Minneapolis’ United Properties names co-president

Matt Van Slooten has joined Minneapolis-based United Properties as co-president and chief investment officer of United Properties Investment LLC. Van Slooten will replace Eva Stevens, who will work with Van Slooten to ensure a smooth transition before she retires in December.

Most recently, Van Slooten served as president of commercial properties for CSM Corporation. Prior to that, he spent 25 years with Carlson Real Estate Company, advancing to the role of president, a post he held for 13 years.

As co-president, Van Slooten will share responsibility for United Properties with co-president Bill Katter, who also serves as president and chief investment officer of United Properties Development, for leading and guiding the combined United Properties organization.

As chief investment officer for UPI, Van Slooten will be responsible for all aspects of portfolio and asset management of the company’s stable portfolio which represents more than 7 million square feet across several markets, including Minnesota, Colorado, Wisconsin and Florida.