Core Team

Gulf States Real Estate Services utilizes a TEAM approach to address each challenge and responsibility at hand. We make internal and external communication with our clients, third party consultants, financial partners, and others our top priority. We allow each staff member and our clients access to expertise possessed by each division of the company when a challenge or opportunity is presented. This way we help TURN IDEAS INTO REALITY!

Michael Saucier


Michael Saucier, Founder, President and Broker of Record at GSRES, has over thirty-five years of experience in developing and managing projects, with well over one billion dollars in contracting and construction management. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from LSU and possesses Residential and Commercial Contracting and Real Estate... more

Amanda Owens

Chief Financial Officer “CFO”

Amanda “Mandy” Owens, Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for all aspects of the three Gulf States companies’ finance and accounting team, operations, and reporting functions. She joined the Gulf States team in March, 2003, where she has provided financial management and cost control for millions of dollars in projects, such as the... more

Matthew Saucier

Director of Property Management/REALTOR®

Matthew Saucier Director of Property Management, began his career at Gulf States as a Property Manager and has substantially grown the department since coming on board in 2010. During his tenure, he has managed over 5 million square feet of various properties, including the Pinnacle Nord de Lac Shopping Center in Covington, the Tamanend Weyerhaeuser... more

Beth Lemonier

Business Development Director/REALTOR®

Beth Lemonier has over 35 years’ experience as an accomplished results-oriented sales and marketing professional. A Louisiana native, Beth holds a degree in Marketing from St. Mary’s Dominican College in New Orleans. She has been a licensed Realtor since 2003 with a very successful sales tract record and experience in both residential and commercial real... more

Judith Hartzell

Executive Assistant

Judith Hartzell is the Office Manager for the various Gulf States Companies and Executive Assistant to Mike Saucier, President of Gulf States, and Beth Lemonier, Business Development Director. Judith supports all the team members making sure the office runs smoothly and efficiently from an operation standpoint. She also oversees all development file... more

Rachel Gomez

Agent Support Administrator

Rachel Gomez’s Agent Support and Administrator’s role for GSRES includes maintaining, updating, and auditing all residential and commercial listing files, along with general sales files. She is also responsible for maintaining and updating various charts for the real estate departments’ listings, closings, and general documentation. Rachel operates behind-... more

Ramona Balducci

Marketing Coordinator / REALTOR®

Ramona Balducci Marketing Coordinator, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a concentration in marketing. As part of the GSRES team, Ramona creates flyers, invitations, and email marketing for the company and its agents. She is tasked with bringing the Gulf States name, their diverse abilities and projects, to the public and other agents. She is... more

Stephany Owens

Accounting Assistant

Stephany Owens is the Accounting Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for performing daily accounting tasks that supports our financial team. Her responsibilities include accounts payable/accounts receivable, managing expense reports and reimbursements, entering financial transactions, checking spreadsheets for accuracy, and... more

Mariah Carpenter

Property Management Accountant

Mariah Carpenter, Property Management Accountant, performs a range of general accounting and clerical support functions for the Commercial and Residential Property Management department. She prepares and submits customer invoices; Codes, posts, and receives payments; Prepares deposit activities; Performs all necessary account, bank, and reconciliations;... more

Rae Manale

Assistant Property Manager

Rae Manale, Assistant Property Manager, provides a range of administrative support to the Director of Property Management. Her responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing a reliable response chain for communication with homeowners, conducting periodic property inspections, and attending and assisting with chairing Homeowners Association... more