Roseanne M. Hope is the President of Compendium Business Strategies which is a 100% woman owned and operated commercial real estate advisory firm. Compendium works with investors to acquire distressed commercial real estate assets from its vast network of banks, special servicers and developers. The Compendium Team facilitates the sale from beginning to end and assists in property selection, negotiations, due diligence, contract review and closing. Prior to co-founding Compendium in 2009, Roseanne practiced commercial real estate law for over 20 years with major Twin Cities law firms including Dorsey & Whitney and Faegre & Benson. She has represented national banks, large national retailers, commercial developers of retail and office properties and corporate and industrial users in development, financing, workouts, litigation, leasing and land use issues.A lifelong resident of the Twin Cities, she graduated from the University of Minnesota and William Mitchell College of Law, cum laude, where she served as an editor of the Law Review. She also holds a Minnesota real estate broker's license and is a frequent speaker on distressed commercial assets. She was the initial president and co-founder of Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW), served on the national board of CREW Network and the CREW Foundation and was the MNCREW 2009 Spotlight on Success honoree and 2011 Winner of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. She is also a member of NAIOP and MSCA and has served on several non-profit boards including the Womens Foundation of MN, the Caring Tree Foundation, The International Institute of MN and Volunteer Lawyers Network. She is currently working with Business Forward, a national organization that builds business support for policies that promote America's economic competitiveness.
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