Appleton Office

Location

200 E. Washington St.
Suite 2A
Appleton, WI 54911
920.968.4700

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Our Appleton Team

John Pfefferle

John Pfefferle

CEO
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Office, Retail, Site Acquisitions, Evaluations, Real Estate Consulting

John Pfefferle began his career in real estate in 1966, after graduating from college, and has been CEO of NAI Pfefferle since 1972, when he founded the company as Pfefferle Realtors. Mr. Pfefferle expanded his business into management, sale and development of commercial real estate properties through the 1980s, specializing in the Fox Cities area. As CEO, he has been involved in the development and management of well over $400.0 million of property in the past 20 years.

A leader of the Fox Valley real estate community, Mr. Pfefferle is a long-term member of the Fox Cities Board of Realtors and a past member of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce board of directors and many of its subcommittees; he was inducted into the chamber’s Business Hall of Fame in 2011. Mr. Pfefferle has also served on the regional board of directors of Associated Bank and Marshall & Ilsley Bank (now Bank of Montreal) and on the board of Banta Credit Union.

Mr. Pfefferle is also an active member of his community: He is the current president of the University of Wisconsin Health-Fox Valley Family Practice Clinic and serves on the board of directors of the Fox Cities Building for the Arts. Mr. Pfefferle previously served on the boards of the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation and Appleton Downtown Inc. and on the Appleton Catholic Education Board. He also served on the Outagamie County Board of Supervisors for 12 years, including eight years as chair of the property committee.

John Pfefferle

CEO
Specialties: Office, Retail, Site Acquisitions, Evaluations, Real Estate Consulting
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Amy Pfefferle Oelhafen

Amy Pfefferle Oelhafen

President
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Office, Retail, Investments

Career Summary

Amy Pfefferle Oelhafen is the president of Pfefferle Companies, Inc., the umbrella entity for Appleton-based NAI Pfefferle and Pfefferle Management. Ms. Pfefferle Oelhafen works closely with the leadership team to oversee operations and client services. Pfefferle Companies has more than 120 employees, 20 licensed real estate brokers, offices in Appleton, Green Bay, Wausau and Sheboygan and hundreds of clients from small businesses to municipalities and investors to multi-national corporations. Pfefferle Companies is fully invested in every community that we call home, serving in leadership roles at multiple local organizations and supporting a variety of causes. We are the region’s thought leaders and trusted advisors to countless partner organizations. Pfefferle Companies’ services, expertise and team cover the entire state. We are also one of the largest commercial real estate firms in Wisconsin with over 13 million square feet of managed real estate.

Ms. Pfefferle Oelhafen joined Pfefferle Investments in 1998 and began selling and leasing commercial properties throughout the state. She is skilled in facilitating business transactions, having successfully managed transactions ranging in value from $300,000 to $17 million.

Education

• Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Norbert College

Professional Affiliations

• National Association of Realtors (NAR)
• Commercial Association of Realtors (CARW)
• Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA)
• Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin (RANW)
• Women in Commercial Real Estate
• Licensed real estate salesperson, state of Wisconsin

Personal Affiliations

• Former chair, board of trustees, St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System
• Former board member, Appleton Downtown, Inc.
• Former board member, Octoberfest
• Former board member, Appleton Art Center

Amy Pfefferle Oelhafen

President
Specialties: Office, Retail, Investments
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Tom Scheuerman, CPA

Tom Scheuerman, CPA

Investment Funds Manager
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Industrial, Multi-Family, Land, Retail, Office, Investment

Career Summary

Tom Scheuerman currently works with select accounts and oversees investments in the Washington Street Investment Fund portfolio. Through 2020, Mr. Scheuerman was managing broker of NAI Pfefferle and was responsible for the overall operations of the commercial brokerage area including sales, leasing, administration, and business development.

Mr. Scheuerman joined the company from Valley Bancorporation, a bank holding company headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin. As vice president, he directed the internal audit and regulatory compliance functions for all bank and non-bank subsidiaries in Wisconsin. Prior to Valley, Mr. Scheuerman was an audit manager in the Madison, Wisconsin office of Grant Thornton. Throughout his professional career, he has overseen audits, including SEC audits of clients from the construction, wholesale, retail, non-profit and banking sectors.

Education

• Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.
• Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Professional Affiliations

• Member, American Institute of CPA’s
• Member, Wisconsin Institute of CPA’s
• Member, CoreNet
• Certified Public Accountant
• Designee, Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
• Licensed real estate broker, state of Wisconsin

Tom Scheuerman, CPA

Investment Funds Manager
Specialties: Industrial, Multi-Family, Land, Retail, Office, Investment
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Elizabeth Ringgold

Elizabeth Ringgold

Partner / Senior Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Office, Retail, Hospitality

Career Summary

Elizabeth Ringgold serves as a partner/senior commercial real estate advisor at NAI Pfefferle’s Appleton office, where she specializes in retail, hospitality, and office-related real estate transactions. Ms. Ringgold was named a partner in the firm in 2020. She started her career with NAI Pfefferle in 2004, when she relocated to Wisconsin and obtained her real estate license. She previously spent eight years in Tennessee as a licensed real estate salesperson with a large regional commercial real estate company, where she handled commercial property management and commercial leasing of office and retail properties.

Education

• Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from William Jewell College

Professional Achievements

• Third Place, Broker of the Year, NAI Pfefferle, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018
• First Place, Broker of the Year, NAI Pfefferle, 2011 and 2014
• Broker of the Quarter (third quarter), NAI Pfefferle, 2010 and 2017
• Broker of the Quarter (first and second quarters), NAI Pfefferle, 2014
• CoStar Power Broker Award, 2018

Professional Affiliations

• Board of directors, Appleton Downtown, 2013 – Present
• Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
• Member, Wisconsin Realtors Association
• Member, Women in Commercial Real Estate
• Member, Commercial Council for Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin
• Licensed real estate salesperson, state of Wisconsin

Elizabeth Ringgold

Partner / Senior Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Office, Retail, Hospitality
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Greg Landwehr

Greg Landwehr, SIOR

Partner / Senior Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Industrial, Office, Retail

Career Summary

Greg Landwehr serves as a partner/senior commercial real estate advisor at NAI Pfefferle. He was named a partner in the firm in 2020. Mr. Landwehr previously worked as a commercial property inspector for Strategic Asset Services of Rancho Santa Margarita, California and performed lender inspections of properties throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He became a commercial real estate professional in 2006, after obtaining his Wisconsin real estate broker’s license. Prior to that, he founded an American Business Forms franchise in Appleton, which ultimately grew into a successful corporation, PrintX Printing Solutions. He began his professional career as an account executive for Moore Business Forms in Green Bay.

Education

• Master of Arts degree from Truman State University
• Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Professional Achievements & Affiliations

• Third Place, Broker of the Year, NAI Pfefferle, 2020
• First Place, Broker of the Year, NAI Pfefferle, 2017
• Broker of the Quarter (3rd Quarter), NAI Pfefferle, 2018
• Broker of the Quarter (2nd and 4th Quarters), NAI Pfefferle, 2017
• CoStar Power Broker Award, 2020, 2019, 2018
• National Association of Realtors (NAR)
• Commercial Association of Realtors (CARW)
• Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA)
• Inspector certification for Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac multifamily properties, Mortgage Bankers Association
• Advisory board member, Total Health & Safety Solutions, LLC
• Licensed real estate salesperson and broker, state of Wisconsin
• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
• Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR) certification
• Masters in Commercial Property (MICP) designation

Personal Affiliations

• Mission pilot, Brown County Civil Air Patrol
• Friendship Family Host, Lawrence University

Greg Landwehr, SIOR

Partner / Senior Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Industrial, Office, Retail
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Adam Figurin

Adam Figurin

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Office, Industrial, Land, Investment, Retail

Career Summary

Adam Figurin joined NAI Pfefferle as a commercial real estate advisor in 2019. He specializes in landlord and tenant representation and in sales transactions, working with a variety of clients in the Fox Valley and Green Bay area. Mr. Figurin works collaboratively with the NAI Pfefferle brokerage team to provide his clients with the best results and service.

Mr. Figurin was previously employed with Colliers International, Fox Valley, as a sales associate. He has also worked for both Northwestern Mutual and Otis Elevator Company.

Education

• Bachelor of Science degree in marketing & professional sales from Illinois State University.

Achievements and Affiliations

• Commercial Association of Realtors (CARW)
• Board of Directors, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Fox Cities
• Make-A-Wish, Young Wish Makers of Wisconsin (YWOW)
• Leadership Fox Cities Alumni
• Appleton Northside Business Association

Adam Figurin

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Office, Industrial, Land, Investment, Retail
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John Roberts

John Roberts, SIOR

Senior Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Industrial, Office, Land, Retail, Investment

Career Summary

John Roberts serves as a senior commercial real estate advisor at NAI Pfefferle.  He joined the company in 2016, bringing with him many years of experience in the fast-paced greater Green Bay and Fox Valley area. Mr. Roberts gained a wealth of experience while working in a highly competitive financial sales/account management role with American Express Global Corporate Services and as a business banking relationship manager with JP Morgan Chase Bank.

After integrating into commercial real estate brokerage in 2015, Mr. Roberts successfully hit the ground running with a focus on providing meaningful value and driving positive results for his business and investor clients/customers.

Education

• Bachelor of Science degree with a major in economics, minor in business and subsequently completed several business graduate courses from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Professional Affiliations

• Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Wisconsin
• National Association of Realtors (NAR)
• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
• Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA)
• Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin (RANW)
• Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce
• Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce
• Appleton North Business Association
• U.S. Navy Veteran

John Roberts, SIOR

Senior Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Industrial, Office, Land, Retail, Investment
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Nick Schmidt

Nick Schmidt

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Retail, Land, Investment

Career Summary

Nick Schmidt serves as a commercial real estate advisor at NAI Pfefferle in the Fox River Valley area, where he has been a lifelong resident. Mr. Schmidt focuses on retail, vacant land and investment property sales and development. He has been involved in the sale, purchase or development of numerous retail centers and has worked with Alltel Wireless, Edward Jones, Snap Fitness, Subway and many other local and regional tenants.

Prior to joining the NAI Pfefferle team, Mr. Schmidt served as an escrow officer in the closing department of a local title company. This experience provided him with great exposure to many local lenders and real estate professionals, and an inside look at the title side of a real estate transaction.

Education

• Bachelor of Science degree in business administration
• Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Norbert College

Achievements and Affiliations

• Third Place, Broker of the Year, NAI Pfefferle, 2011
• National Association of Realtors
• Wisconsin Realtors Association
• Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin
• Licensed real estate salesperson, state of Wisconsin

Nick Schmidt

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Retail, Land, Investment
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Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Office, Industrial

Career Summary

Dave Johnson joined NAI Pfefferle as a commercial real estate advisor in 2019. He will be working closely with NAI Pfefferle’s team in developing business opportunities for them.

Mr. Johnson has been a life-long resident of Menasha and previously worked as a certified general appraiser and owned McClone Appraisal since 1981. He focused on commercial appraisals in the Fox Valley, from Oshkosh to Green Bay. He sold his firm in 2012. Prior to this, Mr. Johnson was employed with the City of Appleton Assessor’s office.

Education

• Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Achievements and Affiliations

• Former Appraisal Institute member with a professional designation
• State Certified General Appraiser
• Past president, The Society of Real Estate Appraisers
• Licensed real estate broker

Dave Johnson

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Office, Industrial
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Teresa Knuth

Teresa Knuth

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Office, Industrial, Retail, Investments, Land

Career Summary

Teresa Knuth serves as commercial real estate advisor at NAI Pfefferle, where she represents clients in office and retail projects, investment real estate, industrial and land development.

Ms. Knuth comes to NAI Pfefferle with years of experience in commercial brokerage, being previously employed at Commercial Horizons in Appleton and Newmark Knight Frank and Colliers International, both in Minneapolis. Ms. Knuth commits to fully understanding each client’s goals and applying her market knowledge and resources to strategically approach negotiations.

Education

• Bachelor of Science degree in real estate studies from University of St. Thomas

Professional Achievements

• CoStar Power Broker Award, 2019
• Finance & Commerce Rising Young Professional, 2018
• Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate (MNCAR) Rising Star Award, 2017

Professional Affiliations

• Economic development committee, Appleton Downtown Inc.
• Advisory board member, Pulse Young Professionals Network
• Co-chair, membership and marketing committee, Pulse Young Professionals Network
• Events committee, Women’s Fund, Fox Cities
• Member, Women in Commercial Real Estate

Teresa Knuth

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Office, Industrial, Retail, Investments, Land
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Jonathan Glassco

Jonathan Glassco

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Location: Appleton
Specialties: Office, Industrial, Self-Storage, Land, Investment, Retail

Career Summary

Jonathan Glassco joined NAI Pfefferle as a Commercial Real Estate Advisor in 2020 following the completion of his Master’s of Business Administration from Tulane University. Mr. Glassco joins NAI Pfefferle with sales experience from Bergstrom Automotive where he has spent the past 8 years. He also previously worked with Avison Young in Chicago where he worked closely with their development team.

Mr. Glassco has been an active member in Tulane University’s real estate, entrepreneurial, and hospitality programs and has represented Tulane at conferences and speaking engagements across the United States. Mr. Glassco also has experience in international business consulting working with clients in Europe, South America, and Asia.

Education

• Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance and accounting from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
• Master of Business Administration degree in international business and real estate development from Tulane University

Achievements and Affiliations

• Vice President, Tulane Real Estate Club
• Tulane Representative, National Real Estate Challenge, Austin, TX
• Tulane Representative, 2019 STR New York Conference
• Tulane Representative, Atlanta Entrepreneurial Hospitality
• STR Certified, Hotel Industry Analytics
• Canadian Securities Certified, Fixed Income Trading and Sales
• Canadian Securities Certified, Equities Trading and Sales
• Canadian Securities Certified, Personal Banking
• Canadian Securities Certified, Investment Dealer Compliance

Jonathan Glassco

Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Specialties: Office, Industrial, Self-Storage, Land, Investment, Retail
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Manny Vasquez

Manny Vasquez

Vice President - Business Development

Career Summary

Manny Vasquez is vice president of business development for NAI Pfefferle and Pfefferle Companies, a commercial real estate leader founded in Wisconsin in 1971.  He is responsible for promoting Pfefferle’s full-service platform to a variety of clients, including local businesses, investors, owners/developers, municipalities and other real estate users. Mr. Vasquez works in collaboration with the company’s sales and leasing team, as well as its facilities and property management group, to offer a comprehensive platform of services with a focus on industrial, office, retail, multifamily and investment property throughout the state of Wisconsin. Mr. Vasquez also helps the company and client base extend its market reach nationally and internationally by leveraging Pfefferle’s partnership with NAI Global, a network of 300+ local commercial real estate offices around the world.

Prior to joining NAI Pfefferle, Mr. Vasquez led the the Fox Cities Regional Partnership, a public-private economic development organization focused on business recruitment, retention and expansion in Wisconsin’s Fox Cities region. He is actively involved in several non-profit organizations and lives in downtown Appleton.

Education

• Master’s degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
• Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and international affairs from Marquette University

Achievements

• Stephen Hintz MPA Award, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2014
• Rising Star Award, The Post Crescent

Affiliations

• Board of directors, Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA)
• Board of directors, Marquette University’s Center for Real Estate
• Board of directors, Centergy (Central WI Economic Development)
• Board of directors, Greater Green Bay Chamber Economic Development
• Board of directors, Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley
• Board of directors, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region
• Advisory board, U.S. Bank

Manny Vasquez

Vice President - Business Development
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Joe Schuessler

Joe Schuessler

Secretary and General Counsel

Career Summary

Joseph “Joe” Schuessler serves as secretary and general counsel for Pfefferle Companies, Inc. He oversees the legal department and provides assistance to the brokerage, management and development divisions of our companies. Mr. Schuessler has over ten years of law practice experience, including both litigation and transactional experience. He is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin, Illinois and Texas.

While not handling legal matters at Pfefferle, Mr. Schuessler enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his wife and family.

Education

• Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida
• Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School

Professional Affiliations

• Wisconsin State Bar Association
• Outagamie County Bar Association
• Board of Directors, Residential Services, Inc.

Joe Schuessler

Secretary and General Counsel
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Laurel Marquardt

Laurel Marquardt, CPA

Director of Business Operations

Career Summary

Laurel Marquardt joined NAI Pfefferle in January 2009 as director of business operations. She is responsible for operational and sales support functions
in all NAI Pfefferle offices – Appleton, Green Bay, Sheboygan and Wausau. Ms. Marquardt oversees the day-to-day operations of the brokerage division including marketing, systems analysis and implementation, revenue and expense analysis and project coordination. Ms. Marquardt is trained in Lean processes. She is also a member of the company’s management team.

Prior to joining the company, Ms. Marquardt had over 25 years of experience in insurance and banking. Her background is in operations, accounting/finance, human resources and facilities.

Education

• Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.

Achievements and Affiliations

• Licensed real estate broker, state of Wisconsin
• Certified Public Accountant
• Member, Women in Commercial Real Estate
• Finance committee member, St. Paul Elder Services
• Volunteer coordinator, Friends of the Brown County Library
• Volunteer of the Year, Friends of the Brown County Library, 2018
• Past secretary, treasurer, and board member, Friends of the Brown County Library

Laurel Marquardt, CPA

Director of Business Operations
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Brenda Nakhla

Brenda Nakhla

Broker Assistant

Career Summary

Brenda Nakhla began her career with NAI Pfefferle in November 2007, working for the Wausau office. She now works part-time assisting brokers from offices in Appleton, Green Bay and Wausau on an as-needed basis.

Ms. Nakhla’s job duties include creating profile sheets, entering listings into CoStar/LoopNet and MLS websites, producing detailed maps of various properties, assisting in preparing proposals for brokers, preparing the monthly Featured Listing Report and designing various marketing pieces for the company.

Prior to joining NAI Pfefferle, Ms. Nakhla worked for seven years as a legal secretary and two years as an administrative assistant to the CEO and COO of a health care company in Wausau.

Brenda Nakhla

Broker Assistant
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Gaylene Muniz

Gaylene Muniz

Licensed Broker Assistant

Career Summary

Gaylene Muniz serves as licensed broker assistant to Amy Pfefferle Oelhafen and Nick Schmidt in NAI Pfefferle’s Appleton office, where her job duties include working with listing contracts, offer to purchases, showings, expirations, amendments, BOV’s, Letter of Intents, zipforms, creating profile sheets, CoStar/ LoopNet, and doing research and comps. Ms. Muniz also works with Todd Platt, who is the developer on the Dollar General sites that are being built in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Ms. Muniz began her career with NAI Pfefferle in February 2005, in the Green Bay office where she worked with the real estate brokers and the Pfefferle Management group. In 2007 she transferred to the Appleton office.

Prior to joining NAI Pfefferle, Ms. Muniz lived in San Antonio, Texas and worked with the American Funds Group for 12 years as a broker assistant/call specialist. The American Funds Group is a money management organization offering a broadly diversified family of mutual funds to individuals, leading corporations and institutions.

Professional Affiliations

• Commercial Association of Realtors (CARW)
• Member, Women in Commercial Real Estate
• Licensed real estate salesperson, State of Wisconsin
• Notary, State of WI Department of Financial Institutions
• Lean training

Gaylene Muniz

Licensed Broker Assistant
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Linda Gill

Linda Gill

Licensed Broker Assistant

Career Summary

Linda Gill began her career with NAI Pfefferle in January 2009. In September 2017, she obtained her real estate salesperson license.

Ms. Gill supports several brokers in the firm assisting with research and comps, new listings and amendments, zipforms, CoStar/LoopNet, creating profile sheets, BOVs and proposals, sign requests and sign inventory. She is responsible for keeping data current in ReApps (real estate management program). She also assists the property management division as needed.

Her past experience includes working as a legal secretary at a local law firm.

Linda Gill

Licensed Broker Assistant
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Cindy Renard

Cindy Renard

Broker Assistant

Career Summary

Cindy Renard began her career with NAI Pfefferle November 11, 2013. She is the broker assistant to several brokers in the Appleton office. Her job duties include preparing BOV’s, amendments, expirations, CoStar/LoopNet, designing profile sheets, designing postcards, newsletters & brochures for mailings, Zipforms, doing research and comps for brokers and working individually with her brokers on special projects and helping other offices on an “as needed” basis.

Prior to joining NAI Pfefferle, Ms. Renard worked as a broker assistant for a financial planning practice for over 10 years in De Pere. She also managed the office and three employees.

Cindy Renard

Broker Assistant
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Lois Noone

Lois C. Noone

Broker Assistant

Career Summary

Lois C. Noone began her career with NAI Pfefferle in January 2020. She provides operational support to all brokers and broker assistants in the areas of listing services management, research, file documentation, and special projects. She also backs up the broker assistants when needed.

Prior to joining NAI Pfefferle, Mrs. Noone owned and operated an Overhead Door business in the Fox Valley. She was in that industry for 20 years and prior worked in the banking and credit union industry for 12 years in management roles.

Lois C. Noone

Broker Assistant
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