Our People

Brad Schafer

Principal, Schafer Richardson

Bradley J. Schafer serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Schafer is a Founding Principal of Schafer Richardson and has over 38 years of commercial real estate experience. Mr. Schafer focuses on strategic planning, real estate investment strategies, and capital formation. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Minneapolis Association […]

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Kit Richardson

Principal, Schafer Richardson

Kit co-founded Schafer Richardson, Inc. in 1995 and has over 33 years experience in commercial and high-density residential real estate, architecture and construction.

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Steve Norcutt

Principal, Schafer Richardson

Steve Norcutt has over 25 years of experience in financial management, portfolio management and mortgage origination.

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Greg Springer

Chief Financial Officer, Schafer Richardson

Greg joined Schafer Richardson in 2014 and oversees the financial and administrative aspects of the business.

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Evan Richardson

Senior Vice President - Investments, Schafer Richardson

Evan Richardson joined Schafer Richardson in 2013 and works with the Company’s Principals to structure and capitalize new initiatives, investment funds, single-asset partnerships and joint venture activities.

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Jennifer Anfinson

Senior Paralegal-Risk Management Coordinator, Schafer Richardson

Jennifer joined Schafer Richardson in December 2021 and serves as Senior Paralegal-Risk Management Coordinator. She brings over 6 years of previous paralegal experience working for another large commercial REIT in Chicago, Illinois.  Her previous REIT legal experience includes Litigation and Claims, Bankruptcy, and Legal Real Estate and Finance matters.  Jennifer holds a Bachelor of the […]

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Katie Anthony

Vice President of Development, Schafer Richardson

In her role as Vice President of Development, Katie is responsible for leading Schafer Richardson’s Development Team and integrating development services with the company’s other service offerings.  Katie joined Schafer Richardson in 2015 and has two decades of experience in the planning, real estate, construction, and sustainable design industries.  Ms. Anthony’s expertise includes new construction, […]

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Kimberley Beto

Senior Regional Residential Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Kimberley joined the residential property management department of Schafer Richardson in July 2022.  She is the Senior Regional Residential Property Manager and brings over 30 years of experience managing multi-family residential real estate.  Most recently she was the Senior Portfolio Manager with KMS for 25 years and a Regional Director with Centerspace. Kimberley has a […]

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Tracy Brennan

Senior Construction Coordinator, Schafer Richardson

Tracy joined Schafer Richardson in October 2023 as our Senior Construction Coordinator who comes to us with almost 10 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining our team, Tracy worked at Doran Companies as the Construction Project Assistant where she was the liaison between project managers, engineers, sups and sub-contractors, she prepared contracts, […]

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Erin Buckel, SHRM-CP

HR Business Partner, Schafer Richardson

Erin joined Schafer Richardson in May of 2023 to support the Human Resources team.  Her areas of focus are HR administration, performance and policy guidance, and training initiatives for employees and management.  She received her certificate with SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) in 2021. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Erin managed all human resource […]

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Jordan Cook

Corporate Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Jordan joined Schafer Richardson in April 2023. As a Corporate Accountant, Jordan assists in the day-to-day accounting functions including managing all corporate payables, cash receipts, account reconciliations and intercompany billings amongst Schafer Richardson’s portfolio. Prior to Schafer Richardson, Jordan graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2021 and worked for UnitedHealth Group […]

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Kim Erickson

Office Administrator, Schafer Richardson

Kim joined the Schafer Richardson team in 2015. She comes to the team with over 30 years of administrative and office management experience.

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Jackie Evenson

Asset Management Analyst, Schafer Richardson

Jackie joined Schafer Richardson in July 2022.  As an Asset Management Analyst, she assists with the preparation of quarterly and annual reports along with reviewing financial statements, annual budgets, and key performance metrics. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, she was a Senior Assurance Auditor in the Financial Services Organization of Ernst & Young.   Jackie graduated […]

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Nicholas French

Property Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Nicholas joined Schafer Richardson in 2022. His primary role includes assisting the accounting team with the company’s owned and managed properties throughout multiple states. These responsibilities include entering accounts receivable and payables into Yardi, compiling month-end financial reports and bank reconciliations, completing CAM reconciliations and journal entries. Prior to Schafer Richardson, Nicholas graduated from St. […]

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Eric Galea

Laborer, Schafer Richardson Construction

Eric has been in the construction field for five years and joined Schafer Richardson Construction in 2022. EMAIL: egalea@sr-re.com DIRECT DIAL: 763.370.3408

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Acacia Bard

Development Manager, Schafer Richardson

Acacia Galle joined Schafer Richardson in September 2022 and serves as a Development Manager. She is responsible for providing support to the development team throughout all phases of commercial, multifamily, and mixed-use projects. Her prior professional experience includes working as a Senior Assistant Property Manager with Cushman & Wakefield and clerking at Minnesota Construction Law […]

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Paul Gibbs

Senior Asset Manager, Schafer Richardson

Paul Gibbs joined Schafer Richardson as Senior Asset Manager in 2022 with a primary focus on office, industrial, and retail assets. Paul brings more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate including asset management responsibilities for The Excelsior Group and Vice President of Corporate Real Estate for TCF Bank (merged with Huntington Bank […]

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Maggie Goldstein

Affordable Regional Residential Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Maggie Goldstein, an accomplished Regional Residential Property Manager, is committed to excellence in the management of Affordable Residential properties. With a wealth of experience overseeing a diverse range of communities, from affordable to market rate and luxury apartments, Maggie excels in cultivating strong communities and enhancing resident experiences. Her expertise extends to successfully revitalizing challenging […]

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Michael Gross

Senior Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Michael joined the Property Management and Leasing team in June of 2022 as a Senior Property Manager. His responsibilities include managing Bassett Creek Business Center, The Machine Shop, three industrial properties, and a parking ramp in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis. With over 20 years in the industry, Michael has experience in managing all […]

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Tami Haight

Director-Human Resources, Schafer Richardson

Tami has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll, and Project Management working for a large financial services company.

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Thomas J. Hainje

Associate General Counsel, Schafer Richardson

Thomas J. Hainje serves as Associate General Counsel for Schafer Richardson, and provides guidance to Schafer Richardson’s Development, Asset Management, Property Management, Construction, Leasing, Accounting, and SR Realty Trust teams on a wide array of legal matters. Mr. Hainje is an experienced real estate, business, and commercial transaction and litigation attorney.   Prior to joining Schafer […]

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Laura Hanneman

Investor Services Manager, Schafer Richardson

Laura J. Hanneman joined Schafer Richardson and SR Realty Trust in 2018 as a member of the Capital Markets team and is the Investor Services Manager. In this role, Laura works on all aspects of the Company’s investor relations, equity sales, and marketing efforts. Most recently, Laura was a part of the Minneapolis Multi-Family Investment […]

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Justin Harvey

Senior Property Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Justin joined the Schafer Richardson team in 2017 and serves as Senior Property Accountant. His primary role includes assisting in the accounting of the company’s owned and managed properties throughout multiple states. Additional responsibilities include entering accounts receivable and payables into Yardi, compiling month-end financial reports and journal entries, completing CAM reconciliations, and scanning checks […]

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Amanda Hitzeman

Director of Compliance, Schafer Richardson

Amanda brings over 20 years of Multifamily experience with emphasis in the Affordable Housing sector.  She comes to us most recently from Affordable Housing Connections (AHC), as a Strategic Initiatives and Education Manager, where she collaborated with governmental and regulatory agencies to promote compliance with fair housing and lending related matters to improve industry performance in […]

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Randy Hoversten

Controller, Schafer Richardson

Randy has over 30 years of experience in accounting and management in real estate related fields including real estate franchise systems, senior and affordable housing development, project management and property management in both profit and non-profit sectors.

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Kevin Howat

Senior Asset Manager, Schafer Richardson

Kevin Howat joined Shafer Richardson in 2022 as a Senior Asset Manager with a particular focus on the company’s multi-family assets.  Kevin has over 25 years of experience including COO responsibilities for two privately held apartment management companies.  He has also served as a senior asset manager with several institutional investment managers (Shearson/American Express, Hudson […]

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Andre Ingram

Development Associate, Schafer Richardson

In his role as Development Associate, Andre is responsible for supporting the multifamily development team through all aspects of the development process including site selection, underwriting, and entitlements/permitting. Prior to his current role, Andre contributed his expertise on the Mixed-Use development team at Ryan Companies.   Andre received his master’s in public policy from the […]

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Samantha Klabon

Marketing Coordinator, Schafer Richardson

Samantha joined Schafer Richardson in July 2023 as a Marketing Coordinator. With a knack for strategic marketing and a creative flair, she takes charge of a diverse range of responsibilities. From overseeing onsite listings to crafting captivating marketing collateral, managing social media strategies, and fulfilling photography requirements, Samantha plays a pivotal role in driving the […]

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Alyssa Klimek

Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Alyssa joined the Property Management and Leasing team in February 2017 as an Assistant Property Manager. She was promoted to Property Manager in April 2019. Her responsibilities include managing a variety of retail, industrial and office properties in Minnesota and Missouri owned by Schafer Richardson and Third Party owners.  Alyssa is also a member of […]

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Erin Larson

Marketing and Leasing Manager, Schafer Richardson

Erin joined Schafer Richardson in February 2016 as Marketing and Leasing Manager for Schafer Richardson Management Services. She focuses on property and new development marketing initiatives and leasing Schafer Richardson’s retail and office portfolio. Erin also works on behalf of third-party owners and tenants (landlord representation, tenant representation, sellers and buyers). Erin has 19 years of experience in […]

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Bryan Limmer

Maintenance Technician, Schafer Richardson

Bryan comes to Schafer Richardson with over twenty years’ experience in the building trades.  He has narrowed his interests the past seven years to building and facility maintenance, bringing with him a wide variety of skills and enthusiasm to the Osborn370 project in Downtown St. Paul. His most recent experiences include multifamily building maintenance as […]

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Mary Lundy

Director of Information Technology, Schafer Richardson

Mary Lundy is Schafer Richardson’s Director of Information Technology and joined the company in 2022.  Mary works closely with the Controller as well as strategically with the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer, and she is responsible for ensuring that all areas of the company’s information systems and data security are maintained and up […]

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Debbie MacKenzie

Accountant, Schafer Richardson

After working with Kit Richardson and Brad Schafer for many years at Griffin Real Estate Company Debbie joined them at Schafer Richardson in 1998 and now has over 35 years of experience in real estate accounting. Her responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of Schafer Richardson Construction’s accounting, including A/R, A/P, Job Cost and G/L.  She […]

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Denise McCormick, RPA, CPM, LEED AP

Senior Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Denise brings 25+ years of experience in commercial real estate to the Schafer Richardson team. She holds several real estate designations including RPA, CPM and LEED AP and serves on St. Paul BOMA’s Education Committee. Denise McCormick joined Schafer Richardson in 2017 as a Senior Property Manager. She has extensive experience in all types of […]

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Karley McQuillan

Senior Corporate Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Karley joined the Corporate Accounting team in August 2017.  As a Senior Accountant, Karley assists in day-to-day accounting functions such as managing all corporate payables and intercompany billings amongst Schafer Richardson’s large portfolio.  She is responsible for compiling timely and accurate monthly financial statements for both Schafer Richardson and SR Construction, LLC.  Karley also helps […]

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Tom Mott

Vice President, Asset Management, Schafer Richardson

Thomas M. Mott joined Schafer Richardson as Vice President, Asset Management in 2020. He is responsible for the financial and strategic goals of SR Realty Trust and affiliated Schafer Richardson properties. Tom has over 30 years of experience in commercial property and asset management. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Tom served as Vice President, Asset […]

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Mickey Mulligan

IT Support Specialist, Schafer Richardson

Mickey Mulligan is Schafer Richardson’s IT Support Specialist and joined the company in May 2023.  Mickey works closely with the Director of Information Technology to provide day-to-day technical support to SR associates as well as ensure that all areas of the company’s information systems and date security are maintained, up to date, and compliant. Prior […]

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Erin Navratil

Property Administrator, Schafer Richardson

Erin joined Schafer Richardson in May 2022 and serves as a Property Administrator.  She assists the Property Management team with assessing and managing insurance certificates and licensures, initiates and updates financial reports and budgets, as well as assists with a broad spectrum of administrative responsibilities. Erin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate […]

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Jen Nergard, RPA

Vice President of Property Management & Leasing (Commercial), Schafer Richardson

As Vice President of Property Management & Leasing (Commercial), Jen is responsible for the oversight of a team of professionals whose day to day goal is operational excellence and financial performance over a multi-state, commercial portfolio. Jen has a passionate approach to building relationships with owners and tenants by creating, identifying, and implementing strategic plans […]

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Matt Niedenfuer

Vice President, Construction, Schafer Richardson

As Vice President, Construction, Matt is responsible for managing and directing all aspects of construction operations as part of the overall organizational strategy, as well as overseeing project execution from start to finish including planning, cost estimating, and staffing. Matt joined Schafer Richardson in 2023 and has wide-ranging experience in construction management including deep expertise […]

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Mike Olson

Leasing Associate, Schafer Richardson

Mike joined Schafer Richardson in 1997, and is primarily focused on leasing Schafer Richardson’s Minneapolis portfolio of over 500,000 square feet.

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Randy Olson

Foreman, Schafer Richardson Construction

Randy has been in the construction field for 43 years and with Schafer Richardson Construction for 3.5 years.  He has expertise in all aspects of construction and maintenance, and has been involved with over 100 jobs while at SRC. EMAIL: rolson@sr-re.com DIRECT DIAL: 612.226.0343  

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Paul Omann

Superintendent, Schafer Richardson Construction

Paul brings over 40 years of construction experience to the Schafer Richardson Construction team.  He has been working with SRC for 3 years as a supervisor and carpenter.  Paul has been involved in over 30 projects. EMAIL: pomann@sr-re.com DIRECT DIAL: 612.860.3569

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Peter Orth

Development Manager, Schafer Richardson

Peter Orth joined Schafer Richardson as a Development Manager in January 2022. He assists the development efforts throughout all stages of development including analyzing, sourcing and designing new development opportunities, coordinating predevelopment and closing due diligence and overseeing construction through completion & stabilization.  Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, he lived in St. Louis where he […]

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Neal Oxborough

Senior Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Neal has over eight years of experience in finance and accounting in a multitude of different industries.  Within real estate related fields his experience includes property management, construction, real estate investment funds, senior and affordable housing.  As a Senior Accountant, Neal assists in day-t0-day accounting and reporting duties with the REIT, as well as, developing […]

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Lori Parks

Controller - Property Accounting, Schafer Richardson

Lori has 20 years of experience in accounting and has focused on property management accounting for the past 7 years.

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Charles Patterson

Lead Building Engineer, Schafer Richardson

Charles Patterson joined Schafer Richardson in 2017 as the Lead Building Engineer overseeing operations for the Osborn370 Building in Downtown St. Paul. Charles has 20 years of experience in facility operations, specifically in manufacturing facilities.  Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Charles worked for Multek Flexible Circuits in Northfield, MN where he supervised a team of seven that operated […]

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Tyler Roes

Senior Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Tyler joined the Property Management and Leasing team in June of 2023 as a Senior Property Manager. His responsibilities include managing The Banks Building, 530 N. Third, two industrial properties, and a parking lot in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis. He brings 9 years of real estate experience and over 20 years of management […]

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Kyle Rosenthal

Residential Property Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Kyle joined Schafer Richardson in June 2023 as a Residential Property Accountant. Some of his main duties include preparing month-end financial reports and bank reconciliations, cash management, and processing of A/R and A/P. Prior to his current role, he worked at CBRE for 2 years as a Property Accountant. Kyle holds a Bachelor of Science […]

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Tom Sawatske, CFA

Vice President, Acquisitions, Schafer Richardson

Tom Sawatske, CFA, serves as Vice President of Acquisitions. In this role, Tom has primary responsibility for leading the acquisition and finance efforts for SR Realty Trust (SRRT). His focus is on sourcing, underwriting, and closing new investment opportunities across multiple asset classes, including industrial, and multifamily properties in SRRT’s target geographies. Prior to joining […]

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Dan Schaffan, RPA, FMA, LEED Green Associate

Senior Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Daniel brings 27 years of experience in commercial real estate to the Schafer Richardson team. He has held a real estate license since 1985 and an insurance license since 2007. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Daniel worked for nine years as Property Manager for Northern Tool & Equipment Company, Inc. Born and raised in Minnesota, […]

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Anna Scheetz, CCIM

Senior Asset Manager, Schafer Richardson

Anna Scheetz, CCIM currently serves as a Senior Asset Manager. In her role, Anna is responsible for executing the overall asset management strategy of SR Realty Trust and affiliated Schafer Richardson entities. Anna has been working in commercial real estate since 2011 and brings experience managing all types of real estate including office, industrial, retail, […]

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Monique Slaughter

Senior Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Monique became a part of the Property Management and Leasing team in October 2023, assuming the role of Senior Property Manager. Her duties encompass the oversight of a diverse portfolio of commercial assets spanning retail, industrial, and office sectors across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Monique served as a Senior Property Manager […]

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Stefanie Sokup

Director of Marketing, Schafer Richardson

In her role as Director of Marketing for Schafer Richardson, Stefanie leads the marketing efforts for the established multifamily portfolio, new construction developments, commercial, and corporate marketing. Working directly with development, owners, and architects for over 17 years, her professional expertise is in the areas of leasing, revenue growth, project management, renovations, floor plan/building design, […]

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Taylor Trautman

Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Taylor joined Schafer Richardson in April 2021 and serves as a Property Manager. She brings 4 years of previous professional experience in the Logistics & Supply Chain industry. Taylor has quickly adapted to the commercial real estate world by gaining her MN Real Estate License and becoming a member of BOMA.  Her emphasis in building […]

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Claire VanderEyk

Senior Development Manager, Schafer Richardson

Claire VanderEyk is a Senior Development Manager at Schafer Richardson.  In her role, Ms. VanderEyk is tasked with analyzing new projects, working with lenders, investors and governmental partners while preparing and coordinating financing and equity packages for new development opportunities. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Ms. VanderEyk’s professional work has been focused on affordable housing […]

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Brianna Vang

Commercial Property Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Brianna joined Shafer Richardson in 2023 as a Commercial Property Accountant. Her primary role includes assisting the accounting team with the company’s owned and managed properties throughout multiple states. These responsibilities include entering accounts receivable and payables into Yardi, compiling month-end financial reports and bank reconciliations, completing CAM reconciliations and journal entries. Brianna graduated from […]

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Ryan Voorhies

Chief Accounting Officer, Schafer Richardson

Ryan has over 10 years of experience accounting in real estate related fields including property management, mezzanine lending, construction, real estate investment funds & trusts. As Chief Accounting Officer, Ryan assists in day-to-day accounting and reporting duties, as well as, developing and maintaining the financial procedures for reporting accurate and timely financial information. Before joining […]

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Jessica Welk

General Counsel, Schafer Richardson

Jessica L. Welk serves as the General Counsel for Schafer Richardson.   She leads the company’s legal team and supports Schafer Richardson’s Development, Asset Management, Property Management, Construction, Leasing, Accounting and SR Realty Trust teams.  She focuses on the legal aspects of development projects, from origination to closing, and provides legal guidance to the company. She […]

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Clara Wolfe

Senior Development Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Clara joined Schafer Richardson in April 2019 as Senior Development Accountant. Her responsibilities include development project analysis, cost tracking and reporting, processing draws and partnering with the Development team.  Clara also works with the Accounting Manager on reviewing loan and equity partnership documents, the project close process, preparing monthly statements, and other various project accounting […]

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