Our Story

Modest beginnings for Standard Real Estate Services LLC and
Trenkle Architecture & Construction LLC


Building Trades Academy Project Leader


Matt Trenkle gains early experience in architectural design and construction by joining Elkhorn Area High School "Building Trades Academy". The project provided hands-on training in carpentry and design


Architect Career Begins


At 18 years old, Matt Trenkle begins career as Architect Intern with Balestrieri-Kehoe & Associates, a full-service Architectural Firm in Elkhorn, WI. Many school and public building remodeling and addition projects along with a handful of single-family homes

one of many school project additions, and remodeling working as draftsman for under Kehoe

MTT Drawing and Design LLC


The Residential design and drawing company started. Matt Trenkle ran the firm for a few years while in college. 7 addition/remodeling projects were built

Lake Geneva Residence, custom addition and remodeling; Full design/drawing 2005

Bachelor of Science In Architecture + Minor in Real Estate Studies at UWM; Magna Cum Laude


Graduated with high marks and recommendations. All while working for Kehoe-Henry Architects and running MTT Drawing and Design part-time

School of Architecture in Milwaukee

Standard Real Estate Services LLC Started

In 2006 we were the first of our kind in Wisconsin - a true flat fee MLS, no commission, FSBO style listing service. All leads came from the Journal Sentinal. We listed over 100 properties in the first year and hired three agents


Matt receives Master of Architecture degree from renowned Illinois Institute of Technology


Thesis in 'biophilic' design and therapeutic architecture. Paves the way for a holistic, non-toxic approach to building design.

Rendering part of a large senior center combined with birth center along Lake Michigan I designed for Thesis

Standard Real Estate Expands into Central WI


Adding a Madison area agent and access into Central WI Multiple listing service for flat fee MLS and buyer agency services with rebate


Standard Real Estate Expands into northeast and northwest areas of WI


Adding two new agents and increasing our coverage area over 50%, at this point we cover 70% of the entire state of Wisconsin for flat fee MLS and discount realtor listings.


Standard Real Estate begins to offer full service at discounted rates


We great success and feedback we increase our full-service offering, all while expanding to 10% of the entire market in Wisconsin for limited service flat fee type listings.


Trenkle Architecture & Construction LLC is born


A unique brand new business model started dedicated to the idea that emotive, non-toxic timeless architecture can improve people's lives. We bring quality service to the average Wisconsonite at modest rates. The first year of business saw 5 new projects under construction.


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