MADISON, WI – Lee & Associates Madison has added two veterans to its already powerful brokerage presence with the addition of Steve Blaschke and Ryon Savasta. The pair, which will provide additional expertise in both commercial and retail brokerage, bring nearly 30 years of combined specialized services for the Wisconsin and Midwest regions.

“This is an exciting period of growth for our office,” said Steve Doran, president of Lee Madison. “Their experience and their service to the client makes this a perfect hire that fits the Lee model. They bring an added component that will further expand our services and to better serve our clients.”

Blaschke, who before joining Lee was director of leasing at E.J. Plesko & Associates, Inc. in Madison, specializes in commercial and retail leasing. He brings an institutional owners experience and a level of professionalism that is necessary to any market. A member of ICSC, Blaschke earned his bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Wisconsin and holds a license in real estate brokerage in both Texas and Wisconsin. 

Savasta’s background includes real estate leasing, sales, project analysis and property disposition income. Previously, he was a senior broker with Sara Investment Real Estate where he serviced markets in Wisconsin from 2006 to 2013. His specialty is retail and office transactions, along with client site selection and negotiation.

Savasta earned his bachelor’s degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin with an emphasis in video production. He engaged in the community as board member of the Downtown Green Bay, Inc. and Janesville Downtown Development Alliance in Wisconsin. He was also the founding member of the Military Avenue Business Association, an organization that helps improve district networking and communication through regular newsletters and a series of informative presentations.