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Real8 Group is a national executive real estate search firm serving the real estate and construction industries. The company was established by David Kunes, Chris Aretta and Lisa (Knupp) Shroyer.

The partners of Real8 Group collectively have 75 years of recruiting experience and have completed over 2,000 placements throughout the US.

Real8 Group is not just another search firm, but a dedicated team of experienced recruiting experts with a proven track record of filling virtually every type of real estate and construction position nationally.

Our name stands for who we are and what we do. “Real” represents not only real estate, but also a company that is genuine, honest and authentic. Eight stands for the number of initial team members who joined forces to create and grow one of the preeminent real estate search firms in the US.

Together, “Real8”, because we relate to our clients and work diligently to source the most talented real estate and construction professionals in the industry. Our enthusiasm, dedication and teamwork will come through in everything that we do.

Real Estate Search Firm Industries:

Our areas of expertise include:

Multifamily (market-rate and affordable), Self Storage, Commercial / Office, Industrial, Hospitality, Manufactured Housing, Medical Office, Privatized Military Housing, Senior Housing, Single-Family Homebuilders and Student Housing

Our areas of placement include, but are not limited to:

Property Management, Accounting, Acquisitions, Asset Management, Construction, Development, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Training


David Kunes


Lisa (Knupp) Shroyer


Chris Aretta


Jordan Babinsack

Executive Recruiter

Lindsay Feesler

Executive Recruiter

Joanna Gossett

Project Manager | Team Leader

Matt Jensen

Executive Recruiter

Kirsten Ulm

Executive Recruiter