Who

Our team is a diverse group of individuals dedicated to bringing about creative and dynamic real estate solutions. We are a family owned real estate development and investment firm based out of Lincoln, Nebraska and have been in business since 2003. WRK is an award-winning firm including LEED Platinum, Gold and Silver Development projects. We also have expertise in historic renovations and tax credit programs. Most importantly, we are a team that has diverse backgrounds to creatively solve any real estate problem.

What

We are dedicated to development and reinvestment in community minded projects which have a greater impact than simply the one project we are leading. We pride ourselves on public/private collaboration with most projects including public funding and support to create the dynamic change. WRK works diligently to create a win, win, win project for our investors, the city we are working in, our tenants and the public which will utilize and enjoy the project. We are long term holders of our real estate portfolio and therefore focus on timeless design and quality, lasting projects.

Why

We love real estate. We feel it is the catalyst for the most dynamic change in any city. We know that great projects will change the course of the community and will outlast our investment and create a legacy which we take extremely seriously. We care about the environment as evidenced by our LEED projects. We care about renovation appropriate buildings and creating designs which blend in to the community while moving it forward at the same time. WRK is here to be a change agent for the greater good through our creation of outstanding real estate solutions.

Meet the Team

Will Scott
Will Scott / Partner

Born and raised west of Denver Colorado, Will attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to earn degrees in finance and economics. He officially began his real estate career in 1995, working for The Principal Financial Group, covering the mid-Atlantic commercial real estate market and focusing on finance and acquisitions. After returning to Nebraska, Will worked for a Lincoln family partnership coordinating and assisting their real estate portfolio acquisition, development, marketing and management. He, along with his brother Robert, founded WRK, LLC in 2003. 

Robert Scott
Robert Scott / Partner

Born and raised west of Denver Colorado, Robert also came to Lincoln to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the same class as his brother. With additional background and work related experience in investment banking, Robert has served as a leader in many civic organizations. Robert is an active principal in WRK and is the President of Kinport and Arlington Properties, two corporations administered by WRK. Robert has served as Chairman of a publicly traded corporation and been involved with community foundations in the region. 

Ryan Mousel
Ryan Mousel / General Counsel / Director of Operations

Ryan earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to joining WRK, he practiced law in Colorado, representing developers, lenders, and individuals on sophisticated real estate and business transactions. Ryan’s legal background and extensive real estate experience make him a valuable member of the WRK development team. Additionally, he assists with oversight of the company’s real estate portfolio, and he participates in the operational management and strategic planning of the company. Ryan credits his father for sparking his interest in real estate, and his mother for his ability to focus on the details necessary to turn a vision into reality.

Brea Kniss
Brea Kniss / Associate Counsel / HR

Brea attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and earned her law degree from the University of Nebraska. Brea serves as Associate Counsel and Human Resource Manager. She assists with legal and leasing issues for the residential and commercial portfolios. When she is not hiding behind her desk drafting documents, Brea enjoys running, yoga and keeping up with her twins.

Bryan Murray
Bryan Murray / Chief Financial Officer

Bryan attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and holds both a bachelors and masters degree in accounting. Prior to joining WRK as Chief Financial Officer, Bryan served as Tax Director for a publicly traded corporation and has years of multi-industry experience in both the private and public accounting sectors. He is responsible for the company’s financial functions including accounting, audit, treasury, corporate finance, and investor relations. Outside of the office, he also enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and traveling.

Jeremy Raridon
Jeremy Raridon / Construction Manager

A diverse career overseeing construction projects in multiple markets brought Jeremy to lead our Construction Management team. Jeremy plays an integral role managing new real estate design and construction projects, as well as improvements to WRK’s current portfolio.  Born and raised in Nebraska, Jeremy earned his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before moving to Chicago to continue his career. Jeremy’s extensive experience includes overseeing infrastructure, high-rise condominium, healthcare, institutional and industrial projects as well as tenant interior finish work. Combined with his projects after joining the WRK team, Jeremy has overseen approximately 2,000,000 sf of new construction and tenant improvements. 

Jaret Waite
Jaret Waite / Property Manager

A graduate of UNK, Jaret oversees property management and leasing of the residential units in WRK’s portfolio. He helps design and implement the advertising plan, promotes and leases to prospective tenants, and manages tenant relations. Jaret is also responsible for residential building maintenance and capital improvements.

Gus Gehlen
Gus Gehlen / Residential Leasing Assistant

Gus graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Business Administration.  His primary duties include presenting properties and amenities, preparing and executing leases in accordance of property standards and regulations, and acting as a liaison between management and tenants.  Gus is interested in trends, technology, and entertainment.

Tara Kimminau
Tara Kimminau / Staff Accountant

Tara is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University in Business Administration. She is a new addition to WRK and the Accounting department. Tara primarily helps with daily accounting functions including accounts payable, deposits and assisting VP of Accounting with various tasks.

Emily Gross
Emily Gross / Controller
Dave Meagher
Dave Meagher / Analyst

A Lincoln native, Dave attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he earned undergraduate degrees in Finance and Economics as well as his Master of Business Administration.  His primary duties include monitoring project development, performing business analyses, and assisting WRK’s Principals in daily operations.  Outside of the office, Dave enjoys athletics, mentoring, and spending time with his wife.