Archives: Team



Kevin Armstrong is the President of Founders 3 Commercial Services.  Kevin has more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to taking on his role at Founders 3,  he was the Managing Director for CBRE’s Wisconsin operation.  With CBRE, Kevin oversaw the overall business operations, which included a staff of almost 90 real […]

Matt Bauer

As Director of Operations for F3 Marina, Matt works closely with Sr. Vice President, Alain Giudice, and all marina general managers. Matt is instrumental during the marina commissioning and onboarding process, and regularly evaluates systems to ensure continual improvement of marina operations. Matt has also served as Harbor Centre Marina’s General Manager since 2016.  During […]

Mark Beadle

Expertise Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Market Analysis and Research Spatial and Network Analysis Mark worked with the Retail Division of Founders 3, which was then Commercial Property Associates, Inc., in 2016 as the GIS Intern.  As an intern, Mark worked with the brokers to develop maps and packages to assist in closing deals with clients.  […]

Matthew Beadle

Expertise Retail Brokerage Tenant Representation Landlord Representation Matthew joined Commercial Property Associates, Inc. in 2013 as a retail broker after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and became a part of Founders 3 in 2017 upon its inception.  In his time with Commercial Property Associates, Inc., Matthew worked with several local, regional, and national Landlords […]



Expertise Office Administration Marketing Project Coordination – Office Properties CRM Database Management Maddie joined Founders 3 Real Estate Services, formerly RFP Commercial, Inc., in 2016 as an Office Group Support Specialist.  Her focus is to provide support to the Office Group.  Prior to joining RFP Commercial, Inc., Ms. Blankenship worked for MPI, a business-to-business firm […]

David Behnke Founders 3

Expertise Management Company Principal Commercial Management Development Consulting Property Turnaround Specialist Background David is one of the original “founders” of Founders 3 Real Estate Services. Prior to facilitating the merger of three companies to form Founders 3 Real Estate Services, he directed Siegel-Gallagher Management Company to become one of the largest property management companies in […]

Louisa Behnke

Louisa has been with Founders 3 for over 20 years. Prior to working her way up to her current role as Director of Lease-ups, Louisa has worked as a leasing agent, assistant property manager, property manager and director residential operations. She now specializes in owner and resident relations, new construction lease-ups, renovation project management, market […]



DeAnn joined Founders 3 in 2020, bringing a number of years’ experience managing businesses and customers to the team. While DeAnn’s clients and industry have changed over time, the way she approaches each assignment has remained the same. She has made a career out of ensuring that all of her clients and accounts receive the […]

Maria Blinkewitz

Maria Blinkewitz joined the Founders 3 team in 2017. She has experience ranging from affordable housing to new construction lease-ups. Since joining Founders 3, Maria has played a key role in multiple, successful new construction lease-ups. One of her biggest accomplishments has been leasing a 96-unit building to over 90% in less than one year. […]

Jay Blom

Expertise Retail Brokerage Tenant Representation Landlord Representation Jay joined Commercial Property Associates, Inc. in 2014 as a retail broker after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and became a part of Founders 3 in 2017 upon its inception.  In his time with Commercial Property Associates, Inc., Jay has worked with several local, regional, and national […]