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Douglas Pelton started Property Professionals, Inc. (PPI) in 1991 to broker and manage Manufactured Housing Communities and other investment properties. From 1992 through 2011, PPI and its affiliates handled the sale and management of more than 35 investment properties in 5 states.

Beginning in 1997, PPI began diversifying into other types of investment properties. Currently, PPI and its affiliates own and manage manufactured housing communities, office buildings, retail centers, net lease properties and industrial buildings, all within Indiana.

PPI has continued to grow throughout the years and is continuously seeking to acquire new commercial properties.

Doug Pelton
Doug Pelton

Doug Pelton graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.  He immediately began a career in sales, first with Champion Paper, then with Ameritech, while purchasing real estate properties on the side.  In 1989, Doug left behind a sales career to learn more about the commercial real estate industry.  He began as a leasing consultant with a local Indianapolis commercial development company, The Acorn Group.  Shortly thereafter, he left Acorn to start his own commercial real estate firm, Property Professionals, Incorporated (PPI), specializing in the brokerage of manufactured housing communities in the Southeast and the Midwest.  During the past 15 years, he has purchased 35 commercial properties.

Doug has two children and resides in Carmel, Indiana.  He enjoys his family, tennis, golf, and automobiles.

Cheryl McCurdy
Cheryl McCurdy

Cheryl McCurdy has been with Property Professionals since October 2004 as the Financial Manager and was recently promoted to VP of Operations and Finance.  She currently handles all clerical and accounting functions in the PPI office and oversees the Residential Property division.  Cheryl earned a degree in Banking & Finance at Webber College in Babson Park, Florida and a degree in Business Management at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Cheryl and her husband, Kevin, enjoy traveling and spending time with their kids and grandson.

Ashley Fitzgibbon

Ashley onboarded with Property Professionals in June of 2020 in the role of Regional Property Manager. Her current responsibilities include oversight of PPI’s Commercial and Residential property divisions. Ashley began her career in property management with leasing. Working her way through the ranks, she was made property manager shortly thereafter. Over her time in the industry, she has completed multiple property rehabilitation projects with focus in financial management. Her experience brings knowledge of the vastly different markets throughout central Indiana.

Ashley and her husband, Josh, enjoy spontaneous travelling, donating their spare time volunteering to support and rehome homeless animals, and being Scentsy hobbyists. Ashley works hard to find and personalize the needs best for your business. Please contact her via call or text at (317) 202-0800 or by email at  AFitzgibbon@ppirealestate.com