Vice President, Properties
Cindy co-leads with Ken Vinjie KA’s Real Estate portfolio management team, providing planning, strategy, managing profitability and quality service management, process improvement, marketing of portfolios, budgeting and accountability. She has more than 30 years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining Kraus-Anderson Realty Company in 2004, she was retail property manager of Gaviidae Common and Minneapolis City Center, where she managed over 800,000 s.f. of retail property. She has direct responsibility for a portfolio of retail, office, medical and assisted living properties and also supervises four property managers managing over 1.7 million s.f. of commercial properties. Cindy’s professional affiliations include the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Minneapolis (BOMA), where she serves on numerous committees and 2018 President’s Award recipient and currently as vice president and 2018 Member of the Year; member, Hall of Fame Award recipient and past president of Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA); member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Both Ken and Cindy’s responsibilities include the daily operation of the property buildings, including repair and maintenance, tenant relations, promotional activities, lease renewals, review of prospective tenants, administration of new leases, review of financial data, budgeting and strategic planning for the asset. In addition, Ken and Cindy are leading renovation and redevelopment opportunities, and assisting in acquisition and disposal of commercial real estate properties.