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OUR AGENTS.

Our agents at RICE REAL ESTATE have commercial real estate experience in the St. Cloud Market and surrounding area. We have the knowledge, expertise and work ethic to help you find the commercial property that fits your needs. If you are in need of an office space or building to rent or buy, or if you are looking for industrial buildings for sale or lease don’t hesitate to contact us.

CASEY O’MALLEY

President

CURRAN POGANSKI

Vice President

CHRIS SCHUVER

Agent

ANDY VOLLER

Agent/Broker

BEN COPPERTHITE

Agent/Broker

RON MOLITOR

Agent

ALYSSA ERICKSON

Property Management Coordinator

CASEY O’MALLEY

President, Rice Real Estate
Casey OMalley 2022

ABOUT

Casey O’Malley is the Primary Broker-President of Rice Commercial Real Estate Services. Prior to joining Rice Properties, Casey was the Vice President at INH Commercial Real Estate where he specialized in Commercial Sales, Leasing and Development. Casey relies on his in-depth market knowledge, research skills/resources and his financial analysis capabilities to help Client’s make informed, complete and sound Real Estate decisions.

Mr. O’Malley is a native of Central Minnesota and graduated from Saint John’s University where he earned a B.A in Communications. He has over a decade of Commercial Real Estate experience in the St. Cloud Market and is a member of industry related programs such as; MNCar Exchange, Loop Net, Co-Star and CCIM designee.

Casey’s primary focus at Rice Real Estate Services is not to only meet, but to exceed the Client’s goals and expectations and continually earn their business again and again.

CURRAN POGANSKI

Vice President, Rice Real Estate
Curran Poganski 2022

ABOUT

Curran was born and raised in Central Minnesota, with his teenage years being spent learning construction trades while working with multiple subcontractors. He graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.A. in Business Economics and graduation, worked for Northmarq Capital as a Portfolio Analyst, managing a diverse portfolio of commercial mortgages in the retail, office and multi-family sectors.

Curran returned to Central Minnesota and transitioned into community banking as a Credit Analyst, however his desire for customer interaction and his natural relationship management abilities made a for a quick transition into the role of a Commercial Lender. Curran brings a unique skill set to his customers, having a background focused on finance, real estate finance, credit, real estate lending, negotiation and relationship management.

Curran spends his free time with his loving wife chasing around their two young girls. He is also an avid outdoorsman and is always willing to hear and share good hunting stories and adventures with co-workers and customers.

CHRIS SCHUVER

Agent, CFO of Rice Companies
Chris Schuver

ABOUT

Chris Schuver is a commercial real estate agent for Rice Real Estate Services along with being the CFO for Rice Real Estate Services and Rice Companies, Inc. Mr. Schuver is a native of northwest Iowa and a graduate of St. John’s University, Collegeville where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Management.

Mr. Schuver has an extensive background in the finance and commercial real estate industry, having been employed as Commercial Lender for over a dozen years prior to joining Rice Companies in 2014. Due to his work with numerous companies thru the banking business, Mr. Schuver developed an extensive network to be able to assist lessors, lessees, buyers and sellers of real estate. Community involvement commitments for Mr. Schuver includes the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota, Central MN Noon Optimist Club and active member of St. Francis Xavier of Sartell and St. Edwards of Longville.

ANDY VOLLER

Agent/Broker, Rice Real Estate
Andy Voller 2022

ABOUT

Andy Voller is a commercial and residential real estate broker for Rice Real Estate Services. In addition to real estate, he is the COO & CCO for American Heritage National Bank.

Andy is a native of Central Minnesota, and a graduate of the University of Minnesota – Duluth where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.

Andy began his career working for a residential mortgage lender. Since then, he has managed a national real estate settlement services company, a mortgage brokerage firm, and is currently operating a community bank. He has gained expertise in contract negotiation, due diligence, complex loan financing, risk management, real estate valuation as well as marketing strategy and implementation. Andy is putting his experience to work helping clients uncover real estate investment opportunities and guiding them through the transaction.

In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, hunting, golfing, and relaxing at the cabin with his wife and two children.

BEN COPPERTHITE

Agent/Broker
Ben Copperthite

ABOUT

Ben Copperthite is the President of Rice Property Management. Along with his property management duties, Ben is also an active Real Estate Agent specializing in commercial transactions to include Commercial Sales, Lease Negotiations, Development, and Business Sales. Prior to joining Rice Real Estate Services, Ben was the in-house property manager for Quality Investments, an Investment firm based out of Rice Lake, WI, managing a portfolio of over 600,000 square feet of retail, office and industrial space. Ben also has experience as a Commercial Lender and Insurance Producer, which has allotted him with a more well-rounded approach which has helped him excel within the Real Estate Industry.

Mr. Copperthite has lived in MN his entire career and is a graduate of St. Cloud State University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. He has over 10 years of Real Estate Experience in the St. Cloud Market and is a member of many Real Estate related organizations to include MNCAR Exchange, CoStar/LoopNet, etc.

When he isn’t working, Ben likes to spend time traveling with his family or doing anything outdoors.

RON MOLITOR

Agent, Rice Real Estate
Ron Molitor

ABOUT

Ron Molitor joined Rice Companies in November 2014, after earning a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from North Dakota State University. Ron’s knowledge of the construction industry, ability to seek out areas for improvement, and quickly implement a solution, makes him an asset to our growing team.

In addition to his work as a Project Manager, Ron is also a licensed real estate agent for our real estate division, Rice Real Estate Services.

When he’s not hard at work, Ron enjoys spending time with his family outdoors hunting and fishing.

ALYSSA ERICKSON

Property Management Coordinator
Rice Companies Headshot Alyssa Erickson

ABOUT

Alyssa joined Rice Real Estate in the summer of 2022 as a Property Management Coordinator working with the Real Estate division. She came to Rice with years of property management experience along with marketing experience from a prior construction company. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN in 2012. 

In her free time, she volunteers for Millstream Arts Festival, also works as a real estate photographer, enjoys traveling, and spending time with her friends, family, and 2 dogs.