Business entrepreneur for over five decades, Rocky Farhat is the co-founder, owner, and CEO of RE/MAX Anchor and RE/MAX Affinity Plus. His successful business ventures have made him one of the top leading real estate franchise owners in the region. Farhat had an early love for business and started his business career with owning four top restaurants in Lansing, Michigan. While his career in the restaurant business was extremely successful, Rocky decided to make a move with his family to Florida in 1981 where he became a developer and built thousands of single family homes.
Prior to RE/MAX Anchor he was the owner of Cano Real Estate Company and Anchor Realty. He was also a partner of Third Coast Interiors located in Austin, Texas which was an industry leader. Furthermore, Rocky was the CEO of both Rockwell Homes and PGI Homes. After joining RE/MAX in 2003, the company became a leader in the industry quickly where he and his partner, Debra Meredith-Peters, were named “North America’s Owner/Broker Of The Year” in 2009. Farhat and his partner continued expanding RE/MAX Anchor with offices in Punta Gorda, North Port, and Englewood. In 2010, they opened Burnt Store Title, and then ventured to Marco Island for ownership of RE/MAX Affinity Plus in 2012. In 2017, he joined ownership with American Title in Cape Coral, and continues his entrepreneur ways with co-ownership in 2018 with the American Financial Insurance Group. With an emphasis on giving back to the community, he served on the board of Sun Trust Bank for over twelve years, and President of Kingsway Country Club for seven. Rocky currently serves on the community advisory board for Centennial Bank. Farhat attended of Ferris State University, and Michigan State University