Careers | John Burns Real Estate Consulting

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Research Team

Our research team analyzes housing market conditions on a macro, regional, and MSA level. They create our ongoing published research products and address unique topics in white papers, presentations, or blogs. Their passion for quality data collection and analysis, time-sensitive research, and responsive customer service translates into flexible, personalized, and interactive relationships with our clients.

We are looking for research analysts, managers, and Vice Presidents who are passionate about helping our clients make informed decisions.

Consulting Team

Our consulting team spends their time on the ground in housing markets all across the country, completing market research, strategic planning, and financial and economic analysis.  Highly experienced and analytical, our consultants use their experience to analyze, interpret, and deliver specific recommendations.

We are looking for experts who can figure out a problem quickly and succinctly, with plenty of support.


We are committed to being the leading national housing experts.


Core Values

Our team delivers:

  • Solutions our clients and coworkers consider to be the most valued, timely, unbiased, clear and honest in the industry
  • A professional work environment that pays fairly, provides individualized opportunities to grow personally, and professionally, and the opportunity to work with PALS: Passionate, Articulate, Likeable and Smart people.




At John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC, we make it a priority to attract and retain PALS: the most Passionate, Articulate, Likeable, and Smart team members. Our PALS profitably and quickly complete the most insightful, challenging, accurate and forward-looking research and consulting assignments.  We empower and require everyone to succeed at the highest possible level by demanding and demonstrating excellence in work and character.

  • Passionate: Curious, energetic people who: 1) enthusiastically work harder and smarter than our competitors to provide great value; 2) continuously educate themselves inside and outside of the industry; 3) challenge and drive themselves and others hard to improve each day; 4) actively build relationships with many people to exchange knowledge; and 5) identify, promote, and lead company innovations and initiatives.
  • Articulate: Great listeners who devote 100% of their attention to understanding the speaker/writer and who communicate carefully, clearly, concisely, respectfully, and inspirationally.
  • Likeable: Team-oriented people others want to work with because they 1) listen well, 2) earn the trust and respect of others, 3) are very approachable, flexible, and responsive, and 4) consistently deliver very high-quality work on time.
  • Smart: Insightful second-level thinkers who can convert complexity into concise, logical, and forward-thinking recommendations, conclusions, and solutions.

We enjoy challenges, problem solving, economic analysis, market research, and working on a team, and we adhere to uncompromising ethical standards. By hiring the right people, our team is committed to providing understanding and clarity through the intricacies of an ever-changing real estate cycle.

Click here to read Success Means Hiring (and Retaining) Workers Who Are Passionate, Likable, and Smart written by John Burns





John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC has officially been confirmed by Tugboat Institute to be a Certified Evergreen™ company.

Evergreen businesses are led by purpose-driven leaders with the grit and resourcefulness to build and scale private, profitable, enduring, and market-leading businesses that make a dent in the universe. Evergreen businesses put their people first and avoid raising capital that puts money before mission and imposes a growth-at-all-costs or exit-oriented mindset. They measure success by how well they deliver on their mission and they embody the Evergreen 7Ps.

Evergreen 7Ps

The Evergreen 7PS are the defining characteristics of Evergreen. The first three Ps – Purpose, Perseverance, and People First – define the character of the leaders and team. The last four P’s – Private, Profit, Paced Growth, and Pragmatic Innovation – reflect the long term strategy tenants of an Evergreen business.


Exclusive Employee Access to JBREC University

JBREC University serves as an online resource for our employees on company training and communication. You will find videos on our research and proprietary indices, business development tools, writing aids, and computer training. We also provide training on our clients’ businesses, from homebuilder land acquisition to stocks and capital structures. We encourage employees to submit feedback on training they would like to receive, and JBREC University is continuously evolving with new material.


Kathy Ayuyao If you have any questions on our open positions, please contact Kathy Ayuyao at (949) 870-1200 or by email.