Marykay Alexson

RESPONSIBILITIES

Marykay Alexson works in the Frauenshuh Property Management division as the Client Services Supervisor.  She is responsible for managing the Dispatch team to provide work direction, training and overall support. The dispatch team is a key element of our overall service delivery and interacts with every group within Frauenshuh.

Marykay and her team dispatch our site-based and roving engineers for tenant service calls.  She also handles the invoicing to our clients and assists the Engineering Manager with the department financials. She keeps engineering and department records, assuring preventive maintenance is up to date and records maintained, all while assisting our Lead Engineers and Engineering Manager with special projects.

EXPERIENCE

Marykay joined Frauenshuh in 2008, prior to moving into Frauenshuh’ s dispatch role, she worked as Office Manager for her family’s property maintenance and construction company.  She has over 16 years of experience in the commercial and residential property arena.

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PERSONAL

Marykay earned her Associate of Arts Degree in Accounting from Normandale Community College.  She is a Twin Cities native, resides in Burnsville and enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

Katie D. Cohen

RESPONSIBILITIES

Katie Cohen currently works in the Property and Asset Management Group that is responsible for all aspects of managing office and retail buildings in the Frauenshuh Suburban Portfolio.

EXPERIENCE

Katie joined the Frauenshuh team in 2018.  Prior to moving into Frauenshuh’s Property and Asset Management division, she worked in property and asset management in both the Twin Cities and DC Metro area.  In her previous roles, Katie was responsible for budgeting, vendor management, and assisting in the management of Class A office buildings.  Katie is an active member in both the IREM and BOMA Minneapolis chapters and is currently pursuing her CPM designation.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • Real Estate Sales License, Minnesota
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Greater Minneapolis, Member
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota Chapter, Member
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Katie earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the University of Minnesota.  She is a Twin Cities native, resides in Eden Prairie, and enjoys spending time with her husband and dog.


Chad A. Conoryea, CFM, FMP

RESPONSIBILITIES

Chad Conoryea is an Associate Director of Facilities Management within the Frauenshuh Property and Asset Management Group.  He currently works with the team supporting the Bremer Bank portfolio throughout MN, WI and ND. His primary responsibilities are customer relations, property operations, financial oversight, as well as long and short-term planning. Chad’s diverse experience with corporate facilities and investment property brings a wide range of experience to his clients and teammates.

EXPERIENCE

Chad joined Frauenshuh in 2008. Prior to moving into the Frauenshuh Property and Asset Management division, he worked in the Facility Management Group assisting in managing a multi-site portfolio.  Chad has also owned and operated his own landscape company during high school and college, worked in the residential lending department at TCF Bank, and managed several residential apartment buildings.

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PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • International Facility Management Association, Certified Facility Manager and Facility Management Professional
  • Building Owner and Managers Association Greater Minneapolis, Member
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

PERSONAL

Chad earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from the University of St. Thomas in 2003.  He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Minnesota. Chad is a Minnesota native residing with his family in Eagan.


Zachary T. Eliason

RESPONSIBILITIES

Zach Eliason works within the Property and Asset Management department at Frauenshuh.  In addition to overseeing a portfolio of properties directly, he assists the Senior Vice President in process implementation, procedural improvement and general oversight of the department.

EXPERIENCE

With 20 years in the industry, Zach has had the opportunity to manage office, industrial, retail, and medical properties.  He also has more than five years of experience in real estate Asset Management which provides him a unique perspective that adds value from both an operational and financial perspective.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

    • Building Owners and Managers Association Greater Minneapolis, Member
    • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Member
    • Certified Commercial Investment Member, Candidate
    • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
    • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
    • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
    • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
    • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Zach and his wife enjoy spending time with family and attending their two kids many sporting events. Zach received his Business Management degree in 1996 from St. Cloud State University where he was also a member of the varsity golf team.  He also earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree through St. Cloud State in 2007.  Zach and his family reside in Rogers.


Dean R. Freeman, CCIM, CPM

RESPONSIBILITIES

Dean Freeman oversees several areas for Frauenshuh, Inc. including investments, acquisition and property/facilities management of a 4.5 million square foot portfolio. Additionally he works with the property/asset management teams in the delivery of management and related services to the ownership and tenants in the managed portfolio.  Dean also works in the areas of corporate services, strategic planning, acquisitions and financings.

EXPERIENCE

Dean joined Frauenshuh Commercial in late 2011.  Prior to joining the Company Dean spent six years with Cassidy Turley (2005-2011), 16 years with United Properties, now Cushman/Wakefield Northmarq (1990-2005) and nine years with Towle Real Estate working in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1981-1990).  During his career, Dean has worked in a variety of areas including client relations, operations, business development, strategic planning, leasing and investments.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • Certified Commercial Investment Member
  • Institute of Real Estate Management, Certified Property Manager
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Member
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate, Member
  • Minnesota Shopping Center Association, Member
  • Building Owners and Managers Association Greater Minneapolis, Member
  • Building Owners and Managers Association St. Paul, Member
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Dean earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics for the University of Minnesota in 1979.  He became a Certified Property Manager (CPM) in 1987 and earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2000. Dean and his wife reside in Rosemount.


Nancy J. Hane

RESPONSIBILITIES

Nancy Hane joined Frauenshuh in 2017.  Nancy has an extensive history of over 20 years of experience and increasing responsibilities in commercial property management in the local real estate industry. For Frauenshuh, Nancy is responsible for the management and operation of a portfolio of six medical office and two industrial properties in the Twin Cities and Duluth.

EXPERIENCE

Nancy previously managed a mix of medical, office and industrial properties for Northco Real Estate Services, Colonnade Properties and IRET Properties.  Her strengths include financial controls compliance, customer service and timely reporting.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • Building Owners and Managers Association of Minneapolis, Member
  • Institute for Real Estate Management, Member
  • Minnesota Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Nancy is a Twin Cities native. She enjoys spending time with family and golfing.


Kelly L. Hecksel, CFM, FMP

RESPONSIBILITIES

Kelly Hecksel currently oversees a portfolio of bank branch buildings including a service center and corporate offices consisting of over 1,000,000 square feet over a three-state region.  Her primary responsibilities include tenant services, facility operations, financial oversight, leasing support, project management as well as long and short-term planning.

EXPERIENCE

Kelly joined Frauenshuh in 2012.  Before moving into her current position in the Facility Management Division, she supported multiple clients in facility operations and managing capital improvement projects within the company.  Prior to joining Frauenshuh Kelly worked at Burnet Title as a closing account executive. She has over 18 years of real estate knowledge and expertise to offer her accounts.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • Certified Facility Manager
  • Facility Management Professional
  • International Facility Management Association, Member
  • Building Owners and Managers Association Member
  • Minnesota Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Kelly earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from Minnesota School of Business in 2006.  She is a Minnesota native and currently resides in Mankato with her husband, four children and two dogs.


Gerald M. Hersman

RESPONSIBILITIES

Jerry Hersman oversees company-owned and 3rd Party portfolios that total 110 properties and over 2.5 million SF. Property types include suburban and CBD commercial, medical office, industrial, retail and 85 financial services branch offices. Jerry’s team consists of seven Property and Facility Directors and Managers, four Administrative Assistants and fifteen engineers with responsibilities of strategic portfolio, client asset and property management, financial reporting and forecasting, and client communications.

EXPERIENCE

Jerry joined Frauenshuh in January 2018. Previously, Jerry spent the past 15 years providing asset and property management on a portfolio of up to 3.1 million SF 24-property mixed-use real estate that included Landmark Towers – a 213,000 SF 20-story Class A office tower in downtown St. Paul, MN. In addition to Landmark Towers, Jerry directed the corporate real estate programs for up to 240 locations with four other national Twin City-based firms. Jerry has directed C-Suite and Ownership strategic planning, financial reporting, client relations, property sales and leasing, planning and construction, and administrative programs including Corporate Travel, Purchasing and Mailroom Operations. Jerry has served leadership roles in the real estate industry locally and nationally since 1986.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • Greater Saint Paul BOMA, Past Chair, Past Treasurer, current Chapter Board of Directors
  • BOMA International, Past Nomination Committee Member, Past Chair of Midwest Northern Region
  • Core-Net Global Midwest Chapter, Past Board of Directors and Steering Committee Member, Past Board Chair
  • IDRC / NACORE International, Past Associations Merger Integration National Team Member
  • University of St. Thomas – Saint Paul, MN, Past University Parent Network Co-Chair
  • Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Past “Leadership Minneapolis” Program Chair
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Jerry earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Business with an Accounting Major at the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis.  Jerry and his wife Beth reside in Eagan and have two adult sons. Jerry enjoys all sports and recreation, travel, reading and family time.


Jordan R. Hillstead

RESPONSIBILITIES

Jordan Hillstead currently works in the Property and Asset Management Group and is responsible for assisting in organizing and coordinating the activities of properties including physical property management, tenant relations, financial and budget reporting, as well as leasing and marketing.

 

EXPERIENCE

Jordan joined Frauenshuh in 2020 starting as an intern and assisted with aspects of managing properties in the Frauenshuh Suburban Portfolio. After completing her internship, she accepted a full-time position and moved into Frauenshuh’s Property and Asset Management division. Prior to joining Frauenshuh, Jordan was a property management intern at Dominium. During her time at Dominium she was responsible and assisted in day-to-day operations of the property, leasing to maintain stable occupancy, and provided excellent customer service while building strong resident relations. Jordan is Minnesota Licensed Real Estate Agent.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • Minnesota Licensed Real Estate Agent
  • Greater Saint Paul Building Owners and Managers Association, Member
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Jordan earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate Studies from the University of St. Thomas where she was also a member of the Real Estate Club. She is a Twin Cities native, currently residing in Hastings and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Jason Klinghagen

RESPONSIBILITIES

Jason Klinghagen is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of our engineering team and supporting the goals and objectives of our clients and properties.  In this role, he works closely with our teams in operations, client services, energy management, sustainability and planning.

EXPERIENCE

Jason joined Frauenshuh in early 2015 as a Roving Engineer for the Frauenshuh Facilities Building Service team and in 2016 was promoted to Lead Engineer of the team.  Prior to joining the Company, Jason spent eight years as an Engineer for Ameripride Services (2007-2015), attended Dunwoody College for his degree in HVAC and Plumbing Design (2005-2007), and spent five years as an HVAC and Plumbing Technician for TEK Mechanical in Hutchinson, MN (2000-2005).

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

  • BOMA Greater Minneapolis, Member
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Member
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Edina Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Member

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PERSONAL

Jason served in the Minnesota Army National Guard for 16 years, receiving 14 medals for service to include the Bronze Star. Jason and his family reside in Stillwater.