New Officers and Directors Announced for 2023 NAIOP Minnesota Board

April 10, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS ─ APRIL 10, 2023, NAIOP Minnesota is pleased to announce James Hoopes, chief lending officer, United Financials Capital, LLC, will serve as NAIOP Minnesota’s 2023 President.

Hoopes has been a member of NAIOP for 25 years and served on the education and public policy committees and as a mentor in NAIOP’s mentorship program for the past 6 years. He joined the NAIOP Minnesota board in 2020 as a director.

Hoopes says, “This year the commercial real estate industry faces challenges after years of unprecedented growth. Rising interest rates and capital market liquidity are impacting all facets of commercial real estate. It is times like these when NAIOP’s educational programming on relevant topics across all aspects of office and industrial asset classes and our advocacy are even more valuable to our members,” Hoopes said.

“Tax relief is as important as ever. NAIOP’s Public Policy Team continues to be a voice for business owners and tenants at the State Capitol. I am personally encouraging all members to get involved with our public policy initiatives. All NAIOP members benefit when we provide positive outcomes for the commercial real estate industry,” Hoopes added.

Also serving in officer roles are David Anderson, Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate, vice president; Ross Dahlin, First Bank & Trust, treasurer; and Ryan Bartley, Link Logistics Real Estate, immediate past president.

Returning Board Directors are Phil Cattanach, United Properties; Kelsey Gregory; Founders Properties, LLC; Nicole Haapala, First American Title Insurance Company; Paul Hyde, Hyde Development; Jason Simek, Capital Partners.

Jacki Christopher, Ryan Companies US, Inc.; Trevor Martinez, Sherman Associates, Tyler Monson, Wildamere Capital Management; Kyle Rashol, JLL; and Evan Richardson, Schafer Richardson will be serving their first term as Board Directors.

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