Ted Ulan Ihde, Realtor
Ted is a member of the Kansas Association of Realtors (KAR), the Missouri Association of Realtors (MAR), the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR), the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors (NCJAR), the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the Garden State Multiple Listing Service (GSMLS) Heartland Multiple Listing Service (HMLS).
Prior to his real estate career, Ted served as Executive Officer and President for Consumers Choice Mortgage Services, Inc. He also held the firm's mortgage banking license and secondary mortgage lender's license. For eight years, Ted managed the company’s day-to-day operations in multiple states, hired and trained personnel, and oversaw corporate strategy. During his tenure, Consumers Choice grew to a size of more than 45 employees in three offices and developed a monthly loan volume of $12.5 million. While working for the company, Ted maintained licenses as a mortgage banker and secondary mortgage lender from the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, in addition to holding mortgage lending licenses as a Registered Mortgage Broker with the New York State Banking Department, the Pennsylvania Department of Banking, the Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner, and the Commonwealth of Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions. Ted also held the prestigious Series 6, Series 63, and Series 26 securities licenses. As a Registered Principal in the securities industry, he was highly compliant with the tight regulations of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), now known as The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).In 2008, Ted transitioned into consulting. Working for National Bank of Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, he developed relationships with hedge funds, commercial banks, and investment banks that aided the company in bringing in new clients. After honoring his consulting contract with National Bank of Kansas City, he moved on to perform consultative work for many other high-profile organizations.Outside of the finance industry, Ted has long maintained interests in history and soccer. While attending New Jersey’s Bloomfield College on an athletic scholarship, from which he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree as an Academic All-American and graduated Summa Cum Laude, he was the goalkeeper for the Golden Deacons men's soccer squad. Since graduating, he has kept involved in soccer by coaching his daughters’ teams. Ted was also a member of Bloomfield College’s History Club and stays up-to-date on history as it unfolds by keeping an eye on American politics and by reading The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The New York Times Business Section, and The Economist.