Accolade Property Management Group consists of a management and marketing team that encompasses an entire support system.
We understand that each property has goals that are unique, and we manage to achieve milestones that are important to the individual property while consistently monitoring the property's management and team approach to improve Net Operating Income. This is why we believe it is no coincidence that our properties perform better than others.
We are proud of what we do and it shows!
- 2016 Best of Kittitas County - Best Property Management Firm
2016 Rocky Maxwell Award - Sarah Laidler
National Association of Rental Property Managers
- 2015 Best of Kittitas County - Best Property Management Firm
- 2013 Community of the Year Finalist Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites Emerald Awards — WA State
- 2012 Emerald Award-Community of the Year Emerald Award Winner Sierra Sun Apartments
- 2012 Emerald Award-Best Curb Appeal Emerald Award Winner, Tabula Rasa Apartments
- 2012 Emerald Award Finalist-Manager of the Year Aubrie Pollock, Sierra Sun Apartments
- 2011 Community of the Year Emerald Award Winner Aravia Apartments — WA State
- 2011 Manager of the Year Finalist — Lindsey Burke Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites Emerald Awards — WA State
- 2010 New Development of the Year Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites For Rent Awards — WA State
- 2009 Best Property Manager Second Runner Up — Amy Kramer Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites — For Rent Awards WA State
- 2008 Finalist Grand Prize Overall Sierra Sun Apartments For Rent Awards WA State Best Community, Best Management, Best Marketing
- 2007 Winner Grand Prize Overall Sierra Sun Apartments For Rent Awards WA State Best Community, Best Management, Best Marketing
- 2006 Best Property Manager Monica Cielo Aravia Apartments For Rent Awards WA State
- 2005 Pillars of the Industry Nominee — Sierra Sun Apartments NAHB Best Clubhouse Best Site Plan Best Marketing Best Garden — Style Community
- 2000 “Best Crib in Town” University Court Apartments Ellensburg, WA Central Washington University Observer Newspaper
Sarah Laidler, Managing Broker
Sarah oversees the overall operations of Accolade. With over a decade of experience in the multi-family housing industry, Sarah enjoys pulling from this expertise and blending it into the single-family side of the industry. Sarah holds her Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) Certification through the National Apartment Association, and serves on the board for the Rental Housing Association for the State of Washington. Sarah and her husband have been married for 12 years and have two children.
Ann Shaw, Broker & Property Manager
Ann is our Ellensburg expert! Ann grew up in Seattle and moved to the Kittitas Valley in 2000 with her horse. Since arriving in Ellensburg she hasn't left and has no intentions of being anywhere other than here. In 2007 she married a "local" and moved onto their 8 acre piece of paradise in this valley and spend their days off with their daughter and animals. Ann loves to share her passion for the valley with others and looks forward to welcoming newcomers.
Rachel Keeler, Controller
Rachel is the backbone of Accolade Property Management Group and is responsible for producing all of the financial reports. We are grateful for Rachel’s pride in making sure everything is “perfect”. Once you have the privilege of working with Rachel, you will be amazed at her awesome communication and reporting!
Nicole Mietenkorte, Leasing Lead & Broker
Nicole is the backbone of the move in process. As an incoming tenant, Nicole will walk you through each step of the application process. Working directly with all tenants, co-signers and parties involved in the moving process, Nicole keeps everyone on track and assures to get you moved in on time! Nicole got her Brokers License in 2014 and now also enjoys representing both buyers and sellers in finding their perfect home!
Kelsey Clements, Property Coordinator
Kelsey is the first face that you see when you arrive at Accolade. She oversees all of the maintenance scheduling and vendor relations. Kelsey is fantastic at coordinating all of the work orders and serving as the point person for those we rely on to get the job done!
Kaity St. Mary, Homeowner Association Manager
Kaity is responsible for overseeing the Homeowner Associations managed by Accolade. If you are a homeowner in an HOA and have questions regarding your CCR’s, Bylaws or any other aspect of your community; contact Kaity!
Tori Cox, Manager at University Court Apartments
Tori is the On-Site Property Manager for University Court Apartments. As a CWU graduate, Tori does an amazing job of managing this 100 unit property. Not only does she efficiently run this community, but she also serves as a great resource for our residents who are working their way towards graduation!