NAI Global Executives

Ryan Miller Joins NAI Global as Executive Vice President

NAI Global, the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms, is pleased to announce that Ryan Miller joined the firm as executive vice president, responsible for the Eastern region of North America. In this role, Ryan will serve as the in-market resource to drive business to and with NAI Member firms in this area. It is a new position that was created to expand NAI Global’s capabilities and enhance Member services.

“Ryan’s track record of demonstrated success is an asset to our organization and our clients,” said Jay Olshonsky, President of NAI Global. “His in-depth knowledge of commercial real estate, and his multi-market experience in client service, including leasing, acquisition and advisory, will help our Members grow their business in this region.”

Based in Pittsburgh, he will also facilitate transactions in that market on behalf of NAI Member firms. He will serve as the NAI Global staff advisor to the Retail Council. The NAI Global Councils focus on elevating the professional competency of its Members and ensuring consistent service delivery across the network.

Ryan brings a decade of experience from CBRE in McLean, VA, where he held several positions of increased responsibility, most recently as First Vice President, managing multi-market accounts for national clients. He completed more than 230 transactions totaling over $550,000,000 in aggregate deal value. He founded the CBRE Associate Broker Office Network, and was selected by senior management to serve on the CBRE Americas Presidents Advisory Council. He was featured in Bisnow’s list of the Top 35 Under 35 in Commercial Real Estate, and was named CBRE’s Rookie of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.S. degree Magna Cum Laude, and completed a comprehensive management program at Harvard Business School.

About NAI Global

NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global provides a full-range of corporate real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain consulting and related advisory services. NAI Global member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. Founded in 1978, today NAI Global member firms span the US and 54 other countries, with 400 offices and more than 5,000 local market experts on the ground, completing $55 billion of transactions annually. Supported by the central resources of the NAI Global organization, member firms deliver market-leading services locally and combine their in-market strengths to form a powerful bond of insights and execution for clients with multi-market challenges.

NAI Global was acquired in 2012 by C-III Capital Partners, a commercial real estate services company engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, fund management, CDO management, principal investment, title services and multifamily property management.

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NAI Martens’ Steve Martens Named Philanthropist of the Year

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) designates November 15 as “National Philanthropy Day” as a way to acknowledge the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community.

“Deeply rooted local business leadership often goes hand-in-hand with philanthropy, and can have a profoundly positive impact on society,” said Jay Olshonsky, President, NAI Global.

Steve Martens, CEO, NAI Martens, was named this year’s Outstanding Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Wichita Chapter. Steve’s record of exceptional generosity, civic responsibility and the impact he’s made on his community through financial support were noted when the award was presented at a luncheon November 12.

Through his participation with human service organizations, local government, education, and economic development activities, he is committed to improving the quality of life in Wichita and surrounding communities. He is involved with: United Way of the Plains, serving as a campaign chair and later as a board chair; board member and past chair of the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center; Exploration Place; Wichita/Sedgwick County Task Force to End Chronic Homelessness, the founding chair of the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition; University of Kansas 4-Wichita Advancement Board and United Methodist Open Door.

The AFP recognized Steve as a role model to his employees, demonstrating that community service is not just a necessity, but a privilege. He cares about the community organizations his employees are passionate about and weaves those causes into his yearly planning. Steve is a leader whose actions really do speak louder than his words.

“Congratulations to Steve. We are proud that his philanthropic leadership has been recognized with this award,” said Jay.

Thank you to NAI Martens for sharing the good news with us! Please remember to let know when your people or organization receive a special honor or recognition that we can communicate with other NAI Members.