453 Grand Ave.
Schofield WI 54476
Office# 715-359-1500
Fax# 715-355-0028

About HelpRent.com

Incorporated in 1969, Emmerich & Associates, Inc. (now doing business as Emmerich Properties) has been satisfying housing needs in Central Wisconsin for over 40 Years.

Focus on Rentals
Our focus is rental properties, that is all that we do and pride ourselves on doing it well.  We currently own and manage nearly 200 residential rental units and nearly 100 non-residential (commercial/retail/industrial/warehouse) units.  All15,000 square feet of commercial space.  All of these properties are ours and not managed for someone else.

Staffed to Meet Your Needs
How we are staffed demonstrates our focus toward our rental tenants.

Our Staff

Corporate Management

President / CEO

Arden J. Emmerich
Arden is the founder of Emmerich & Associates, Inc. and has been involved in real estate since the 1960's.  He has a history in real estate development and sales as well as with rental properties.  He is still is involved with the daily operations of the business.

Director of Operations (Broker-Associate)

John H. Fischer
John originally started with Emmerich & Associates, Inc. in 1993 as a part-time administrative assistant.  He has since worked in every aspect of the company and currently manages the day-to-day office operations.  He is also involved in commercial leasing and property sales.  Also known as "Dr. Rent", John is very active in professional trade associations such as the Wisconsin Apartment Association.

Project Manager

Larry Hemauer
Larry has been a fixture at Emmerich & Associates for over 20 years!  His primary responsibility is to manage large development projects, however he is also the front-line supervisor for our Field Service Team, which is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of our rental inventory.

Property Management Department

Property Manager

Sharon Fenske
Sharon is in charge of our day to day administrative duties, including ensuring our tenants get their security deposits back in a timely manner as well as following up on unpaid accounts.  Sharon is an important person in the leasing of our units.  She is the one person that our tenants probably meet first, and know best.

Field Service Team

Residential Maintenance

Brian Kell (Team Leader)

Dennis Fischer

Non-Residential Maintenance

Jim Taggart (Team Leader)

Arron Keen

Roots as a Builder
Although much of our focus is managing rental properties that we own, our roots are as a builder, and we still are very active in that area.

Just a Few of Our Projects:

  • Complete Rehab of Wausau West Industrial Building
  • Single Family Home in Schofield (start spring 2006)
  • 20-Unit Condominium in Mosinee for 2004-2007
  • Conversion of former Marathon County Jail into Apartments and Office Space (1991-1992)
  • Conversion of former Convent in Mosinee into Apartments (1993)
  • Construction of 19-Unit Assisted Living Elderly Housing Complex (1994)
  • Construction of 30+ Unit Assisted Living Elderly Housing Complex (1996)
  • Commercial Subdivision in Mosinee (2002)
  • Construction of 13-Unit Apartment Building in Weston (2002)

Professional Associations

  • Central Wisconsin Board of Realtors
  • Wisconsin Realtors Association
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Wisconsin Rental Coalition
  • Wisconsin Apartment Association
  • National Apartment Association
  • Wausau Area Builders Association
  • Wisconsin Builders Association
  • National Association of Home Builders
  • Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce

Affiliated Organizations

  • Real Estate Management, Inc. of Wausau
  • Mid-State Property Developments, Inc.
  • Display-Safe System, Inc.
  • Emmerich Family Limited Partnership
  • Oakwood Estates Condominium Owners' Association, Inc.
  • HelpRent, Co.