Steve Gunning

Senior Vice President

Steve joined SRS Real Estate Partners in 2007 as Vice President in the Atlanta, GA market office. He specializes exclusively in tenant representation for a variety of retail and restaurant clients. Steve’s background encompasses a decade of corporate experience supervising retail leasing, site selection, lease administration and construction management for several national-level retail and restaurant companies. His professional experience in retail real estate spans more than twenty-five years.


Prior to joining SRS, Steve last served as National Director of Real Estate for Nextel Communications, managing a team of professionals that oversaw the rollout of over 800 retail stores nationwide. Prior to Nextel, he held management roles with Wolf Camera and Atlanta Bread Company, where he was responsible for all aspects of real estate including strategic planning, site selection, lease administration and construction management.

Steve’s unique, multi-faceted experience lends his clients a comprehensive view of retail real estate and has allowed him to complete more than 1,500 retail lease transactions over the course of the last 26 years.


  • 2014 SRS Million Dollar Club
  • 2014 SRS “Top Producer” Award
  • 2015 SRS “Top Producer” Award
  • 2016 SRS “Top Acheiver” Award
  • 2017 SRS “Top Producer” Award
  • 2010 – 2017 ACBR Million Dollar Club Top Producer

Community/Personal Information

Steve is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers and the Commercial Board of Realtors.

Client Experience

  • Toys”R”Us/Babies”R”Us
  • Moe’s Southwestern Grill
  • Shoe Carnival
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries
  • Earth Fare
  • LifeWay

Contact Information

3445 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 950
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

D: 404.231.1173
M: 678.794.7304

SRS in the News

FEB 12, 2019

Hobby Lobby To Replace Toys “R” Us in Akers Mill Square, North Point MarketCenter

Hobby Lobby has executed two new leases to replace empty Toys “R” Us…


FEB 11, 2019

Hobby Lobby Fills Two Former Toys ‘R’ Us Locations in Metro Atlanta

Atlanta and Alpharetta, Ga. — Hobby Lobby has filled two former Toys ‘R’…


JUN 28, 2017

Buildout payroll on the rise as firm secures Series A finance deal

Commercial real estate marketing technology company Buildout announced an $8 million Series A…


Press Releases

APR 06, 2018

SRS Real Estate Partners Congratulates CoStar Power Broker Award™ Winners

DALLAS (April 6, 2018) – SRS Real Estate Partners (SRS) is proud to…


MAY 22, 2017

SRS Real Estate Partners Opens New San Diego Office

Newport Beach, Calif. (May 22, 2017) – Continuing the rapid growth seen over…


MAR 29, 2017

SRS Real Estate Partners Celebrates Million Dollar Club Winners

ATLANTA (March 29, 2017) – SRS Real Estate Partners is pleased to announce…