Presidents' Circle Spotlight: Ellis Realty Advisors


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Ellis Realty Advisors, located in Braintree, is a commercial real estate advisory practice founded by David Ellis, a lifelong South Shore resident with a lineage in real estate and construction. 

Commercial real estate is not just bricks and mortar; it’s about relationships, people and strategic decision-making.  Ellis Realty Advisors (ERA) has built on its brand and reputation around nurturing those relationships within the South Shore business community.  ERA works consultatively with businesses, developers, landlords, tenants, and investors to understand and anticipate their business’s real estate needs. Located in Braintree, they are a commercial real estate advisory practice founded by David Ellis, a lifelong South Shore resident with a lineage in real estate and construction.  

David, a graduate of Babson College, is a licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Broker and has been a Top Producer in the Eastern MA commercial real estate market, completing hundreds of leasing and sale transactions over a 10 year career.  David is active in his community serving on various boards and committees of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, South Shore Economic Development Corporation, and various non-profit organizations.  He is also involved as a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Commercial Brokers Association and Real Estate Finance Association.  

He resides in Marshfield, MA with his wife and two children. 

We recently had an opportunity to speak with Dave about his new firm and commitment to the community.

Q1: What is one thing about Ellis Realty Advisors that you would like your fellow Presidents' Circle members to know?
As part of our vision, Ellis Realty Advisors seeks to add value to the communities in which we serve.  These are the same communities which our team, customers, family and friends call home.  We want to be part of the story of the South Shore by using our market knowledge, resources and relationships. 

Q2. Why is supporting South Shore Health so important to you and your company?

We are very proud of our community. We believe our families, neighbors and clients are all impacted positively through a strong community health system.  

We want to make sure this system is supported by us as individuals and as a thoughtful corporate citizen.

Q3. What is your belief in maintaining strong community values and how does that philosophy influence your business?
When we work with a business or organization, we are not just helping the principals, but helping the employees, vendors and local economies.  We understand that we play a role in decisions that are impactful to these people and the communities they live and work in.  We do not take that responsibility lightly.  Compassion, teamwork, commitment and dependability are all values that play into our business and drive our involvement in the community.