Gerald Teunissen 2017-11-27T19:36:39+00:00

Commercial Sales and Leasing
gerald@benderco.com
(605) 366-1979

Gerald Teunissen

Gerald Teunissen was born and raised near Armour, SD and graduated from Corsica High School in 1968.  Gerald served in the United States Army as a Dental Laboratory Technician in Germany before being honorably discharged in 1971.  He then started American Electric in 1979, selling the company in 2003.  Gerald and his wife, Deb, have been married for 42 years and have two children and six grandchildren.

Gerald has assisted former Governor Janklow on many projects including:

  • “Wiring the Schools” project
  • “Governor’s Senior Housing Program”
  • Clean-up after the Spencer, SD tornado
  • Governor’s Golf Event at Dakota Dunes
  • Fundraising for the WWII Memorial and Viet Nam Memorial

Civic Roles:

  • Member of the American Legion Post 274
  • Member of Kiwanis East
  • Member of Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Board Member of Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Board Member Bethany Christian Services
  • Member of Community Reformed Church
  • Board member of Arise/Ukraine Ministries
  • Board member of EastBank Land (Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation)

Recent Transactions:

  • Balance Systems Building – 50,000 sq. ft. (Purchased)
  • Community Reformed Church (Purchased)
  • ABC Supply Lease (Leased)
  • Janklow Law Firm Building (Purchased)
  • Amcycle Building (Sold)
  • Sara Lee Building, Watertown (Sold)
  • Northland Computer Systems (Leased)
  • Bultsma Trucking Company (Sold)
  • Body Works by Dose (Leased)
  • Sundstrom Land, Beresford (Sold)
  • DEH Investments LLC (Consulting)
  • Beek Farms (Land Lease)
  • JW Horner Lumber Company (Sold)

Land Transactions:

  • 800 acres-  (Auctioned) Brenner Land Auction, Redfield
  • 640 acres- Stevens County MN land (Sold)
  • 170 acres at 69th & Sundowner (Sold)