Our History

French & Co Fine Properties is a real estate brokerage, investment and advisory firm founded by real estate professional Clark French. Over many years, French & Co has worked in many markets across multiple real estate disciplines. The common thread throughout our history is an unrivaled work ethic, professionalism and intuitive knack for finding the right opportunities and shaping them into successful ventures. Today, French & Co is the culmination of decades worth of cultivating meaningful long-term relationships with clients based on discretion, mutual respect and loyalty. We continue to hone a keen business and sales acumen, while nurturing a deep sense of social responsibility, creativity and good taste--these last bits arising from the alchemy between Clark and partner Lu French, resulting in an uncanny talent for transmuting good ideas into real estate gold for our company, our clients and our partners.




Clark French


An expert in estate marketing, Clark French has consistently set the standard for excellence in luxury Real Estate sales in significant national and global markets.

As an agent and broker working in multiple markets over the past 32 years, Clark specializes in luxury oceanfront and riverfront estates as well as waterfront land acquisition and development. He has been the highest selling real estate broker agent in the State of Florida and has held multiple records for the most expensive properties sold in both individual counties and the State of Florida. Clark's high-profile, high-net worth clients include hundreds of CEOs, business founders, celebrity actors, musicians, athletes and some of the very wealthiest individuals in the world. With a strong understanding of the changing global Real Estate market, Clark is uniquely qualified to best represent sellers of extraordinary properties.

Clark and his team hold the sales record for every significant real estate category in Vero Beach history including highest sales prices for oceanfront homes, riverfront homes, waterfront lots, and land parcels. Consistently one of the highest producing luxury Realtors in Florida, with multiple individual years having sales well in excess of $100 Million and total career sales of over $2 Billion.


Lu French

Creative Director

Lu brings over 28 years of experience in both graphic and interior design, with a focus on the Luxury Real Estate Market. Over the years, she has designed advertising campaigns, websites, and interiors for French & Co Fine Properties, the French O'Dare Team and Water's Edge Estates, as well as other private residential and commercial clients. Her many interior design projects include a number of exclusive oceanfront and country estates, urban dwellings and townhomes. Her team also has designed commercial real estate offices, restaurants and yoga/healing arts studios. Lu's work can be found in Vero Beach, FL, Los Cabos, Mexico, the mountains of Manchester, Vermont and the city of Austin Texas. Lu is also a published author of the Art Book with a social mission: The Faces of Eve - A Tribute to the Power of Women in Community.

Lu began her career as a clinical pharmacist. After a long and successful career, she turned her attention to the design and healing arts. While honing her expertise in graphic and interior design, she became a yoga teacher and massage therapist, which she continues to this day. As such, there's a special place in her heart for helping clients to bring the zen of her yoga and healing arts studios into their own homes, making it a point to touch the five senses and the subtle ones, resulting in that certain je ne sais quoi that clients find healing to the soul. Her intrepid design team has been known to work at lightning speed to deliver an impeccably finished product in a timeframe that is nothing short of miraculous.