Ellis & Tinsley is a Fort Worth commercial real estate firm that offers brokerage, management, and development services. We understand how frustrating and time-consuming it can be to try and locate quality investment properties with no guarantee of success. That’s why we’re here to help. Our team of experienced brokers will work with you to assess your properties and finances so we can find a commercial property that meets your needs. We’re committed to helping our clients improve their assets through lease-up and continued management or re-development. And because we’re multi-generation brokers with decades of experience in the Fort Worth area, you can be assured you’re getting expert advice.

Ellis & Tinsley team, Fort Worth Commercial Real Estate Brokers

Ellis & Tinsley Founder and Principal, Bill Ellis

William T. “Bill” Ellis

Founder & Principal


Bill Ellis, along with Vic Tinsley, founded Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 1983 and brings over 40 years of commercial real estate brokerage experience to the firm. Bill earned the distinguished Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) certification in November 1984 and has actively invested in real estate for most of his career. Bill has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America and has earned several awards from the Longhorn Council, including The Silver Beaver award. Bill graduated from Texas Christian University in 1973 with a BBA in accounting and is married with two children. He attends Arborlawn United Methodist Church and is serving as a group leader at Bible Study Fellowship.

CB Team

Charles “C.B.” Team

Vice President & Principal


C.B. is a 5th generation and lifelong Fort Worth resident. He joined Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 2006 as an Associate and was named Partner and Principal in 2013. He is experienced in helping clients across the entire real estate spectrum, including project development, site selection, leasing, buyer/seller representation, and property management services. He holds both Texas and Colorado Real Estate Brokers Licenses. C.B. takes his profession a step further investing his time into community development. He has been appointed to various Community and City of Fort Worth boards and currently serves on the Camp Bowie District Board of Directors, Development Advisory Committee, Airport Advisory Board, and Library Advisory Board. And for his leadership contributions, C.B. was awarded the REALTOR Spirit Award by The Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors and is a former Forty Under Forty Honoree by the Fort Worth Business Press. Since 2009, C.B. has volunteered as a Livestock Department Superintendent at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo every winter and was appointed to its Board of Directors in 2021. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, a Texas Exes Alumnae Association member, and a commercial-rated pilot. C.B. lives in Fort Worth with his wife and their two children.

Fort Worth Commercial Real Estate Broker, Bill Tinsley

Bill Tinsley

Vice President


Bill brings 25+ years of CRE broker experience to the table. Additionally, he provides a value-add through his experience as a landlord and developer. He represents both private and institutional investors. Bill served as Chairman of the Building Standards Commission of the City of Fort Worth for 10 years. He has been awarded numerous industry accolades, including the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors Tandy Award. Honoree of the 40 Under 40 designation. Cofounder of Love 4 Locals, a nonprofit which serves the residents in the poorest neighborhood in Fort Worth, South Riverside Drive. Mostly-life-long Westsider Long-time Bible Study Fellowship group leader.

Fort Worth Commercial Real Estate Broker, Kent McKeever

Kent McKeever

Vice President


Kent McKeever joined Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 1990 and has been a licensed Texas real estate broker for over 50 years. Kent has been active in the North Texas market since 1972, holding various roles within real estate brokerage and development companies. Kent is a member of the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors along with the Society of Commercial Realtors. Kent holds the coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member designation and has served on the Board of Directors of the North Texas CCIM Chapter. Kent Graduated from Texas Christian University with a BBA and MBA in 1972 and currently resides in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Commercial Real Estate Broker, Kevin Cavavos

Kevin Cavasos

Broker Associate


Kevin joined Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. in 2016 and brings over 35 years of commercial and investment real estate experience to the firm. His background includes a wide array of real estate experience, including brokerage, valuation, consulting, and property tax assessment. Kevin has been a real estate broker since 1993 and is also a licensed property tax consultant. He graduated from Texas Tech University,, earning a BBA in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate. Professional affiliations include the Greater Fort Worth Board of Realtors and the Society of Commercial Realtors. He and his wife are longtime residents of the greater Fort Worth area.

Fort Worth Commercial Real Estate Associate, Clifton Ellis

Clifton Ellis

Broker Associate


Cliff is an associate at Ellis & Tinsley, Inc. supporting clients with private investments in office, retail and industrial properties in the North Texas region. His expertise includes leasing, brokerage, and property management. He joined the team in 2014, following a career in financial planning and property and casualty insurance. Cliff earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University in 2005, with minors in Japanese and Spanish; the latter, he speaks fluently. A life-long resident of Fort Worth, he is married to his wife, Nicole; they are parents of two boys. In addition to his roles at Ellis & Tinsley, he is an active member of the Society of Commercial Realtors and supports causes that lift up children and families.

William Underwood

Senior Associate


William Underwood joined Ellis & Tinsley Inc in 2023 bringing over 7 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage. William Specializes in investment and land sales, along with project leasing. William was recently recognized as one of Fort Worth’s top commercial real estate agent’s by Fort Worth INC.  He is an active community member, serving on Trinity Valley School’s Alumni Board and Christ Chapel’s disaster relief program. He is a lifelong resident of Fort Worth. 

Ellis & Tinsley Office Manager, Steven Stancukas

Steven Stancukas

Office Manager

Ellis & Tinsley Marketing and Admin Liaison, Vanessa Najera

Vanessa Najera

Marketing & Admin Liaison

Isabel Valencia

Property Manager

Matthew Cheatham

Maintenance Engineer