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Press and Awards


Brad takes great pride in working hard & giving back to a range of important causes around the Twin Cities



  •    MPLS/ST. PAUL Magazine nominated Brad as a Super Real Estate Agent, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  •    Member of Edina Realty’s Chairman’s Circle – Edina Realty’s Highest Distinction and Honor based on Sales Production
  •    Industry Respected & Consumer recognized ABR (Accredited Buyer’s Representative)



  •    College of Arts & Sciences, University of St. Thomas – Advisory Board Member
  •    Board Member – 1006 Summit Avenue Society
  •    Supporter of the Parent Network – University of St. Thomas
  •    Goldstein Museum of Design – Member University of Minnesota
  •    Preservation Alliance of Minnesota – Supporting Member
  •    Project for Pride in Living Minneapolis – Annual Supporter & Realtor
  •    Minnesota AIDS Project – Member & Past Board Member
  •    Ordway Circle of Stars Member – Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
  •    Basilica Block Party – Annual Supporter
  •    Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Member
  •    Decorative Arts Council, Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Member
  •    “Take a Tommie to Lunch” – Volunteer for the Mentorship program for St. Thomas undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a career in Real Estate
  •    Friends of Mississippi River Member and Supporter
  •    AEON – Contributing Member
  •    The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis – Supporting Member
  •    The Carson Glore School, Kenya – Supporting Member
  •    Governor’s Residence Council – Public Member


“Dear Brad, Thank you for the generous gift that you made in December 2013 to the University of St. Thomas. Your generous gift, which you designated for the American Museum of Asmat Art Endowment and the Parent Network Annual Scholarship, is very much appreciated, Brad. Thank you for your support of St. Thomas as a President’s Council donor. Support at this special and significant level of giving truly benefits our students and helps to enhance their educational experiences here.”

Sincerely, Julie H. Sullivan, Ph.D., President, University of St. Thomas



Brad Palecek lists the home where Great Gatsby author F Scott Fitzgerald penned his debut novel.  – Daily Mail, 6/14/16

F Scott Fitzgerald’s former home for sale on Summit Avenue – Pioneer Press, 6/08/16

Pioneer Press 04/12

Pioneer Press 10/11

Pioneer Press 08/11 Southwest Journal 05/11

Pioneer Press 01/11

Lavender Magazine 02/08

Pioneer Press 04/12

Lavender Magazine 03/03

Client Video Testimonials

Brad Palecek hosted a Minnesota AIDS Project Fundraiser at his Minneapolis home.

Click here for photos of the event that raised $4,000.