Lee B. Farris CPM®, CCIM®, CMCA®
Quick Maintenance Solutions, LLC
Mr. Farris attended the University of Houston receiving a B.B.A. in Finance in 1974. He was awarded his CPM® (Certified Property Manager) designation from the Institute of Real Estate in 1979, his CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation in 2004, his CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations) designation in 2006 and is a licensed real estate broker in Arizona (License No. 191080908-00) and Texas (License No. 298702). He obtained his First Grade Engineers License with the City of Houston, Texas in 1968 (License No. 0489) after working many years in large engineering facilities and in the Navy.
Mr. Farris has been involved in providing maintenance solutions to the real estate community since 1962. He also has been involved in the leasing and property management field since 1974. He began his career with Gerald D. Hines Interests, in Houston, Texas where he was involved in the growth of Hines from a local Houston company to an international company. He taught air conditioning and heating classes and provided training to all of the Hines Property Managers, during his tenure with Hines. He opened the Grubb & Ellis Property Services office in Houston, Texas and was responsible for the implementation and development of all of the third-party management capability in Texas, as well as establishing the Grubb & Ellis maintenance department in Houston and Dallas.
He has served as an independent commercial real estate broker, as well as, Vice President of Leasing for a Houston developer. He has been involved in the acquisition and sale of office buildings, industrial properties, retail properties and land, serving as either the selling or buying broker in numerous transactions.
Mr. Farris has been involved in the management of office, retail and industrial properties ranging in size from less than 25,000 to more than a 1,800,000 square feet. In addition, Mr. Farris has overseen portfolios of apartment projects ranging in sizes up to 5,000 units and the management of HOA developments as large as 20,000 acres. He has managed office condominiums and property owner associations as large as 100,000 square and over 200 acres, respectively. Mr. Farris has developed and consulted in the development and leasing of numerous projects. He has assisted many clients in maintenance issues through his property management work.
Quick Maintenance Solutions was formed ten years ago to provide maintenance services to various entities on a third party basis. The company continues to successfully expand its client base each year.
In addition to other accomplishments, Mr. Farris has been an instructor at the Arizona School of Real Estate for the past 13 years, where he teaches, among many courses, a maintenance and operations course. He is President and owner of Farrmont Realty Group, Inc. AMO®. He was the 2007 President for the local chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), a past member of the IREM National Membership and Credentialing Committee and the IREM Industry Standards Advisory Board, and assisted in the development of IREM’s Best Practices Manual for Real Estate Management Services. He is the past President of the Phoenix University Club. He is also a founding member of ReCom Global, LLC, an REO management company that assists the banking community with it dispositions of REO portfolios, and is the Managing Member of Commercial Builders Associates, LLC, ROC # 268993, a general contracting and tenant improvement company.
Cherie D. Schreiner
Vice President Accounting
Ms. Schreiner has been involved with property management accounting since 1988. She has served as Accounting Supervisor for many well-known local property management companies. She has a superior knowledge of nearly every nationally known software package on the market. She has worked with Skyline, MRI, CenterSoft, Yardi and many other property management and accounting software packages. She has been responsible for all accounting functions, which includes new construction, maintenance and existing properties. She has been responsible for real estate portfolios consisting of more than 150 properties, and homeowner associations as large as 5,000 homes. Her experience includes office, retail, apartments, industrial, maintenance accounting, property owners association, office condominium associations and homeowner association accounting. Ms. Schreiner is a Arizona Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Director Of Engineering
Quick Maintenance Solutions, LLC
Mr. Banning has been involved in the maintenance of apartments, commercial, and associations since 1992. He has held his HVACR Certification since 1993. He has extensive HVACR experience with many brands of HVAC equipment, including various heat pump split systems, evaporative cooling systems and large capacity equipment.