As one of the nation’s most specialized executive and permanent search firms, we deliver Real Estate Talent Solutions that help people and companies thrive.

We know that the right people
make all the difference.

That’s why people are our talent™.
And real estate is our business.

Hi, we're RETS.

And we’re here to help.

Featured Opportunities

VP, Development (Industrial)

Chicago, Illinois

RETS Associates has been retained by our client, a vertically integrated national real estate developer, to hire a Vice President of Industrial Development.  This key leadership hire will be responsible for the execution of industrial development in Chicago and surrounding markets.  The VP will be a key representative of the firm for interactions with landowners, municipal officials, consultants, contractors, brokers and investment partners.  The ideal candidate will have 7- 10 years of industrial project development, management or construction experience.

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Asset Manager 

La Jolla, California

Our client, an entrepreneurial real estate investment firm, is hiring an Asset Manager (AM) for their San Diego office. The AM reports to the Principal and will handle the financial oversight, leasing, capital management and support due diligence efforts for acquisition opportunities. The Asset Manager will be responsible for developing and executing property level strategies to enhance and protect asset value, meet investment objectives, and oversee key asset management issues. 10+ years of commercial real estate experience emphasizing leasing, property operations and asset management with a focus on industrial assets.

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Director of Development

Salt Lake City, Utah

Our client, a rapidly growing multi-family development and investment firm, is looking to add a talented Director of Development to join their team. The Director will be responsible for leading the acquisition, entitlement, design, construction, capitalization, and stabilization of ground-up multifamily and mixed-use developments. This individual will play a crucial role in identifying new opportunities, managing project teams, and ensuring successful project delivery from concept to completion.  The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience successfully managing and delivering multifamily and/or mixed-use development projects.

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For more than two decades, the RETS team has worked shoulder-to-shoulder with top leaders within the real estate industry.

Some of our esteemed Clients include:

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The RETS Difference

When you meet RETS, you’ll notice something different about us.

We’re real estate professionals first, recruiters second. Over 50% of our recruitment team has CRE industry experience. That means we know the industry from the inside out.

Kent Elliott
Jana Turner
Berkeley Davis
Andrew Reising
CD Wicks

Our Accomplishments

RETS has a two-decade track record of placing the best talent at the best companies in the industry.

And our results speak for themselves.


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What Our Clients Say

I really appreciate RETS’ ability to very quickly comprehend the role I need filled along with the interpersonal nuances we seek when we hire any candidate.


Partner, NW Region, Bridge Industrial

We selected RETS Associates because the principals have deep, first-hand commercial real estate experience. They really know the ins and outs of the industry.


Managing Principal, KOLL

RETS has a deep network and knowledge of our industry. It’s not about filling a position, but sensing the right fit that can lead to long-term mutual success.


Senior Managing Director, Granite Properties

Berkeley and Kent worked tirelessly to identify several great candidates and then helped us drill down on each person’s special qualifications and attributes in order to find the right fit for our company. I would highly recommend RETS to any other CRE firm looking to bring aboard top talent to their team.


Chariman/Founder at Brixton Capital