Team Member Bio

Joe Sauer   President

Joe Sauer

Joseph (Joe) Sauer is the President of Consortial Technology, LLC, owner of LayerCake. The creation of LayerCake was Joe’s brainchild, evolving out of his desire to make retailer site comparison and selection a more efficient process.

Joe has been an Illinois licensed real estate broker for over 15 years. He is also the President of Retail & Technology at Abbell Associates. Joe’s commercial real estate experience includes navigating leaders through urban environments, including Fortune 100 company expansion. He leverages years of tenant and industry relationships to lease space and also develops technologies that cater to the real estate community.

Prior to his real estate professional career, Joe was an associate publisher of Qualified Remodeler magazines and oversaw publishing and advertising sales of five trade magazines for over a decade. He was strategically involved with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), NAHB Remodelers Council, National Associate of Remodeling Industry (NARI) and the Western Remodelers Conference.

Joe is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is a supporter of the Eisenberg Foundation. He also enjoys reading, ice hockey and spending time with his family.


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Christine Holland    Project Manager

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