Laura Russ

Vice President of Asset Management

470 West 78th Street, Suite 260 Chanhassen, MN 55317

Laura is responsible for overseeing asset management functions and investor services for Thies and Talle.  Through the development and management of the asset and investment business systems, Laura monitors investor relations and owner objectives throughout the portfolio including refinances, dispositions, tax strategies, and affordable housing program changes.

Laura has had operational and consulting roles in housing policy, property operations, and asset management throughout her career.  She has worked in both property and corporate roles at Thies and Talle, worked in business process at Winn Management and housing policy consulting at Abt Associates in Boston.  Along with her part-time responsibilities at Thies and Talle, she is founder of a software consulting firm, The Fact Book, LLC, where she provides tools that support good asset management practices to a variety of housing organizations. Laura has a B.A. from the University of Chicago and a Master's Degree from M.I.T. in Housing Policy.