December 19, 2013

Collett's Ellis, Martin receive IREM Honors

Charlotte (December, 18 2013) - Collett is proud to announce that Charlie Ellis, Jr., CPM® and  David Martin, CPM® Candidate received the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) - Western NC Chapter #40 2013 Certified Property Manager of the Year & Certified Property Manager Candidate of the Year respectively.

The award was given to Ellis in acknowledgement for his outstanding service to the chapter, profession and community. Ellis received his CPM® title in January 2010 and he currently serves on the Chapter’s Executive Committee.  David Martin has over 20 years of extensive real estate management experience nationwide, and was recognized for his outstanding contribution to IREM’s Western NC Charlotte Chapter.

Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, currently, along with its CPM® members, manages over 2 trillion dollars in real estate property assets and 10.4 billion square feet of commercial space in the United States.

Founded in 1987, Collett is currently celebrating its 26th year in business and was recently named one of the Carolina’s largest commercial real estate firms by the Charlotte Business Journal. Collett is a regional commercial real estate services firm with branch offices in Greenville, SC and Dallas, TX which employ 46 real estate professionals.  Collett manages approximately six million square feet of commercial space in eight states, and has developed more than 95 projects totaling 18 million square feet. Firm services include asset management, leasing, development, tenant representation, construction management, accounting, lease administration and investment. 

Ellis is the Managing Partner at He is one of the four original members of Collett, joining in 1987. Martin is the Director of Management Services in the Charlotte Corporate Office. Martin joined Collett in 2006.