John Pearson,

John Pearson, REALTOR®

John stands out from the crowd because…

  • John listens to you and what you want.
  • Communication is the key to any relationship, so John always keeps you “in the loop” so that you are comfortable with everything.
  • If John tells you something, you can take it to the bank. There are no false promises here; you get exactly what you want, need and deserve!
  • John is here to assist you, however necessary, through his expertise, knowledge and understanding of today’s market.
  • To help your real estate transaction be as effortless as possible for you, John will minimize all hassle for you with the help of his associate, Jan.
  • Professionalism is the name of John's business! You will always find John's business tactics to be of the utmost highest possible level of professionalism and ethical standards.

Awards and Accomplishments

Received International Pesident's Circle Award 2017

Received President's Circle Award 2016

  • Received Presidential Elite Award 2014
  • Received Prudential’s Chairman’s Circle Gold Award 2002 to 2006 (top 3% of 54,000 Prudential Real Estate agents)
  • Received Prudential’s Presidents Circle Award 2002 , 2007 and 2012 (top 4% of 50,000 Prudential Real Estate agents)
  • Received Prudential's Presidents Circle Award 2000-2001 (top 6% of 44,000 Prudential Real Estate agents)
  • Received Prudential's Leading Edge Society Award 1999, 2008 to 2011 (top 7% of all Prudential Real Estate agents)
  • Agent for St. Cloud Area’s #1 Real Estate Company
  • Member of the St. Cloud Area Association of REALTORS® (SCAAR), Minnesota Association of REALTORS® (MNAR), and National Associations of REALTORS® (NAR)
  • 2003 President of the St. Cloud Area Association of REALTORS®
  • 2003 REALTOR® of the Year
  • 2006 Distingished Service Award in appreciation for extraordinary service to the St. Cloud Area Association of Realtors
  • 2014 36th Place in Listings for Coldwell Banker Burnet nation wide
  • 2015 International President's Circle for Coldwell Banker Burnet
  • Resident of the St. Cloud area since 1956
  • Local business member of St. Cloud since 1967
  • 32 years of Military Service- Active/Reserve and National Guard
  • Active in the local community and church community

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business

Professional Affiliations
Member of Rotary International, Past President

John has been happily married since 1971. He and his wife have 3 daughters and 10 beautiful grandchildren, who Grandpa loves to spoil!!! In any spare time that John can find, he enjoys hunting, fishing and all outdoor sports.

Jan Friedmann,

Jan brings a great deal of experience to the team, formerly with 25 years in the real estate industry as a broker and Office Manager of a local real estate office.  We are fortunate to have her experience assisting us in many areas of the day to day business of running a real estate office.

Craig Ehrlichman,
Realtor ®

Craig Ehrlichman, REALTOR ®

Craig is part of the John Pearson Group which includes his father-in-law John Pearson and their assistant Jan Friedmann.  Together they form one of the most successful and dynamic real estate teams in central Minnesota.  Craig’s passion is in helping clients realize their dream of home ownership.  Their group prides themselves on their signature “customer first” approach, which takes service to the next level.  When you talk with Craig, John, or Jan you will quickly realize they will go the extra mile to put you and your family first.


Craig lives in Sartell with his wife, Robyn, and their two children.  In his free time he enjoys watching his children in their many activities.  He also enjoys staying active with CrossFit and is a high school and NCAA official.  



  • BA- St. Cloud State University

Community Service:

  • Board of Directors- Junior Achievement
  • Past Board President Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN


Received International President's Circle Award 2017

Received President's Circle Award 2016




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