12412 Menaul Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87112
505 296 0726
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About Bruni Karr, CRMC® Albuquerque Professional Property Management

Bruni Karr Agency Mission Statement

The mission of BKA is to provide quality service to single-family property owners and residents in Albuquerque, New Mexico, demonstrating integrity and professionalism.

Bruni Karr Agency, CRMC®

Bruni Karr Agency, Inc. is a corporation operating in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, specializing in full-service, single-family residential property management. The company has been operating since 1979.

The Bruni Karr Rental and Management Agency, a leader in the Albuquerque single-family residential property management field, which manages approximately 500 single-family residential properties, was awarded the Certified Residential Management Company® (CRMC) designation at the National Association of Residential Property Managers® (NARPM) National Convention in Orlando, Florida, on October 21, 2009. The Bruni Karr Agency, CRMC® is the first brokerage in New Mexico and the 34th property management company in the nation to receive this prestigious designation.

NARPM awards the esteemed designation to those professional property management firms that demonstrate the highest standards in procedures, business operations, and ethics and customer service. Receiving the award requires a detailed 2-day onsite office inspection of the company and recommendations from clients and peers.

“Receiving the Certified Residential Management Company® designation is a great accomplishment for our agency that required dedication and cooperation of our staff,” stated Chesley Karr, MPM® Broker, of the Bruni Karr Agency, CRMC® .

Established in 1988, NARPM® is the only national organization focused primarily on residential property management. NARPM® is committed to bringing the highest level of professional standards and ethics to the property management profession. NARPM® supports the professionalism and ethical practices of rental home management through networking, education and designation for over 2,000 members.

BKA Principals

The president/qualifying broker of BKA is Chesley Karr, MPM®. He has been providing service to the real estate industry in Albuquerque as a licensed agent since 1988. He joined the R.L. Bruni Agency in 1989 as a property manager. In 2000, he purchased the Agency and is the President and Qualifying Broker. He provides the guidance and direction of BKA, including 6 staff members and an inventory of approximately 500 single family residential properties. He personally oversees all contracts, policies, and procedures, and works to educate BKA personnel to provide quality service to their clients and customers.

Chesley KarrChesley Karr,MPM,  Qualifying Broker of the Bruni Karr Agency, CRMC
Chesley Karr, MPM®, qualifying broker for the Bruni Karr Agency, CRMC®, was awarded the prestigious MPM® (Master Property Manager) designation from the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®) on September 24, 2008. This rare designation is held by fewer than 150 property managers nationwide and is reflective of the professional commitment made to the industry by Chesley Karr, MPM ® . Currently, Chesley Karr, MPM® is the only person in New Mexico who has earned this designation. He was the Charter President for the formation of the Albuquerque/Metro Chapter of NARPM in 1997 and has served several terms as President as well as various other officer positions including Chair of the Education Committee.

“Receiving my MPM® designation was one of the proudest moments in my professional career,” said Chesley Karr, MPM®, Qualifying Broker of the Bruni Karr Agency, CRMC ®. The Bruni Karr Agency, CRMC® manages approximately 500 single-family residential properties in Albuquerque. The professional designation is awarded to property managers who have completed the highest levels of achievement, including advanced course requirements, service to the NARPM® organization, and service to the real estate industry. A detailed examination of the applicant as well as letters of recommendation from clients is required to complete the certification requirements. This important designation reinforces the expertise Mr. Karr maintains within the property management field.

The National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®), founded in October 1988, provides a permanent trade organization for the residential property management industry. NARPM® continues to be the premier professional association of residential property managers, currently representing close to 3,000 members, comprised of real estate agents, brokers, managers and their employees. Their mission is to support the professional and ethical practices of rental home management through networking, education and designation. The Association administers several designation programs, including the Residential Management Professional (RMP®), the Master Property Manager (MPM®), the Certified Residential Management Company (CRMC®), and the Certified Support Specialist (CSSsm). More than 50 local chapters of NARPM® are currently operating in major metropolitan areas. For information, call NARPM® National at 800-782-3452 www.narpm.org.