Jill Madsen

President

Jill Madsen was raised in Akron, Iowa. She has a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Wayne State College and is a Licensed Broker Associate. Jill is an active member of the South Dakota Multi-Housing Association. She is a Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P) and a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) through The National Apartment Association.

Jill joined Bender Midwest Prpoerties with over 13 years of property management experience in 2004 and has the expertise and accomplishment of overseeing over 2,300 residential units and 50 plus commercial properties including retail, office and industrial buildings throughout her career.

Jill is the President of Bender Midwest Properties where the firm specializes in commercial and residential property management. Her team is made up of qualified property managers, accountants and maintenance staff that assist her to provide quality commercial space and housing for the occupants while maximizing the owner’s assets.

Charity Small

Controller

As Controller for Bender Midwest Properties and Bender Commercial Real Estate, Charity supervises the development of the accounting team and manages the workflow for financial reporting for a portfolio of residential and commercial properties. She also is responsible for the oversight of accounting policies and procedures, internal controls and data management.

Charity possess over 13 years of professional work experience in accounting and administration. She is a well-organized professional with experience in GAAP, financial analysis and reporting, budget preparation, acquisitions, taxation, and cash management.

Prior to joining Bender, Charity was with a large private software company, where she was responsible for overseeing multiple departments and functions including accounting, human resources, IT, administration, and facilities.

Lisa Liston

Property Manager

Lisa Liston was raised in Hawarden, Iowa. She resided in Fort Worth, Texas for 15 years before moving back to the Midwest. Lisa has 5 years of Hospitality Industry experience and more than 16 years of Customer Service and Sales experience.

Lisa joined the Bender Midwest Properties team in August 2007. Lisa oversees the property managers for the apartment complexes in the Sioux Falls area and coordinates the bidding process for outside vendor services. Lisa has received the CAM designation-Certified Apartment Manager-through the National Apartment Association.

Keith Nelson

Commercial Property Manager

Keith Nelson joined Bender Midwest Properties in 2013.

With over 19 years of commercial and residential property management experience, Keith manages vendor/contractor activity and attends to the daily operations of the properties to assure that owners and tenants are satisfied and that any concerns are handled in a timely manner. His focus is currently the management of commercial office buildings and retail centers.

Keith attended Southeast Community College and the University of South Dakota, and holds a degree in Investment Management.

Lee Baumgartner

Accountant

Lee grew up in western South Dakota, graduating from Lead High School and earning her accounting degree from Black Hills State in Spearfish. She enjoyed 15 years in the Banking and Mortgage Loan industry prior to making the move to property management accounting in 1997.

Lee joined Bender Midwest Properties in June 2005. Lee is responsible for the accounting of several of the managed properties including commercial and residential units. Lee comes to Bender Midwest Properties with over 8 years of property management accounting experience.

Courtney Akin

Accountant

Courtney was raised in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He has two Bachelor of Science degrees from Northern State University; one of them being in Professional Accountancy. After college he worked in the accounting field the next fourteen years in various positions for a non-profit organization, a CPA firm, corporate, as well as for the U.S. Government and is now venturing into property management accounting.

Courtney joined Bender Midwest Properties in June of 2016 and is responsible for doing the accounting of several commercial and residential units.

Janine Rippentrop

Administrative Assistant

Janine Rippentrop is from Brandon, South Dakota. She joined Bender Midwest Properties in November 2011. Janine’s attention to detail and personality make her the right person to manage our front desk and greet our customers. Janine enjoys watching SDSU college men’s and women’s basketball and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mary Wiens

Property Manager, Regency Apartments

Mary Wiens has been at Regency Place Apartments for over 15 years, right after the property was built. She joined Bender Midwest Properties in June 2005. Mary’s pride in her property shows in the special care she takes in every inch of her property.

Sue McGreevy

Property Manager, Kensington Apartments

Susan McGreevy is the proud onsite manager of Kensington Estates. Sue joined Bender Midwest Properties in June 2005. Sue has been in the property management business for over 9 years. She has lived in Sioux Falls the majority of her life. Sue enjoys walking her dogs and spending time with her grandchildren

Vickie Douthit

Property Manager, Willow Creek Townhomes, Willow Creek Apartments, Saddle Creek Townhomes

I am a “seasoned” professional born right here in Sioux Falls. My background as a manager, educator/trainer, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother (I did say seasoned) have prepared me to appreciate our wonderful tenants. I’ve been with Bender Midwest Properties over 3 years and property management over 5 years. I manage Saddle CreekTownhomes, Willow Creek Townhomes and Willow Creek Apartments. I really enjoy being outside checking out the property, so if you see a woman walking around the place with a pick up stick and usually a big plastic receptacle, you can ask yourself…is that the manager or just another “bag lady”? I’d love to show you your next lovely home.

Angie Stingley

Property Manager, The Villas at Canyon Creek

Angie has been a property manager for Bender Midwest Properties since 2009. Before coming to BMP, she was active in the property industry in Sioux Falls for over a decade. Angie has and still maintains various positions for the South Dakota Multi-Housing Association. Angie has received the CAM designation-Certified Apartment Manager-through the National Apartment Association.She lives in Sioux Falls and enjoys her time with family and the sports activities they are involved in. Angie is our company’s conversationalist and welcomes everyone to come visit!

KaCey Dixon

Property Manager, The Villas at Canyon Creek

KaCey started her property management career in 2007 and is the newest member of the Bender Midwest Properties team. With strengths in Management, Customer Service and Communication, KaCey is a skilled and energetic professional. Before becoming a property manager, KaCey was a member of the PGA of America and enjoyed her career on the Golf Course. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her Husband, her 4 beautiful children, hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, traveling and enjoying all the beauty that Mother Nature has to offer.

Lori Marsh

Property Manager, Boulder Pointe Townhomes, Boulder Creek Townhomes

Lori Marsh joined Bender Midwest Properties in July 2012. Lori brings with her many life experiences from owning her own floral business in Sioux Falls for over 13 years. Lori is a native of Sioux Falls. She is the manager of Boulder Creek and Boulder Pointe Townhomes. Lori loves her job as Property Manager and her special touch with animals is an added bonus for our four legged residents.

Heather Geres

Property Manager, Southern Hills Apartments, Hillview Townhomes, Hillview Apartments, MacArthur Square Apartments, MacArthur Estates Apartments

Heather Geres joined Bender Midwest Properties in December 2012. Heather came to us with over 8 years of prior property management experience. She manages MacArthur Estates, Macarthur Square Apartments, Southern Hills Apartments, and Hillview Apartments and Townhomes. Heather enjoys watching her boys play Hockey.

Lindsey Drewes

Property Manager, The Village at Three Fountains

Lindsey Drewes is originally from Lakefield, Minnesota. She has been involved with property management since 2010 and joined the Bender Midwest Property Management team in December of 2014, managing The Village at Three Fountains.

Julie Westhoff

Property Manager, Bancroft Place Apartments, Norton Estates Apartments, and The Village at Three Fountains.

Born and raised in Sioux Falls. Live with my husband and 2 boys in Tea. Over 6 years of property management experience. Excited to be on the Bender team.

Bonnie Kloos

Property Manager, Tower Apartments

Jan Fuller

Property Manager, Prairie Vista Apartments

Dorell Waugh

Maintenance Technician

Dorell joined Bender Midwest Properties in October 2004. He has been in property management for over 12 years. Dorell has received the CAMT designation-Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician-through the National Apartment Association.

Ron Johnson

Maintenance Technician

Ron joined Bender Midwest Properties in October 2006. Prior to joining BMP he was in Hospitality Maintenance and had his own carpentry company. Ron has received the CAMT designation-Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician-through the National Apartment Association.

Larry Montileaux

Maintenance Technician

Ramsey Bartscher

Maintenance Technician

Clark Burmeister

Maintenance Technician

Travis Schmidt

Maintenance Technician

Larry Kloos

Maintenance Technician

Bob Fuller

Property Manager-Maintenance