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Peter Diessner hired as director of Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group

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May 16, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (May 2018) – Peter Diessner has been hired as director of Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group, Inc. (KAFS).  He will oversee the financial analysis, due diligence and funding of KAFS’s existing and potential portfolio properties.

Formerly known as Kraus-Anderson Mortgage Company, the newly branded KAFS works closely with Kraus-Anderson Development, building on its growing capabilities as a financial services resource for KA and its business partners.  Kraus-Anderson has considerably grown its capabilities of securing financing through both traditional and creative sourcing for high-stakes, mixed-use developments.  

Prior to joining KAFS, Diessner was a real estate attorney with Speeter & Johnson, and previously with Fredrickson & Byron in Minneapolis.  He focused his practice on complex transactions and litigation involving real estate.

Diessner received his J.D. from the William Mitchell College of Law and his B.A. in Financial Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College.  He is a member of the Hennepin County Bar Association and holds a certification from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy NITA).  Diessner also was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in Minnesota in 2017 and 2018.

About Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group, Inc. (KAFS)
Kraus-Anderson Mortgage Company was established in 1973, originally to coordinate excess funds and funding needs for Kraus-Anderson-related companies.  Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group, Inc. today works closely with Kraus-Anderson Development to provide financial resources for KA interests and partners.  KAFS is affiliated with the Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson family of operations, including integrated construction management, real estate development and insurance.  KA, an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, has regional offices in Madison, Wis., Bismarck, N.D., and Duluth, Bemidji and Rochester Minn.
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