The Fire Island "Choice"

Meet The Larsons

RoseAnn and Ken Larson are the husband and wife team behind Larson Realty that have earned a reputation as "Fire Island's Choice". Their son Nathaniel now follows in their footsteps, earning his license and joining the team. They have been proud year-round residents living in Saltaire since 1992, with Ken residing on Fire Island for over four decades.

Ken Larson

Ken became a licensed real estate broker in 1990 and is a principal owner of Larson Realty. He is also the owner of Kenneth E. Larson General Contracting, Inc., a highly-acclaimed Fire Island based construction firm known for its design and construction expertise, on-time scheduling, attention to detail and impeccable workmanship. Ken has enjoyed building and renovating homes on Fire Island for over 35 years. Ken has a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Architectural Technology as well as an Associates degree in Construction Technology. Coupled with his vast hands-on experience as a licensed general contractor since 1977, and his extensive knowledge of Fire Island and Saltaire. He offers valuable advice on what can or cannot be done on Fire Island, the condition of the structure and the costs associated with any repairs or improvements. He is expertly trained in local building codes, regulations, and environmental issues, which vary in the different Fire Island townships. In fact, they can be different in a matter of less than a hundred feet as determined by NYS-DEC zones that abound throughout the island. This is extremely important to know when making decisions regarding real estate and construction on Fire Island and the surrounding communities.

RoseAnn Larson

RoseAnn, a licensed real estate salesperson since 1990, is a driving force behind Larson Realty's success. Satisfied clients will agree that she is a friendly and knowledgeable agent that prospective buyers will be comfortable working with. Her ethical values and expertise have earned the company a great reputation with Saltaire residents. Since her first sale in 1990, she has met the expectations of her clients time and time again. RoseAnn knows that selling or buying a home is "an emotional and very personal event." She is an agent who always works honestly and in good faith with all parties. She states, "Choosing a broker is a big deal. I know that if I treat you fairly and with respect, I will also be afforded the same respect." Her attention to detail guarantees all her clients will be happy.

Nathaniel Larson

Young and energetic, Nathaniel, who has a Bachelors degree in Social Science from SUNY Oneonta, will enthusiastically carry on the ethic of hard work and customer satisfaction that is the cornerstone of Larson Realty.

Larson Realty Gets The Job Done For You

Since the inception of Larson Realty, and the acquisition of Jane Friend Real Estate (a prestigious brokerage firm in Saltaire) in 1993, RoseAnn and Ken Larson have sold over 100 properties in Saltaire, along with others in Kismet and Fair Harbor. Their earned trust has made Larson Realty "Fire Island's Choice".

Whether you are a seller or buyer, Larson Realty will help make your transaction go smoothly, taking pride in accurately evaluating your property’s value and then effectively list it. With their knowledge of the rules, regulations and laws of being a broker, they promise to work toward your goals with professionalism at all times.

Larson Realty offers its clients more assets, including the attractive and highly-successful website - one of the first Fire Island selling sites developed in the 90's. With the newly redesigned website, properties can be promoted the same day that they are listed.

Larson utilizes print advertising in the Fire Island Tide and the Great South Bay Magazine. Our clients will find being "Listed by Larson," as an exclusive or spotlighted property, will ensure results.

At Larson Realty, we will promote open houses in order to entice qualified buyers to visit your property. If they are interested, we go the extra mile to make the best deal possible.

Selling Your Home

When we represent you as the seller, we have a fiduciary responsibility to live up to your expectations. Since we have successfully marketed many properties on Fire Island over many years, you can trust our judgment. Additionally, Larson Realty will carefully review your property and work with you to set the terms of your sale and review all of the details prior to signing an agreement. We take pride in providing an efficient sales process and total satisfaction. And you can be sure they will come up with something.

Purchasing A Home On Fire Island

If we represent you as a prospective purchaser, we will guide you in selecting the appropriate property. Larson Realty carefully researches and discloses any problems that may be associated with the prospective properties prior to your making an offer to purchase. Over the years, we have become very familiar with Fire Island properties and real estate issues in general. We will assist you in areas of finance, property taxes, zoning, property condition, obtaining certificates of occupancy or compliance, and anything else that may arise. As a buyer, you may not know what to ask and that is where our expertise comes in handy. As your broker, we believe an honest assessment before you buy is the best policy.


We have many rentals for you to choose from whether you've decided to rent for an entire season, for a month, or for two weeks. Remember to ask about rentals as early as possible for the best availability during the season.

Beyond Sales & Service

Our commitment to you does not end at closing. You can reach out to us at any time when you need information on the best Fire Island has to offer. We also have a vast trusted network of contractors that can assist with renovations or improvements.

Larson Construction & Service

Ken Larson is widely regarded as the premier builder on Fire Island. The many homes he has built or renovated are distinguished by their neat, clean construction. Meticulous attention to detail is apparent everywhere in his carefully constructed projects. When you purchase a home from Larson Realty, all of your future maintenance and construction needs can and will be met in a timely and professional manner. Whether it be as small as a screen repair or as major as a brand new custom designed kitchen, your needs will be our highest priority.