Monday, April 25, 2011
SANTA ANA, CA (April 25, 2011) -- Grubb & Ellis Company (NYSE: GBE), a leading real estate services and investment firm, today announced that it has opened an owned office in St. Louis as part of the company’s national strategy to expand its presence in key markets.
The office will be led by 24-year industry veteran David Morris, SIOR, CCIM, who has joined the company as senior vice president.
Morris will be responsible for serving real estate clients in the St. Louis area, as well as leading Grubb & Ellis’ business development and recruiting efforts in the market. He reports to Shawn Mobley (top right photo), president, Brokerage Services.
“David has a tremendous reputation in the St. Louis market and was our top choice to lead the office in what we consider to be a very important market,” said Mobley. “I am confident that his knowledge of Grubb & Ellis, combined with his industry expertise, will help us quickly establish a strong presence in St. Louis and enhance the service we provide to multi-market clients that operate in the region.”
Morris joins from Gundaker Commercial, where he was a senior vice president and leader of the firm’s Brokerage Division. During Gundaker Commercial’s former affiliation with Grubb & Ellis, Morris served on the Affiliate Leadership Board, a seven-member advisory panel responsible for representing the interests of the company’s affiliates with senior management.
He began his real estate career in Grubb & Ellis’ Denver office in 1987 and also spent 15 years as a brokerage professional with Colliers Turley Martin Tucker.
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