June 10, 2016
Lee & Associates has opened its first Minnesota office. Located at 5353 Gamble Dr. in St. Louis Park, the office is headed by veteran brokers Chris Garcia, Jeff Minea, Duane Poppe and Kai Thomsen.
Garcia, ran his own brokerage firm and also worked for Northmarq (now Cushman & Wakefield). Minea worked with Garcia, Cushman & Wakefield, and Colliers International. Poppe’s background includes positions with Transwestern and Cassidy Turley, while Thomsen worked with Colliers and Cushman & Wakefield.
“We are excited about planting the Lee flag in Minnesota,” said Jeffrey Rinkov, CEO of Lee & Associates. “In this office, we not only have a solid and respected team in Chris, Jeff, Duane and Kai, but offers our national platform a strong foothold in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro market.”