Planned Communities Realty Co.
For All Your Real Estate Needs
Phone: 614-846-5330
Our Agents

Geoff Ortlip

I am the owner and broker of Planned Communities Realty Company, and Sr. Vice President of Planned Communities Inc. My grandfather started our real estate brokerage and development company in 1961, my father took over in 1977, and I have been with Planned Communities since 2007. I was born and raised in Upper Arlington, Ohio, have always lived in central Ohio, and currently reside in Worthington. I have 11 years experience practicing Real Estate in the State of Ohio, am a member of the Columbus Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, MLS, BIA of Columbus, and the Central Ohio Commercial Information Exchange. I sit on the Board of Directors for The Lakes Golf and Country Club and The First Tee of Central Ohio.

I am passionate about providing the best service and value for my clients, and specialize in all aspects of real estate, from land development to first time home buyers.

Direct: 614-846-5330 ext. 2 Mobile: 614-439-4868



Tod Ortlip

·         President and Chief Executive Officer of Planned Communities, Inc.

·         Tod started at PCI in 1971 and has been CEO of Planned Communities and Planned Communities Realty Co. since 1977

·         Tod has served on the board of Bank One and Franklin University.  Founder and board member of Morty's Kids Foundation and the First Tee of Central Ohio, and is active member in many charities. 

Tod is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Ohio, with emeritus status.

Direct: 614-846-5330 ext. 3




Jim Spragg

·         25+ years in the real estate business.

·         Significant experience in Commercial Real Estate Transactions.

·         20+ years as consultant for various real estate projects and golf courses.

·         BA in Economics from Bethany College - Graduated Magna Cum Laude.

·         Member of Columbus Board of Realtors.

·         First President of Olentangy Orange Athletic Boosters, former member of Westerville Rotary (Distinguished Service award for Wendy's Chili Open), Worthington Chamber Board Member and Olentangy Education Foundation Board Member. Currently serves as a Community Liaison for Superintendent of Olentangy Schools and on the Board of Directors of the First Tee of Central Ohio.

·         Has resided in Delaware County for 18+ years.

Direct: 614-214-7664  E-mail:


Ross Lykins

Ross Lykins is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Ohio, as well as a partner at Taylor-Lykins Custom Homes.

Ross specializes in residential and commercial real estate. He prides himself on being a trusted and committed asset to his customers during the buying and selling process. With deep experience as a home builder and remodeler, Ross brings a unique background to his clients as he is able to guide them through many of the tough, yet critical decisions that arise during a real estate transaction.  With over 18 years of experience in construction management, Ross has helped build Taylor-Lykins to be one of the top custom builders in Central Ohio.  He has developed strong relationships with many highly qualified subcontractors, vendors and tradesmen that are invaluable to his real estate clients.

Ross studied at CSCC, Hondros College of Business, and is an active member of the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Columbus, the Columbus Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and MLS.  He holds a City of Columbus Home Improvement Contractor’s license, State of Ohio Electrical Contractors License, and is an EPA Lead Certified Inspector.  Ross is a lifetime resident of Westerville, Ohio, where he currently resides with his wife and 4 daughters.  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf at The Lakes Golf and Country Club, and enjoying outdoor sports. 

Direct: 614-989-1667    E-mail:

Elissa Hejduk

Elissa resides in Westerville with her husband and four children. She is a member of The Lakes Golf & Country Club and is an avid Columbus sports fan (go Crew, Blue Jackets and Buckeyes!). She graduated from The Ohio State University with a double major in Accounting and Finance. Prior to her real estate career, she lived downtown in the Brewery District and worked for KPMG as an auditor. She has lived in the Columbus area for 15 years. She has always had an interest in real estate, having worked for HOMEARAMA’s and Parade of Homes throughout high school and college. She also has managed rental properties in downtown Columbus and San Diego for the past 10 years.  


Elissa knows how crucial it is to find an agent you can trust, confide in and relate to when finding the perfect home for you and your family. Having moved to LA when her kids were little, as well as moving just a few miles within Columbus, she knows every real estate transaction takes careful planning and consideration and she is here to help. Time management, organization, and fiscal and strategic planning are skills she utilizes daily, both personally and professionally, and she will go above and beyond to make your real estate transaction as smooth as possible.

Direct:  (614) 203-4674     Email:


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