Chrystal Skead

Team Partner


Specializing in Multi-Family Property Management


Certified Property Manager® and Accredited Residential Manager®
  • Based In

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Chrystal Skead has been active in the multi-family real estate management industry for over 30 years. She has built her career from resident manager to Senior Director with national management companies.  She has utilized the leadership and analytical skills which she has honed over the years to create cohesive teams and built national residential management platforms serving BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. 

As a Certified Property Manager® and Accredited Residential Manager®, she has been involved in the governance of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) as well as the Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) including a role as President of the organization in 2011-12.  She was awarded CPM of the year in 2009, achieved her Emeritus in 2014 and the IREM REME Excellence Award – Individual in 2022.    

Chrystal achieved her Certificate in Adult Continuing Education with Distinction from the University of Alberta in 2006 and subsequently became an instructor for IREM/REIC.  She enjoys sharing the bank of knowledge and skills she has acquired by facilitating multi-family management courses as well as seminars she has developed, both in-class and online.   She continues to create, customize, and facilitate seminars for the Alberta Residential Landlord Association as well as residential management companies, in addition to continuing to serve clients, helping them create and better manage their residential portfolios in the areas of marketing, operations, and team performance.

Industry Memberships, Licensing and Qualifications:

  • Licensed Real Estate Associate in the Province of Alberta
  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM), REIC/IREM 1990
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM), REIC/IREM 2000
  • Certificate in Adult Continuing Education, with Distinction, University of Alberta Faculty of Extension, 2006
  • Certified Instructor for the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), 2010

Volunteer Leadership Positions:

  • Edmonton Apartment Association Board
  • Edmonton REIC Chapter President
  • IREM Regional Vice President (Canada)
  • REIC National President
  • Calgary REIC Chapter President
  • IREM Canada Vice President
  • Rotary Club of Cochrane


  • 2009 Assaly Award of Excellence, Edmonton Apartment Association (now ARLA)
  • 2009 REIC CPM of the Year of the Award
  • 2015 REIC Emeritus Award
  • 2015 Finalist for CPM of the Year at IREM’s International REME Awards
  • 2022 IREM REME Award of Excellence – Individual