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Scott “Murph” Reese

Head of Development Platform & Partner


Scott “Murph” Reese is a Partner of Summit Real Estate Group and manages the development platform for Summit.

Mr. Reese has overseen the acquisition, ground up development, and reposition of over 3 million square feet of office, industrial, service center and retail real estate. The Summit development platform owns approximately $175 million of real estate including its more recent project, the 121,500 square foot Des Peres Corners, a $42 million grocery-anchored retail center.

From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Reese was Vice President and Project Manager for Antonia Investments. During his six year tenure with the retail development company, Mr. Reese was responsible for the development of approximately 3 million square feet of retail development including the 1 million square foot Fair Lakes Shopping Center, a Wal-Mart anchored power center in Fairfax, VA; a 340,000 SF community shopping center, Edens Plaza in Wilmette, IL; and the 800,000 SF Northfield Square, a regional mall in Bradley, Illinois.

During his tenure at Summit, Mr. Reese has overseen the development of Summit’s largest projects including Corporate 44 Business Park – 710,000 SF, 7 building portfolio; Deer Creek Shopping Center – a 200,000 SF power shopping center; Des Peres Corners – a 120,000 SF community grocery anchored center; and the acquisition and redevelopment of the St. Louis Business Center, a 180,000 SF infill industrial asset.

Mr. Reese holds a B.A. in History from Lake Forest College in Illinois.