About Maier Tree & Lawn

Lawn Care Services and Tree Services in Southeast Minnesota

Maier Tree & Lawn is the premier professional arboriculture and urban forestry company that serves a wide area of locations in Southeast Minnesota. When you care for your trees, shrubs and lawn enough to want the best, contact the certified arborists at our Rochester, MN based office.

Owner Jay Maier has used his years of experience as an arborist, consulting forester, and community forester to turn Maier Tree & Lawn into a small business that gets big results. While the expert knowledge of Jay and his staff are vital to the success of the company, what sets Maier Tree & Lawn apart is its dedication to customer service.

By starting each project with a quote or consultation, Maier Tree & Lawn can ensure that you receive the tree and lawn care services that your yard deserves to be beautiful and plentiful. We offer professional advice catered specifically to your needs. Add that to our commitment to safety, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that would treat your landscape like it was their own.

Maier Tree & Lawn proudly serves Olmsted County and the Winona area. This includes, Rochester, Winona, Red Wing, Lake City, Wabasha, Preston, Kasson, Dodge Center, Spring Valley and other surrounding areas.

Here is some of the staff that will help make your experience with Maier Tree & Lawn the best it can possibly be:

Office / Sales

Jim Kelly
Phone: (507) 286-TREE (8733)
E-Mail: jim@forestandtree.com

Jim is our Operations Coordinator. He is the person who schedules the jobs, purchases and coordinates tools, equipment and supplies for the crews, and is integral in making sure our company values are expressed in the production of our services. Jim is the promise keeper for our company. While the sales staff makes promises to customers, Jim's role is to keep them.

Lisa Verkerke
Phone: (507) 286-TREE (8733)
E-Mail: lisa@forestandtree.com

Lisa is the Maier Tree & Lawn Office Manager and the voice of the company when customers call the office. Her attention to detail, premier customer service and ability to take on new tasks frees the rest of the staff up to do what they do best - taking care of trees.

Jay Maier
Phone: (507) 286-TREE (8733)
E-Mail: jay@forestandtree.com

Jay is the founder of Maier Tree & Lawn and is an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist (#MN-0403B). He earned his B.S. in Forestry from the University of Missouri. Since graduating in 1993, Jay was an Arborist for the Davey Tree Company, a Consulting Forester in southeast Iowa, and the City Forester in Rochester, MN. His experience in traditional and urban forestry gives him a well rounded perspective on trees.

Field Certified Arborists

Steve Hengel

Steve is an ISA Certified Arborist (#MN-4414A), a TCIA Aerial Lift Specialist and a Production Foreman.  He has been working with trees since 2005.

Justin Madsen

Justin is an ISA Certified Arborist (#MN-4415A). He earned his Associates degree in Horticulture from Rochester Community and Technical College. Justin has been learning the skills of arboriculture at Maier Tree & Lawn since 2008.

Mark Cummins
E-Mail: mark@forestandtree.com

Mark is a Production Manager. He is an ISA Certified Arborist (#MN-4275A) and Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP). He earned his B.S. in Grounds Maintenance from Central Missouri State University. His well-rounded perspective on soils, trees and turf help Maier Tree & Lawn to better understand the issues facing most homeowners.

Josh Jobes

Josh is an ISA Certified Arborist (#MN-4453A) and Production Foreman. He has been with Maier Tree & Lawn since 2005. His problem solving abilities have set him apart as one of the best in the industry at climbing and removing technically challenging trees.

Jhad Fetting

Jhad is our Plant Health Specialist and oversees the plant health and shrub maintenance portions of our business. He earned his B.S. Degree in Urban Forestry from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point and is an ISA Certified Arborist. Jhad also does some sales in the field and in house training of our staff.

Jarred Robinson

Jarred is our Plant Health Technician. He earned his B.S. in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota Crookston. Jarred has been in the industry since 2002 working with homeowners and businesses to keep their landscapes healthy and beautiful.

For questions or concerns on billing or payment, please email lisa@forestandtree.com, or call Lisa at 507-286-8733.

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