Meet the Team

True Professionals with a passion for real estate


Greg Abel, Broker/Owner

Greg is the broker and managing partner of Avenue Real Estate Group and has been in real estate since 2002. He graduated from Southwest Missouri State University with a degree in Business Marketing and is obsessed with technology and gadgets. He's always striving to push forward in business. What he enjoys most about being in real estate is helping people to move on with their lives. Greg specializes in residential sales, and leasing and managing properties in West St. Louis County. 

Contact Greg at (314) 266-9128 


Justin Hansen, SALEs PARTNER

Justin Hansen is a sales partner in the firm specializing in residential sales, leasing and management. He graduated from Mizzou with a degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Finance and Real Estate. He has been a heavy hitter in the real estate business for the past 12 years. What he enjoys most about property management is “meeting new people and helping the owners take care of their homes.” In his downtime, Justin enjoys playing golf, spending time with family and all Mizzou sports. 

Contact Justin at (314) 246-9129 



Danielle is a Senior Account Executive with Avenue, and specializes in leasing and property management, as well as residential sales. She has been in the real estate industry since 2005, and with her experience and vast knowledge of the real estate field, she is able to obtain both leasing and sales clients top dollar for their home.  In her free time, Danielle enjoys cheering on the Dallas Mavericks and St. Louis Cardinals, working on projects around her house, and playing the piano.

Contact Danielle at (314) 307-1254 



Aaron Wilson is a licensed real estate agent by day and Triathlete by night (and early morning). Aaron has over 13 years of management experience and worked in the real estate industry for many of those years. Having lived in St. Louis for all of his adult life, Aaron is very familiar with the market and surrounding areas. 

Contact Aaron at (314) 401-5012 

KELSI GEUNS, purchase specialist

Kelsi is an experienced real estate professional dedicated to finding her clients the home of their dreams. Kelsi works with buyers to identify their needs and leads their home search with enthusiasm.  She will bring her vast knowledge of the St. Louis area and enthusiasm for living in the best city in the Midwest to serve all of her clients.

Contact Kelsi at (217) 377-7700


michael golde, sales & leasing Specialist

Michael Golde is a licensed broker and has been in the real estate business since 2012. Prior to obtaining his real estate license, Michael was a news reporter for a local radio station. Born and raised in Olivette, Michael currently resides in Brentwood. He owns, manages, and rehabs rental properties across the St. Louis area.  Michael attended Indiana University and the University of Missouri. He is a graduate of Broadcast Center and Ladue Horton Watkins High School. 

Contact Michael at (314) 568-4443 


david mertens, sales & leasing specialist

David is a young professional who grew up in Kirkwood, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Parks, Recreation, and Tourism degree, with a Business minor. David has a passion for real estate, meeting new people, and being physically active. 

Contact David at (314) 304-8300

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Brandon Herndon, sales & leasing specialist

Brandon Herndon is a licensed REALTOR and has been in the business since 2015. He owns and rehabs properties throughout the Greater St. Louis area.  "I work to maximize your purchasing power, negotiate form a position of strength and try to eliminate any surprises along the way."  In his spare time he enjoys a good workout and a friendly game of poker. 

Contact Brandon at (314) 333-1990

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grant cook, sales & leasing specialist

Grant is a licensed real estate agent, working in both property management and sales. His professional experience includes 15 years of director level management in the hospitality and customer service fields. He holds a Psychology degree with a Sociology minor from the University of Missouri and prides himself on achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients with a calm and focused approach. Grant enjoys building new relationships, being physically active, and spending time with his family.

Contact Grant at (636) 328-3288


Kim Alessi, purchase specialist

Kim is a licensed real estate agent with a strong background in real estate marketing. She graduated from Marquette University with a degree in Advertising. Kim prioritizes building relationships and providing top of the line customer service to ensure the best possible experience when finding your dream home.  When she’s not working, she loves spending time with her family and friends, and playing with her rescue dog, Mavis.

Contact Kim at (314) 266-9631


Alex beckman, transaction Coordinator

Alex is an integral part of the sales team here at Avenue. He works closely with every member of the  team to ensure that their transactions get prompt attention and are processed smoothly so that our buyers can purchase their new home with minimal stress. In addition, Alex works with our sellers to quickly and efficiently list their home on the MLS and keeps them up to date every step of the way, from listing all the way through closing. 

Contact Alex at (314) 496-0721


Jessica penn, Leasing Coordinator

Jessica came to Avenue with eight years experience in the retail management industry.  She is a graduate of Lindenwood University with a degree in History.  Jessica supports all of our Account Executives in their day-to-day tasks.  Her attention to detail, desire to help others, and kind demeanor make her a priceless asset to the team.  

Contact Jessica at  (314) 665-3647


Scott Scheffing, Service Director

Over 30 years of experience in real estate and service make Scott a highly valuable asset to the company, while his sense of humor and concern for the well-being of others make him a beloved member of the team. Scott is a licensed REALTOR and oversees maintenance for all of our properties, coordinates service calls, and ensures all vendors are top quality. 

Contact Scott at (314) 275-8050 


christine harvey, bookkeeping & Sales Specialist

Christine has been a member of the Avenue team since 2012. Along with handling all bookkeeping tasks, Christine is also a licensed REALTOR and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Her previous years of experience in the education field lends to her drive to build a strong team and to help her clients have a calm and smooth real estate transaction experience. Her passion for people and strong work ethic make her a valuable asset to the Avenue team. 

Contact Christine at (314) 603-4665 

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