J. Ellis Apartment Locators (972) 316-3800

Meet the Dallas area apartment location professionals of J. Ellis Apartment Locators:

Rick Ellis, CPM


Rick is our company founder and real estate broker. Seeing a need for a more professional and friendly approach to locating, Rick began J. Ellis Apartment Locators in 1985. J. Ellis grew and quickly became the preeminent apartment locating service in the DFW Metroplex. Rick is an “apartment expert” and consultant who provides an array of services to the multi-family industry nationwide. He lives in Coppell with his wife, Diane, and caviler spaniel, Marley. The couple love travel, music, and being with their four children and large extended families. Rick teaches in Volgograd Russia twice a year, religiously follows the Dallas Cowboys, and chooses Monday as his favorite day of the week! Preferred vice: coffee!

Phillip Ellis

Senior Apartment Locator, Madrid

Based in Spain, Phillip is our European connection for J Ellis Apartment Locators. While he actually assists apartment seeker in the DFW area, he is also happy to help you find a place in his hometown of Madrid. But don't call during an Atlético futbol match. He is a raving soccer fan and season ticket holder for this Madrid team. When not teaching English at his inner-city grade school job, you will find Phillip playing keeper on his club team or anywhere in Europe with a cheap weekend airfare. He lives with 6 Spanish roommates in a large flat in the city.

Loretta Taylor

Office Manager/Accounting Services

Loretta has been the company office manager and financial services director for over 17 years. She is also responsible for major projects and risk management. She remains the pulse of our company and is the go-to person if you need to find the whereabouts of boss, broker, and company owner Rick Ellis. Loretta and her husband, Gary, are extreme NASCAR enthusiasts and are die-hard Dale Earnhardt, Jr. fans. Loretta says the only thing better than auto racing are her nine grandchildren.

Most importantly, the J. Ellis team of apartment locator professionals have identified the most desirable apartment communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We are able to match all apartment seekers with a new rental home that best fits their lifestyle…and their budget. Let us help you find your way through the confusion of online apartment advertising and listings. We are your unbiased source of apartment information in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. We have done the apartment shopping for you. Save time. Save money. We look forward to serving you.