Four Generations Strong.  The Giertsen family continues to professionally and ethically guide our day to day operations.  Due to our dedication to quality and customer satisfaction, the Giertsen Company has not only endured over the past 100 years, but grown!”

Giertsen Legacy

Walter D. Giertsen

Walter D. Giertsen

Founder

Walter D. Giertsen founded the Giertsen Company in 1918. It started with restoration work that was focused around storefront glass replacement in downtown Minneapolis. As word spread of the good work and the need grew, this expanded into wind and water damage repair in many buildings around the downtown area.

R.W. Giertsen

R.W. Giertsen

In the 1950’s, Walter’s son, Richard W. Giertsen, took the helm of the company. He began the heavy construction division that focused on bridge and road construction. While growth continued on the restoration side of the business…

 

Richard Giertsen Sr.

Richard Giertsen Sr.

In the 1980’s Giertsen Company saw a third generation Giertsen take over the leadership role, with Richard I. Giertsen Sr. He expanded the business in step with the growing demand for restoration work throughout Minnesota. Giertsen Company continued to expand into investment and transportation divisions with Giertsen Investments, Corporate Credit, and LL Distributions.

ABOUT US

Since 1918, Giertsen has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners, property owners and property managers restore their properties after disasters of all sizes. 

As a full service restoration contractor, our expertise & understanding of your unique situation is unparalleled.  We take pride in our quality workmanship and our long standing customer relationships. 

After all, the Giertsen Family reputation stands tall behind every job!


Leadership


We are a hard working team, who’s goal is to listen to your needs and provide the best solution possible.

RICHARD GIERTSEN Jr.

President
Chicago Office

KEVIN GIERTSEN

President
Minneapolis Office

ANDREW GIERTSEN

Treasurer
Minneapolis Office

ERIC SWANSON

General Manager
Milwaukee Office