About Us

  • 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!

    • Best of Kittitas2016 Best of Kittitas County - Best Property Management Firm
    • Best of Kittitas2016 Rocky Maxwell Award - Sarah Laidler
      National Association of Rental Property Managers
    • Best of Kittitas2015 Best of Kittitas County - Best Property Management Firm
    • Emerald Award 20122013 Community of the Year Finalist Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites Emerald Awards — WA State
    • Emerald Award 20122012 Emerald Award-Community of the Year Emerald Award Winner Sierra Sun Apartments
    • Emerald Award 20122012 Emerald Award-Best Curb Appeal Emerald Award Winner, Tabula Rasa Apartments
    • Emerald Award 20122012 Emerald Award Finalist-Manager of the Year Aubrie Pollock, Sierra Sun Apartments
    • Emerald Award 20112011 Community of the Year Emerald Award Winner Aravia Apartments — WA State
    • Emerald Award 20112011 Manager of the Year Finalist — Lindsey Burke Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites Emerald Awards — WA State
    • For Rent Awards2010 New Development of the Year Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites For Rent Awards — WA State
    • For Rent Awards2009 Best Property Manager Second Runner Up — Amy Kramer Tabula Rasa Apartments & Corporate Suites — For Rent Awards WA State
    • For Rent Awards2008 Finalist Grand Prize Overall Sierra Sun Apartments For Rent Awards WA State Best Community, Best Management, Best Marketing
    • For Rent Awards2007 Winner Grand Prize Overall Sierra Sun Apartments For Rent Awards WA State Best Community, Best Management, Best Marketing
    • For Rent Awards2006 Best Property Manager Monica Cielo Aravia Apartments For Rent Awards WA State
    • 2005 Pillars of the Industry Award2005 Pillars of the Industry Nominee — Sierra Sun Apartments NAHB Best Clubhouse Best Site Plan Best Marketing Best Garden — Style Community
    • CWU Observer2000 “Best Crib in Town” University Court Apartments Ellensburg, WA Central Washington University Observer Newspaper
  • Sarah Laidler, Managing Broker

    Certified Apartment Manager

    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!


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Our locations

407 North Pine Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926

TEL 509-933-2600
FAX 509-933-2601
EMAIL info@accolade-rentals.com

200 Galloway Dr.
Yakima, WA 98908
*By Appointment Only

TEL 509-966-8415
FAX 509-966-3563
EMAIL info@accolade-rentals.com


  • National Association of Residential Property Managers
  • Washington Rental Housing Association
  • National Apartment Association
  • Certified Apartment Manager
  • Washington Multi Family Housing Association