Jennifer Tillges is a full-time realtor and a graduate of Mahtomedi High School and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. She began her real estate career in 2012 with a large broker, and in 2022 she co-founded the future focused Real Estate Team, Crush Real Estate Group!
Prior to real estate, Jennifer worked in business-to-business sales and with commercial insurance carriers in both underwriting and marketing roles. Her passion for real estate began when she purchased her first home, which she rented out as an investment property for over 10 years.
Specializing in all facets of real estate, Jennifer prides herself on attention to detail and taking a hands-on approach to ensure her clients are comfortable and informed every step of the way.
Whether it be navigating the way for first time home buyers, listing and marketing properties, providing expertise in new construction and luxury homes, or searching for that perfect commercial space, Jennifer is always available and on top of things.
One of Jennifer's favorite parts of being a realtor is digging up off-market properties for her clients. She finds it very rewarding to find her clients their perfect home! In addition, she was honored to represent Masterpiece Homes, a custom home builder, for 3 years.
Jennifer is honored to have been nominated by peers and clients the past four years as a “Super Real Estate Agent”, and also featured in the Mpls-St Paul Magazine. Jennifer is proud to offer discounts to veterans and first responders; she believes in giving back to those who’ve sacrificed so much! Ask her how!
Jennifer resides in Marine on St. Croix with her husband Chad and adorable dogs, Charlie and Maverick. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, baking, and relaxing up north.
Danielle grew up in Mahtomedi where she still lives with her husband Scott today raising three daughters. Angelina (23) who is a dance captain at St. Cloud State University, Sloane (7) a competitive golfer & Korbin (5) enjoys swimming and gymnastics.
Danielle has been a full time realtor since 2006 alongside her mother Lucia Borgen. She is extremely knowledgeable with new construction and has represented Richard Kettler of Kettler Homes for the past 15 years, specializing in one level living townhomes. Her responsibilities while partnered with them included starting three neighborhoods from land development, marketing, architectural design, floor plans, interior design and staging of models. She represented buyers through the purchase agreement where her knowledge guided them through state statutes, builder warranty, electrical walk throughs, and the selections process.
She is proud to have worked to help establish these neighborhoods:
The Woodlands in Maplewood
Villas at Vadnais Heights
Villas of Victor Meadow in Hugo
Danielle’s vast knowledge spans all areas of the buying process. These areas include first time home buyer programs, pre approval loan process including the different types of loans, neighborhood expertise, networking with other agents to find off property homes, purchase agreement negotiation, inspections, title work and closing.
She is a forward thinking, organized, always available, full time realtor. Her strong negation skills and personable attitude allow her to work well with all types of personalities.
When she is listing homes she utilizes her real estate market knowledge to use every avenue to promote her listings. She holds open houses, has online presence, and social media postings.
When Danielle isn’t busy helping her clients buy or sell their home she practices yoga, soaks up as much warm weather as possible, and loves to travel. Spending time with family and friends is a priority.
A founding member of Crush, Laura is a trusted real estate professional committed to exceeding her clients’ expectations. Originally from Cincinnati, Laura is a 30-year resident of the Twin Cities who consistently earns referrals and maintains repeat business through her energy, integrity, and relentless focus on the needs of her clients.
Following a career in retail management at Dayton’s and precious time spent raising a family, Laura became an entrepreneur as owner/operator of a local coffee shop. Then, seven years ago began a successful career in real estate. Laura is an expert at helping first time homebuyers and is just as comfortable representing clients of upper bracket legacy homes.
Laura is what Malcolm Gladwell defines as a Connector: someone who seems to know everyone and naturally cultivates relationships, bringing people from a variety of backgrounds together.
Emily grew up in White Bear Lake, MN and has been in the real estate and construction industry since 1996. Along with her husband Ed, their company, Cox Contracting & Real Estate, delivers beautiful detail-oriented homes to White Bear Lake locals and beyond.
In her free time Emily is an avid golfer, skier, and boater. She spends her winters in Big Sky, Montana with the family dog Bowie, and her summers on whatever lake her family’s sailing schedule brings her to next.
She is extremely excited to be a part of the Crush Team and to reach a wider audience of clients alongside her new partners!
Buying and selling a home is a big decision so it's important to have someone both honest and knowledgeable on your side. I'm here to walk you through the process with clear and constant communication from start to finish. I'm here to advocate on your behalf to ensure you have a fun and enjoyable real estate experience!
I was born and raised in Portland, OR. I moved to Mankato, MN to complete my Bachelors degree in Business Management, when offered an athletic scholarship in diving. I married my college sweetheart in 2011 and am now a mom to four very busy little children.
I strongly believe in finding a house that becomes a home. I want to help clients with their real estate goals, and love the community they choose to invest in. Buying and selling a home is a journey and I’m ready to walk with you every step of the way
After living in several areas of Minneapolis, Sheree made the move to Dellwood to raise her family. She became an active member of the community heading large fundraising events for local schools, serving on several boards and volunteering wherever there is a need.
A passion for real estate state started early on growing up in a family centered around it. Sheree has led large remodeling and design work on residential and commercial spaces to home styling projects around town. Her vast knowledge of the Twin Cities area and tireless work ethic will aid in the search for your new property. Sheree’s vision for elevating spaces will be an asset for preparing your existing house for market or choosing your future home!
In addition to real estate, Sheree enjoys spending time in the North Loop taking in the energy and views of the city, walking her dogs along White Bear Lake and Stillwater, and checking out the local film festivals.
Lisa was born and raised in the Shoreview and North Oaks area, having attended Mounds View Highschool and the University of Minnesota. After a 6-year stint in southern California, she moved back to the Cities to start a family (a very Minnesota thing to do).
Her career has included payroll administration, intermodal transportation and computer software sales. She owned her own company selling custom entry and interior doors, as well as interior painting and design. She finally landed as a realtor in 2011, all while raising 3 beautiful daughters.
Her local knowledge and connections are extensive, and her innate ability to understand what her clients really want and need make her a huge asset. Lisa believes that helping people buy and sell homes is primarily about problem solving; given any challenging situation Lisa can find the solution. She also thrives on relationships; ones with her clients, her colleagues, and her family define the person she is.
Lucia was first excited about real estate in 1978 and interviewed with a family-owned company in Forest Lake, MN. She was ready to move forward when she found out she was pregnant, and decided the timing wasn't right to start a career she knew would take a lot of time and energy to do right by her clients. Fast forward three children later to when Lucia got her real estate license and started working her dream job where she enjoys helping people find & achieve the American Dream. Thirty years later she is grateful to still be working in the career she loves. Her motto is, one client, one family at a time. Lucia had the privilege of representing a few of the most respected builders in our community during her career. She has extensive training in new construction, 55+ plus lifestyle living and luxury properties; however her favorite is still working with first time home buyers.
Lucia lives in Bayport and enjoys spending time with her nine grandchildren.
Crystal was born and raised in Minnesota. She is a proud wife to Bradley and a loving mother to two wonderful boys. With four years in the industry, she has had the privilege of assisting in hundreds of real estate transactions with buyers, sellers, and investors.
Her true passion lies in helping people achieve their real estate goals. Whether you're looking to make your dream of home ownership a reality, exploring opportunities in real estate investments, or seeking to sell your property, she is your go-to gal!
Crystal takes immense pride in guiding clients through every step of the real estate process, offering expert advice, and ensuring a seamless experience. Whether you're a first-time buyer, a seasoned investor, or someone looking to make a change, she aspires to make your real estate journey a success.
Let's work together to turn your real estate dreams into reality!