Dallas / Fort Worth Commercial Realtors
Our highly qualified team of associates is among the best in the business, bringing an average of 23 years commercial brokerage experience.
William T. “Bill” Ellis
Founder & Principal
Bill Ellis, along with Vic Tinsley, founded Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 1983 and brings over 35 years of commercial real estate brokerage experience to the firm. Bill earned the distinguished Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) certification in November 1984 and has actively invested in real estate for the majority of his career. Bill has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America and has earned several awards from the Longhorn Council including The Silver Beaver award. Bill graduated from Texas Christian University in 1973 with a BBA in accounting and is married with two children. He attends Arborlawn United Methodist Church and is a graduate of Bible Study Fellowship.
“C.B.” Team IV
Vice President & Principal
C.B. is a life long Fort Worth resident but didn’t join Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. until October of 2006 as an Associate handling project leasing and tenant representation and currently has responsibilities that cover the entire real estate spectrum, including property management, development, and project management services after being named partner and principal in 2013. Community organizations of interest include the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce where C.B. sits on the Economic Development Committee, and The Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS. C.B. was the District 3 Appointee to the City of Fort Worth Appeals Board and served as its Chairman for 3 years. In 2010, C.B. was elected to The Board of Governors for the Society of Commercial Realtors, serving as its Chairman for 2015 in addition, he volunteers each winter at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo as a Livestock Department Superintendent. Also in 2015 C.B. was named a Forty Under Forty Honoree by the Fort Worth Business Press and was appointed to the Development Advisory Committee at The City of Fort Worth, in 2016 he was awarded the REALTOR Spirit Award for his leadership contributions to that organization and earned his Real Estate Broker’s license in Colorado. C.B. is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Texas Exes Alumnae Association, he is a private pilot and enjoys flying and traveling with his wife Lauren in their free time.
A founding member and former president of Ellis & Tinsley, Inc., Vic has over 40 years of commercial real estate brokerage experience and brings a wealth of knowledge to the firm. Vic has been appointed over 800 times by county and district judges as special commissioner in Eminent Domain cases and has served as court appointed receiver. He is a qualified expert witness in commercial real estate and has served as a consultant to Federal agencies regarding real estate valuations and brokerage. Vic has served on many committees and boards with the Society of Commercial Realtors and was awarded the Outstanding Commercial Realtor Award in 1996. Vic holds a B.B.A in Banking and Finance from The University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A from Texas Christian University.
Bill joined Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in May of 1997. Bill’s 18-years of commercial & investment real estate experience spans the North Texas market and a broad spectrum of property types and uses. He represents both private and institutional investors, as well as landlords and tenants in contract negotiations and transaction management. Medical office sales and leasing, and developer representation has been a focus for many years. Bill served as Chairman of the Building Standards Commission to the City of Fort Worth and was awarded a Certificate of Recognition for his more than 10-year contribution to the commission and the City. He has been Chairman, Vice-Chair, and member of numerous committees for the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors. He has been the recipient of the President’s Award, and Realtor Spirit Award issued by the Board. Honoree of the 40 Under 40 designation. A graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington and a life-long Fort Worth resident. Married to his wife, Suzanne, and has four fun, loving, good children. Loves the Lord.
Kent McKeever joined Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 1990 and has been a licensed Texas real estate broker for over 44 years. Kent has been active in the North Texas market since 1972 holding various roles with real estate brokerage and development companies. Kent is a member of the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors along with the Society of Commercial Realtors. Kent holds the coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member designation and has served on the Board of Directors of the North Texas CCIM Chapter. Kent Graduated from Texas Christian University with a BBA and MBA in 1972 and currently resides in Fort Worth.
Cliff joined Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 2014, following a career in financial planning and property and casualty insurance. He carries a BBA from Texas Christian University and speaks fluent Spanish. His primary roles with the company include building management, leasing, client representation and commercial investing. He is an active member of the Society of Commercial Realtors and likes to volunteer for Lena Pope in his spare time. Married to wife, Nicole, they recently became first-time parents to a son, Truett.
Kevin joined Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 2016 and brings over 29 years of commercial and investment real estate experience to the firm. His background includes a wide array of real estate experience including brokerage, valuation, consulting, and property tax assessment. Kevin has been a real estate broker since 1993 and is also a licensed property tax consultant. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University earning a BBA in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate. Professional affiliations include the Greater Fort Worth Board of Realtors, Society of Commercial Realtors, and the Institute for Professionals in Property Taxation. He and his wife are long time residents of the greater Fort Worth area.