Steve Brown

Tara Steinkraus, RPA, CCIM

Vice President, Real Estate Advisory



Tara has worked in commercial real estate for over 12 years and joined Forte Real Estate Partners as a Vice President of Advisory. She supports and advises clients on their real estate needs with the goal of achieving their key business objectives. Prior to joining Forte Real Estate Partners, Tara worked at Duke Realty managing an industrial portfolio of over 5 million SF. Her experience in
working closely with tenants and managing the operations, financials, and TI projects for a large portfolio allows her to be able to think strategically through processes to come up with creative solutions to best serve clients.


Tara is a licensed real estate broker and a graduate from the University of St. Thomas with degrees in Real Estate Studies and Economics.


  • Committee Chair 2022-BOMA Greater Minneapolis-Building Owners and Managers Association Member
  • CCIM-Certified Commercial Investment Member
  • MNCAR-Minnesota Commercial Associate of Realtors
  • RPA-Real Property Administrator Designation
  • TCN Worldwide Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce


"The healthcare advisory team has been a vital part of Children’s real estate strategy and development work for many years. Steve lives and breathes our mission with us and it is evident in his commitment to our organization. We are very thankful for his industry insight and extensive experience. He is a true pioneer in the healthcare real estate advisory realm!"

– Jim Leste, Childrens Minnesota

"Focus Financial has partnered with this team because of their market knowledge and strong industry relationships. We have worked together on numerous real estate transactions in various sub-markets over the last 15 years. We have tremendous confidence that the team will deliver professional real estate advice."

– John Dritz, Focus Financial Network, Inc.


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