About Us

“Commercial real estate has always been about people,
and for us that’s the bottom line.”

 

Our company was founded upon the fact that we believe in building strong relationships with our clients, in giving them the tools they need to succeed, and in fighting for them through thick and thin.

We’re not just here to help you buy, lease, sell, manage, or invest in property.

We’re here to help you dream big and achieve goals you never thought possible.

For us, commercial real estate isn’t about buildings. It’s about connecting passionate people and empowering them with the means and ability to reach their goals and shape the world around them.

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Wesley Crunkleton is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), broker, and developer with over 21 years of experience in commercial real estate.

After completing his finance degree at Berry College in Georgia, he landed a position at a Birmingham, Alabama-based firm where he served as Senior Property Manager overseeing commercial real estate from Birmingham to Raleigh, North Carolina.

In 2005, he moved to Huntsville and became the founding member of Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate. Wesley has been involved with many high-profile projects throughout his history in the Huntsville/Madison area, including the redevelopment of a 40-year-old parking garage into a retail destination known as The Garage at Clinton Row, 104 Jefferson Street, the burgeoning Stovehouse development, Times Plaza on Memorial Parkway, the 106 Jefferson: Curio by Hilton Hotel, 123 & 125 North Side Square and Lincoln Mill.

Wesley also serves on the board for Downtown Huntsville, Inc., is a board member for the YMCA, and a board member for Madison County 310.

In his off time, Wesley can most often be found spending time with his wife Meggan and their three sons, working out at Iron Tribe, or enjoying a game of golf.

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With over 33 years of experience in commercial real estate, Richard is originally from Louisville Kentucky, where he studied civil engineering at the University of Kentucky and is the founding member of Crunkleton: Commercial Real Estate Group.

A member of the Certified Commercial Real Estate Institute, The North Alabama Commercial Brokerage Association and a licensed broker in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee; Richard originally got started in commercial real estate when he began buying value added properties, renovating them, adding tenants and then selling the properties for a profit.

An active member of the local Huntsville community since his move here in 2001, Richard serves as the chairman for both The Huntsville Museum of Art and the Mayor’s Advisory Council for Cumming Research Park.

When he is not working or spending time studying trends in the commercial real estate market, Richard can most often be found on his small farm in Tennessee, woodworking, or spending time with his wife Nancy and his sons, Michael and Wesley and their respective families.

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Eric St. John, CCIM, is Vice President of Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate where he oversees office leasing and brokerage, is actively involved in multi-family land sales, and works in other segments of the market. Born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, Eric attended The University of Alabama in Huntsville where he received his bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting.

Throughout his career, spanning over seven years, Eric has been involved with several high-profile projects and developments that have become an integral part of the Huntsville/Madison community. His leasing/brokerage roster includes multi-use destinations like Lincoln Mill, The Range and Times Plaza, medical facilities like Crestwood Professional Center; Innova Primary Care; Focus Physiotherapy; and Clinic for Women; financial institutions such as Renasant Bank; Regions Bank; First Bank; Redstone Federal Credit Union; and Family Security Credit Union, and other businesses like IBM; Bankston Motor Homes; and The Select Group.

In addition to his professional work, Eric serves as the Past President for the UAH Alumni Association Board of Directors . In his free time, he enjoys    visiting the mountains and spending time outdoors.

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Originally from Tennessee, Zac studied business management at Samford University. After moving to Huntsville in 2001, Zac started out his career in banking, wealth management, and financial planning. In 2010, Zac joined Crunkleton and has since become the VP of Leasing for the commercial real estate group where he handles development, leasing, sale, and acquisitions of retail centers in numerous markets. He also represents retailers and developers in site selection. In addition to retail leasing and brokerage, he is also a developer for the Huntsville/Madison market. Zac recently completed the Williamsburg Plaza project that now houses Bank Independent, Club Pilates, and Aspen Dental. He’s also served as a landlord rep for Twickenham Square, Piedmont Station, Coosa Town Center, Muscle Shoals Commons, and Decatur Commons.

Zac was awarded VEREIT’s 2016 Leasing Broker of the Year Award.

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A native of Huntsville, Anusha Alapati Davis serves as the Vice President of Retail at Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate Group. With over 8 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Anusha has successfully brokered and leased many high-profile projects. Anusha specializes in the retail real estate industry with a focus on adaptive-reuse and mixed-use developments, lifestyle concepts, and high-end food and beverage. Anusha understands the strategy behind merchandising centers and placing local, regional, and national clients in the right locations for success.

Anusha has served in both landlord and tenant representation roles, and her vast network of business contacts have led to successful retail centers driven by synergy and backed by insider knowledge. Some of her most notable projects include Twickenham Square, The Garage at Clinton Row, Stovehouse, The Avenue, Times Plaza, and Lincoln Mill. Her client list includes a number of industry leaders such as DGX, Amazing Lash Studio, European Wax Center, HealthSource, Massage Envy, ChopChop Salads, Barre 3, 4Top Hospitality, Scooter’s Coffee, Cookie Dough Magic, and many more.

When she’s not busy leasing retail space, she spends time with her husband, Matt, and daughter, Norah.

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Walker Purvis is a native of Huntsville who studied consumer sciences at The University of Alabama with a concentration in consumer affairs. Before joining Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate, he served in the medical device industry predominately in the neurosurgery space. He recently moved back to Huntsville to pursue a career in commercial real estate because he wanted to have a direct influence in the growth and transformation of his hometown. At Crunkleton, Walker will operate in the company’s office leasing division and assist clients with the leasing and selling of properties.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time outdoors, playing golf, hunting, and fishing. Walker also loves playing with his Boykin Spaniel, Ace.  

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Jessica Partington, CPM, CRRP, CSM is Director of Property Management at Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate, where she is responsible for property management operations.

Prior to joining the Crunkleton team, Jessica managed properties across the southeast for Daniel Corporation, RCP Companies and CBL Properties. A 14-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Jessica has managed numerous asset classes with a specialization in the implementation of management and operational planning for first generation, under-development properties.

Jessica is an Institute of Real Estate Management Certified Property Manager© (CPM©). She is a member of the inaugural designation class of the Innovating Commerce Serving Communities Certified Retail Real Estate Professionals (CRRP). Jessica also holds the Innovating Commerce Serving Communities Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) designation.

Jessica was named the 2021 IREM Alabama CPM© of the Year recipient. In 2022, she was elected to the IREM Global Governing Council.  Jessica has served in various leadership positions for Building Owners and Managers Association of North Alabama and Institute of Real Estate Management’s Alabama chapter. Jessica currently serves as Vice President of the Institute of Real Estate Management’s Alabama chapter.

In her free time, Jessica enjoys traveling with her family, concerts and true crime documentaries.

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Born and raised in Madison, Mike has enjoyed watching the surrounding area grow at a rapid pace and is excited to be a part of the commercial real estate industry. Mike received his bachelor’s degree in business management with a minor in project management from Athens State University.

Mike serves our growing property management division and ensures the retail properties operate smoothly. He also helps maintain the company’s many tenant relationships.

When he’s not working, Mike spends time with family and friends, exercises, and plays baseball. He also has a passion for service and has been a part of the Walk To End Alzheimer’s Disease for the past five years.

A north Alabama native, Haley received her bachelor’s degree in communication with a focus in public relations from the University of Alabama. After several years of serving in agency and in-house settings, Haley brings experience in marketing, graphic design, public relations, and social media strategy to Crunkleton.

Upon signing a lease, Crunkleton retail clients have access to a wide range of marketing services including press release drafting, media relations, newsletters, photography, social media set-up, website consultations, and much more. Haley has worked with clients including Honest Coffee Roasters; Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar; Super Chix Chicken & Custard; Regymen Fitness; Club Pilates; Rita’s Italian Ice; Zoom Indoor Cycling; and many more.

When she’s not busy working or teaching, she writes monthly articles for the Huntsville-Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau’s official blog.  She also enjoys spending time with her family, going to church, trying out new coffee shops, and planning her next international trip.

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Born in Cortland, Ohio and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, Emily Moneypenny relocated to Huntsville in August 2021 after being asked to open a new retail store with her previous company. With her successful record in retail management, she decided to take the next step in her career and joined Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate as its Office Manager.

Emily’s previous experience includes more than 8 years of executive office management, effectively operating an ER trauma center, and overseeing automotive sales for multiple brands for several years. She is a registered RBT, previous volunteer firefighter, and a courageous brain tumor survivor. Emily’s free time is spent spending time with friends, exploring Huntsville, and spending quality time with her three precious god sons.

Nick Mellberg is a native of Madison, Alabama, who studied Finance at the University of Alabama with a minor in Real Estate.  He knew he wanted to return to the Huntsville area to pursue a career in commercial real estate due to the exciting and rapid growth of the city.  He chose a career in property management in order to gain valuable experience in multiple facets of the real estate industry.

Nick works directly with Crunkleton’s property management division in retail, office, and industrial asset classes.

During his free time, Nick spends time with his family and friends, working out, and being outdoors.  He also enjoys taking walks and spending time with his dog Nellie.

Jon grew up in the Ozarks where he was raised by a single mother with four children, who he is very proud of. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he served for five years as a helicopter mechanic before getting married in Japan in 2017. When he returned to the States, he worked for the Premier Kings corporation providing maintenance for all Burger King stores in the North Alabama region. Jon now works as Crunkleton’s in-house Building Engineer handling a number of services including plumbing, electrical, preventative maintenance, and general repairs for our managed properties.

 

In his free time, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and three dogs. He also loves hiking and spending time outdoors.

Where We Operate

With a home base of Huntsville, Alabama, Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate Group does business throughout
the Southeastern region of the United States with brokers licensed in the states of Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

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