The mission of Concorde Management & Development, LLC is to deliver unparalleled real estate services to our clients through our commitment to integrity, competence, professionalism and teamwork.


Our goal is to offer well-crafted solutions to meet the complex needs of our clients including tenant services and the sale or purchase of real property.

It’s also to adhere to the ethical and technical standards of property management while providing a full suite of services to real estate investors & property owners.


We are committed to upholding our most cherished values in every project and task we take on, and this holds true through our history.

Established in 1985, Concorde Management & Development, LLC provides a complete spectrum of services to property owners, investors, and their tenants and offers solid solutions to clients’ real estate needs.

Lincolnites David M. Schmidt, Thomas C. Smith, and the late Thomas D. Hayes originally formed the company to manage and develop their own and partner-invested real estate properties. Since then, Concorde has maintained a philosophy of slow and steady growth and now oversees an increasingly diversified list of properties for numerous satisfied clients and tenants. In September of 2018 the operating companies were acquired by Dana Schmidt and Aaron Fenton to carry on the unparalleled service offered since the company founding.

An expanded staff of carefully chosen employees adheres to the concepts of integrity and teamwork. This highly proficient team offers expertise in all aspects of the comprehensive services we offer: Site Selection, Commercial Brokerage, Construction Management, Property Management and Maintenance.


Dana Schmidt

Managing Partner

Dana Schmidt is one of the managing partners and a co-owner of Concorde and Blue Rock.  Dana is responsible for development, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, construction and asset management for the company’s current and future projects.

Prior to joining Concorde, Dana was with First Industrial Realty Trust overseeing development and redevelopment in the mountain states of the US and Canada including Denver, Salt Lake City, Reno, Calgary and Edmonton.  While at First Industrial, Dana completed over 3 million square feet of development, redevelopment and acquisitions across Western North America.  Previously he was with Midwest First Financial in Omaha.

A native of Nebraska, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska in Business Administration (Finance) and a master’s degree from the University of Denver (Daniels College of Business in Real Estate and Construction Management).  He is also a licensed real estate agent in the State of Nebraska.

Aaron Fenton

Managing Partner / Broker

Aaron Fenton, Managing Broker and Partner of Concorde Management and Development, LLC.

Aaron, a lifelong Lincoln resident, brings an abundance of community knowledge and business experience to our company. As a former Dietze Music store manager and president of Echo Productions, Inc., Aaron understands the needs of businesses and individuals in the Lincoln area and brings a wealth of community connections.

His demonstrated experience in sales and marketing, financial and organizational management and strong customer relationships help him provide well-crafted solutions to meet the complex needs of our clients. Aaron has been awarded with a Power Broker award from CoStar and was runner up in the Lincoln Journal Star’s Best of Lincoln Realtor category.

David M. Schmidt

Associate Broker

David M. Schmidt began his career in real estate in the 1970’s following graduation from the University of Nebraska College of Business Administration. His initial involvements were with a brokerage and appraisal business, including owning and managing an appraisal company and a real estate brokerage franchise office for Century 21.

In 1985 he co-founded Concorde Management & Development, LLC in order to manage and develop the real estate investments owned by himself and his partners. Since that time, the Lincoln-based company has expanded its reach to include fee management for other owners and investors. Through David’s leadership, Concorde has become a company known for its integrity and dedication to excellence.

David believes it is important to be involved in community activities as well as in industry organizations in order to better serve clients and tenants. He is active with the Great Plains Trail Network in local fundraising efforts for city trails and has served on many Boards of Directors for various entities over the years.

David is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Omaha Board of Realtors, the Lincoln Realtors Assn, and the Institute of Real Estate Management-Chapter 12 (IREM). He obtained the designation of Certified Property Manager through his affiliation with IREM.

Throughout his career, David has proven to be a key player in all phases of real estate to include: sales, valuation, development, investing, property management, and construction management.

Rick Menke

Maintenance and Construction Management

Rick Menke joined the Concorde team in 1991 with an extensive knowledge of construction and maintenance. He began in the construction industry in 1967 and has continued to hone his skills and knowledge since then.

He and his team of technicians excel in the area of property maintenance management. They provide quality, continuous preventative maintenance programs as well as quick response 24-hour emergency services, ensuring that your investment is protected.

Rick’s team consists of experienced maintenance technicians and certified air conditioning personnel. Their expertise spans many disciplines, including painting, flooring, carpentry, minor electrical and plumbing, drain cleaning, HVAC, and troubleshooting problems.

Rick works always with the property budget in mind. Through his years of experience, he knows how his team can perform within budget guidelines while still maintaining the highest level of service for both tenants and owners.

Missy Bahr

Director of Accounting

Bio coming soon.

Matt Lehnert

Senior Associate

Matt hails from the sandhills community of Ainsworth.  He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he majored in Athletic Training and was a member of the UNL Yell Squad.  Following graduation in 2001, Matt has made his home in Lincoln ever since.

Matt brings with him the sales, finance, and relationship skills built during a 12-year tenure as a Finance Manager at DuTeau Chevrolet/Subaru.  In particular, Matt hopes to emphasize the business relations facet while assisting you and your business with any real estate needs.

Matt enjoys live music, golf, and spending time with his wife, Amy and their 2 daughters.  You may also catch Matt out on a weekends playing in his band, Loose Affiliation.

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Dick Young

Sales and Leasing Associate

Richard K. “Dick” Young joined the Concorde brokerage team in 2004, following a successful career with premier Lincoln/Omaha advertising agency, a career that saw him rise through the ranks from UNL student intern to CEO. Dick excels at matching buy/lease opportunities with his clients’ needs and enjoys personal and professional accolades, and is also a licensed real estate agent in the state of Nebraska.

George Chen

Sales and Leasing Associate

George Chen Started working at Concorde as an Intern while still attending the University of Nebraska- Lincoln for Finance and Political Science. He is now learning and transitioning into a sales and leasing role part time, while working full time at a local community bank. George loves to work in teams, and learn from new experiences and the people around him.  He hopes to go back to graduate school in a JD/MBA Program in the near future, while continuing to serve clients in the local Real Estate Market.

Patrick Oakes

Property Manager

Bio coming soon.

Karli Smith

Property Manager

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Audree Pool

Property Manager & Marketing
Audree graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May of 2020 getting her Bachelors of Art degree in Graphic Design and Architectural Studies. She started as a marketing/graphic design intern at Concorde while still attending college. She is now taking on marketing and property management. She is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Nebraska. She is always determined to do her best and loves making new, creative, marketing assets.

Eric Breashears

Property Manager

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Brian Craft

Property Manager

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Shelley Holt

Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

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Nisha Patel

Assistant Property Manager 

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Clint Bergen

Maintenance Technician

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James Poulsen

Maintenance Technician

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Donny Ortega

Maintenance Technician 

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John Parks

Maintenance Technician

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Mitchell Cookston

Maintenance Technician

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Phil Carlson

Maintenance Technician

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Kevin Bailey

Blue Rock Restoration

Bio and Picture coming soon.

Frito Schmidt

Concorde Mascot

Frito is a Golden Doodle that loves to come visit the office. He visits the Concorde office on Fridays, which are now called Frito Fridays. His favorite things are his toys and empty plastic water bottles. He always brings the energy with him and never forgets to greet everyone. He brings in his big contagious smile every Friday and helps motivate our team which is why he’s the best mascot for Concorde!

Ryder Fenton

Concorde Mascot

Bio Coming Soon…