Lukas Krause graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Marketing from Indiana University and has an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado. He has a proven track record of streamlining processes, implementing new technologies, building relationships and driving profitability. Krause was recognized as the HousingWire Rising Star in 2015.
Krause previously served as Senior Director of Global Expansions for Quiznos, playing a major role in developing the international infrastructure and growing the Quiznos brand to more than 5,000 locations on four different continents. In 2012, Krause joined the Property Management Business Solutions team and rose through the ranks starting as Vice President of Operations, then Chief Operating Officer in September 2013, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2016.
Real Property Management was acquired by Neighborly in early 2018. The company was founded in 2005 by co-founders Kirk McGary and Doug Oler and grew to become the largest property management organization in North America, with more than 300 offices in 46 states and Canada, managing assets worth more than $13 billion. Real Property Management specializes in franchising a system to manage single-family homes, townhomes, condos, multiplexes and small apartment buildings without onsite management. Its services include finding and screening tenants, completing the lease agreements, collecting rent, arranging for any necessary repairs, and processing evictions when necessary. Real Property Management offices also manage the legal compliance for local, state and federal real estate law.