Although The Floridian Club of Sarasota is brand new, it already has quite a few years behind it — what can we say, we believe in the long-term. With a combined more than 75 years of experience in the fields of real estate acquisition, planning, design, general contracting, sales, leasing, marketing and management, you could say The Floridian Club is in experienced hands.


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Barrington Group, Inc. has been in business 44+ years and is owned by Larry Lieberman, President. The senior executives are Scott Bradley, CPA, CFO and Vice President and Ronda Gallehue, Vice President. Both Scott and Ronda have been with BGI for nearly 30 years. BGI also employs approximately 125 individuals nationwide, many of which have been with the company for many years. As you’ve likely gathered, BGI is built upon the belief that if you treat people right, they will stick around a while — and that can be seen in the history of both BGI’s employees and community residents. Now, the Barrington Group then expanded throughout the Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, Texas and Florida markets.

BGI is the management company for The Floridian Club and has been developing the concept for more than five years.


Some of BGI’s achievements

  • Indiana Apartment Association Prodigy Award Winner: Best Renovated Community

  • City of Anderson Awards: City Beautification Award Winner

  • Indianapolis Apartment Association 2011 Prodigy Award Winner: Best Corporate Resident Retention Program

  • The Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Award Winner, “Business to Business Media Relations”

    The Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Award Winner, “Certificate Of Excellence”


The Starling Group has been in business for 38+ years and is owned by Fred M. Starling. Starling Group is a full service real estate organization engaged in all phases of real estate and construction: acquisition, planning, design, general contracting, sales, leasing, marketing and management. The companies of the Starling Group are well known for their good reputation around town, having completed over 650 million dollars in real estate development on Florida’s West Coast. The group is a progressive, energetic organization, actively participating in the planned growth of The Floridian Club.

One of Starling’s most precious company resources is it's longstanding and excellent relationship with the local building department officials and inspectors. Over the past 3 decades, Starling Group has developed a very close and respectful relationship with a number of key officials and inspectors that allow the company to work in the most expedited, cooperative, and efficient way.

Starling Group is a partner and the builder of The Floridian Club, ensuring the property is built to the highest construction standards.

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Some of Starling Group’s Achievements

  • Fred M. Starling, honored with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange

  • Newly awarded construction: Commenced March 2019, Lakewood Ranch

    • Center Point Medical Center Shell Building, 77,025 SF, Contract $9,553,480

    • Imaging and Surgery Center (interior,) 18,416 SF, Contract $5,467,980     

  • Completed Construction:

    • Heritage Harbour - East of I-75, north of State Rd 64

    • Crunch Fitness Facility, 20,200 SF, Contract $2,539,260

    • Retail Shopping Center, 19,880 SF, Contract  $2,996,090

    •  Sheridan at Lakewood Ranch, 80,000 SF Multi-Level, 4 Story, Assisted Living Facility along with Memory Care Unit, Contract $18,000,000