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.

Core Values

• Be a Team Player

• Have No Ego

• Be Passionate

• Always Find Another Way

Our Leadership Team

stephen mills, bear real estate group, chief executive officer
Stephen Mills

Chairman of the Board

Marti Mills

President – BEAR Property Management & Board Member

S.R. Mills, CEO of Bear Real Estate Group & Bear Development in Kenosha, Wisconsin
S.R. Mills

Chief Executive Officer

Jonah Hetland

Chief Operating Officer

john hotvedt, bear real estate group, vice president of real estate portfolio
John Hotvedt

Vice President – General Counsel

adam templer, bear real estate group, vice president
Adam Templer

Vice President of Development

Jerry Arntson
Jerry Arntson

Vice President of Accounting

john reinhart, bear real estate group, chief financial officer
John Reinhart

Vice President of Finance

Daniel Clark
Dan Clark

Vice President of Property & Portfolio Management


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



Corporate Office

4011 80th St.

Kenosha, WI 53142

Regional Offices


40 Lake St.

Oak Park, IL 60302


856 W. Snow King Dr.

Jackson, WY 83001


Pending Address

Madison, WI 53703


309 N Water St., Ste 235,

Milwaukee, WI 53233