Our Team

Ken Smith


Ken Smith is the President and CEO of TarponBlue Resource & Land Management, Inc., TarponBlue Real Estate Services and Babcock Ranch Eco Tours, LLC, along with being the owner and manager of Integrated Beef Consultants, LLC.

He previously served as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer for Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ ALCO) where he was involved in Merger and Acquisitions of approximately $500,000,000 in land and business transactions for the company. Prior to joining Alico he was the Vice-President for Agricultural Operations at Atlantic Blue Group where he led the sale of the largest Wetland Reserve Program conservation easement in the history of this USDA program and the historic Blue Head Ranch.

Dr. Smith serves as a Trustee for the Florida Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and as Vice-Chairman for The Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees. He previously served as a Commissioner on the Commission for Health Care and Hospital Funding for the State of Florida.

Dr. Smith received his B.S. in Animal Science and an M.S. in Agriculture from West Texas A&M University and his Ph.D. from Texas Tech in Agriculture.

Arnie Sarlo


Brett Dubois of Tarpon Blue Real Estate Services

Brett DuBois

Co-Managing Broker/Principal

Rowdy Sullivan

Sales Associate

David Yates of Tarpon Blue Real Estate Services

David Yates

Sales Associate

Trevor Roberts

Sales Associate

Andrea Smith of Tarpon Blue Real Estate

Andrea Smith

Co-Managing Broker

Ladd Bass

Sales Associate

Troy McDonald

Sales Associate

Dustyn Whitmire

Sales Associate

Fred Fanizzi

Sales Associate

Teresa Whitmire

Sales Associate

Patrick Utter

Broker Associate

Mark Milligan


Marshall Hilton


Alex Clark