Leadership


EBSCO Income Properties, LLC, was formed in 2007 by its parent company, EBSCO Industries, Inc., for the purpose of establishing a portfolio of multifamily investments through co-investments with institutional and private equity partners.

Leslie L. Yeilding, General Manager and Vice President of EBSCO Income Properties, LLC

Leslie L. Yeilding became the General Manager and Vice President of EBSCO Income Properties, LLC in September 2007.
Leslie Yeilding
Prior to this Mr. Yeilding was with Equity Resources, LLC in Birmingham, Alabama from 1998-2007 with his last post being Chief Financial Officer. While there, he was actively engaged in all aspects of real estate investments including acquisitions, sales, refinances, transaction structure, debt structure, and closings. Additionally, Mr. Yeilding was responsible for maintaining a network of broker, strategic partner, and banking/lending relationships. During his tenure with Equity Resources, Mr. Yeilding was responsible for approximately $1,000,000,000 of real estate transactions and for a real estate portfolio valued at more than $400,000,000. Mr. Yeilding was also charged with the responsibility for all aspects of the day to day operations of the Investment Company. Prior to his position of Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Yeilding held the positions of Director of Acquisitions and Dispositions and Vice President, Real Estate Investments.

Prior to his employment with Equity Resources, Mr. Yeilding worked for AmSouth Bank and SouthTrust Bank in various capacities of their commercial real estate divisions.

Mr. Yeilding is a current member of the Alabama Chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Institute through which he successfully completed commercial real estate investment courses to receive the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation. Additionally, Mr. Yeilding served as President of the Greater Birmingham Apartment Association for 2010, and he served as a Board Member of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders for 2010. He continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the Greater Birmingham Apartment Association. Mr. Yeilding also served as Vice President of the Alabama Apartment Association for 2011. He served as President Elect of the Alabama Apartment Association for 2012 and 2013 and is currently serving as President of the Alabama Apartment Association for 2014. Mr. Yeilding is also the 2015-16 Regional Vice President serving Region IX of the National Apartment Association, which makes him a voting Board member of the National Apartment Association.

Mr. Yeilding has received the Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) designation through the National Apartment Association, and has been appointed to serve on the Independent Rental Owners’ Committee (IROC) for 2011 and 2012 by the Chairman of the National Apartment Association. IROC is designed for independent rental owners (IROs) of all sizes with the purpose of identifying and creating member benefits that enhance the overall value the NAA provides. This group develops programs such as forums, seminars and networking opportunities that assist IROs in developing and growing their businesses. Mr. Yeilding also served on the Legislative Committee of the National Apartment Association for 2012 and 2013 and is still actively serving in 2014. He recently received the Lyceum Leadership designation of the National Apartment Association. Mr. Yeilding served on the NAAPAC Board of Trustees for the year 2013 and is still actively serving in 2014. Mr. Yeilding is also serving on the Budget & Finance Committee for 2014.

Mr. Yeilding graduated from The University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Corporate Finance and Investment Management. Mr. Yeilding also received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Alabama’s New College where he completed an in depth study of Advertising and Marketing Communications. He completed his Masters of Business Administration in 1996 at The University of Alabama in Birmingham.