MEET THE TEAM
Tracy Ellis CEO of The Rick and Tracy Ellis Team has been in real estate for over 20 years and together with her husband, they’ve sold over $250MM in real estate. Tracy was with RE/MAX for 17 years and inducted into her former company RE/MAX’s Hall of Fame. The Ellis’ were the #1 Team at RE/MAX Edge in Chesterfield when they made the move to KW Chesterfield in 2017. The Ellis’ were with KW for almost two years and were ranked the #2 team at the Chesterfield office when they moved their company to eXp Realty in 2019.
Rick Ellis – COO of The Rick and Tracy Ellis Team has been in real estate for almost 20 years and together with his wife Tracy, they’ve created The Rick and Tracy Ellis Team. The Ellis’ have listed and or sold over $300,000,000 in real estate. Rick & Tracy are members of Rick & Tracy realize the importance of marketing their listings to the largest possible audience, so they started doing a weekly radio show over 7 years ago. Now they have 4 weekly radio shows, you can tune in to “The Rick & Tracy Ellis Show” every Saturday at 9 AM and Sunday at 10 AM on FM NEWS TALK 97.1, and you can tune in to “The Rick & Tracy Ellis Show” Saturday at 9 AM & Sunday at 10 AM on KFNS 590 the Fan.
Rick has worked as an IT Professional for over 32 years at the top leading technology companies in the St. Louis and St. Charles county areas. Rick is a proven leader who has successfully managed large teams of technology professionals and projects with proven results. Rick believes that Merging real estate, technology, customer service, and organizational skills are essential in buying and selling real estate. Rick works closely with the IT Team to keep The Ellis Team web sites and social media up to date, in today’s world IT changes almost daily. Rick also works closely with local professional photographers to make sure that The Ellis Team’s photos make their clients homes stand out above the rest. The Ellis Team has purchased the latest technology for photography and combined with Rick’s knowledge and background in IT, they’re able to uniquely present their clients photos to ALL the Social Media outlets. The result is, they are able to bring their listings to the largest amount of perspective buyers possible. Rick & Tracy Ellis are married and have been together for 32 years and have 4 Sons. They enjoy helping Charities and giving back to the community. A few of the charities they’ve worked closely with are Little Patriots Embraced, The Food Bank, The Missouri Military Memorial Foundation, The Crisis Nursery, Cardinal Glennon.
Pat Daffron has been a full time, experienced sales person since 1996, with 22 years of involvement in residential real estate in our community. She prides herself in paying careful attention to details, maintaining close contact with her clients, and ensuring that they are continuously updated throughout the transaction. Some of her many accomplishments are:
- Lead Buyers Agent for the (Rick & Tracy Ellis Team) – Licensed Buyers Agent
- Member, National Association of Realtors, Missouri Association of Realtors, Board of Governors, Womens Council of Realtors
- Member, Multi-Million Dollar Agent Medallion, Corporate Marketing & Relocation Specialist, St. Charles County Board of Realtors since 1996
- Graduate, Realtors Advantage Plus Program
- Continually upgrading skills through Missouri certified real estate courses, keeping me abreast of market trends and license law.
- Short Sales Specialist
- Designated REHAB Mortgage Program Specialist,
- Designated RELOCATION Specialist – Certified Since 1998
- Missouri Association of Realtors Certificate of Award of Excellence – Summit Level Award
- Charles County Board of Realtors – Recognition of Outstanding Achievement Award
- Proud Recipient of MEDALLION AWARD
Nikki Thompson has been helping clients with their real estate needs since 2012. As a St. Louis native, and seasoned real estate professional, she recognizes the trust her clients place in her and strives to exceed expectations in all aspects of the real estate transaction. Prior to he real estate career, she worked in affordable housing and has a masters degree in Psychology. Buying and selling a home can be a complex and very personal endeavor, and Nikki has the skills and experience to care for her clients throughout the process. When Nikki is not helping clients, you can usually find her out and about listening to live music or trying to whip up something new in the kitchen.
Lisa Hendren Stephenson – (Rick & Tracy Ellis Team Support Specialist) After 15 years of working within IT and another 10 in Real Estate sales, I look forward to merging these skill sets to support the Rick and Tracy Ellis team. I am the proud parent of an amazing daughter who currently is living and working in the DC area. I am passionate about health and wellness and particularly enjoys running, spinning, barre, and, in the summer, water skiing. With attention to detail and a commitment to customer service, I am focused on my role in supporting one of the best real estate teams in Missouri, The Rick & Tracy Ellis Team!
Brett Ellis is the contract to close coordinator on the Rick & Tracy Ellis Real Estate Team. His love and knowledge for the Real Estate Industry shows in each one of his transactions. Brett was born and grew up in the St. Louis & St. Charles County area so he understands the area very well. Being the eldest son of Rick & Tracy Ellis, Brett has been around and involved in the Real Estate business for nearly all his life. He is looking forward to assisting our clients with the largest investment of their life and ensuring a smooth, successful closing.