We are trusted matchmakers who are tenacious and intentional about hunting and recruiting top performers inside the real estate sector.

Our Mission & Values


We deliver exceptional recruitment services that enable real estate and property management companies to achieve greater employee tenure, cultural matches, and measurable growth.


  1.  Authenticity
  2.  Transparency
  3.  Grit
  4.  Integrity
  5.  Agility

Our Leadership Team

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Kelsi Cory

Founder & CEO


Kelsi Cory is the Chief Executive Officer of Cory Executive Recruiting.  CER partners with executives and leaders inside the real estate industry on a national level to build high-performing teams.

Before starting CER in 2018, Kelsi started in the recruiting sector at the age of 18 and eventually served as Director of Recruiting for a national residential and commercial property management firm.  Kelsi saw the industry treating recruiting as a transactional outcome rather than a relationship approach.  Knowing it is crucial to find not only qualified candidates but most importantly culture fit, she launched CER to bring it back to the basics of building and cultivating meaningful relationships with everyone CER engages with.

(916) 250-2444

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Michelle Duncum

Vice president of Operations


Michelle brings 30+ years  inside the real estate industry to CER.  Her unique and valuable knowledge in operational development and growth and will utilize that knowledge to oversee the day-to-day operations and growth of the firm.

In the multifamily world, Michelle has held every role from leasing agent to Regional Director of Operations, then developing class-A apartment portfolios to being a C-level executive both on the development and the interior architecture and design side of the industry.  An expert in the field of marketing, managing, and building award-winning communities and companies, Michelle’s unique skills allow CER to provide exceptional insight and superior client service. 


(214) 233-6882

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Andrea White

Director of Recruiting


Throughout Andrea’s career, she has filled many mid-level to executive positions across a wide array of industries utilizing various techniques for long-term and successful placements. Her areas of expertise include recruitment strategy and candidate sourcing and screening. Andrea has a strong background in sales, marketing, and advertising and has leveraged her knowledge by helping consult clients and coach candidates. When Andrea is not working, she is enjoying life outdoors with family and friends.

(518) 217-2825

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