Dennis N. Bunker III ’81, currently serves as Chair. A native of Salisbury, North Carolina, he began his commercial real estate career in 1981 after graduating from UNC Charlotte with a B.A. in Economics. His early work in the industry consisted of self-investing in real estate, general brokerage and construction. Since 1991, his company, Bunker Land Group has actively engaged in the development and investment of commercial real estate and provided site selection services for development and investment partners and clients. Property types include multi-family, single-family, retail, mini-storage, hotel, industrial and mixed-
Bunker has always been an advocate for continuing education in his industry and has attained the prestigious professional designations of CCIM and MAI, along with a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
Bunker was appointed to the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees in 2017 and was elected to serve as Secretary in June 2019, and Vice Chair in 2021.