About Bear Real Estate Group

With roots dating back to 1924, Bear Real Estate Group has been committed to the tradition of providing innovative solutions to build better communities.  Bear has evolved from a small, boutique brokerage firm to a sophisticated, vertically integrated real estate organization spanning over eighteen states. Our fully integrated, skilled operating companies specialize in real estate Development, Brokerage, Construction and Property Management.

Leveraging our rich history, experience and the most talented professionals in the industry, Bear strives to uphold genuine corporate citizenship through high quality real estate projects. Bear Real Estate Group is committed to creating long-term value for all stakeholders in the communities where we live, work and serve.

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Core Values

• Be a Team Player

• Have No Ego

• Be Passionate

• Always Find Another Way

Our Leadership Team

Stephen Mills

Chairman of the Board

Marti Mills

President – BEAR Property Management & Board Member

S.R. Mills

Chief Executive Officer

Jonah Hetland

Chief Operating Officer

John Hotvedt

Vice President of Real Estate Portfolio

Adam Templer

Vice President of Development

John Reinhart

Vice President of Finance

Michael Bowe

Vice President of Shared Services


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The Bear Real Estate Group is a family-owned company with roots dating back to 1924 . . .