Our People

Brad Schafer

Principal, Schafer Richardson

Bradley J. Schafer serves as Director and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Schafer is a Founding Principal of Schafer Richardson and has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience. Mr. Schafer focuses on debt/equity capital formation, syndication, investment selection, and management oversight. Prior to forming Schafer Richardson, Mr. Schafer was Vice President with Griffin Real […]

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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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Shanna L. Strowbridge

General Counsel, Schafer Richardson

Shanna Strowbridge serves as General Counsel for Schafer Richardson and SR Realty Trust.  Shanna has nearly twenty years of experience in commercial real estate transactions and leasing matters in both the private practice and in-house counsel settings. She represents our development and acquisition teams in the purchase, sale, development, financing and structuring of master-planned communities […]

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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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Katie Anthony

Director of Development, Schafer Richardson

In her role as Director 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, adaptive […]

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Benjamin Christianson

Senior Financial Analyst, Schafer Richardson

As a Senior Financial Analyst, Ben is responsible for creating and maintaining the company’s corporate financial models for the purpose of synthesizing data to establish a streamlined analytic foundation. He collaborates with multiple departments to deliver the highest-quality and most accurate information to internal and external constituents. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Ben worked as […]

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Jeannie Collins

Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Jeannie joined the Schafer Richardson Property Management team in 2014.

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Emily Culpepper, RPA

Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Emily joined the Property Management and Leasing team in August 2018 as a Property Manager. She comes with over 10 years of property management experience with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and Real Estate from St. Cloud State University (SCSU). She is involved in the Real Estate Alumni Association for SCSU, BOMA […]

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Kim Erickson

Office Coordinator, 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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Aaron Haho

Property Administrator, Schafer Richardson

Aaron joined Schafer Richardson in April 2018 as Property Administrator for Schafer Richardson Management Services. His responsibilities include assisting property managers in preparing default notices and tenant correspondence letters, managing and tracking Certificates of Insurance for all tenants and properties, processing lease documentation in the Yardi Accounting System, and preparing portions of monthly financials. Prior […]

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Tami Haight

HR Specialist, 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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Laura Hanneman

Investor Services Manager, Schafer Richardson

Laura J. Hanneman joined Schafer Richardson and SR Realty Trust in January 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

Property Accountant, Schafer Richardson

Justin joined the Schafer Richardson team in 2017. 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 to the banks. Justin brings 12 years of accounting […]

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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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Amanda Janzen

Development Manager, Schafer Richardson

Amanda joined the Schafer Richardson development team in late 2013. As a project manager, she is responsible for all aspects of project management including pre-development due diligence and visioning, developing and managing budgets, guiding design, overseeing construction, and managing project lease-up and close out.

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Dominik Jenson

Development Project Assistant, Schafer Richardson

Dominik Jenson is the Development Associate at Schafer Richardson. He joined the company in 2019 and is responsible for assisting the development team throughout all phases of development. He has experience with grant applications and proposals, land use and regulatory applications, pre-closing due diligence, project marketing, and design-related items. Dominik graduated from the University of […]

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John Klatt

Project Manager, Schafer Richardson Construction

John has been in the construction industry for more than 25 years and is a proven leader in tenant improvement.

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Alyssa Klimek

Residential Leasing and Property Manager, Schafer Richardson

Alyssa joined the Property Management and Leasing team in February 2017 as an Assistant Property Manager. She was promoted to Residential Leasing and Property Manager in April 2019. Her responsibilities include leasing and managing residential properties, as well as managing a variety of retail, industrial and office properties in Minnesota and Missouri owned by Schafer […]

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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 14 years of experience in […]

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Bryan Limmer

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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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 30 years of experience in real estate accounting. She is responsible for preparing monthly financial statements for affiliated companies, processing construction draw requests for various development projects […]

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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.  Her responsibilities include managing corporate payables, as well as monitoring intercompany billings amongst Schafer Richardson’s legal entities and its properties.  She also assists the Controller in compiling monthly financial statements. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Karley worked in public accounting […]

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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 25 years of experience in commercial property and asset management. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Tom served as Vice President, Asset […]

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Jennifer Moya

Senior Paralegal, Schafer Richardson

Jennifer Moya joined Schafer Richardson in May 2019 and serves as Senior Paralegal.  In this role, Jennifer is responsible for the preparation and review of real estate and legal documents including leases, amendments, commercial and service contracts and purchase and sale agreements.  Jennifer drafts organizational documents, establishes corporate entities and files property tax appeals.  In […]

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Jen Nergard, RPA

Director of Property Management and Leasing, Schafer Richardson

Jen Nergard joined Schafer Richardson in 2017 and is the Director of Property Management and Leasing.  With over 14 years of experience, Jen brings knowledge and expertise in the management field while building relationships with owners, tenants, and vendor partners along the way.  Her experience in managing on behalf of an owner’s team, third party clientele […]

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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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Lori Parks

Director of 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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Dan Ruehl

Acquisitions Analyst, Schafer Richardson

Dan K. Ruehl joined Schafer Richardson in 2018 and serves as the Acquisitions Analyst for SR Realty Trust.  He is responsible for underwriting, due diligence and reporting functions for SR Realty Trust. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Dan was a Real Estate Manager with CBRE where he managed 2,000,000+ square feet of retail, office and […]

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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 joined the Schafer Richardson team in June 2020. As the Senior Asset Manager, 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, […]

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Dan Ullom

Vice President, Schafer Richardson Construction

Dan is an experienced construction professional with more than 16 years of increasing responsibility for a wide range of retail, commercial, industrial, multi-family and hospitality projects. Dan has extensive experience in negotiating construction contracts and both private and public easements. He has also been a critical partner in securing municipal development approvals for projects including […]

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Ryan Voorhies

Director of Project & Development Accounting, 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 a Senior Accountant, 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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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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Stephanie Zula

Accounting Specialist, Schafer Richardson

Stephanie joined the Schafer Richarsdson team in May of 2018.  Stephanie has over 25 years of accounting experience.  In 2003 Stephanie relocated from Phoenix to Minneapolis where she fell into property management accounting and has remained in the industry ever since. Stephanie is primarily responsible for the timely processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable. […]

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