Delivering best in class Real Estate Management Services

Lake States Management focuses on a client-centric approach to deliver superior results that are unparalleled in the Real Estate Management Industry. Our team develops and implements customized strategies to provide property owners and with a management solution that maximizes their investment returns.

Our Story

Lake States Managment was founded after . . .

After identifying a demand in the market, Lake States Management was founded with the goal of delivering quality real estate management services with no corporate overhead. We pride ourselves on maximizing net operating income, cultivating and growing quality tenant relationships, and ensuring long term health of the physical real estate asset. 

Our success in real estate management is strengthened by our vast network of partnerships with local vendors, brokers, and other market professionals. 


Our Mission

To manage each individual asset in alignment with our client’s investment strategies.


Our Vision

To nourish economic opportunities for real estate investors in the Twin Cities by being the trusted partner of choice to manage their assets


Our Values

Fulfilling our fiduciary responsibility with integrity, accountability, and respect.

Dave Reller, Managing Director of Lake States Management

David Reller,
Managing Director

As Managing Director, David is responsible for the direction and control of Lake States Management’s business operations. David’s entrepreneurial approach and ability to deliver on his client’s investment goals are instrumental in ensuring Lake States achieves its financial vision, mission, and long-term ambitions.

Prior to the Lake States Management Venture, David served as Senior Real Estate Manager at Colliers International Minneapolis | St. Paul where he oversaw management of over $450 million in retail, industrial, and office assets throughout the Twin Cities metro, consisting of over 4.5 million square feet.

David has an undergraduate in Economics, carries a CPM designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management, and is a licensed Real Estate Broker.

A Twin Cities native, David resides in Plymouth, MN with his wife Alyssa, daughter Everly, and son Jackson. He enjoys spending time with his young family, live music, and is a hopeful Minnesota sports fan - SKOL!

Casey Marka, Vice President of Lake States Management

Casey P. Marka,
Vice President

As Vice President of Real Estate Management, Casey is responsible for overseeing day-to-day portfolio operations, preparing and managing property budgets, monitoring and maximizing asset profitability, controlling building expenses, and financial reporting.

Prior to joining Lakes States Management, Casey was a Portfolio Manager for Transwestern Realty Services where he oversaw the retail department consisting of 26 properties across the Twin Cities Metro and Western Wisconsin. Casey has a bachelor’s degree in business along with an Associate’s degree in Real Estate Property Management from the University of Wisconsin - Stout.

Casey grew up in Albert Lea, MN and currently resides in Chanhassen, MN with his wife Emily and son Max. He enjoys fishing, cabin weekends and spending time outdoors with his family.