Ellis - CPM, Business Development Consultant
Rick Ellis is a noted consultant and speaker who has served the apartment industry for more than 27 years. His property management career began as an on-site assistant manager/leasing consultant with additional responsibilities as groundskeeper on the weekends!
Seeing a need for "executive-level" property management operations and marketing consulting, Rick formed Ellis Consulting Group. For more than 24 years Rick has provided an array of services to the apartment industry including special problem consulting, market comparable studies, feasibility studies, and his company's "Marketing Observations and Recommendations" reports. Rick's company also specializes in "off-site property management," under the name Ellis HomeSource with a portfolio of more than 150 single-family homes, duplexes, condos, and small clusters of residential units. ECG is one of the first off-site management companies to earn the prestigious AMO (Accredited Management Organization) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Rick hold the CPM, Certified Property Manager, designation and his company, ECG, holds the AMO, Accredited Management Organization, designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Rick earned a B. S. in 1977 and a MA in 1979 from Abilene Christian University. He holds a Texas Real Estate Broker License and is an Eagle Scout.