Cincinnati Executive Don Brunner Named 2021 NAA Chairman-Elect

February 23, 2021 |

Updated February 23, 2021

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ARLINGTON, VA | February 2, 2021 – Cincinnati real estate executive Don Brunner, BRG Realty Group, has begun his term as 2021 National Apartment Association (NAA) Chairman-Elect.

Brunner has 16 years of real estate management experience and, as Chief Operating Officer of BRG Realty Group, he is responsible for the company’s operations at 47 properties in the Tri-State area representing 8,000 units. Prior to joining property management, Brunner worked as an industry supplier partner, which affords him a unique view of both facets of the rental housing industry.

In addition, Brunner has been actively involved with a variety of initiatives for NAA on both the local and national level. He is currently a member of the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Apartment Association serving as President and previously served seven years as a Region 3 Vice President for NAA.

“Don’s passion for the rental housing industry is both evident and abundant,” said NAA President and CEO Bob Pinnegar. “He has been actively involved on both the local and national level and brings a unique perspective as he’s worked in property management and as a supplier. He serves in a vital role and his leadership will be a tremendous asset for Chairman Rick Graf and our industry this year.”

Also serving as part of NAA’s 2021 leadership are Chairman Rick Graf, Cushman & Wakefield, Dallas; Vice Chairman Ronda Puryear, Management Services Corporation, Charlottesville, VA; Treasurer Rick Snyder, R.A. Snyder Properties, San Diego, CA; Secretary Alan King, Berkshire Residential Investment, Alpharetta, GA; and Immediate Past Chairman Mike Holmes, Easlan Management Co., Greenville, SC.


About NAA
The National Apartment Association (NAA) serves as the leading voice and preeminent resource through advocacy, education and collaboration on behalf of the rental housing industry. As a federation of 151 state and local affiliates, NAA encompasses over 93,000 members representing more than 10 million apartment homes globally. NAA believes that rental housing is a valuable partner in every community that emphasizes integrity, accountability, collaboration, community responsibility, inclusivity and innovation. To learn more, visit