Meet the Team
About Bill Leland:
Born and raised in Albert Lea, Bill moved to Mankato and later the Twin Cities and worked in industrial sales providing him the opportunity to travel extensively throughout the US and overseas. In 1997, Bill and his wife Pam choose to move to Albert Lea to raise their two children and become involved in the family real estate business.
Besides helping run the family business, Bill also became an active volunteer in the Albert Lea community. His volunteer activities included serving on the local school board for 16 years along with other education related work in Albert Lea and at the state level, plus, his contributions to church and other community wide activities.
As for real estate, Bill's number one concern is the welfare of the customers and clients his office serves. His "put the client first" motto is his and Leland Realty's formula for success.
About Matt Johnson:
Matthew has been in Real Estate for thirteen years and is an expert in the residential housing market. He has received an award for reaching the Executive Club with RE/MAX for outstanding sales achievements in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2010 along with the 100% club in 2009. Matthew also received recognitions for his contributions to the Children's Miracle Network in 2007 through 2012. He is a member of the MLS in the area and also a Realtor. He uses his expert knowledge to help home sellers to market their home for the best results.
Matthew has received his CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) so he can work closely with sellers who are facing the possibility of have their home being foreclosed on. He is able able to show them that there is light at the end of the tunnel. He also help buyers of all kinds with the purchase of the home and real estate. Matthew helps buyers with the complete buying process; from helping them find a mortgage lender all the way to receiving a clear title to their new home with a title company.
Matthew has lived in the Albert Lea community for over 40 years and is currently raising his family here. In his off time he enjoys spending time with family, golfing, boating, and riding motorcycle.
About Heather Allen:
Heather has been professionally serving all of your Real Estate needs since 2005. Get the most for your time! Let Heather give you and your home the care and attention you deserve! Heather is licensed in Minnesota and Iowa to show, list and sell ANY Real Estate. She currently serves on the Member Services Committee for area Realtors and serves on the Southeast MN MLS board of directors and as the president for 2016-2017. Heather formally served on the Board of directors for Southeast Mn Association of Realtors.
About Norena Brekke:
Norena Brekke was born and raised in Albert Lea. She currently lives in Clarks Grove with her husband Travis, 2 boys and retired greyhound Kramer. She enjoys working with both buyers and sellers. “Every transaction is different, that’s what makes it exciting.”
About Sally Ehrhardt:
Sally Ehrhardt has lived in Albert Lea since 1995. Before becoming a Realtor®, she volunteered in the community and school district. She enjoys many hobbies and likes to remain active with daily use of the many wonderful walking paths that Albert Lea has to offer.
As far as real estate? “I try to have fun. The best part is seeing in someone’s face the moment that they know this is the house they want. Then I put my knowledge to work to make a difference in their lives.” And that amiable trait makes her very enjoyable to work with.