Steve Pape

Principal - Office Brokerage


  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord Lease Representation
  • Landlord Sale Representation
  • Investment Sales & Sale Leasebacks
  • Property Acquisition & Disposition
  • Developer and Building Acquisition Consulting
  • Market Analysis and Property Valuation Expertise
  • Land Acquisition & Assemblage

Steve joined Founders 3 in February 2017 with more than 17 years of experience in tenant representation, investment sales, leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and development. His previous position was partner and the director of brokerage at Greywolf Partners, which he joined in 2011 to establish and lead the brokerage division. Previously, Steve was a partner at Inland Companies, now Colliers. Steve has worked with many prominent clients, including Canpango, Rev Group, Progressive Insurance, GenAlpha, and Thought Focus Technologies.

Career Highlights

  • In past 5 years, brokered more than $110 million in transactions, totaling over 1.6 million square feet
  • Board member and incoming Chairman of Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin (CARW)
  • Member of Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA)
  • Member of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association (WREAA)
  • Business Journal “40 under 40” Honoree in 2015


  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree in real estate and urban land economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison