Founded in 1972, Real Estate Equities is a residential property management and ownership company based in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area. We focus in apartments, townhomes, single family homes, multi-family housing, affordable housing and senior housing. We strive to help you find the perfect home. We offer a wide variety of apartments that can accommodate nearly any household. We currently operate apartments in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Indiana.
Bill’s expertise spans a broad range of apartment related investment, development and operational projects.
Prior to joining Real Estate Equities, his professional experience included several years in New York City as a business strategy consultant for various global financial services companies. Prior to that he worked in Madrid, Spain for the United States Foreign Service.
Bill received his Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University in New York, where he graduated with the highest honors.
Mr. Troy grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from St. Thomas Military Academy and from Dartmouth College. In 1972 he formed Real Estate Equities with Robert Bisanz to offer real estate partnership investments and property management. Together they created and managed investments in over 10,000 units of apartment properties. He has been active in a variety of local charitable organizations including Young Life, The Johnson Institute and is currently Chairman of The Retreat in Wayzata, MN. Seeing through supposedly “unsolvable problems” is his passion. “The solution already exists…so we just need to look deeper, and it will show up”.
Stefanie joined the Real Estate Equities team in August 2014 bringing over 7 years of multi-family experience with her. Working directly with investors and owners, her professional expertise is in the areas of leasing, renovations, floor plan design, marketing and lease-up, third party management and asset management.
Previous to Real Estate Equities, Stefanie worked for Village Green where she was an integral part of the growth and development, growing the regional portfolio by 150%. Stefanie was integral in the development and lease up of 5 new construction or historic rehab projects located in the Twin Cities and helped to acquire 10 third party management contracts in the Twin Cities and Chicago. She was also involved in the ground up design and development of 4 new construction or historic rehab projects located in Chicago, Ann Arbor, St. Louis and Pittsburg. Prior to entering the multi-family housing industry she received her Bachelor’s in Economics and Business Administration and a Master of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism.
Laurie joined Real Estate Equities in 1983. Throughout her 31 year career she has been promoted to Controller of Real Estate Equities (2002), Assistant VP of Technology (2007) and was promoted to her current role of VP of Finance in 2013. She is experienced in multiple accounting packages including Peachtree, Quick Books, YARDI, VPRO, Solomon, Great Plaines and miscellaneous others. Laurie also has great knowledge of many aspects of Property Management accounting including complex reporting, multi-leveled finance packages, rehab, new construction, lease-up phase, compliance, and refinances.
Laurie is responsible for the set-up of systems and tools allowing staff to reach goals and maintain required work responsibilities. She is also the asset manager for 10 multi-million dollar homes located around the world where she oversees all aspects of managing, leasing, capital repairs and financing of homes including restructuring bank loans, selecting insurance needs and working with auditors at year end.