BALKE BROWN TRANSWESTERN ROLE
Matt joined Balke Brown Transwestern in February 2011 as a Broker with the primary responsibility of business development and tenant representation within the local office market. Matt has teamed up with senior brokers to source both landlord prospective tenants and tenant representation assignments. Matt’s strong work ethic, tenacity and diligence have resulted in increased activity on both sides of the business.
While completing his B.S. degree, Matt was able to obtain an internship with Duke Realty where he was immersed into commercial real estate by assisting the St. Louis Director with lease abstracts, lease analysis, and small tenant procurement. Matt graduated from SMU in May 2010 and joined Emerald Properties, specializing in leasing and marketing for the new Class A Town & Country Crossing Shopping Center. On this project Matt was involved in the redevelopment and rezoning efforts for a combined three municipalities in order to get this 250,000 square foot project underway. His leasing efforts increased the projects occupancy to over 80% within a year of delivery.
- Licensed Missouri Real Estate Salesperson
- Assistant Coach – John Burroughs Varsity Ice Hockey
- Volunteer Tutor, High School Math – Epworth Children & Family Services
- Member – Salem United Methodist Church, Ladue, MO
B.S. in Financial Economics Southern Methodist University - 2010
Contact Matt Ruck: 314.880.0425