Peter B. Postma

Associate Minneapolis
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Peter is a member of Taft’s Real Estate practice group where he assists clients with all aspects of real estate transactions including: commercial purchase and sale of commercial, industrial and multifamily properties; leasing; zoning and land use; and real estate development.

Prior to joining Taft, Peter worked at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and brings significant experience with federal subsidized housing programs and multifamily property management. Peter regularly advises clients on compliance with both residential landlord-tenant law and the Fair Housing Act.

In conjunction with his practice at Taft, Peter is a Major in the United States Army Reserve where he serves as a Judge Advocate. As a Judge Advocate, Peter provides principled legal counsel to commanders on a variety of matters including administrative law, criminal law, and operational law.

Peter’s prior experience as a licensed contractor and operating a real estate management and development firm enables his hands-on familiarity with every aspect of a real estate project. Peter utilizes this firsthand real estate knowledge when advising every client.

Peter earned his J.D. from the University of St. Thomas School of Law, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the University of St. Thomas Law Journal.

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  • University of St. Thomas School of Law (2014)

    magna cum laude

  • University of Minnesota (2004)

    B.A. – History


  • State - Minnesota