Brisky Commercial is proud to have a strong, dedicated team that is comprised of individuals who are interested in doing business the right way. We don’t believe in taking short cuts and strive to exceed expectations every single time. With unified goals and a defined vision for future successes, Brisky Commercial takes a collaborative approach to Real Estate that delivers impactful results. As our company continues to grow, we look forward to inviting new, qualified members into our fold. The Brisky Commercial team will strive to always exceed client expectations.
Brian Brisky, President | Principal Broker
As the principal broker, president and founder of Brisky Commercial, Brian has a passion to run a smarter company that is filled with hard working individuals, all while maintaining sound core values and integrity. Throughout his career Brian has represented a wide range of national and regional retailers, institutions, and commercial entities across the country. He has a proven track record as a deal maker and is dedicated to realizing the best interests of his clients. He has extensive experience brokering a wide range of property classifications, including: retail, office, multifamily and more.
His passion for Real Estate can be seen in his dedication to helping Brisky grow and fulfill its mission. Brian specializes in investment and net-leased investment sales, as well as redevelopment and new development projects. As part of his business development responsibilities, Brian is able to leverage his extensive experience with various Real Estate segments and classes, as well as navigate special and complex Real Estate solutions including large and unique dispositions of assets.
Brian graduated from Hamline University in 2002 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Management and Political Science. His dedication for continuous education can be seen through his numerous professional affiliations. Brian is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), MNCAR (MN Commercial Association of Realtors), and the Minnesota and Wisconsin REALTOR associations. When Brian is not in the office, on a site visit, or meeting with a client, he can be found running, playing golf, traveling or spending time with family and friends.
Mike Brisky, Vice President
Mike has over 13 years of professional experience within the Real Estate industry. As Vice President for Brisky Commercial, Mike oversees the execution of the company’s strategy and daily operations. His role leverages his knowledge of residential and commercial sales, ROI-generating investment insights, and best practice management tactics for Real Estate operations. On a daily basis Mike assists in the overall development and growth of Brisky Commercial, including the management of the day-to-day operations, making strategic business decisions, and administering the accounting.
Mike graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, with a degree in Political Science, and is also a licensed Wisconsin Real Estate broker.
In his free time, Mike is an avid golfer who loves to travel to exciting golf destinations. He’s also passionate about music, both attending concerts and playing guitar.
Mike@BriskyCommercial.com | Direct 612-413-4200 Ext. 105 | Cell 715-790-7826
Cameron Cropsey, Senior Associate
Cameron specializes in advising clients in the acquisition and disposition of retail & industrial investment properties. He uses his strong understanding of the midwest commercial markets to focus on solid investment opportunities. He’ll leverage his large network as well as draw upon his entrepreneurial background to help him best serve clients well.
Cameron graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and was also a 4-year member of the Gustavus football team. He holds a Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson’s license and is pursuing a CCIM designation. Prior to joining the Brisky Team, he worked on an industrial team at Cushman & Wakefield where he served a wide range of clients and companies.
He is an active member of MNCAR (MN Commercial Association of Realtors), and the Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce. In his free time, Cameron enjoys spending time with family, playing board games, and anything that involves the great outdoors.
Cam@BriskyCommercial.com | Direct 612-413-4200 Ext. 104 | Cell 952-594-5616
Madeline LaVine, CPA, Investment Analyst
As the Investment Analyst for Brisky Commercial, Madeline streamlines our property and market research, manages our deal pipeline and leads, performs detailed financial analysis, and analyzes industry trends while also assisting with office management. Prior to joining the Brisky Commercial team, Madeline worked in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers and obtained her CPA license from the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy. She is passionate about assisting with the development of Brisky Commercial and is always working to expand her knowledge of commercial real estate.
Madeline graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a degree in Accounting. She also had the opportunity to study abroad in Sydney, Australia.
Madeline enjoys staying active and is a licensed Power Yoga and Yoga Sculpt Instructor. In her free time, she likes to try new restaurants around the Twin Cities and spend time with her family and friends.
Madeline@BriskyCommercial.com | Direct 612-413-4200 Ext. 106
Susie Wunderlin, Marketing & Research Coordinator
Susie has an integral role on the Brisky Team as our Marketing and Research Coordinator. She has extensive experience in marketing, spanning 10+ years. Susie oversees our in-house marketing program, as well as provides the Brisky Commercial team with market, property and tenant research. Through website and online listing maintenance, client and electronic communications, and the creation of innovative marketing materials, Susie is able to deliver exceptional Real Estate results for Brisky Commercial and our clients.
She graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in Mass Communications, where she had the opportunity to study abroad in England and Africa.
In her free time Susie enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family especially her husband, Mark, and yellow lab, Basil.
Susie@BriskyCommercial.com | Direct 612-413-4200 Ext. 101
Mikena Cardenas, Marketing & Social Media Coordinator
Mikena is the Marketing and Social Media Coordinator for Brisky Commercial. She creates a variety of marketing and presentation materials while also monitoring the company’s websites and social media strategy in order to increase company awareness and improve marketing efforts. She also provides brokerage support to the Brisky team to ensure a high level of professional service is provided to our clients.
Mikena graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management from the University of St. Thomas. While studying there she had the opportunity to study abroad in Rome, Italy. Mikena is excited to grow with Brisky Commercial while bringing a creative and positive mindset to the team.
Mikena is a dog lover through and through. If in a rare moment you don’t find her spending her free time with her english bulldog, Lulu, you can find her spending time with her family and friends.
Mikena@BriskyCommercial.com | Direct 612-413-4200 Ext. 103