NP Dodge Acquires Lincoln First Realty

09/30/21 by NP Dodge Marketing Team

NP Dodge Acquires Lincoln First Realty

Longest Running Family-Owned Brokerage in U.S. Expands into Lincoln Market.


Omaha, Nebraska – Sep 30, 2021 – NP Dodge Company is pleased to announce today it has acquired Lincoln First Realty in Lincoln, Nebraska. Established in 2007 as a subsidiary of Cornhusker Bank, Lincoln First Realty is a family-owned residential real estate company with more than 45 experienced REALTORS® serving clients throughout Lancaster, Seward, Saunders, Otto, Gage, Jefferson, York, and Cass counties.


"Lincoln First Realty has built a premier real estate operation." said Nate Dodge, CEO of NP Dodge Company and great, great grandson of the first N.P. Dodge who founded the company in 1855. "We have admired Lincoln First Realty from afar for many years. Our shared values and similar cultures will allow us to build on our combined strengths of serving clients. I am proud to welcome Lincoln First Realty to the NP Dodge family of companies."


Under the terms of the acquisition, Lincoln First Realty will continue to operate as a separate entity under its name and brand. Pat Elgert, president of Lincoln First Realty, will join the NP Dodge leadership team, along with managing broker Lea Barker under the leadership of Jill Anderson, with NP Dodge.


"I’m very proud of the success Lincoln First Realty has had since its founding 14 years ago," states Elgert. "We now look forward to new ownership with the NP Dodge Company and the many opportunities they are able to provide to our agents, employees, and the clients we serve."


This announcement marks the expansion of NP Dodge into the state’s capital. Jill Anderson says "As we continue to expand our company footprint, we couldn’t be more excited to partner with the agents at Lincoln First Realty who hold the same values and community support as NP Dodge Company." The NP Dodge Company family of companies now has the largest number of residential real estate sales offices in the Omaha, Council Bluffs and Lincoln metro areas.



NP Dodge Company is the longest running, family-owned real estate company in the United States. The company currently maintains ten sales offices in Nebraska and Iowa and has over 465 sales associates. NP Dodge Company is an exclusive affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®.