Meet The Team

Real Estate is fast-paced and always changing. You need housing experts on your side that are able to sift through all of the details and guide you through each step. Anderson Realty is a small brokerage, which allows us to focus on you and your needs.

Mike Smith Owner, Agent, Broker

Cell/Text: 651-324-6211

Mike Smith always wanted to be an artist -Instead he became a housing expert and entrepreneur. He’s spent 15 years in the Twin Cities housing industry, first as an appraiser then realtor and now broker/owner of Anderson Realty. For the past 12 years, he’s been an owner and creative director of Brownsmith Restoration, an award winning design+build construction company. In 2012 he opened the nationally known furniture and home goods store, Forage Modern Workshop. In 2016, Mike and his team moved a vintage diner from Pennsylvania to Minneapolis and fully restored it, creating Hi-Lo Diner. Mike loves starting new things, seeing things grow and meeting new people along the way. You can follow him on instagram for cute pictures of his kids, interesting shots showing homes and progress shots on his projects at @forage_modern_mike

“I am a people oriented, results driven, housing expert, and I am really excited about real estate! Today’s market is challenging, but I am up to the task! I have averaged 1 closing every 10 days for over three years now. My background as a real estate appraiser, investor, small business owner and licensed general contractor give me the skills, confidence and experience to be an effective realtor in today’s crazy market.”

James Brown REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 612-702-7489
MN License #: 506008733

James has been a licensed contractor and builder for more than 13 years. For the past 12 years, he’s been an owner and contractor of Brownsmith Restoration, an award winning design+build construction company. In 2012 he opened the nationally known furniture and home goods store, Forage Modern Workshop. In 2016, James and his team moved a vintage diner from Pennsylvania to Minneapolis and fully restored it, creating Hi-Lo Diner. James’ background as a contractor, builder and developer brings a unique expertise and experience as a Realtor®. He knows homes and buildings – what it takes to bring them back to life and/or what their value is and enjoys finding that “diamond in the rough”! James lives and works in South Minneapolis.

Jordan Hubred REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 651-280-0765
MN License #: 40538835

Jordan lives with his wife and daughter in the Hamline-Midway neighborhood of St. Paul.He has over 5 years of experience working with small businesses in operations, management, customer service and training. He is co-owner and co-founder of Spruce Soda Co., a small craft-focused soda maker located in Minneapolis. Jordan’s experience as an entrepreneur and small business leader bring unique, customer focused qualities to the home buying and selling process. Jordan loves meeting with people and helping them figure out what kind of home will bring them the most joy.

Joy Martin REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 612-616-9472
MN License #: 506009287

Joy Martin is an AIA licensed architect with 14 years of experience in the building industry and is a licensed Realtor® with Anderson Realty. Her background in architecture brings a unique skill set to the house hunting process; whether you are looking for a small fixer-upper or want to take on a larger project, or you are just looking for the right new home for you. Joy understands the home-buying and selling process intimately and provides excellent personal attention that each client deserves regardless of their budget. She loves working with people to help them find their next home.

Joseph Struyk REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 612-554-4586
MN License #: 40537274

After graduating from the University of Iowa with a degree in communications studies, Joseph spent time working in banking and finance. From the relationships he forged there he accepted an opportunity to live and work in Brittany, France where he fell in love with the sea and French architecture. Upon returning home to Minneapolis, he was inspired to share his passion for the finer things in life and made a name for himself in the coffee and hospitality industry of the Twin Cities. Along the way he and his wife purchased a distressed but charming home in South Minneapolis and remodeled it to fit their growing family’s needs. Soon his friends and family began asking for help and his weekend activities quickly became a full time pursuit. Today Joseph enjoys working closely with his clients as a realtor and remodeler to help them make the most out of their homes. He and his wife currently reside in South Minneapolis with their three children. Joseph is an avid runner, music lover, and outdoor enthusiast.

Ian Gerstl REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 920-284-1470
MN License #: 40602285







Mallorie Kuschel REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 612-434-5561
MN License #: 40612363

Mallorie was born and raised in Minnesota where she learned the importance of staying grounded, a fierce work ethic and how important human connections and relationships are. She started her work-journey in the restaurant industry where she learned the invaluable art of reading people and catering to their specific tastes. The 15 years spent working with people and creating long-lasting connections are invaluable to her and have garnered a great passion for helping people and understanding what they need. Mallorie’s journeys also brought her abroad, traveling the world and taking root in Vietnam while teaching English and indulging in her love of art. While living abroad she opened a small art studio where she taught classes and developed her keen eye for detail and design. Throughout her travels Mallorie has gained a deep respect for the importance and meaning of home. “A home should represent you” She hopes to ignite and inspire that in each client she places in their new home.

Currently Mallorie lives and Northeast Minneapolis with her little dog June (a rescue pup from Vietnam) she loves painting, reading and is so excited to help guide people through the home buying process!

Calisto Schulte-Houmas REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 651-434-3848
MN License #: 506015600






Ken Anderson REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 612-369-2207
MN License #: 40307670

Alison Ogren REALTOR®

Cell/Text: 612-703-9387
MN License #: 40393728

Rebekah Cook

Cell/Text: 612-619-4470
Office Manager

Rebekah has 12 years of project management experience and has spent the last 8 years in the design and housing industries. She loves making order out of chaos, taking her champagne taste and making it work on beer budgets and exploring new ways to make the world a better place. Rebekah oversees the day-to-day operations at Anderson Realty Office as well as the staging projects for the brokerage. Outside of real estate, she is a part of the teams behind the award winning design+build construction company Brownsmith Restoration, the nationally known home decor store, Forage Modern Workshop, and the fully restored vintage diner, Hi-Lo Diner. Rebekah also finds time to be active in the arts community in Minneapolis and part of the founding advisory council, Generation Listen at Minnesota Public Radio. She lives in the Ramsey Hill neighborhood of St. Paul with her husband, daughter, and sweetest dog ever, Fred.

Kelsie Gerstl

Cell/Text: 612-505-0814
Office Assistant/Designer

Kelsie is a multi-disciplinary artist with a love of interiors and old homes. She values working hard and helping others achieve their goals. She is the store manager at Forage Modern Workshop and Brand Manager at Hi-Lo Diner; both located in Minneapolis. Kelsie oversees the branding materials at Anderson Realty as well as helps keep the office running smoothly. She lives in the Summit Hill neighborhood of St. Paul with her husband, Ian and cats Digory and Lucy.