A multifamily maven, Katie's career in residential property management began in 2000 when she was hired as a Leasing Professional. Throughout her career, she has worked onsite and in the trenches alongside her teams as a Property Manager, multi-site supervisor, educator/trainer, marketing director and as a senior executive of a portfolio consisting of 3,000 units, two shopping centers, two hotels and over 200 employees. Katie has obtained the Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor, the Certified Apartment Manager and the National Apartment Leasing Professional credentials from the National Apartment Association where she is currently a member in good standing and serves on the faculty as an Advanced Facilitator.
Currently, the President and CEO of Katie Rigsby Inspires, LLC where she provides multifamily consulting services, keynote speeches, corporate training, and facilitation services for organizations nationwide. As a paid contributor for Rent & Retain Magazine, Katie provides written content on an array of topics relating to multifamily, leadership, sales and marketing. She is active in the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans and is a licensed Louisiana Realtor.
Katie's passion is helping people find success. Her skills and experience have allowed her to successfully manage projects, people, crisis and finances with professionalism and confidence. Her team building and organizational/time management seminars are ideal for any industry, group or individual. Additionally, she offers seminars and training focused on the multifamily/real estate industry and is qualified to instruct NAA Credential Courses. Katie continuously strives to excel professionally and personally! She is recognized as a Advanced Communicator and Leader by Toastmasters International and is a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association.
Whether you are looking for continued education, team motivation or sales or leadership training, look no further! Contact Katie now!
• Portfolio Management
• Employee Administration
• Facility and Fleet Operations
• Company Restructure
• Contract Negotiation
• Sell and Closing
• Prospecting and Referrals
• Renewals and Follow Up
• Marketing Strategies
• Keynote Speaker
• Program Instructor
• Master of Ceremonies
• Compliance Trainer
• Course Development
• In-house Training Initiatives
• Managing Expenses
• Internal Revenue Management
• Capital Expenditures
• Property Fires & Floods
• Employee Dismissals
• Resident Evictions
• Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav, etc.
• Accidents, Injuries, Casualties
Memberships & Affilliations
National Speakers Association
The National Speakers Association (NSA) is a collective of more than 3,500 members whose skills, expertise and experience power the most recognized and respected professional speakers organization in the industry. Focused on four core areas, members are expected to advance in eloquence, expertise, enterprise and ethics.
Advanced Communicator Silver, Advanced Leader Bronze
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 15,400 clubs in 135 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.
National Association of Realtors
Licensed in Louisiana
The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing over 1.1 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans
The Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans(AAGNO) is committed to offering superior professional service and educational curriculums in an effort to nurture industry growth and awareness. We strive to provide unique and proven opportunities for our members to network in order to enhance and improve new business development and industry relationships.
National Apartment Association
The National Apartment Association (NAA) is America’s leading voice for the apartment housing industry. We provide members with the most comprehensive range of strategic, educational, operational, networking, and advocacy resources they need to learn, to lead and to succeed.