Luther Group - Leadership

Over the course of their careers, the leadership team of Luther Group has completed projects with a combined value exceeding $500 million and sale and lease transactions with a combined value that exceeds $350 million.

Jason Luther, President

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Jason Luther is the President and Manager of Luther Group. In 2011, Jason launched Luther Group as a comprehensive real estate development firm. Jason has been directly responsible for over 40 major real estate projects in the healthcare and commercial market sectors valued at a combined total of more than $250 million. Jason is responsible for overseeing the direction of the firm and ensuring successful projects for all of Luther Group’s clients.


Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with dual majors in Political Science and Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in 1998. He also earned a minor in Geography at that time. Following this, Jason pursued a Masters of Healthcare Management from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, which he completed in 2001. 

Andy Fishler, Principal

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Andy Fishler is a principal of Luther Group. Andy started in the real estate industry as a broker in 2001. He has specialized in selling and leasing freestanding and multi-tenant retail properties with a strong specialty in grocery stores and retail investment properties. Andy has extensive experience in all facets of commercial real estate including investment property sales, land development, lease and contract negotiation, acquisitions and dispositions. Andy has successfully completed over $300 million in real estate transactions throughout his career.  


Andy graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with degrees in Real Estate, Finance & Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2001 as well as an MBA from the University of Wisconsin in 2016.  Andy also holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and Masters in Commercial Property (MICP) from the Mike Lipsey School of Real Estate. 

Dan Cowell, Principal

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Dan Cowell is a principal of Luther Group.  Dan has been a commercial and healthcare real estate professional for 25 years. Dan is a real estate expert with extensive experience in all aspects of the development and construction processes. Throughout his career, Dan has overseen more than 40 projects nationwide that are valued at over $600 million. 


Dan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Advanced Technical Studies and Construction Management from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in 1995. Dan is a published author and an Adjunct Professor in the Center for Real Estate at Marquette University in Milwaukee. 

Ed Aumann, Chief Financial Officer

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Ed Aumann is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of diversified business management experience. Ed has a strong background in several industries including food and hospitality and commercial real estate. While CFO for the Bartolotta Restaurant Group, he led the financial team in the opening of several restaurants and catering venues. Accurate and informative financial reporting, analysis and recommendations of project feasibility and cost reduction strategies are among his strengths. Ed graduated from Lakeland College (Summa Cum Laude) with degrees in Accounting and Marketing. 

Kate Schroeder, Real Estate Broker

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Kate Schroeder joined the Luther Group in May 2017, as a Broker/Office Manager. Kate received her real estate license in August 2015, and was previously an agent with First Weber, concentrating on residential real estate transactions. Prior to her real estate career, Kate was employed for 25 years with FOX Networks. Kate was the Regional Director of Distribution and Sales and handled contract negotiations for all of the FOX Networks including FOX Sports, FOX News, FS1, Big 10 Network, and FX. Kate managed offices in Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Cleveland. Kate is a graduate of University of Minnesota. 

Lynda Anderson, Chief of Staff

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Lynda Anderson joined the Luther Group in March 2019 as the chief of staff. Lynda has worked in the real estate industry for almost 20 years. Prior to joining the Luther Group, Lynda was the marketing manager of a national healthcare real estate company. As the marketing manager, Lynda authored and edited hundreds of complex proposals and other presentation documents that resulted in more than $500 million worth of project awards across the United States. Prior to her real estate career, Lynda served as the customer service manager and office manager for a national bulletin board and sign manufacturing company.

Luther Group - Summer Internship Program

The summer internship program of Luther Group offers qualified college students experience in all aspects of the real estate Industry. Luther Group internship experience focuses on investment property, property management, brokerage and private equity. Interns learn about the real estate investment process, day-to-day business functions and decision making of the organization as well as interfacing with all levels of management.

Matt Riesterer

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Matt is a real estate intern at Luther Group for the summer of 2019.  Matt currently attends University of Wisconsin - Madison. 

Ethan Westfall

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Ethan is a real estate intern at Luther Group for the summer of 2019.  Ethan currently attends Indiana University - Kelley School of Business. 

Maggie Aumann

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Maggie is a financial intern at Luther Group for the summer of 2019.  Maggie currently attends University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.