Our Team - Dave Kunkel


Dave Kunkel

President / Managing Broker

Office: 618-632-8200
Mobile: 618-977-1846
Email: Dave@KunkelCommercial.com

Dave founded Kunkel Commercial Group in 2007 and has enjoyed working in all aspects of commercial real estate for more than 30 years. He enjoys working closely with his clients and helping them make informed decisions to best meet their needs. He is experienced in all areas of commercial real estate, including leasing, tenant representation, development and property management.

Dave got his start in the real estate business working at Trammell Crow Company in the St. Louis market. There, he was responsible for maintaining over six million square feet of office, medical, retail and industrial space. After Trammell Crow, Dave worked for Scott Properties where he leased and managed more than a million square feet of medical, office, retail and industrial space.

As a Metro East native, Dave was excited to build his own business in the market he knows so well. In 2014, Dave and his business partner, Terry Lammers, opened Innovative Business Advisors, a company that assists clients with mergers and acquisitions, business valuations and intermediary services. More information can be found at www.InnovativeBBG.com.

In October 2015, Dave and Terry purchased Cecil Management Group, Inc. (CMG), one of the largest residential property management companies in the Metro East area. CMG manages approximately 900 residential properties and 60 homeowners associations encompassing around 4,500 households. More information can be found at https://cecilmanagement.com/

Dave grew up in Highland and received a Bachelor’s degree from SIU-Carbondale. Today, he lives in Shiloh with his wife Gail and his son Travis. When not working, Dave loves to travel with his family.