Our Staff


Joseph Niebur - Owner/CEO

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CEO of Niebur Golf, Inc. since 1991, Joseph Niebur has participated in the day to day operations of Niebur Golf, Inc. Joseph has been constructing golf courses for over twenty years. Most recently, Joseph has taken an active role with Niebur Golf Development, LLC’s development and management activities.


Troy Coats - Director of Development

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Since 1998, Troy has coordinated new golf course, subdivision and office building development for Niebur Golf Development, LLC. He is involved in every aspect of the development including due diligence, financing, design, and the leasing and sale of properties.

Troy continues to have an active management role in all golf courses and commercial real estate owned and managed by Niebur Golf Development.


Greg Bartold - Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

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Since 1992, Greg Bartold has been involved in monitoring every aspect of Niebur Golf's current and future golf course construction work.  In 2004, Greg was promoted to Vice President of Niebur Golf.

While retaining his responsibilities with Niebur Golf, Greg currently oversees all financial operations for Niebur Golf and is a Board Member of the Golf Course Builders Association.

Greg also communicates with facility owners regarding all budgetary requirements.


Chris Louis - Director of Real Estate & Acquisitions

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Chris Louis works with Niebur Golf Development, LLC to purchase distressed commercial real estate projects in Colorado, Arizona, Texas, and the Chicago area. Types of properties include office buildings, retail centers, and golf courses.

As a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Illinois, Chris has brokered commercial real estate since 2007 and was the managing partner, developer, and broker of Heritage Crossing in South Elgin, Illinois.

Ben Swanson

Ben Swanson - Development/Acquisitions

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Ben Swanson joined Niebur Development in 2014 to focus on commercial real estate acquisition and development opportunities throughout Colorado and the western U.S. Prior to Niebur Development, Ben oversaw acquisition/development/disposition projects across the U.S. and Canada for a publicly traded industrial owner/user group based in Vancouver, B.C. His credentials include a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from Texas A&M University