Partners Real Estate lands industry veteran to oversee Central Texas

Partners Real Estate, formerly known as NAI Partners, has hired commercial real estate industry veteran Steve Druth as managing director of its Austin and San Antonio offices.

In his new role, Druth will lead the day-to-day operations of the company’s Central Texas offices, and focus on growing revenue, supporting the sales team, recruiting, providing office leadership and coordinating efforts with other offices and teams. Druth will report directly to Scott Lunine.

Prior to joining Partners, Druth accumulated 35 years of experience in commercial real estate brokerage, management and sales training. A previous agent at Marcus & Millichap in both Manhattan and Miami, Druth was also president and CEO of Druth Commercial Real Estate, focusing on investment sales and leasing. In that role, he became known for his leasing/marketing expertise and the high occupancy levels in his properties.

Most recently, Mr. Druth worked at Franklin Street, where he is based out of the firm’s Tampa headquarters. In addition to his role as a broker specializing in commercial investment sales, he was an accomplished commercial real estate coach, overseeing the development of 50 high-performing agents. In this role, he focused on helping the full-service commercial real estate firm grow throughout top metropolitan markets with the best professionals performing across all lines of business.