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.
Chief Financial Officer
Contact me for accounts payable and accounts receivable.
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.
Chief Operating Officer
Contact me for human resources, corporate operations, board & corporate governance, and IT.
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:
Council Member Jason Chavez
Council Member, City of Minneapolis
Commissioner Angela Conley
Commissioner, Hennepin County
Kizzy Downie – Secretary, and member of Executive Committee
Chief Executive Officer, Model Cities, Inc.
Director, City of Saint Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development
Chief Executive Officer, American Indian Community Development Corporation
Vice President/District Manager, US Bank
Karla Henderson – Member of Executive Committee
Community Development Director, City of Bloomington
Senior Vice President & Principal, Shelter Corporation
Commissioner Trista MatasCastillo
Commissioner, Ramsey County
President, Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation
Deputy Director: Real Estate & Economic Development, Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Executive Director, Build Wealth Minnesota
Executive Director, Aurora / St. Anthony Neighborhood Development Corporation
Elfric Porte II
Director, Housing Policy & Development
Councilmember Jane Prince
Councilmember, City of Saint Paul
Libby Starling – Vice Chair, and member of Executive Committee
Community Development Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Tom Streitz – Chair, and member of Executive Committee
Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Twin Cities Rise
Jeff Washburne – Treasurer, and member of Executive Committee
Executive Director, City of Lakes Community Land Trust