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32 Years of Successful Real Estate Service. With us, YOU are #1. Well known for their aggressive marketing and sales, Marla Jean and Jerry Alstead's real estate business expands throughout the Twin City Metropolitan area. As lifelong Minnesotans, the Alsteads are a valuable resource for you and your family for communities, schools, services, youth sports and activities, and places of worship. With Marla Jean and Jerry working on your behalf, you have a definite "competitive advantage" in the marketplace. As top p...

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Making Your Investment Work for You Jill Amundson was born and raised in Golden Valley, MN. She attended Robbinsdale Armstrong High School and later attended Minnesota State University, Mankato. Jill’s passion for real estate began after college. She actively purchased and renovated homes while working in sales and marketing positions within various health care settings. She was always drawn to homes that were “fixer uppers!” Always envisioning what they could become and creating that outcome. From St. Louis ...

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  Having lived in Colorado, California, Oregon, Kansas, Florida, and now Minnesota since 1988, Jan Anderson learned first-hand how to be well versed in residential real estate. She knows how to meet the specific wants and needs of her clients because she’s been through it! This knowledge allows her to successfully guide her clients in finding the homes to fit their individual needs and lifestyles. Whether searching for a home for your primary or secondary residence, Jan’s unmatched experience in real es...

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Laurie Bremer grew up in Minnesota and other than a 4-year stint in Iowa at Simpson College in Indianola, has lived here all her life.  She had her first experience with real estate as an owner and landlord of a Minneapolis duplex in 1996.  Laurie borrowed the money for the down payment, rented out the lower unit, which nearly covered of her mortgage, and acquired a bug for real estate.  She learned a lot about dealing with tenants, the rental nuances and how to take care of an older home. Since her time as a...

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Carey Crowell: The Willis Team The Willis Team's Story: Fazendin Realtors is the largest independent family-owned residential real estate company in Minnesota. The Willis Team is a Father-Daughter Team that fits right into this family-oriented company. Dick began his career in real estate in 1987 and Carey started in 2016. The Willis Team tradition continues as we remember the late wife, mother, and real estate agent, Sandy Willis. Together Dick and Carey form the next generation of The Willis Team. Dick and Carey...

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Jerome D'Alessandro grew up in the western metro and earned his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University.  He graduated in 2007 and spent the next 11 years in the finance industry.  Jerome learned a lot about himself in those 11 years, but two things stand out from the rest.  Jerome has a passion for real estate.  He enjoys meeting new people and building lasting relationships. Jerome is pursuing these two passions as a licensed Realtor. He chose to work at Fazendin Realtors because of the...

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Connie Ede Realtor

Connie was born and raised in North Dakota, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, a private liberal arts college noted for superior ethics and academic excellence (and good, clean fun)! A Realtor® for all seasons, Connie has served the Real Estate Community for almost 30 successful years, criss-crossing the metro and suburbs as her clients and their needs change. Continuing education in real estate keeps Connie abreast of the industry and enhances her techn...

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With 20 years of residential real estate experience, Tara Engebretson's focus is to bring a high level of service to her clients through the entire buying and selling process. Tara fully understands and recognizes that a move is not always just about the house. She prides herself on listening closely to you, her clients, to hear your needs and priorities and to work with you to make your move as successful as possible. A Twin Cities native, Tara truly appreciates all that Minneapolis and the surrounding areas have ...

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Roger Andy Fazendin Broker / Owner / President

In 2000 Roger “Andy” joined this three generation family company and became a Realtor®. Andy graduated from St. Bart’s in Wayzata, Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School in St. Louis Park and earned a bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University in California. After graduation he worked in San Francisco at a computer software company as an analyst, database manager and analyst group manager. Andy also served as a volunteer in Belize, Central America from 1998-2000. After returning from Belize, Andy made the ...

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Val Fazendin, a proud resident of the Plymouth/Wayzata area, brings a wealth of local knowledge and a personal touch to your real estate journey. A graduate of Benilde St. Margaret’s and the University of Minnesota, she is deeply rooted in Minneapolis and the Western Suburbs. Val is knowledgeable about the various communities and the unique opportunities each area provides. She loves to share a neighborhood's little-known “secrets” and tips on how to acclimate quickly to a new environment. Married to Dan Fa...

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Why should you choose Shelley Geenen to represent you? Regardless of buying or selling, you deserve the best possible outcome. Choosing Shelley Geeenen means choosing: A tireless negotiator A repeatedly award-winning, locally known “Super Agent” A certified Ninja awarded Ninja of the Year in 2018 A Diamond award-winning Realtor® (earned by closing over $4 million total sales volume in 12 months) A respected, well-versed real estate agent with years of experience in an ever-changing market Bi...

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Anna Grady Realtor®

Anna Grady grew up in Golden Valley, MN. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a master's degree in education and completed a master's in school counseling from Adler Graduate School.  Anna taught in the Twin Cities metro area for 11 years and enjoyed learning about the community. Her passion for supporting others and helping families learn and grow has remained constant over the years. Working as an educator has formed her practice in caring and communicating. While in college, Anna briefly worked for...

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When you hire Sarah Graff, you’ll get an enthusiastic hands-on agent ready to walk you through the process of buying or selling a home from start to finish. Her strong interpersonal skills, love for design (especially wallpaper!), and commitment to serving her clients is unmatched through exceptional personal service. She understands the importance of listening to her clients, forming a deep understanding of their wants and needs, and communicating effectively throughout the process to ensure her clients have the bes...

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Born and raised in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Heather Grant has a vast knowledge of the metro area. Heather is a graduate from Breck School and the University of Iowa with a double major in communications and art. She studied art in Florence, Italy where her passions for architecture, food, art, and travel were ignited. Heather started her professional career in public relations and special events. She eventually moved into the creative side of advertising, where she spent over 15 years as a designer/art director. After ...

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Your Home is My Business What are you looking for in a Realtor? A Connector? A good listener? A strong negotiator? An excellent communicator? A marketer? Someone good with transition? Someone you trust? Lynn Groll has dedicated her career to honing these skills. She receives great satisfaction in helping people make life-enhancing decisions. It would be Lynn's pleasure to help you and your family with your home sale or purchase. She commits to listening intently to you to determine your goals. With her team of...

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Helping You Make All the Right Moves Sue Hewitson's Story Sue Hewitson stands out in the Minneapolis and St. Paul real estate community for her unwavering dedication to delivering an unparalleled experience for buyers and sellers alike. As a top-tier Realtor®, Sue's stellar reputation is fortified by consistent placement in the top 1% among 15,000 Twin Cities Realtors®. More significantly, she is revered by her repeat clients and countless referrals. Her Commitment to Service  Armed with comprehensive expertise ...

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Meet Caryn Jakucki, your go-to Minneapolis-St. Paul real estate gal! Known for her integrity, loyalty, and can-do attitude, Caryn is all about helping you make your real estate needs and dreams come true. With a knack for connecting the dots and a passion for helping find your home, she's your ultimate guide in the Twin Cities area and also with an amazing global real estate network to help anyone around the world in any location. Whether you're looking for a home in the city or a cozy cottage on the lake near or far, ...

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Brenda Dickhut was born and raised in Rochester, MN. She has lived in the Twin Cities for the past 30 years, specifically in South Minneapolis for the first 15 years, and in Richfield for the past 15 years. Brenda loves everything the Twin Cities has to offer - the lakes, nightlife, the four seasons, etc. When she is not driving her teenage daughters to softball or hockey practice, you can catch her watching live music, at the dog park with her Goldendoodle, or out enjoying sushi at Wakame. From hospitality to tr...

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“Helping You Find Home” Emily Leach is a Minneapolis native who resides in Plymouth/Wayzata with her three active children. She has previously lived in several neighborhoods in the Twin Cities, including Minneapolis, Edina, and Eagan, but has called Plymouth home for the past seventeen years. Outside of work, Emily likes to stay active by training for running races, volunteering at her children's school, and supporting her kids at their sporting events, whether on the ice or the field. She is also an outdoor en...

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Jana Lowenstein Relocation Director, CRP, GMS-T

Jana has over 25 years of experience in the relocation industry. She has worked in a wide variety of roles including real estate, mortgage, relocation sales, relocation management operations, account management, and household goods moving.  With Jana’s vast experience paired with our agents’ in-depth relocation-specific training, Fazendin Realtors is uniquely prepared to support all relocation needs. Jana’s primary goal is to fully understand the relocation need of her clients and propose the best-balanced cu...

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Big League Service Tim McIntosh: The Professional Athlete Tim was born and raised in the Twin Cities. He attended Hopkins High School and the University of Minnesota: Twin Cities, where he was a member of the Gopher Baseball team. After college, Tim signed a professional baseball contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. He played professionally for 12 years, finishing his big-league playing career with the 1996 World Series Champion, the New York Yankees. California was home for 25 years. There, Tim raised 2 daughters...

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Selling and buying a home is both exciting and stressful. Mary Munsterteiger's goal is to ensure the best result for her clients while lowering the stress level and even having fun in the process. Her professionalism, knowledge and caring attitude quickly builds trust, putting her clients at ease. She prides herself in being available, prepared and providing near immediate responses to all of her clients’ questions and concerns. Working with her is Fazendin’s incredible staff, including an award-winning marketin...

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His Story James Paddon has lived in the Minneapolis/Wayzata/Orono area since 1983 when he moved here from Michigan, where he grew up in the Birmingham region. He studied International Law, majoring in Business/Marketing at Michigan State University. James also pursued French as a second language, which has been useful on his travels abroad. Currently, James is a resident of Orono and has lived there for over 20 years. Occupation-wise, James has worked with major local retailers and has even owned his own small busi...

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Laura Randall's guiding philosophy can be summed up in just four words: "IT’S NEVER ABOUT ME!" You want a Realtor® who always has YOUR best interests in mind. Someone who communicates effectively. Someone who knows the real estate market and delivers positive outcomes. These are the core principles of Laura's business. Her clients are of the utmost importance to her. Laura's relationships with her clients are her driving force, motivating her every day. She loves developing new connections and continually bu...

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Marilyn Richter Realtor / Assistant Sales Manager

Marilyn Richter's main passion is providing her real estate clients with integrity and unsurpassed customer service. She strives to be the best she can possibly be at whatever she’s doing (thus “The Richter Scale of Excellence”). As she has lived in the metropolitan area her whole life, she is very familiar with most aspects of each community and has been involved with first-time buyers, relocating families, empty nesters moving from their long-time homes to other lifestyles, as well as those buyers intereste...

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Loyalty with Maximum Hustle Having been born and raised in Minnesota, Susan Rowland knows the Twin Cities like the back of her hand. She grew up in the Uptown area of Minneapolis and currently resides in the Lowry Hill community. Susan graduated from Southwest High School and Metropolitan State University. She loved the community feel and still loves it today. With Susan as your real estate professional, you can anticipate constant communication, transparency in the process, and loyalty with maximum hustle. Whet...

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A seasoned Agent/Broker providing full Real Estate services in the Minneapolis West Metro Communities and West Central Minnesota since 1997. Throughout her years in the real estate business, Sandra Russen has a robust array of experiences and skill sets with Residential and small Commercial Property sales, Hobby farm and Agricultural Land sales, REO, Distressed Properties and Foreclosures, Estate Sales, and Relocation Services. Sandra has offered start-to-finish, full time real estate services in the West Central, ...

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Maddie is a proud born-and-raised Minnesotan and has lived in the West Metro her entire life. Growing up in the Twin Cities, she has a great understanding of the different areas and environments that Minnesota has to offer, as well as a lot of first-hand experience with local school districts and arts programs. Maddie is a graduate of Orono High School, as well as an Alumni of St. Barts in Wayzata. She attended Cornell College in Iowa, pursuing a degree in Technical Theatre, and is currently a student at Ohio Univer...

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Opening the Door to Your Next Move Step into your next real estate journey with Pam Sheehan, where every interaction begins with her signature warm smile and unwavering attention. Pam Sheehan, a distinguished Realtor® at Fazendin, brings a wealth of skills honed through her roles as an astute business owner, devoted mother, and wife. With a keen focus on her client's unique needs and desires, Pam approaches every buying or selling experience with enthusiasm tempered by a deep understanding of the potential st...

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Julie Sheehy is an experienced Realtor®, taking care of customers since 2003. Her career before real estate was entirely customer service focused as general manager for a very successful restaurant group and director of customer service as a project manager in the software industry.  Julie was born to provide customer service and get things done! When she began her real estate career, Julie was looking for the challenge of my own business and wanting to work “one on one” with clients, building a relationship ...

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Helping You Start the Next Chapter of Your Story HERE’S MY STORY: Everyone has a story. It’s fluid and evolving but sometimes you can see the plot right from the beginning. And so it was with me building a career in real estate. Growing up reading the housing section of the paper I started my “study” of the real estate market at a young age. Intrigued by the benefits of owning real estate, I purchased my first home when I was 23 and leveraged myself by taking on a roommate. I still say buying that house w...

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Colin Simpson believes service is his best attribute. "Close communication, verbal and electronic, attention to detail, always up-to-date market knowledge, a positive, upbeat outlook, and continuous effort to exceed your expectations make a real estate transaction a pleasant and smooth experience." A licensed Realtor® since 1998, Colin found his home with Fazendin Realtors in 2000. "What a great company! I love it!" Colin's experience includes first-time home buyers and sellers, relocation transactions...

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Carrie was born and raised in South Minneapolis, and continues to live there with her husband, Erick, and their 4 young children. Having lived in South Minneapolis her whole life, her knowledge and enthusiasm of the area is hard to beat. Carrie is a graduate of South High School and the University of St. Thomas; she earned a degree in Criminal Justice. Prior to real estate, Carrie spent 10+ years in the financial industry at Piper Jaffray and Wells Fargo Investments. All of her professional experience is in customer...

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Willis Team Realtors

Carey Willis Crowell & Dick Willis: The Agents You Can Trust The Willis Team's Story: Fazendin Realtors is the largest independent family-owned residential real estate company in Minnesota. The Willis Team is a Father-Daughter Team that fits right into this family-oriented company. Dick began his career in real estate in 1987 and Carey started in 2016. The Willis Team tradition continues as we remember the late wife, mother, and real estate agent, Sandy Willis. Together Dick and Carey form the next generation of ...

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Todd Urbanski Realtor / Director of Agent Development

Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor Todd Urbanski believes that if you are going to do something, be the best at it.  He also believes that business has to be earned and that he should be exceeding your expectations. He has been a licensed Realtor® since 1999 specializing in residential real estate.  During his career he has been recognized as a top sales associate, an investment advisor, a trainer, a coach and a manager.  Todd uses all the skills he has acquired over the years to the benefit of his clients. ...

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Tannya Vicente, originally from Ecuador, embarked on her journey in the United States at the age of 17. She completed her high school education at Wellstone International High School and subsequently pursued further studies at MCTC College, specializing in Central Processing Technology. Throughout her professional journey, Tannya has thrived in collaborative customer service environments that encourage creativity and teamwork. Her detail-oriented and strategic approach to work has enabled her to navigate difficult s...

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Make Your Move with Us Minnesota is home. After growing up in California, Natalie Williams and her husband were relocated to the Twin Cities by his employer. They started their family here, and quickly learned the core values of Minnesota; quality education, the arts, the environment, working hard, and being a good person; mirrored their own family values. A great example of this was when their son was born. Their new neighbors plowed their driveway and even took out our trash, no questions asked! Before enterin...

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