John Ellis

CEO & Founder

• 40-year veteran of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Industry
• Self-employed Commercial Investment Realtor
• Licensed in real estate by the State of Mississippi since 1976
• Ellis Realty Group is a family owned business founded in 1950
• Principal in many real estate businesses throughout his career
• John and the Ellis Realty entities have developed, owned, managed, and operated approximately 6,500 apartment units of multi-family communities, hotels, retail, and commercial centers, office properties, and subdivisions throughout the MS Gulf Coast and South East US
• Experience includes development site selection, acquisitions, property & asset management, financial feasibility investment analysis, brokerage, leasing, and real estate asset consulting
• Maintains Mississippi Real Estate Broker Licenses, Louisiana Real Estate Brokers License, and has Certified Commercial Investment Member (“CCIM”) designation since 1984
• Former president of the State of MS Chapter of Commercial Investment Real Estate Council, served on the National Association of Realtors Board of Directors, as a Director for the MS State Board of Realtors
• Recipient of the Commercial Diamond Award and Gold Award from the West Gulf Coast Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club
• Served on Business Advisory Committee for the University of Southern Mississippi


David A. Sinacola

Director of Development

Contractor – Developer - Executive Producer – Entrepreneur

Mr. Sinacola has been a leader and visionary for many international public and private companies specializing in providing both financial resources and operational expertise necessary to restructure undervalued and underperforming companies into international industry leaders. Mr. Sinacola and his teams have been involved in the successful management and development of domestic and international manufacturing, distribution, retail, wholesale, restaurant, hospitality, and production industries, as well as public & private infrastructure construction, commercial, industrial & private retail and residential development projects.

Their most notable projects are the experiential themed destination resort and attraction business developments.

Mr. Sinacola and his related businesses have ultimately improved quality of life on an international scale, as an outcome of business success.

SkyQuest Entertainment: David Sinacola has also utilized is creative talents and extensive business savvy to form and operate Totally Kaotic Productions, SkyQuest Studios and SkyQuest Entertainment; Award Winning Film, Television & Video production and distribution firms for which he still serves as CEO, Chairman of the Board, and one of its leading “Hands-On” Producers, Directors and Executive Producers.

The Companies of Rock & Waterscape: Mr. Sinacola has been CEO, Chairman and Creative Director and driving force of this global specialist in design-assist, design-build construction and development of themed environments for domestic and international theme parks, zoos, water parks, casinos, golf courses, themed environments, zoos & aquariums, Family Entertainment Centers, Hotels, shopping centers, dining & entertainment venues, sports & destination resorts, and many more. Major clients include Disney, Universal, Hasbro, MGM, Atlantis Resorts, and Most every major Casino, Resort Hotel, Theme Park & Global Attraction.



114 Main Street
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi 39520

(228) 671-9999