President, Kraus-Anderson Realty and Development
As President, Pete provides high level oversight of Kraus-Anderson Realty and Development Companies. Prior to this role he served at Vice President of the KA Financial Services Group, where he provided financial analysis, underwriting, due diligence, and sourcing and funding of debt and equity for Kraus-Anderson’s existing and prospective portfolio of real estate. His legal and finance backgrounds provide Pete with a thorough understanding and well-rounded perspective of real estate deals. Prior to joining the Kraus-Anderson in 2018, Pete spent about four years building and operating his own successful real estate law practice at a well-established firm in downtown Minneapolis, and before that Pete practiced real estate law for about six-and-a-half years at one of Minnesota’s largest and most prestigious law firms.
He earned his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in 2007 and his B.A. in Financial Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2002. He holds a certification from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), he was selected as a “Rising Star” by Minnesota Super Lawyers in 2017 and 2018 (and honor earned by only 2.5% of eligible attorneys), and he is a MSBA Certified Real Property Law Specialist (fewer than 3% of all registered attorneys in Minnesota are certified specialists in their field).