Liacia M. “Lacy” Baaheth-Sylvain
District V

Liacia Baaheth-Sylvain is the owner of Lacy Baaheth and Associates, a Real Estate and Property Management Company.

Baaheth-Sylvain became a licensed real estate agent in December 1997, beginning her diligent journey towards becoming a highly sought after real estate professional. She spent 10-plus years as a member of the RE/MAX de la Louizianne Team, where she first acted as a salesperson before becoming Vice President and Sponsoring Broker.

Baaheth-Sylvain earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Southern University A&M College. In 2014, Baaheth-Sylvain received an Honorary Doctorates Degree from Virginia University at Lynchburg in Humane Letters.

A native of Baton Rouge, LA, Baaheth-Sylvain is the daughter of Dr. M.A. and Alicia Baaheth and the eighth of nine children. In 2007, she married Master Gunnery Sergeant Keith A. Sylvain, now retired (2009) after serving a 30-year, Active Duty Career in the United States Marine Corp. Sylvain still works with the Marine Corps as an Information Technology Specialist, within the United States Government, Civil Service. Together they have four children, Sherod, Lakeya, Mohammad II, and Brionna and six grandchildren, Sherod Jr., Cameron, Michael, Mikayla, Caleb, and Chloe.

Statewide and regional awards:

  • RE/MAX Corporate President’s Club Award (for 2 years)
  • RE/MAX Corporate Executive Club Award (for 2 years)
  • RE/MAX Corporate 100% Club (for 2 years)
  • RE/MAX Corporate Platinum Club Award In 2007
  • RE/MAX “Top 10 in Louisiana” – No. 7 in the State of Louisiana in Earned Commissions
  • The Cooperative Spirit Award (2 years)
  • 2012 – Named “Realtist of the Year” by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers

Designations Earned:

  • Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR)
  • Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • NID Housing Counseling
  • “Breaking New Grounds” Certificate
  • Small and Emerging Business Certificate-Hudson Initiative
  • USA Cares Military Housing Certificate

Professional Affiliations:

  • 2009 – President of the Baton Rouge Association of Real Estate Brokers®, a Chapter of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers®
  • Original Member of the Professional Business Network (Administrator/Treasurer)
  • Louisiana Triage Board for Louisiana Hospitals
  • Women’s Council of Realtists
  • Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS®
  • National Association of REALTORS®

Community involvement:

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • The American Heart Association
  • The Salvation Army
  • Beta Delta Tau
  • The Heritage Home
  • Southern University, College of Business “Gala on the Bluff”
  • Donations of Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets
  • Career Day for Elementary, Middle and High Schools
  • Loan Modification Aid for Mortgagees
  • Summer Business Involvement and Investment Training