Leslie Burke is from a large family of 6 children who moved from Michigan to Jacksonville in 1969. Although she is from a long line of medical professionals, surgeons and nurses, her path was different.
Leslie is a proud graduate of the University of Florida College of Engineering, where she studied Mechanical Engineering. This background of analysis and problem solving helped her to secure jobs in various industries, including nuclear power production with Florida Power & Light and the Bechtel Corporation, Tyvek processing with DuPont and commercial construction with Honeywell.
During her illustrious engineering career, she studied and taught Quality Improvement and became an expert in data-driven efficiency methodologies and received a coveted Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
As such, Leslie brings many skills to Ferro Real Estate Partners, LLC, the strongest of which are project management, research, networking and analysis.
Leslie is married to her college sweetheart, UF Health Cardiologist, Floyd Burke and has two amazing adult children, John and Lauren.