Rick Graf, PresidentRick Graf, CPM®, President


Rick,  president of Pinnacle, directs all day-to-day, operations from the Dallas office. He also guides the development of the company’s vision and corporate culture.

Rick assumed the role of President September 1, 2008. Prior, he had served as Central Region President since 1998, when Pinnacle combined its South Central and Midwest regions into a single larger Central Region. He previously served as president of the South Central Region.

When Rick joined Pinnacle in August 1996, he brought valuable experience managing real estate assets for major institutional clients with assets in multistate locations. Rick began his real estate career in the Midwest more than 30 years ago.

He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) and holds a real estate degree from Richland College in Dallas, Texas. Rick is also a former professor of real estate in the Dallas County Community College District. Rick is President of the Texas Apartment Association (TAA), Regional Vice President for Region 6 of the National Apartment Association (NAA) and serves as the Vice President of the NAA Education Institute (NAAEI). He is active in the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC).

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