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2020 Turn & Learn Awards Banquet

Every year, Thies & Talle Management ( hosts a Turn & Learn Event where team members from all of our properties can get together to expand their knowledge, network and celebrate their achievements.  Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we were unable to do that this year.  Instead, we held our Turn & Learn Awards Banquet virtually.  During this banquet our Property of the Year nominees and winners were announced. This year, our Affordable nominees were:  Abbey Field Townhomes ( – St. Francis, MN, Circle Pines Apartments ( – Brainerd, MN and The Meadows Senior Apartments ( – Lewistown, MT.  Congratulations to The Meadows team led by Property Manager Micki Phillips, for being awarded Affordable Property of the Year! The Market Rate Property of the Year Nominees were:  The Bungalows Townhomes ( – St. Peter, MN, Park Villa Apartments ( – Mountain Iron, MN and West Hillside Group ( – Duluth, MN.  Congratulations to the Park Villa team, led by Property Manager Karen Kniefel, for being awarded Market Rate Property of the Year! We would like to thank all team members company-wide for contributing to a very successful year!


Thies & Talle Management is pleased to announce that we had four MADACS nominations this year! The purpose of the MADACS awards is to recognize property management professionals who have made significant contributions to multi-housing, marketing and management through exemplary achievements.  The annual MADACS awards gala, held Friday, October 23, is the most popular, prestigious event on the Minnesota Multi Housing Association’s ( calendar and celebrates positive, innovative, community and industry-enhancing accomplishments.  This year has changed the way we do most things.  The MADACS awards were no different.  This year’s ceremony was held virtually, which allowed everyone to watch from the comfort of their own home.  We would like to thank the Minnesota Multi Housing Association for all of their efforts in making this year’s virtual event possible! If you missed the event, you can watch it here: ( We would like to congratulate all of our nominees and thank them for their hard work! A very special Congratulations goes out to Amy Berger for her MADACS win! Nominees: Amy Berger Afton View Apartments ( (St. Paul, MN) Community Manager – Affordable  Ramona Beam Plymouth Ponds Apartments ( (Plymouth, MN) Caretaker Stefani Dobbelaire Thies & Talle Management (   Support Staff – Corporate office Woodcrest Manor Senior Apartments ( (Mora, MN) Partial/Project Remodel: Unit

2015 Property Excellence Award-Woodmount Townhomes

The Minnesota Multi Housing Association acknowledges the MADACS awards as the most honored award given in recognition of superior contributions to the multi housing industry. The purpose of the MADACS awards is to recognize owners and associates who have made significant contributions to multi housing marketing and management through exemplary achievements. Thies & Talle Management, Inc. is proud to announce that Woodmount Townhomes (properties/woodmount-townhomes-cottage-grove.html) , in Cottage Grove, Minnesota won the Property Excellence award in the Affordable Housing category. Property Excellence refers to the overall operation of a property including physical plant, occupancy, financial performance and the award celebrates positive, innovative, community-enhancing accomplishments. Woodmount Townhomes has been operated by Thies & Talle Management for over 30 years. Managed by Jamie Doherty and Brad Nutzman, Woodmount Townhomes is a stand out property in the Thies & Talle portfolio. Woodmount’s Excellence and level of customer service is demonstrated by the residents who call Woodmount home. Several residents have been there since opening day. Others, who grew up at Woodmount Townhomes as kids, have returned with their own families, because they remember such positive experiences and enjoyment of the community. Woodmount Townhomes has such a positive reputation in the Cottage Grove community that in 30 years, Woodmount has never had less than a one year wait list to move in and the list has been as long as 3 years. Congratulations Woodmount Townhomes for this well-deserved acknowledgement and award.