About Us

JBC Commercial
Real Estate

JBC Commercial Real Estate was formed in August of 2019 by two long-time veterans of the regional commercial real estate industry, Jim Buus and Lori
Ibach. The two have a combined 50+ years of commercial property experience. JBC Commercial consists of a diversified team of professionals
ready to be your resource.

JBC Commercial team photo

Our Team

Jim Buus, President of JBC Commercial Leasing
Jim is a Fargo, ND native and graduate of North Dakota State University. He has enjoyed a nearly 30-year career in a variety of community development and commercial real estate ventures. He was affiliated with Fargo based GOLDMARK Commercial, the largest commercial brokerage firm in the region, for 23 years concluding his tenure there having served as President and Managing Broker. In late 2019 he started JBC Commercial Real Estate. In his free time Jim and his wife enjoy spending time with friends and family at their lake home, traveling and NDSU athletics. He is also involved in a variety of business ventures and community involvement. He currently serves on the boards of Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, NDSU Research & Technology Park, 701 Angel Fund and the City of Fargo Tax Exempt Review Committee.

Jim Buus


JBC Commercial Vice President Lori Ibach
Lori is a Nashua, MN native and graduate of Minnesota State Technical and Community College. She worked in commercial real estate for over 27 years at GOLDMARK Commercial before leaving to start and co-own JBC Commercial Real Estate. She is broadly experienced with all aspects of commercial brokerage, property management, office management and development projects. In her free time Lori and her husband enjoy spending time at their lake home, cooking, golfing and spoiling their dogs.

Lori Ibach

Vice President

JBC Commercial Leasing agent
Brent Kuehne is a Detroit Lakes, MN native and graduate of Concordia College where he played hockey. He has enjoyed an over 20-year career in real estate having started out working on residential sales and small-scale investment properties. Brent started his commercial real estate career in 2004, quickly becoming a top producer. In his free time, Brent enjoys family time at his lake home and being involved with a variety of youth hockey activities.

Brent Kuehne

JBC Commercial Leasing agent Tony Paul
Tony is a Warren, MN native and graduate of North Dakota State University where he played football. Tony spent 17 years in Chicago, Il working as a commodities trader on the Board of Trade before returning to Fargo and starting a career in commercial real estate in 2011. Tony is an avid outdoors enthusiast enjoying hunting, motorcycling, and time on the water with his family.

Tony Paul

JBC Commercial, Laura Sobolik
Laura was a roaming Army brat until moving to Moorhead in middle school. After attending college, she continued to move around the U.S., until calling Fargo home in 2000 with her 2 sons. After working at Dakota Medical Foundation for nearly 10 years and being part of the team that launched Giving Hearts Day, she joined a leading commercial real estate company in 2013 as the Office Manager, obtaining her real estate license in 2015. In her free time, Laura and her husband love to travel, Bison football, and time spent with friends and family.

Laura Sobolik

JBC Commercial Leasing agent
Anthony is a Mahnomen, MN native and graduate of North Dakota State University where he also enjoyed a prolific football career. He started his commercial real estate career in 2015 quickly becoming a top performer focusing on industrial brokerage and management. Anthony enjoys spending time with family and friends at his family’s resort and is an avid hunter.

Anthony Lavoy

Brittaney is a Moorhead, MN native and graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead. She has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of real estate transaction roles including legal, underwriting and investor relations. She joined JBC Commercial in September 2020. Brittaney enjoys traveling with her husband, carting her two young daughters to all of their activities and spending time in Minnesota lakes country.

Brittaney VanderHagen

JBC Commercial leasing agent
Dylan is a Lisbon, ND native and recent graduate and of North Dakota State University, where he was a college wrestler. He joined JBC Commercial on our first day.

Dylan Urbach

JBC Commercial real estate broker
Logan is a Moorhead, MN native and experienced commercial agent. He came to JBC Commercial after spending 5 years at Fargo-based Property Resources Group where he worked on business brokerage and advisory services in addition to commercial real estate. Prior to his time at PRG he spent 12 years working for regional 24 store convenience store chain Stop N Go where he served in a variety of management and operational roles. Logan is an avid golfer and spends as much time as possible with his family.

Logan Carney

JBC Commercial leasing agent
Jessie is a Grand Forks, ND native and graduate of Mayville State University where she also played volleyball. She grew up in an entrepreneurial family and is part owner and operator of two well-known small businesses in Fargo including GiGi’s Cupcakes. She got into real estate in 2018 and joined JBC Commercial in November 2019. This busy mom enjoys watching her two sons play sports spending time family and friends at the lake.

Jessie Evanson