Nancy Murdakes Brown


brokerage assitant

Direct 612.465.8523
Email 50 South 6th Street | Suite 1418
Minneapolis, MN | 55402
Main: 612.332.6600 | Fax: 612.376.4489


Bachelor of Science— Marketing and Real Estate

St. Cloud State University

  • Member, Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR)

    St. Cloud State University Real Estate Alumni Board Member

    Retail Brokers Network
Major clients/Transactions
  • MOD Pizza
  • Hotworx Yoga
  • Culver’s
  • DGX
  • Dollar General
  • Learning Care Group
  • Jersey Mikes
  • Petco
  • Qdoba
  • Reality Income Corporation
  • Excess Space

Sara specializes in Retail Tenant Representation as well as Landlord Representation. She has worked with a variety of both National and Local Retail Tenants. From expansions of existing brands to initial market entries for national retailers coming to Minnesota. She has also worked with the Upland brokerage team to list retail properties across the state. In her time at Upland, she has assisted in transactions with retailers, office tenants, developers and industrial users. This has given her exposure and a good understanding of all product types in the Minnesota market.

Sara graduated from Saint Cloud State University, where she earned a degree in both Marketing with a Real Estate emphasis and Communication Studies. She continues to hold an active role as a member of the board for the St. Cloud State University Alumni Association.

In 2015, she started her career at Upland in a supporting role to the brokerage team. Her unique expertise has allowed her to perform a wide range of tasks including; market research, financial analysis, demographic analysis, designing and developing of all marketing materials, marketing of property listings on multiple platforms, maintaining brokerage public relations and managing social media. Since joining Upland, Sara has redesigned the Upland marketing platform and has introduced new success with broadcasting and publishing techniques.

She values strong relationships and continues to grow in the industry by attending relevant seminars and events to further her education.

Outside of the office, Sara lives in the Northwest suburbs with her Fiancé Troy and dog Tank. She enjoys time with her friends and family at the cabin, traveling or playing volleyball.