Linda is a licensed real estate Broker and joined the Kunkel Commercial team in 2007. She has been involved in many aspects of commercial real estate since 2004. She is also a Business Broker with Innovative Business Brokerage Group, since inception in 2014. Working for both companies provides Linda an excellent position to offer resources to clients looking to sell their business and business owners seeking to purchase businesses with or without real estate property.
Linda has represented investors, developers, school boards, financial institutions, farmers, churches, and corporations in various capacities as a commercial real estate Broker. Prior to specializing as a Broker, she previously held positions as the Director of Business Development for Quality Testing and Engineering, a consulting environmental/geotechnical engineering firm, and as Director of Business Development for a land developer in Missouri.
Linda’s tenacity, strong communications skills and knowledge of county/municipal/government building and zoning regulations and incentives enables her to effectively assist her clients as buyers, sellers and/or landlords/tenants. She has represented clients in the sale and purchase of hundreds of acres of farmland and investment buildings/properties. She has also leased thousands of square feet of office, retail and warehouse space, and she has worked closely with clients to sell their business and property. Understanding a client’s need for ongoing communication, Linda provides each with a detailed marketing plan and constant updates on the progress of selling and/or leasing the property. She was featured in the Illinois Business Journal for her accomplishments in the commercial real estate industry.
Linda is a native of Belleville and resides in Swansea. She served two years as president of the Swansea Chamber of Commerce, is a Rotarian of St. Clair County Rotary (West), an associate member of the Southwestern Illinois Council of Mayors, and served for six years on the Advisory Council of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. Her newest venture is serving as vice president on the board of directors for the Special Needs Foundation for Community Link, Inc.