STEVE MINN is Vice President and Chief Financial Manager of Lupe Development. Steve directs the planning, acquisition, budgeting, finance and construction management aspects of the business. Since 2002 Steve had managed the development and construction of over 1,000 units of housing and over two million square feet of mixed use, commercial and industrial property.
Steve has over 25 years of real estate development experience and a varied career in state and municipal government. He served on the Minneapolis City Council from 1994-1999 and left his post as Minority Leader to join the Ventura Administration in 1999. Steve was State Commissioner of Public Service in 1999, State Commissioner of Commerce from 2000-2001 and a Mayoral appointee as Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Commissioner. Steve obtained his Bachelor degree from Syracuse University and holds an MBA in Urban Development/Finance from the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Steve has been appointed to a number of civic boards, including the State Environmental Quality Board, the University of Minnesota Commission on Excellence, the MCDA Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Housing and the Mississippi River Critical Area Rulemaking Project. He was a Director of Bloomington based Bridgewater Bank. Steve is presently a board member of the AEON Board of Advisors and the Summit Academy Construction Advisory Board.
Steve and his bride, Lucy, have two college age sons, Alexander and Zachary.