Leslie Scherrer


Leslie’s career in real estate development began in Madison, WI where she worked for renowned development firms and continues at The Peter Scherrer Group. Some highlights include:

  • Development in Wisconsin and Illinois for retail, office, industrial, multifamily, single family, hospitality, and mixed-use development projects.
  • Portfolio acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Investment management for office, retail, and industrial portfolio exceeding $350 Million in value.
  • Debt and equity origination in excess of $380 million.
  • Extensive experience in feasibility and investment analysis.
  • Management of private/public partnerships.
  • Utilization of Tax Incremental Financing, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, Section 42 Affordable Housing Tax Credits, IRC 1031 exchange, and other creative financing tools.


  • Gateway Technical College Board of Trustees
  • NAIOP Wisconsin Chapter – Board Member and Co-Chair Programs Committee
  • Geneva Lake Conservancy
  • Walworth County Economic Development Alliance
  • Burlington Chocolate Fest – Committee Member
  • University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association