LIZ KOEHLER

Mortgage Banker

My Role In the Process

By understanding your financial situation, I can provide you with sound advice and education. Then you can make great financial decisions for you and your family!

Liz Koehler has been a mortgage professional for more than 25 years.

Liz and her team pride themselves on providing full-service loan origination featuring innovative mortgage solutions and real estate strategies. The Koehler Group believes that with education from the team, clients can make well informed decisions about the type of mortgage financing that is right for them. Liz is committed to providing top notch service with regular updates, pro-active communication and a positive attitude! Whether a client is buying their first home, a second or investment property, or looking to refinance for better terms, The Koehler Group will take great care of you.

A native of England, Liz moved to Minnesota in 1996. She currently resides in Eagan with her two sons, Liam and Owen. Liz loves spending time with family and friends enjoying the great outdoors and cabin life.

Liz Koehler, Mortgage Banker | NMLS #461777
612.436.3504

KIM WATTS

Loan Partner

My Role In the Process

After your initial discussion with Liz, I will guide you through the process. I will help you become pre-approved and cover all next steps! These include finalizing loan terms and interest rates, cover the appraisal process, and let you know if you need to provide any updated documents.

Kim brings over 25 years of real estate and mortgage banking experience to The Koehler Group. She has worked as a realtor, property manager, marketing partner and a transaction coordinator. Kim’s vast experience has been a great asset in our ever changing mortgage industry. Kim reviews all files for pre-approval, structures and locks the loans and prepares all federally mandated disclosures for each of our transactions. She is an excellent resource for any of your questions throughout the loan process. Kim will ensure that our clients will have a simple and positive experience that will be shared with family and friends.

Kim currently resides in Maple Grove with her husband, Steve and their dog, Myles. As new empty nesters, Kim and Steve are adjusting to their quiet household as their 5 adult children are either at college or building their own careers. In her free time Kim enjoys working out, reading, and spending time at the family cabin in Hayward, WI.

Kim Watts, Loan Partner | NMLS #879265
612.436.3504

CHELSEA BRIONES

Loan Partner

My Role In the Process

After your initial discussion with Liz, I will act as your personal tour guide through the loan process. I will give my full effort to tie up any loose ends on your application which includes collecting and organizing required documentation to ensure your file is ready for preapproval review. Once we have reviewed all options best suited for you and your family, I will coordinate your next meeting with Liz to finalize the loan.

Chelsea joined the Koehler team June 2019. She has over 10 years’ experience in customer service and over 5 years in mortgage. Chelsea is passionate about helping clients feel comfortable and confident about the mortgage process. Her approach to work and life is team centered and she’s always willing to go that extra mile to make an experience above and beyond.

Chelsea lives in Saint Anthony with her husband, Eleazar, and son Eli. She and her husband are native to Minnesota and originally from Montevideo. Chelsea enjoys exploring the local art, music, and food scene. She also enjoys escaping the hustle and bustle of the city by engaging in nature and outdoor activities.

Chelsea Briones, Loan Partner | NMLS #1871040
612.436.3516

BEN KLEPPE

Processing Partner

My Role In the Process

Once you are in contract, I’ll help make your closing smooth and successful! I will give you regular updates throughout the process and advise when your loan is fully approved. I will partner with your insurance agent and will help you prep for your closing.

Ben joined the Koehler Group in early 2014 and has over 10 years of experience as a banking professional. As the team’s loan processing partner, he coordinates the processing, approval and closing of the loan application all while priding himself in delivering outstanding customer service.

Ben is originally from Madison, Wisconsin, where he attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently resides in Rosemount with his wife, Jenny and 2 children, Madison and Jake. When he’s not watching a Wisconsin sporting event he loves spending time outside camping, hunting and fishing.

Ben Kleppe, Process Partner | NMLS #1168040
612.436.3504

LIZ KOEHLER

Mortgage Banker

My Role In the Process

By understanding your financial situation, I can provide you with sound advice and education. Then you can make great financial decisions for you and your family!

Liz Koehler has been a mortgage professional for nearly 25 years. During this time, she has helped families close over 3000 loans totaling more than 700 million dollars.

Liz and her team pride themselves on providing full-service loan origination featuring innovative mortgage solutions and real estate strategies. The Koehler Group believes that with education from the team, clients can make well informed decisions about the type of mortgage financing that is right for them. Liz is committed to providing top notch service with regular updates, pro-active communication and a positive attitude! Whether a client is buying their first home, a second or investment property, or looking to refinance for better terms, The Koehler Group will take great care of you.

A native of England, Liz moved to Minnesota in 1996. She currently resides in Eagan with her two sons, Liam and Owen. Liz loves spending time with family and friends enjoying the great outdoors and cabin life.

Liz Koehler, Mortgage Banker | NMLS #461777
612.436.3504

KIM WATTS

Loan Partner

My Role In the Process

After your initial discussion with Liz, I will guide you through the process. I will help you become pre-approved and cover all next steps! These include finalizing loan terms and interest rates, cover the appraisal process, and let you know if you need to provide any updated documents.

Kim brings over 25 years of real estate and mortgage banking experience to The Koehler Group. She has worked as a realtor, property manager, marketing partner and a transaction coordinator. Kim’s vast experience has been a great asset in our ever changing mortgage industry. Kim reviews all files for pre-approval, structures and locks the loans and prepares all federally mandated disclosures for each of our transactions. She is an excellent resource for any of your questions throughout the loan process. Kim will ensure that our clients will have a simple and positive experience that will be shared with family and friends.

Kim currently resides in Maple Grove with her husband, Steve and their dog, Myles. As new empty nesters, Kim and Steve are adjusting to their quiet household as their 5 adult children are either at college or building their own careers. In her free time Kim enjoys working out, reading, and spending time at the family cabin in Hayward, WI.

Kim Watts, Loan Partner | NMLS #879265
612.436.3504

CHELSEA BRIONES

Loan Partner

My Role In the Process

After your initial discussion with Liz, I will act as your personal tour guide through the loan process. I will give my full effort to tie up any loose ends on your application which includes collecting and organizing required documentation to ensure your file is ready for preapproval review. Once we have reviewed all options best suited for you and your family, I will coordinate your next meeting with Liz to finalize the loan.

Chelsea joined the Koehler team June 2019. She has over 10 years’ experience in customer service and over 5 years in mortgage. Chelsea is passionate about helping clients feel comfortable and confident about the mortgage process. Her approach to work and life is team centered and she’s always willing to go that extra mile to make an experience above and beyond.

Chelsea lives in Saint Anthony with her husband, Eleazar, and son Eli. She and her husband are native to Minnesota and originally from Montevideo. Chelsea enjoys exploring the local art, music, and food scene. She also enjoys escaping the hustle and bustle of the city by engaging in nature and outdoor activities.

Chelsea Briones, Loan Partner | NMLS #1871040
612.436.3516

BEN KLEPPE

Processing Partner

My Role In the Process

Once you are in contract, I’ll help make your closing smooth and successful! I will give you regular updates throughout the process and advise when your loan is fully approved. I will partner with your insurance agent and will help you prep for your closing.

Ben joined the Koehler Group in early 2014 and has over 10 years of experience as a banking professional. As the team’s loan processing partner, he coordinates the processing, approval and closing of the loan application all while priding himself in delivering outstanding customer service.

Ben is originally from Madison, Wisconsin, where he attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently resides in Rosemount with his wife, Jenny and 2 children, Madison and Jake. When he’s not watching a Wisconsin sporting event he loves spending time outside camping, hunting and fishing.

Ben Kleppe, Process Partner | NMLS #1168040
612.436.3504