As Chief Operating Officer at Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™, Duerk Brewer is responsible for leading the company’s current client-focused platform strategies, managing company-wide marketing initiatives, and maximizing operating capabilities. With over two decades of experience in commercial real estate, Duerk has an exceptional track record of implementing solutions in marketing and sales, as well as building high-performance teams.
Duerk began his career in operations at Hendricks & Partners, where he became a managing 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. After the acquisition, 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. 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.