Beck and Company Real Estate Services, Inc. was established in 1988 as a sole proprietorship and incorporated in 1996.  After over 15 years of experience with other firms, the firm that was started by Carl Beck as a one man office and now has over 30 employees and serves clients throughout Austin and outlying areas.  Beck and Company’s success is based totally on the service orientation and experience of the entire staff.  This experience and attitude allow us to accommodate the diverse needs of our many clients in the management specialties of property owner associations and investment properties.

Leading the firm is Carl Beck who has held the position of President of both the Austin Apartment Association and the Austin Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management.  Leading the Association Services Division is Stan Scheiber, co-owner of this division.  Stan holds the designation of Certified Manager of Community Associations (through the Community Associations Institute).  Stan’s background includes a broad range of real estate practice, including previous ownership of a successful management firm.

Properties in our portfolio are managed by an excellent group of six property managers with many years of experience in their areas of specialty.  Administrative and bookkeeping services are provided by three dedicated and knowledgeable individuals.  The maintenance division was formed to provide a resource for the multitude of services not readily available from outside sources and is supervised by Carl Beck and provides timely, quality maintenance and repairs to further complement the full service goal of the company.

The current management portfolio includes over 55 property owner associations comprised of over 3400 units, multiple small apartment communities and a solid grouping of single and small multi-family rental units.  Our services include a hands-on approach to HOA management; on-site management, leasing and marketing for rental properties; maintenance capabilities and a detailed financial and reporting structure.

Please take time to review the following information about Beck and Company’s services and staff that have been assembled to meet your needs.  Beck and Company’s excellent reputation is firmly supported by a talented and dedicated staff with amazing tenure in today’s ever changing world.  As a result, we have many satisfied property owners and Associations that have been our clients for decades.

E. Carl Beck, CPM

After working through college in the retail industry, an opportunity to enter the field of property management began a real estate career in 1971 and obtained his real estate broker’s license in 1974.  Established Beck and Company Real Estate Services in 1988 after seventeen years of experience gained with three prominent Austin real estate companies. Proven as a recognized presence in the Austin real estate market, Beck and Company gradually added more talent from the industry. This has resulted in a total staff of over thirty people and the daily oversight of approximately 55 Homeowner Associations, and 400 multi and single family rental units.

Education and Professional Affiliations

Business Major, University of Texas

• Texas Real Estate Broker, • member of Board of Realtors since 1978, • Certified Property Manager designation 1982, • President of Austin Chapter 61 of the Institute of Real Estate Management 1985, • President of the Austin Apartment Association 1988, • service on the Executive Committee of Texas Apartment Association from 1989–1992.

Stan Scheiber, CMCA
Partner – BECK AND COMPANY association management services

Entrance to the market of property management began in 1975 as manager of a new construction start–up apartment community. Expertise was quickly honed and implemented in positions as general manager and vice president responsible for development of new management programs and marketing; acquisition financing for condo conversions; acquisition management; and eventually ownership of a management company. Management ranged from commercial and residential, to luxury condominiums, apartments, and private tennis club. After 34 years of property management experience across the Southwest region states, a reputation for excellence culminated in a joint venture with Beck and Company. This partnership has resulted in tripled growth of the HOA management division.

Education and Professional Affiliations:

B.A., Business Administration, California Lutheran College

Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management

Community Associations Institute, CMCA

Investment Property Managers
Pinkie Arnot, ARM
Property Manager

Began a career in property management in 1975 cleaning apartments. Over the next several years worked on large multi-family and commercial properties in every position, in strong and distressed markets across the nation, including Denver, St. Louis, Chicago, Stamford, and Austin. In 1992, joined Beck and Company as a manager of single and small multi-family units through the purchase of a property management profile. Rejoined Beck and Company in 2002 as manager of the multi-family portfolio, also adding management of Associations.

Brad Beck, Realtor
Property Manager

Initially worked with BAC Maintenance building fences doing other construction related projects through college. Also interned with and was then employed by a marketing and design firm until graduation from UT with a BFA in Studio Art. After graduation, joined Beck and Company, working from administration to assistant manager, to current position of property manager. Portfolio includes several Homeowner Associations, but is primarily focused on the management of single family and duplex rental units. As of 2006, began assisting buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of real estate as a licensed real estate salesman and Realtor Associate.

Stacy Fifer
Property Manager
Penthouse Condominiums
(9AM – 12PM) 469-0130
Greenwood Towers
(3PM – 6PM) 476-9710

Upon graduating from Stephen F. Austin University with a BFA, accumulated a strong history of 10 years of experience in customer service and management in the skin care industry and technical recruiting field in the San Francisco Bay area.  Conveying these skills to property management has resulted in her current successful position managing of two luxury high-rise Associations.

Association Property Staff
Lisa Spearman
Property Manager

Began property management career in 1987 as a receptionist for an executive suite in a class A building, moved to building manager and bought the executive suite in June of 1988, ran this business for nine years and sold it.  Began HOA management with a developer doing HOA startups.  Also managed commercial properties and simple land leases during this time.  In 1999 she took a position with a major  Houston community management firm where she managed a portfolio of 12 properties ranging from multi-million dollar homes to subdivisions with over 1500 units.  Moved to Austin in 2001 and took a position as an subdivision onsite manager Austin, responsible for budgets, meetings and property oversight.  Her next position was property manager for an Austin broker with a specialty campus properties and  provided full management and support services for twenty five home owners associations.  Joined the Beck Team in February 2007 and currently manages 13 Associations, many in the University of Texas campus area which is her preferred specialty.  She holds herself to excellent customer service and high standards for work ethics. 

Calvin Whitmarsh
Property Manager

After graduating from University of Houston with a BFA in Fine Art and English, moved to Austin in 1975 and established a 30-year career in advertising, graphic design, and art production for printing. Accumulated tremendous experience through working at one of the largest advertising firms in the nation, a 16-year operation and ownership of a studio, and teaching at college level. Technical advances in the graphics field made a career change desirable. Practical application of professional experience blended well with the field of Property Management, and now professionally manages a substantial portfolio of Associations.

Faye Beck
Property Manager

A native Austinite, she attended Texas State University with a focus on secondary education before moving into a career path in the health services industry. She began by managing accounts receivable for single and multi-physician practices before being hired by a national publicly traded company in 2000. She spent the last 10 years at that company gaining experience and training others in customer service and support management, project management, conflict resolution and personnel management. She worked with partners for multiple LLCs to ensure quality customer service, adherence to contract requirements, and facilitate cost control adherence. Seeking new challenges she enrolled in and completed courses to earn a Real Estate License in order to embark on a new career in Property Management.