Ray Randall Roark, CPM
Founding Partner

Ray Randall Roark, CPM, began the real estate brokerage business in Montgomery, Alabama in 1972, working with Lowder Realty/Colonial Properties, Munford, Inc. and Winter Company until 1978 at which time he formed his own company, The Roark Company, Inc. Duties and responsibilities of The Roark Company were to originate, lease and develop strip shopping centers throughout the Southeast. Other duties included the acquisition of commercial properties for national corporate clients. The Roark Company also specialized in the acquisition, market analysis and leasing and management of shopping center and income producing properties for outside developers and syndicators. Randy was involved in the leasing and/or development of over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of shopping center space prior to the formation of Helms Roark, Inc. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1970 with a B.F.A. in Commercial Design and Advertising.