Billingsley is happy to announce the appointment of Ron Skipper as Senior Property Manager. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing our portfolio of properties, managing tenant relations and attracting new tenants.
“Ron is a strong leader with outstanding communication skills, an admirable sense of organization, and an ability to build meaningful relationships and handle whatever comes his way,” says company partner Lucy Billingsley.
Skipper previously served as Senior Vice President of Asset Management for Equastone, where he directed the company’s real property operations for the southwest U.S. He was also in charge of leasing and management of 5 million square feet of properties in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and New Orleans. His role on the restructuring team and ability to manage the bottom line provided a strong foundation for the company’s successful leasing program.
Prior to his time at Equastone, Skipper served as Senior Property Manager for The Crescent, where he oversaw daily operations and management. The Crescent, a 1.2 million square foot complex, includes offices, retail space, and a parking garage. Skipper also managed capital improvement and developed and implemented a customer service program.
“Property management is a big responsibility, and I’m honored to be chosen for this major role,” said Skipper. “Billingsley is well respected within the real estate community, and I’m pleased to join the team and be part of the business’s ongoing legacy.”
Skipper gained a unique client perspective that continues to help him provide great tenant service when he managed assets for more than 5 million square feet with Electronic Data Systems. In this role, he oversaw Trammell Crow property management and a leasing division of Jones Lang LaSalle. He also managed and tracked $50 million in capital projects and leasing capital.
Before moving to Dallas, Skipper worked with Hines Interest in Houston. There he managed Williams Tower, Penzoil Place, and One and Two Shell.
Skipper graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas State University. He is currently a member of BOMA Dallas and IREM. He is also a Texas Real Estate licensed broker and has his CPM designation.
“The role of senior property manager is vital to Billingsley’s continued success and upstanding reputation.We’re pleased to have him join the Billingsley family and have absolute confidence that he will do a fantastic job.” said Billingsley.