Frisbie Group, LLC is a private real estate investment and operating firm based in Palm Beach, Florida, specializing in the revitalization of prime real estate assets in strategic locations. Emphasizing strong fundamentals and innovative investment strategies, Frisbie Group identifies opportunistic and value-add properties backed by extensive research and proprietary market knowledge, and successfully operates with in-house expertise dedicated to acquisitions, leasing, asset management, design, construction management, marketing and communications.
Since inception, Frisbie Group has enhanced communities across the East Coast through residential, hospitality,
office, and retail revitalizations.
Senior Director, Investments
Dave has a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard. As a Vice President of Hines Interests during the 1980’s he managed major downtown revitalization projects including I. M. Pei’s JP Morgan Chase Tower (the tallest 5-sided building in the world), Cesar Pelli’s Wells Fargo Center, and Philip Johnson’s One Detroit Center (the tallest office building in Michigan). He was also one of the leading visionaries to participate in the redevelopment of downtown West Palm Beach, and his many projects include the 1 and 101 North Clematis mixed-use complex on the Waterfront. The Palm Beach Post included Dave in the list of the 20th Century’s 100 most influential leaders to the city of West Palm Beach for the Frisbie family’s contribution to the revitalization of the Clematis Street Corridor.
Robert Frisbie, Sr.
Senior Director, Design & Development
Robert received his Visual Studies degree from Harvard. This included specializations in Architecture, Architectural History and Environmental Studies.
Robert has spent 41 years developing residential, commercial, and adaptive re-use projects, spearheading numerous ventures in Boston, Philadelphia, Palm Beach and Nantucket.
Suzanne T. Frisbie
Senior Director, Brokerage
Suzanne is a successful Broker-Associate working in Palm Beach real estate since 1989. Suzanne is intimately familiar with the geography, architecture, market trends and property values in Palm Beach and its neighboring communities. She has an intense focus on residential sales, acquisition and development throughout most of coastal Palm Beach County. Suzanne is ranked, as reported in the WSJ, 58th in the US, and 8th in FL, on the 2018 REAL Trends top 250 sales agents. Suzanne is a graduate of the University of Virginia, a former member of the University of Virginia Jefferson Scholar Final Selection Committee, and current co-chair of the Palm Beach County Selection Committee. She serves as President on the Palm Beach Board of Realtors, and has served on the board of Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches. She also supports the Autism Speaks and Cancer Care Foundation of Tidewater, VA.
See Suzanne's properties at Frisbie Real Estate Palm Beach.
Senior Director, Investment Strategy
Rick, a partner in all Frisbie Group revitalization projects, has both his BA and Law Degree from Harvard, contributing both counsel and risk/reward oversight. Rick is the Founder, former Managing Partner and current Senior Advisor of Battery Ventures, one of the nation’s leading venture capital firms with offices in Boston, Silicon Valley and Israel. Battery was started in 1983 and currently manages over $3 billion in active funds.
Frances “Franny” Frisbie is a top-tier Broker Associate with Premier Estate Properties who has worked in both commercial and luxury residential real estate for over a dozen years. After having honed her skills in the metro DC, Boston and Nantucket markets, Franny moved to Palm Beach to partner with her aunt, Suzanne Frisbie in 2014. Now specializing exclusively in Palm Beach and its neighboring coastal communities, Franny offers buyers and sellers a decidedly business-oriented approach. With her Masters Degree in Real Estate Finance from Georgetown University, she presents buyers with rational, analytics-based investment opportunities and sellers with insightful market data on how best to maximize their real estate investment. An integral part of the Frisbie Team, Franny’s sophisticated quantitative background, in-depth field experience and strong commitment to personal service have earned her the loyalty of an extensive roster of high-net-worth clients.
Katie Frisbie Crowell
Katie Frisbie Crowell joined the Suzanne Frisbie team in 2013 after earning a Masters Degree in Real Estate from Georgetown University. She has experience in both the residential and commercial sides of the business, having worked in multi-family development in Massachusetts and commercial agency leasing in Washington, D.C. Her diverse background offers her a unique understanding of the costs and parameters of construction, from a ground-up new build to a complex renovation. As an exceptional residential Broker Associate with Premier Estate Properties in Palm Beach, Katie offers her clients data-driven investment information on the Palm Beach residential market, guidance on how to add value to property, and access to a host of helpful resources, from engineers, builders, contractors and architects to top real estate attorneys. Katie’s energy, enthusiasm and market perspective, added to the quantitative, analytical, and marketing skills she acquired at Georgetown, make her an essential addition to the highly successful, client-focused team led by Suzanne Frisbie.
Cody joined Frisbie Group in January 2016 as a managing director leading in strategy, construction, and asset management. Prior to joining Frisbie Group, Cody was a partner at Coastal Companies, a Tampa, FL based real estate private equity group. At Coastal, Cody was instrumental in building a single family residential portfolio of over 4,400 homes with a total capitalization of approximately $500 million. Cody was also responsible for launching Coastal’s in-house renovation platform that received exclusive rights from retailers throughout South Florida. Specializing in operations management, Cody targets strategies with bottom line impact while focusing on effective operating procedures to enhance overall business performance. Cody earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Development from Vanderbilt University.
Robert Frisbie, Jr.
Rob joined his family’s real estate investment firm in August 2016, and is responsible for sourcing and underwriting new acquisitions. Prior to joining the Frisbie Group, Robert was the Vice President of Acquisitions at 60 Guilders, a New York-based real estate private equity firm. Over a three-year period with 60 Guilders, Rob helped lead acquisitions on 14 buildings with a total capitalization of approximately $750 million. Rob graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Economics.
Ashley B.C. Frisbie
Ashley joined Frisbie Group in August 2017 as managing director of marketing and communications with more than 10 years in the industry. Prior to joining the team, Ashley served as an account director at Anomaly New York, the number one Advertising Agency of 2017 (AdAge), building a strong network of media and creative resources. Her expertise lies in building strategic brand positionings, communications planning, and executing global 360 campaigns for Fortune-500 brands, including real estate, high-fashion, retail, and consumer packaged goods companies. Before receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree at Colgate University, Ashley also studied Romance Arts in Venice, Italy, and received an International Baccalaureate degree in Beijing, China.
Richard D.W. Frisbie
A graduate of the arts from the University of Virginia, Richard studied real estate and entrepreneurial business through the University’s Commerce and Engineering schools. Richard spent his college summers interning in the real estate sector in Manhattan, NYC and South Florida. Employing a quantitative approach to the business Richard researched marketing trends and assisted in the underwriting of investment opportunities. Now a licensed Florida Real Estate Sales Associate with Premier Estate Properties, Richard is an additive member to his family’s multi-faceted real estate ventures.