Apartment accounting

Scott Seegmiller, Managing Partner

Scott Seegmiller is the Managing Partner of Ascent Multifamily Accounting. Scott has participated in the development, management and/or accounting of hundreds apartment communities.  As the practice leader for Ascent, Scott counsels clients large and small on system implementation and building high performing financial operations.  Scott was a founding partner and the Chief Financial Officer of Realty Management, Inc. which developed 25 apartment communities and grew firm to be one of NMHC’s Top 50 property management firms in the U.S. with more than 27,000 units under management. Scott is recognized as an expert in property management technology and is widely published in real estate publications like Units, MultiFamily Executive, Multi-Housing News, and other related real estate publications and has been a frequent speaker at national real estate or accounting events or conferences. He gained significant experience as the head of Information Systems Consulting for Laventhol & Horwath, CPAs. At Laventhol & Horwath, Mr. Seegmiller developed a specialty of software project management for property management, development and construction firms. Scott spent the first four years of his career as a CPA with Deloitte.  Mr. Seegmiller is an active participant in numerous professional organizations, including the Nevada Society of CPA’s, National Apartment Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council.

Mike BallardMike Ballard, Partner

Mike Ballard is a partner at Ascent Multifamily Accounting and has worked in the real estate and accounting industries for almost 30 years.  Early in Mike’s career, he worked in the Information Systems Consulting group for Laventhol & Horwath, CPAs. After Laventhol, he joined McGladrey & Pullen before starting his own consulting firm.  At Ascent, Mike leads the firm’s consulting practice, where he advises clients on using tax credits and deductions to improve returns on their projects.  He has helped clients secure Section 45L Energy Tax Credits, New Markets Tax Credits and other types of tax credits. Mike was a founding member of the board of the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and also helped with the formation of the local National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and Construction Financial Management Association chapters.  In 2010, Mike was named one of the “Top 20 Visionaries” in Nevada by Nevada Business magazine. Mike is known for his excellent contacts with business, government and real estate executives throughout the West. Mike has served on the boards of several for-profit companies and not-for-profit organizations. He has helped start three banks and served on the board of Black Mountain Community Bank.

Pam HeineyPam Heiney, Partner, Client Service

Pam Heiney is a partner in Ascent Multifamily Accounting and has been working in property management accounting since 1991. She directly supervises the accounting staff and has managed a collection of portfolios totaling more than 100 apartment communities.

To learn a little more about Pam, visit this profile of her in the Las Vegas Business Press. You’ll learn not to mess with her.

Amy WilliamsAmy Williams, Partner, Human Resources

As a partner in Ascent Multifamily Accounting, Amy Williams oversees the human resources services for more than 650 employees for clients of Ascent Multifamily Accounting in 10 states. She has developed a multitude of benefits and incentive plans for their clients to choose from, allowing them to access benefits normally only associated with very large organizations.  Amy has worked in property management since 1994, beginning as a property leasing agent in Las Vegas.  During the last 22 years, she has worked her way up becoming a partner at Ascent Multifamily Accounting.