Our Team

Three Leaf Partners is made up of a dynamic group of tenured and mission-driven individuals, looking to change the game of real estate development in Milwaukee and beyond. We aim to build more than just buildings or facilities. We thoughtfully develop and execute plans to build thriving communities that provide amazing experiences. With an entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll see why our team is capable of anything.

Our team is comprised of industry veterans, with deep experience across all facets of real estate development and investing. As a team, we communicate frequently on every project to make sure there is no oversight. We are smart and approachable, and most importantly – we keep your mission and vision at the forefront of everything we do; because, when we all work as a team, the net effect is us all succeeding as a team.

Pat Connaughton, Co-Founder & CEO
Matt Burow, Co-Founder & CEO of Catalyst Construction
Derek Taylor, Chief Operating Officer
Nick Bickler, Director of Finance & Investments
John Giegel, Director of Asset Management & Finance

David Lyon, Sr. VP of Development
Jessica Ganther, VP of Development
Jennifer Dahms, Transactions Manager & Paralegal
Jordan Michalkiewicz, VP of Development & Acquisition
Alex Rexrode, VP of Development
Solomon Zarling, Junior Financial Analyst
Skyler Imhoff, Executive Assistant
Joe Stanton, VP of Development
David Luy, Financial Analyst
Bailey DeRudder, Controller
Devin Grainger, Marketing