About AEC


Sharon K. Elliott is a trained specialist in facilitating 1031 tax deferred property exchanges.  Her diverse financial background in Alaska and Washington State includes 18 years of real estate, loan origination, and escrow closing background. With over 25 years of experience with 1031 exchanges Sharon is known as an authoritative voice on this expanding tax shelter.

Sharon is a certified course instructor for accountants as well as with the Alaska Real Estate Commission in providing Continuing Education Classes on 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges.

Former Vice President, Senior Exchange Officer

Ryan A. Holmes joined AEC in 2005. As Vice President Ryan oversaw the day to day operations for Alaska Exchange Corporation from 2011-2018. As a Senior Exchange Officer he coordinated real and personal property exchange transactions from start to finish, providing our clients with expert knowledge and customer service throughout the exchange process. He continues as a certified course instructor for the accredited class on 1031 Exchanges arranged through the Alaska Real Estate Commission and as a consultant for Alaska Exchange Company.

Ryan currently works as a Loan Originator AK1844103 for Homestate Mortgage Company AK189191 in Anchorage, Alaska and can be contacted using the links below. Ryan welcomes your 1031 and lending questions and can offer you financing on properties that have up four units.