Robert D. LaRue
Senior Vice President | Office Co-Manager | Production


Based in the company’s Houston office, Robert D. LaRue is a senior vice president with Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC. Grandbridge acquired Live Oak Capital, Ltd., in December of 2008, where Mr. LaRue served as a principal.

Prior to joining Live Oak Capital and The Dunkum Mortgage Group in 1989, Mr. LaRue served with Allied Bank of Texas and First Interstate Bank of Texas (later purchased by Wells Fargo Bank) for 12 years. In addition to handling a $250 million portfolio of construction loans, Mr. LaRue was responsible for all aspects of the management and disposition of bank-owned real estate, including the sale of foreclosed properties.

Before joining Allied Bank of Texas, Mr. LaRue was employed by First National Bank in Dallas (later purchased by NCNB) and Wachovia Mortgage Company.

A native Houstonian, Mr. LaRue earned his B.A. from Washington and Lee University and his M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin. He is an affiliate member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the local chapter of NAIOP, and holds a Texas real Estate salesperson license.

Mr. LaRue may be reached at 713.993.1333 or by email at


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