LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™, the nation’s fastest growing commercial real estate company, is excited to announce that veteran industry expert Duerk Brewer has joined Matthews™ leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. With more than two decades of experience in operations and corporate leadership within the commercial real estate industry, Duerk will focus on leading the firm’s current client focused platform strategies, manage marketing initiatives, and maximize operating capabilities.
“Bringing on industry talent like Duerk to partner with our current services allows us to continue to provide and improve upon our industry leading platform, through continuing to provide our agents with a superior level of service for our current and future clients,” said Kyle Matthews, Chairman and CEO of Matthews™. “His addition to the team only further proves that we have no plans of slowing down as we continue to pursue and meet our aggressive growth plans and strategic objectives to expand our reach throughout the industry.”
Most recently, Duerk was COO at Greysteel, where he received many accolades including 50 under 40 and Best Bosses in commercial real estate by Real Estate Forum. Prior to Greysteel, he was a Vice President at Berkadia where he successfully integrated and developed the company’s investment sales and mortgage banking technology and marketing platforms. Duerk began his career in operations at Hendricks & Partners, where he became a partner and played an instrumental role in the company’s growth from a small start-up to a large nationwide platform leading up to the purchase by Berkshire Hathaway & Jefferies Financial Group-backed Berkadia.
“This is an exciting time in the industry and Matthews is the rocket ship everyone wants to be on,” said Brewer. “With the current and future success of this company, I knew this was an opportunity I couldn’t refuse. I look forward to being an integral part of the change Matthews is bringing to an age old industry.”
About Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™:
Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™ is recognized as an industry leader in shopping center, STNL, leasing, multifamily, management, portfolio disposition and 1031 exchange programs. The firm is headquartered in El Segundo, CA and serves clients throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit www.matthews.com.