Jonathan Kauffmann | Nest Realty

Jonathan Kauffmann

Strategy Director

[email protected]ph: 434.825.5756


With a background in start ups and entrepreneurship, Jonathan is passionate about design, customer experience, and helping people succeed.

Combining his sales and marketing expertise with his love for real estate, Jonathan began selling real estate in 2003 and founded Nest Realty in 2008. Since then, Nest Realty has been honored as the nation’s "Most Innovative Brokerage" by Inman News in 2009 and was named to the INC 5000 list of fastest growing American companies for four consecutive years. Nest Realty began offering limited franchising opportunities in 2017 and currently operates in 17 markets. Outside of Nest, Jonathan loves spending time with his family, exercising, and obsessing over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Favorite Shows

Stranger Things, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Silicon Valley.

Favorite Places

Busch Stadium in St. Louis; Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.

Favorite Podcast

NPR's "How I Built This."

Inspirational Quote

"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces us into thinking we cannot fail." - Bill Gates

Career Highlight

Nest Realty was awarded the nation's "Most Innovative Brokerage" by Inman News in 2009.

Sports Fan Highlight

Journeying to St. Louis for games one, two, six, and seven of the 2011 World Series.

Meet the Team

We’re Growing

Nest Realty is making some bold moves of our own. Big things are coming. The question is, are you ready? Join us.