Where We Work
Land Bank Twin Cities: Parent of Twin Cities Community Land Bank
Contact me for multifamily, commercial & single family financing, loans & draws, single family acquisitions, NCST, and property management.
Vice President & Senior Program Manager
Contact me to discuss brokering, land banking, multifamily/large-site/commercial needs and projects.
Sandra (Sandy) Oakes
Contact me to discuss opportunities for mission-driven partnerships, funding, capital partnerships, and for media inquiries.
Senior Manager, Human Resources & Corporate Operations
Contact me for human resources, corporate operations, board & corporate governance, and IT.
Office Manager & Executive Assistant
Contact me for office management, deliveries, NCST, and general inquiries.
By serving developers, nonprofit service providers, and government in the seven-county metropolitan region of the Twin Cities, the Land Bank Twin Cities advances our mission of capturing strategic real estate opportunities to benefit people with low to moderate incomes, prioritizing people of color and populations facing barriers.
This area is made up of the following counties in Minnesota: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.
Our Board, which sets the strategic direction of the organization, is composed of the following skilled individuals with experience as developers, nonprofit service providers, funders, and representatives from government:
President & Chief Financial Officer, CRF USA
Commissioner Angela Conley
Commissioner, Hennepin County
Council Member Phillipe Cunningham
Council Member, City of Minneapolis
Board Chair, Aurora/St. Anthony Neighborhood Development Corporation
Chief Executive Officer, Model Cities, Inc.
Vice President/District Manager, US Bank
Senior Vice President & Principal, Shelter Corporation
Commissioner Trista MatasCastillo
Commissioner, Ramsey County
Deputy Director: Real Estate & Economic Development, Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Executive Director, Build Wealth Minnesota
Elfric Porte II
Manager of Housing Development, Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development
Jim Roth (Vice Chair)
Business Development Specialist, Avivo
President, Family Housing Fund
Director of Housing, City of Saint Paul Planning and Economic Development
Libby Starling (Secretary)
Community Development Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Tom Streitz (Chair)
President & Chief Executive Officer, Twin Cities Rise
Councilmember Dai Thao
Councilmember, City of Saint Paul
Jeff Washburne (Treasurer)
Executive Director, City of Lakes Community Land Trust