Our Team

Kirk E. Swenson - President, Broker, REALTOR®  

After a post-college career in banking and finance Kirk joined 1 Stop in 1979. In that year the farm sales and management was re-emphasized. Many years and countless satisfied clients doing multiple transactions have made Kirk an expert on the 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange.

Kirk is a founding member of Agriculture Real Estate Investors, LLC. (now Teay's River Investments),and is the managing partner of a private equity fund that specializes in investing in agricultural real estate throughout the United States. 1 Stop continues to do acquisition work for TRI.

Phone: 507-634-7033
Email: kirk@1stop-realty.com


Wendy Forthun - ALC, Vice President, Broker, REALTOR®

As an Accredited Land Consultant, Wendy has an in-depth understanding of land transactions. She helps create solutions, adds value and builds wealth for her clients.

She currently resides on their family’s small hobby farm with her husband and two children, and stays actively involved in the community. Wendy is a member of both the Kasson & Mantorville Chamber of Commerce, and is an active member of the Minnesota Chapter of REALTORS® Land Institute.

Wendy has the experience & personal touch to guide you through a professional, honest, smooth, and successful real estate transaction and looks forward to the opportunity to meet you and earn your business.

Phone: 507-251-1637
Email: wendy@1stop-realty.com


Wayne Alberts - GRI, Broker, REALTOR®

Wayne has lived and worked in the Kasson-Mantorville area with his wife Tammy all of his life. Together they have raised three children.

Wayne has farmed all of his life, selling his dairy cows in 2005, he now rents out the farm, but still farms with the field work, spring and fall. Wayne and Tammy have worked all the time to make a family farming operation work.

Phone: 507-696-0955
Email: wayne@1stop-realty.com


Tammy Alberts - GRI, REALTOR®

Tammy has lived and worked in the Kasson-Mantorville area with her husband Wayne all of her life. Together they have raised three children.

Tammy currently works at the Mayo Clinic as a patient personal representative. She knows how to help people get the results they would like and need.

Wayne and Tammy have worked all the time to make a family farming operation work.

Phone: 507-634-7033
Email: tammy@1stop-realty.com


Eric Distad - GRI, REALTOR®

Eric served 8 years in the Army Reserve while attending Dakota County Technical College for Telecommunications. After attending Dakota County Technical College; he worked with as a Low Voltage technician at numerous large companies including Target, Best Buy, Home Depot and many schools.

As a member of the National Association of Realtors, Eric joined the 1 Stop Team in late November of 2017 and shortly thereafter became a member of the Realtors Land Institute. He, his wife Brooke and daughter Abby live in Kasson keeping themselves busy with Abby’s sports and Eric’s many trips to local golf courses.

Phone: 507-634-7033
Email: eric@1stop-realty.com