Background & Experience
As a commercial real estate professional, Shaffer has capitalized on his extensive experience in French Quarter food and beverage to become one of the leading experts on French Quarter commercial real estate. Named Commercial Division Rookie of the Year in 1987, Schaffer received one of two CCIM scholarships awarded that year in Louisiana. He is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Club and has won the following awards: New Orleans Commercial Investment Division Awards Outstanding Achievement, 1994 – 2016 Top Retail Sale, 2007, 2010, 2013 Top Leasing Agent, 1992,1994,1995, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2016. Schaffer is Latter & Blum’s leading producer for restaurant and nightclub sales, with clients like Hooters, Maiden Voyage/Hustler Club, New Orleans Original Daiquiris, Gold Club, Rick’s, Acme Oyster House, Semolina’s, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffet, GW Fins, Bourbon Rocks, Bourbon Cowboy, Boudreaux’s, Philipe’s, Coyote Ugly, Copeland’s, Dupuy Storage & Forwarding Corp., Fire of Brazil, Arby’s, Rally’s, Discount Zone, The French Market Corp., Houstons, Broussards, Bombay Club, Tommys, Hard Rock Cafe, and Mr. B’s to name a few.
B.A., Louisiana State University, 1970
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Louisiana Realtors Association®
New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors® NOMAR®
Commercial Investment Division Life Member
NOMAR® Million Dollar Club Member Louisiana Restaurant Association