Andrew E. Plesko, Esq.


PRESIDENT & GENERAL COUNSEL

Andrew E. Plesko is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Mr. Plesko has been active in the commercial real estate industry for over twenty years, first as an attorney in private practice at the law firm of Christoffel & Elliott, P.A., and the past decade as an officer of E.J. Plesko & Associates, Inc. (EJPA).

Mr. Plesko received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, With Distinction from Northwestern University in 1991.  He was also admitted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa that same year.  Mr. Plesko received his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota in 1994.  He has been admitted to practice law in the State of Minnesota since 1994.

Mr. Plesko began his career as an attorney at Christoffel & Elliott, P.A., a boutique Twin Cities law firm specializing in commercial real estate and banking transactions.  During his tenure at Christoffel & Elliott, P.A., Mr. Plesko represented numerous real estate developers, entrepreneurs, business owners and lenders in all facets of commercial real estate.

In 2001, Mr. Plesko joined EJPA as its General Counsel.  In that capacity, Mr. Plesko oversees all legal matters of the corporation and its affiliates.  These responsibilities include primarily the legal work associated with the acquisition, sale, development, leasing, management and financing of commercial properties.  Mr. Plesko regularly works with local counsel in the various states where the corporation and its affiliates conduct business.

Mr. Plesko became President of EJPA in 2013.   In that capacity, he is the chief executive officer for the company overseeing both the management and development divisions of EJPA.  Mr. Plesko is responsible for managing all developments and investments of EJPA and its affiliates.  These responsibilities include coordinating the acquisition and disposition of properties, tenant leasing, financing of projects, managing lender and partner relationships, property management and overseeing new development opportunities for the corporation. Mr. Plesko also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for EJPA.

Mr. Plesko is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association and International Council of Shopping Centers.

Mr. Plesko resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.