Formed in 1981, The Peachtree Group and its principals, Fritz Rybert and Bob Van de Bogert, specialize in the development of residential communities of varying sizes. In its capacity as a community developer, The Peachtree Group is responsible for managing every facet of the development process, including site acquisition, entitlements, financial modeling, market feasibility, design, construction, marketing, sales, formation and management of builder programs, homeowner’s associations and property management. Additionally, The Peachtree Group’s Custom Home Division with licenses in Georgia and North Carolina, builds out a limited number of the company’s “in-town” developments, as well as high quality second homes.
Thomas F. Rybert III (Fritz)
Founding Partner, President
Responsible for the acquisition, zoning, and permitting of sites as well as overseeing the development, sales, marketing, and management of all phases of operations of the company. Mr. Rybert is a native of Atlanta. He received a BBA degree in Real Estate Finance and Urban Development from the University of Georgia.
Bob Van de Bogert
Founding Partner, Construction
Responsible for supervising all phases of the construction of the company’s custom homes and project amenities. He works very closely with home buyers and architects to customize plans to fit the needs of the individuals. Bob’s direct approach, vast knowledge of home construction and keen sense of style and proportion have earned him respect from both buyers and the professional real estate community. Mr. Van de Bogert has resided in Atlanta since 1984. He attended the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh.
Vice President, North Carolina Operations
Mike started with The Peachtree Group in 1995, and has been an integral part of the company ever since. Mike and his family live in Cashiers, N.C. where he puts his “hands on” skills to work managing the construction of our beautiful mountain homes. His easy manor and hard work have endeared him with all of our clients.
Vice President, Development
Responsible for supervising all phases of engineering, permitting, and construction of the infrastructure for the company’s developments. Mr. Busby has resided in Atlanta since 1972. He attended the University of Chattanooga and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Marie handles all aspects of Marketing for select projects. Her breadth and depth of experience developed through 25 years experience, provide a unique skill set that round out the depth of The Peachtree Group. She has an established reputation of marketing success from brand development, defining marketing strategy, online strategy and social media, to integration of the sales team and enabling their success.
Marie is a native of Wisconsin, where she attained her degree in Business Administration – Finance and Marketing, relocated to Atlanta and began her career in the technology industry in business development.