NAI DESCO Announces Office Growth

St. Louis, MO, January 23, 2016 --( NAI DESCO, a member of the world’s premier managed network of commercial real estate firms, announced today the addition of brokers to the office and retail teams. The firm now boasts 30 brokers, placing it in the top 5 largest firms in the St. Louis Metro area.

“We are pleased to be growing our NAI DESCO family,” said CEO Toby Martin. “The growth of the NAI Global platform continues to create new opportunities for our associates and clients."

Joining the office team at the Clayton headquarter, Matt Ruck brings extensive commercial real estate experience. A St. Louis native, Ruck started his real estate career at Duke Realty as an intern to the Director. He then went on to Emerald Properties where he specialized in leasing and marketing of the Town & Country Crossing Shopping Center. Later, Ruck was an Associate at Balke Brown Transwestern where he spent 5 years on the Office Brokerage team.

Ruck is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He is an active member of the St. Louis Association of Realtors – Commercial Division, as well as an Assistant Coach of the Burroughs Varsity Hockey team.

In the Metro East office, Tom Maloney will join the team led by Illinois Director, David Wittenauer. Maloney will focus on commercial real estate services in Southern Illinois, particularly retail and investment properties.

Maloney comes to NAI DESCO following a career in technology sales. In that role, Tom assisted both national and local media companies in the analysis of business functions in order deliver customized software solutions. This experience is an asset to Tom’s real estate clients as they seek to analyze space needs and site selection.

Maloney is a graduate of St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the St. Louis Association of Realtors – Commercial Division.


NAI DESCO is a leading commercial real estate firm serving Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. NAI DESCO is the local affiliate of NAI Global, a worldwide real estate network with 375 offices spanning the globe. Since 1978, NAI Global’s clients have built their businesses on the power of our expanding network. NAI Global’s extensive services include multi-site acquisitions and dispositions, sublease, tenant representation, lease administration and audit, investment services, due diligence and related consulting and advisory services.

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