”. He also enjoys working with first time buyers, investors and REO properties.
Ron says “It is my real pleasure with buyers to help them find the home of their dreams and to work with sellers to help them achieve their goals in real estate!”
Ron works very close with his wife, BJ Murphey, a veteran Realtor of more than 40 years. In fact, BJ was Ron’s personal Realtor and helped him buy and sell several homes in and around metro New Orleans. The couple lives on a 12 acre farm in Lacombe and enjoy sharing fine wine and country life.
Follow Ron on Facebook at Ron Hamilton of Gardner Realtors and you can reach him at 504-442-5504