Meet Our Owner


Capt. Tim Kleihege is a product of Northwest Indiana. He attended La Lumiere High School in La Porte, Indiana and graduated with a Political Economy degree from Hillsdale College in Michigan in 1985.  Capt. Kleihege was employed and a partner with two Specialist trading entities on the Chicago Stock Exchange from 1985 until 2003.


During his trading career as a member of the Chicago Stock Exchange he was also the owner of Great Lakes Marine Surveying, Inc., a member of The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (S.A.M.S). and The American Boat and Yacht Council. He received his United States Coast Guard license in 2003. When The Mariner Network was established in 2003, it ranked 166th of 166 brokerage companies in the four state area (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin). Today, The Mariner Network ranks 2nd of 171 brokerage companies in the four states surrounding Lake Michigan. The Mariner Network has listing agents from Green Bay, Wisconsin to Chicago and up into the Grand Haven, MI area. They also have a husband and wife team that covers Lake Erie and south into Kentucky.




Capt. Kleihege resides in La Porte, Indiana with his wife Katie and three kids, Matthew (17), Ana (14) and William (9).





Capt. Tim Kleihege and his father (Paul) fishing on Lake Michigan.