Meet Mart Sieren. She joined the Assurance Property Management team in January 2014 to fill the bookkeeping, administrative and general office role. Originally a Des Moines native, Mart has called the Iowa City area “home” since 1975 and worked at and attended the University of Iowa for many of those years. She brings a knowledge of university life and a love of people to the APM team, in addition to her office skills. She lives on her family’s Century Farm near Iowa City and is a Hawkeye fan, gardener, animal lover and loves to cook. She will be happy to help with whatever our customers and tenants need, with a hello and a smile!
Linda has been involved in accounting and banking for her entire working life. Twelve years were spent with a CPA firm in Columbus Junction, Iowa where she grew up and raised her family. Upon moving to the Swisher area she spent 8 years working in the check processing department of Firstar Bank in Cedar Rapids and Farmers State Bank in Marion. For the 12 years the family lived in Timber Lake Development she was Secretary Treasurer for the homeowners association there. After moving to the Iowa City area she joined Assurance Property Management in February of 2005 and has been responsible for accounting functions, office management, providing information and answering questions for our tenants and owners. Linda enjoys gardening, baking and exploring the western states with Louie, her husband of 44 years. Linda and Louie have one son.
Rob is an Iowa City native. He joined the staff of Assurance Property Management in March of 2012. He has worked in the areas of construction, restaurants, lawn care, commercial/ residential maintenance and repair. While formally trained as a chef, Rob has found his passion belongs to property management. As a licensed real estate broker, Rob is involved in all aspects of our business which include leasing-agent, tenant screening, collections and all aspects of maintenance and repair. His greatest strength is his commitment to the tenants he serves. His hobbies include cooking, all types of biking, motorcycle touring and beer tasting. He is also an avid trap and skeet shooter.
Tom is a life-long resident of Iowa City. He entered the insurance business in 1976 and the real estate brokerage business in 1978, following in his father’s footsteps. A graduate of the University of Iowa School of Business, Tom learned early-on the value of honesty, hardwork and teamwork. “Most of what I have accomplished in my life has been through collaberation with others of greater talent than I.”
Tom “retired” from real estate and insurance brokerage in 2003 to pursue real estate development with his partners (Jim Anderson and Steve Bender). His completed projects include Apple Ridge Subdivision, Sturgis Corner Drive, Sturgis Place South, Westcott Heights Parts I, II, III & IV, Benton Villa Apartments, Elk Run Condominiums, Northpoint Crossing retail-office complex on North Dodge St. and most recently Cardinal Villas Condominiums. Tom established Assurance Property Management in 2004 to provide a higher standard of management to his and his partner’s local real estate holdings.
An active member of his community, Tom has served on several boards and commissions in the community. His past volunteer work has included the Iowa City Optimist Club (past president), Kids Voting (Treasurer), Iowa City Community School District Foundation, Iowa City Area Board of Realtors. Iowa City Community School District Board of Directors (past president) Iowa City Airport Commission and Oaknoll Retirement Residences (President) He currently enjoys serving on the Oaknoll Retirement Residence Foundation (President).. He is married to Susie (34 years) and has two sons, all in Iowa City. In addition to time with his family, Tom most enjoys working around his acreage, baking bread, collecting wine and extensive travels with Susie.