As development manager, Brent is responsible for advancing and originating new development projects within a variety of markets and across all product types for Mortenson’s Minneapolis office, which covers Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas.
Prior to joining Mortenson, Brent worked at Greco and Sherman Associates, where he was responsible for implementation of development projects including rehabilitation, new construction and land assembly and positioning, particularly for multi-family and mixed-use projects.
Brent has been actively involved in the downtown Minneapolis landscape for the past ten years. He is a member of NAIOP, a licensed real estate broker, and a board member of the Minneapolis Downtown Council. Brent has co-chaired the Downtown Council’s Residential Task Force and in 2015, received the 2025 Leadership Award by the Downtown Council for his substantial contributions towards the success of Explore Downtown Living.
Brent graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2004 and earned his bachelor of science in psychology. He is an avid yogi; serves on the board for PLACE, a local non-profit development company; volunteers with One Village Partners (an NGO that spurs economic development in Sierra Leon); serves on a neighborhood committee for Super Bowl LLI; and is a founder of the Hammer, an annual curling tournament supporting Hearts & Hammers (a local non-profit that rehabs homes for elderly and disabled individuals). Brent lives in Minneapolis with his wife Nora and their two sons.