Who We Are

Douglas D. Chasick, The Apartment Doctor™

Doug has over 35 years of hands-on property management experience, gained from on-site, supervisory, consulting and executive positions with such industry giants as Johnstown Properties, R & B Realty Group (Oakwood), The Related Companies and First Capital Companies. He began his career as a Resident Manager for a 524-unit apartment property, and has since been responsible for portfolios of over 28,000 apartments, and more than 8 million square feet of commercial, retail and industrial properties.

Doug is an accomplished speaker and author, with numerous articles published in the Journal of Property Management, UNITS Magazine, The Apartment Professional, Sales & Marketing Magic for Apartment Managers™ and many regional and local property management publications. He was the Editor of NOI News™, a web-based subscription newsletter for multifamily professionals, and is co-author of the textbook “How To Excel in Leasing”, published by the National Association of Homebuilders. Doug has spoken many times at the annual NAA, IREM and NAHB educational conferences; The Annual Brainstorming Sessions; Multi-Housing World; at many apartment association events and annual conferences, and for many private company conferences.

Doug is the 2010 recipient of the Apartment Career and Education (ACE) Award for Professional Educators from The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) and the 2010 “Legends of the Industry” award from Multifamily Pro and the Annual Brainstorming Sessions. He was the 2003 & 2004 President of the Space Coast Apartment Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the National Apartment Association as the Region III Vice President and on the Board of Directors of the NAAEI. He was the 1998 & 1999 Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board of UNITS Magazine. A past Chairman of the RAM Board of Governors, a RAM Life Governor and a past Trustee of NAHB’s Multifamily Council, Doug served on the Grace Hill Board of Educators, and serves on the Board of Advisors for APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT INSIDER and FAIR HOUSING COACH.

Doug earned his Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation in 1978 from the Institute of Real Estate Management. He served as a member of the National Faculty of IREM for eight years, teaching Course 101, “Successful On-Site Management”, Course 301, “The Marketing and Management of Residential Property” and Course 400, “Managing Real Estate As An Investment”. A member of the National Apartment Association Education Institute National Faculty, Doug is a Senior Instructor for the NAAEI Advanced Instructor Training Course and also teaches the NALP, CAM, CAS and CAPS courses for NAAEI and many NAA affiliates. Doug is licensed as a Real Estate Broker in Florida and Georgia, certified as an Expert Fair Housing Instructor by the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is an NAA/HUD certified Lead Hazard Awareness Training course Instructor. A member of ASTD and SHRM, he received his Synchronous Learning Expert (SLE) certification in 2006 and Certified Distance Learning Educator (CDEI) certification from ARELLO/IDECC in 2009.

Doug Chasick, CPM®, CAPS, CAS, Adv. RAM, CLP, SLE, CDEI
Certified Synchronous Learning Expert
Certified Distance Education Instructor
Licensed Real Estate Broker: Florida & Georgia
Licensed Fair Housing Expert Instructor: Virginia
NAAEI Faculty: Senior AIT Instructor
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