Matthew N. Follett,
President and CEO of Follett Investment Properties, Inc., founded FIPI in 1989 to specialize in the brokerage of manufactured home land lease communities. Matt provides the company with its overall vision as well as the strategies necessary to achieve this vision. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Utah, Matt began his career in the manufactured home land lease business in 1987 as a broker associated with First Union Investment. In 2000 and 2001, he was designated a “Young Lion” by the manufactured home industry in recognition of the dynamic growth and expansion of FIPI. Since 1989, Matt has been directly involved in the ownership and management of manufactured home communities. His current focus is the acquisition and disposition of properties for the company. Matt has forged strong and lasting relationships with sellers, buyers, lenders, and brokers during his years in the business, and these relationships enable him to work through any issues that may arise during a transaction to create a winning solution for all involved.
Casey K. Kelly,
Chief Operating Officer of Follett Investment Properties, Inc., holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from California State University, Chico, as well as a California CPA and Real Estate Salesperson licenses. He is also a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management. Casey is responsible for the financial reporting, tax preparation, administrative, and operational requirements of the company. Prior to joining FIPI, Casey worked for the National CPA firm of Main Hurdman. He also spent 7 years as vice president of B&B Property Investments, Inc., where he was responsible for the financial reporting and property management functions of over $350 million in commercial real estate assets. Casey’s unique experience and expertise in both accounting and real estate have been invaluable to the successful management and operation of Follett Investment Properties, Inc.
In strategic alliance with Follett Capital Advisors.
D. Robinson “Robin” Follett,
Is the principal of Follett Capital Advisors, an independent firm that arranges both acquisitions financing and refinancing for Follett Investment Properties, Inc. Robin received a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Wharton Business School and spent many years in the real estate finance division of a major Wall Street firm. Since 1992 Robin has specialized in arranging financing primarily for manufactured home communities. He maintains relationships with major lenders, understands various debt structures, and coordinates the parties involved in the financing process to insure timely closings. Robin’s experience, expertise, and ongoing relationships with major lenders enable him to manage the financing process and conduct closings under the most favorable terms available.