2022-2023 Board of Directors 



Heide Kempf-Schwarze,
CPM & RPA - Board Chair
Unilev Management 
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Heide has 20 years of experience managing commercial real estate. At Unilev, she focuses on day-to-day operations, provides top of the line customer service to tenants, manages construction for tenant and capital improvements, and optimizes the financial performance of Wells Fargo Place. Heide holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from National Louis University, a Minnesota Real Estate License, and Certified Property Manager (CPM®) and Real Property Administrator (RPA®) designations.


Bill Huepenbecker
Vice Chair
Saint Paul RiverCentre
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Bill is the Senior Director of Planning & Public Affairs at the St. Paul Arena Company. He directs the organization’s public affairs efforts and spearheads projects related to the management and sustainability of the Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul RiverCentre and its associated functions. He previously served as Executive Director for the St. Paul RiverCentre Authority from 2001-2003 where he managed the merger of the RiverCentre Authority and the St. Paul Convention & Visitors Bureau, today known as Visit Saint Paul.


Kori De Jong, CPM
Wellington Management
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Kori manages and leases multiple buildings in the Twin Cities. She oversees a large portfolio including WMI's award-winning Drake Building and the Burnsville Medical Building. Before joining WMI in 2004, Kori was a property manager for Frauenshuh Companies, overseeing approximately one million square feet in downtown St. Paul. She is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR), and Greater St. Paul BOMA.



Angie Helms
Go Wild, LLC
Angie is the senior property manager at Treasure Island Center and 17 business centers throughout Saint Paul. Prior to joining the Saint Paul Port Authority in 2018, Angie spent 22 years on the East Coast, primarily in New York City, as a senior property manager for various real estate companies.  She also worked overseas in the Cayman Islands for three years building a public high school.  Angie brings 22 years of management experience in sectors such as residential, commercial, warehouse, parking garages, Section 8, LIHTC and shopping centers.


Jerry Hersman
Immediate Past Chair 
Frauenshuh, Inc.
Jerry joined Frauenshuh in January 2018. He 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 for strategic portfolio oversight, client asset and property management, financial reporting and forecasting, and client communications.


Robert Loftus
MSP Commercial

Rob Loftus uses his 25 years of experience in commercial real estate to oversee the MSP Commercial portfolio and provide strategic planning, best practices and leadership to the property management team. Over his career, Rob has held executive roles in both property management and asset management. Before joining MSP, Rob served as Regional Director of Asset Services at Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq overseeing a team of 24 property management professionals and 15 million square feet of commercial real estate.


Julie Perteet
Colliers International MN
Julie is a Senior Property Manager at Colliers International in downtown St. Paul and manages over 1.2 million square feet including Town Square Retail & Office Tower and four Lafayette Park Office buildings. Julie has over 25 years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from Cardinal Stritch University along with her Minnesota Real Estate License. Prior to joining Colliers in 2018, Julie has worked at CBRE, Duke Realty and Normandale Properties (Opus Group of Companies).


Patrick Scullin
The Travelers


Sheldon Vaz
Allied Parking, Inc.
Sheldon is the St. Paul Area Manager for Allied Parking, Inc. He oversees the staff and day to day operations of their portfolio of managed facilities in St. Paul.  He is a seasoned professional who has worked in the parking industry for 25+ years and has a wealth of experience in operations, client relationships, customer service, and financial controls. He has been with Allied Parking, Inc. since 2004.