Brent Yurtkuran has been in the real estate industry since 2001 where he began his career starting a local property management firm. While leading a team of 39 employees, Brent expanded his firm's operations by servicing the entire states of Mississippi, Alabama, & Tennessee. In 2008, Brent co-founded B & B Management Group with the objective to service multifamily properties that were in need of strong management. This was done through developing strategies and implementing plans intended to maximize asset performance in secondary and tertiary markets. Since the inception of B & B Management Group, the firm has been highly successful in this endeavor.
Brent graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Business Management. In 2004, he became the second youngest person to earn the title of Certified Property Manager from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Brent also earned the title of Certified Commercial Investment Member in 2009 and is the President for Mississippi’s Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management. Brent currently serves as President for B&B Management Group and his responsibilities include overseeing all management operations of the company.
Karen Smith brings over 20 years of property management experience to B&B Management Group. She is known for her extensive knowledge of property operations, team building skills, and financial modeling. Prior to joining B&B Management Group, Karen had been responsible for operations of over 4,000 apartment units throughout the southeast.
Karen's track record also includes strong skills in the area of planning, implementing policies and procedures for best practice, budgets and financial reviews, staff supervisions and professional development. Her accomplishments include obtaining the Accredited Residential Manager as well as serving as president of various real estate boards.
If you are searching for an apartment home, each of our properties is located close to transportation, shopping centers, restaurants, outdoor recreation facilities, endless entertainment options, and exciting nightlife.
We also invite property owners to contact us for details about our first-class property and asset management services. Asset managers, apartment owners, real estate investors located in California, New York, New Jersey and elsewhere rely on B & B to manage over 3,500 residential apartments in Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Alabama.