Lee Properties is a locally owned, full-service real estate brokerage located in Austin, Texas.
Lee Properties began in Austin real estate in 1982 and quickly expanded into property management as our real estate portfolio grew. Today we manage over 400 units for more than 100 national and international owners. Over the years we have been responsible for the management and leasing of multifamily complexes (Class A, B, &C), single-family homes, duplexes/triplexes/fourplexes, condos, and more!
Lee Properties specializes in properties near The University of Texas Campus (West Campus/North Campus/Hyde Park), Central Austin, East Austin, and Downtown.
Out of the 400+ units we currently manage, approximately 40% are considered student properties that lease within the university attending population of Austin. We are uniquely qualified to handle leasing and marketing for both the niche student property market, as well as the broader Austin market.
The management team at Lee Properties has combined experience of more than 35 years. Our staff members are professionals, licensed and accredited in their field and driven to succeed. Our leasing teams are all professional Realtors®, members of the Austin Board of Realtors and the MLS. At Lee Properties, we believe our people make our company exceptional.
Meet Our Team
With over 20 years of management experience, Lisa Alexander is the foundation of the Lee Properties team. She began her career in 1990 in retail management. In 1997 she began managing construction projects around Austin including remodeling, re-roofing, siding, water extraction and remediation. She also has knowledge in the repair of historical homes. Expanding her knowledge of the construction and management field she began training in database development for a nationwide property management software company that is both recognized and recommended by IREM. By 2005 Lisa was then managing buildings for such large companies as Tramor and Dennis O'Conner Properties with multi-family complexes ranging from 90-150 units. She joined the Lee Properties team in 2007 and quickly began a driving force in helping the company grow. She has worked in nearly all aspects of construction and realty and uses her extensive knowledge to oversee the operation of the full management team of Lee Properties. Lisa has a keen eye and she supervises all company portfolios, owner's accounts and all supervisory accounting. She is dedicated to continuing education in her field and is a licensed REALTOR, member of the Austin Board of Realtors, Texas Board of Realtors, National Board of Realtors, the MLS and the NAA in addition to being an IREM member. Lisa spends her personal time with her two daughters, training her new puppy Sloane and she enjoys live music and OCR races.
Melissa Barrington provides all essential administrative support to the customers of Lee Properties and the Director of Operations. A native Texan she previously worked as an Office Manager and Personal Assistant to the President of a roofing company for over 7 years. Added to the Lee Properties team in 2013, Melissa first worked as an Executive Assistant to the Owner and Broker within the leasing division of Lee Properties. Moving within the company's structure to management she now manages all owner portfolios, oversees all reporting and accounts as well as works in conjunction with the Director as an integral part of the management team. Melissa enjoys her time out of the office with her Husband and two sons. She and her family are avid football and baseball fans.
With her hands in every aspect of the office Donna Garza is the major support system for the management team. After finishing her time at The University of Texas at Pan-American in Edinburg, TX she started her line of business as a sales associate in retail before being promoted within her company to Manager. After recently moving to Austin, TX she was added to the Lee Properties team in February 2015. As an integral part of the group Donna is responsible for many aspects of the daily company transactions and assists the office as a whole to act as efficiently as possible. In her spare time she enjoys visiting the zoo and attending concerts with her fiancee'.
As the front face of the office Erica brings her previous skill in both retail management and bookkeeping to the team. She started in December and assists in all aspects of the office from billing, collections, project related tasks and works directly with all residents. She worked as a manager in retail for 8 years and recently handled bookkeeping for 4 years before starting a new path here at Lee Properties. In her spare time she has been known to wow the crowds at any karaoke bar, spend time with her family, and she thoroughly enjoys cooking and cake decorating.