Medalist Properties is built on the expertise of principals Bill Elliott and Tim Messier who have over 50 years of combined experience in the commercial real estate and capital markets. We specialize in the acquisition and management of middle market commercial properties in the Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast.
Thomas (Tim) E. Messier
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Mr. Messier has been involved in the commercial real estate and capital markets industry since 1980. Since 2003 he has co-managed Medalist and is a managing member of all Medalist partnerships. He is jointly responsible for setting strategy, real estate acquisition, and real estate management decisions. Mr. Messier’s additional responsibilities include investor relations, capital raising and other operational activities. Mr. Messier previously worked with structured fixed income securities, including commercial real estate structured products, for over twenty years. He was formerly a Director of Global Capital Markets at Wachovia Bank (before merger/First Union). Prior to that he was a Senior Vice President of Capital Markets at Bank of America.
Mr. Messier received his BBA from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
William (Bill) R. Elliott
Founder, Vice Chairman, President & COO
Mr. Elliott has been involved in the commercial real estate industry since 1983. Since 2002 he has managed Medalist and is a managing member of all Medalist partnerships. He is responsible for investment strategy, real estate acquisitions and real estate management decisions. Prior to Medalist he was a civil engineer from 1977 to 1983. As a managing member of Medalist Properties, Mr. Elliott is involved in sourcing, executing and the management of investment properties. He was formerly Managing Partner of Prudential Commercial Real Estate, former President of Virginia Realty and Development Company and former President of the Central Virginia Region of Goodman, Segar, Hogan, Hoffler. As a commercial real estate professional, he has demonstrated proficiency in a variety of property transactions as well as managing staff in the business of commercial real estate. Mr. Elliott is a licensed real estate broker, certified property manager, Former Vice President of the Institute of Real Estate Management, a Certified Value Engineer and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Building Owners and Managers Association.
Mr. Elliott received his B.S. in Building Construction from Auburn University and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.