About Us

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Our Mission Statement:
The Sandy Erickson Team Mission is to professionally provide expert service and success to quality clients through detailed systems, consistent communication, and skillful guidance.

Our Business Philosophy: From the beginning of Sandy's real estate career in 2002, it has been her passion to be one of the few teams that continually exceed client’s expectations. We have countless reviews from satisfied past clients who state the Sandy Erickson Team exceeded their expectations. Our standards for professionalism and productivity are unmatched in the marketplace. Using detailed, top-notch systems, we ensure our clients receive the education they require to make informed decisions they feel good about. Our focus on thorough communication, attention to detail, and forming a partnership with our clients provides quality service that home buyers and sellers expect and deserve. In addition, our team members, title closers, mortgage officers, and home inspectors provide the full service support our clients need for a value added experience.

When you choose to work with our team, you'll be served by one or more of our amazing team members: Sandy Erickson, Gary Raeker, Mindy Vang, or Nichole Johnson; alongside Operations Manager, Brittany Aspenson. We have over 40 years combined experience, including in shifting markets like we're experiencing now. We know what it takes to help you succeed in your selling and/or buying goals, no matter the market conditions or personal situations. 

In the end, we strive to not only be a professional real estate team to facilitate the buying or selling of a home, but also a friend our clients can count on!
Featured Agents

Brittany Aspenson

Team Operations & Listing Manager


Brittany lives in White Bear Lake with her husband and two beloved cats. She grew up in St. Paul and East Bethel, and lived in Boston for 6 years. She has a B.S. in Organizational Communication from Northeastern University. Brittany has worked in real estate since 2011 and brings her expertise and strong background in communications to ensure a smooth, successful real estate experience for all.

Sandy Erickson

REALTOR® / CRS / Team Leader

License Number: 20359558

Sandy grew up in New Brighton and currently resides with her supportive and loving husband, Dan, in Stillwater. From the beginning of her real estate career in 2002, it has been her passion to be one of the few agents that continually exceed client’s expectations and is reflected in the countless reviews from satisfied clients. Her high level of energy and commitment to quality provide clients with the dedication they are looking for. Her straight-forward, honest approach is refreshing in a salesperson. Having the heart of a teacher, she makes sure to provide her clients with all the information they need to make informed decisions. Her children and grandchildren are not just her pride & joy, but her best friends. She is devoted to both personal and professional growth. Additionally, she centers her life around faith, family, health, her Wheaton Terrier, Millie, and fun at the cabin.

Nichole Johnson


License Number: 40772206

Having moved around my whole life, buying my first home was a huge deal. It was important for me to work with a realtor that matched my excitement, emotions, & enthusiasm throughout the whole process. Buying a home was the happiest accomplishment of my life! I understand the importance of this huge investment and my mission is to make it the most enjoyable experience possible! I love house hunting and work very hard to find you the perfect fit! I bring lots of unique experiences to the table. I have worked with special needs, handicapped, & elderly people my entire life. This gives me the ability to offer useful advice for clients with certain needs or looking for specific accessible features in a home. I can also take my experience buying a fixer-upper home & offer my creative & honest opinions for those looking to take on projects & make a home their own. Whatever you are looking for, I am excited to be a part of your journey & help you with such an exciting life event!

Natalya Kelly


License Number: 40725277

Hello, and welcome to the world of real estate! I'm here to be your trusted guide on this exciting journey. With a background rooted in customer service and a deep appreciation for the significance of finding the perfect home, I bring a personal touch to every transaction. My approach to real estate is all about building relationships. I believe that each transaction is more than just a deal—it's a chance to build trust and create a seamless experience together. Whether you're buying, selling, or investing, I'm committed to guiding you through every step of the process, ensuring your needs are met with professionalism and care. Let's embark on this journey together and turn your real estate goals into reality. I look forward to working with you!

Gary Raeker


License Number: 40463390

Gary grew up in Columbia Heights and brings conscientious enthusiasm to every facet of the home buying experience. In addition to Real Estate, he has past experience in the catering industry working with clients one-on-one to plan a major milestone in their lives. Gary understands the value of personal customer service and communication to achieve results. Gary stays active in both the Real Estate community as well as his local community by being a member of several committees. He enjoys sports, family, church, cooking, politics and the outdoors as some of his passions in life.

Mindy Vang


License Number: 40782056

Mindy grew up in NC with her father & four siblings, and currently resides in Minneapolis. Having specialized in management & mental health, making a positive impact on others’ lives is her passion. The path to homeownership can be a daunting task when it can & should be painless & exciting. Mindy goes above & beyond to make sure her clients are cared for. She is dependable & committed to delivering the best real estate client experience. In her downtime, Mindy loves traveling with her cat & her German Shepherd, trying new foods, crocheting, & being active.