Derek believes treating people with respect and honesty is the backbone to success. He brings a passion for the exceptional and has spent his entire career in real estate. The experience Derek brings to each transaction spans commercial, residential real estate, and property management. Every client has unique needs and every transaction has unique challenges. Derek is an expert at finding innovative solutions to fit every situation. Prior to co-founding Grier Realty Group, Derek worked with international firms like Cassidy Turley (now Cushman Wakefield) and boutique firms like Duke Homes. Each experience increased his skill set and knowledge to enhance his ability to serve the St. Louis market.
Derek believes strongly in the importance of community service; he is currently in his second term as a Missouri State Representative. Prior to being a State Representative, Derek held the position of City Councilmember in Chesterfield, MO. He has also served as Chair of the University Outreach Committee for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is member of the Chamber of Commerce.
Ashley strives to deliver exceptional, client-oriented service and understands that each individual has unique needs and lifestyles. Armed with affable style and experience, Ashley offers a fresh new perspective on the St Louis market. Prior to her experience as a realtor, Ashley had a successful career in customer service. She started her career in event planning and moved into an Executive Assistant role in education, for the Head of School at Principia School.
Ashley is extremely detailed oriented, client focused and is able to accomodate to the changing needs of each client. Client relationship is extremely important to Ashley and she strives to make the buying or selling experience positive and hassle free. Ashley has lived in St Louis County for the last 20 years. A mom of two young boys, she understands the needs of families, but also is equipped to help the modern buyer.
Life beyond real estate: Ashley enjoys staying active by playing volleyball (sand and court). She has been coaching club and school volleyball since 2008. Currently she is a coach with club MOVA out in St Charles.