Brian Houlihan, Adam Maurer, and Mandi Backhaus Join The Lerner Company

The Lerner Company ( is pleased to announce that Brian Houlihan, Adam Maurer, and Mandi Backhaus have joined the team as associate brokers.

Brian has been primarily focused on investment sales and acquisitions, with an emphasis on retail assets. He is also involved with tenant and landlord representation. With a background in business consulting and management, Brian spent eight years in Costa Rica where he launched an import trading company. He is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers and ChainLinks Retail Advisors and spends time volunteering for the American Cancer Society.

Adam joined the company in 2019 as an associate broker. His focus is on landlord and tenant representation with an emphasis on retail properties. Adam has shown an ability to absorb the complexities of a deal by being actively involved in numerous transactions. Prior to joining, he interned for two years in the commercial real estate business while finishing college.

Mandi has been hired on as a full-time associate broker after a one-year internship with the company assisting with social media and marketing. She brings experience in retail marketing having worked as marketing manager for Cold Stone Creamery while in college. Mandi graduated in 2020 from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with concentrations in real estate, marketing, and management.

The Lerner Company is a full-service real estate company located in Omaha. Its services include development, leasing and sales, management, investment sales, and tenant representation. Latest development projects include Settlers Creek Shopping Center and West Village Pointe mixed use development. Learn more online at