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Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School
    (
    J.D., 1968)
  • University of St. Thomas
    (
    B.A., 1964)

Memberships

  • Ramsey County Bar Association, former director

Admissions

  • Minnesota

Bert J. McKasy

Partner

4200 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
T (612) 371-2439
F (612) 371-3207

Bert practices in the areas of insurance and governmental affairs.

His governmental experience includes serving as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives on five committees (Taxes, Judiciary, Banking and Insurance, Commerce, and Transportation). He also served as chief of staff to Senator David Durenberger in Washington, D.C., and was Minnesota’s Commissioner of Commerce—involved in regulation of insurance, banking and securities—in the Carlson administration.  He was a member of the Metropolitan Airports Commission from 1999-2011, and served as Chair of the Finance Development and Environment Committee and Vice Chair of the Management and Operations Committee. He was appointed by the Minnesota Senate to serve on the University of Minnesota Regent Selection Advisory Committee.

Bert is a member of the Board of Directors of the Mairs & Power Mutual Funds, UCare HMO and is a former director of the LecTec Corporation, the American National Bank of St. Paul and the North Star Ice Company.
Community Involvement
  • Board of Trustees, St. Thomas Academy, past chair
  • Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, past chair
  • Children's Hospital of Saint Paul, past treasurer