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The man behind Cardinal Realty Group is Hal Hanstein. Highly experienced and passionate about what he does, Hal and The Cardinal team can take your real estate endeavors in St. Louis Metro commercial real estate to soaring heights. Read more to find out why he’s the man to turn your dreams into reality.

Who’s Hal Hanstein?

First things first– who exactly is Hal?

Hal is the CEO/President of Cardinal Realty Group. He’s the brains and the expert behind the whole operation. Having been active in St. Louis commercial real estate since 1982, he has seen various clients from different parts of the country and the globe make successful real estate transactions.

During this 34 years in the industry, Hal has established a reputation as a trusted and renowned expert in leasing retail spaces in St. Louis Metro. Aside from having a keen eye on the best commercial properties in the area, Hal is also noted for being a highly analytical real estate professional. Past clients have applauded his ability to perform “sensitivity” and “what if” analysis so he can help clients make the wise financial decisions.

The early years

With a BA in Business Administration and Economics from Drury University, Hal started out as an eagle-eyed real estate professional specializing in leasing commercial properties in 1982. During this period, he served as Vice President at Yorkshire Village, Inc. and as Construction Manager at Adrian Koch, Inc. He served in both companies for 17 years.

While working for Yorkshire Village and Adrian Koch, Hal acquired experience in commercial real estate and development. Some of his projects included the leasing and management of Yorkshire Shopping Center-Webster Groves and several other residential, commercial, industrial, and farm properties in the St. Louis metro area. Hal later went to Webster University in 1995 to gain his MA in Real Estate Management.

The birth and success of Cardinal Realty Group

Hal established Cardinal Realty Group in 2004. Today, it’s become of one the most recognized and trusted full-service commercial real estate brokerages in the area, specializing in St. Louis Metro’s Missouri side. Since then, Hal has overseen many successful transactions, whether it’s in buying, leasing, selling, investing, or managing commercial real estate.

Over the years, Cardinal Realty Group has built a large base of domestic and international clients, making sure their real estate transactions in the country push through. Click here to learn more about Cardinal Realty Group.


To date, Hal has successfully sold commercial real estate in St. Louis, MO worth over $23,000,000.

Hal is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®. He is also a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCMI) and a Graduate of the Real Estate Institute (GRI). In the past, Hal served as a board member of St. Louis CCIM Chapter and as president of Webster Groves Chamber of Commerce. In 2000, he was recognized as the Business Person of the Year by the City of Webster Groves.

“Unseen is untold is unsold!”

Work with Hal and Cardinal Realty Group today! Get in touch at 636-225-0385 or info(at)cardinalrealtygroup(dotted)com to get started or browse the website for more information.