Elk River Real Estate Partners with Y Street
Ventures to Form VERUS Real Estate Advisors
and Appoints Bob Korba as Chairman
April 12, 2010 03:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time
FLOWER MOUND, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Elk River Real Estate and Y Street Ventures today
introduced a new company that combines the capabilities of both firms, offering comprehensive brokerage, asset and
property management services as well as advisory services to owners and investors in various sectors of commercial
real estate. The new organization, VERUS Real Estate Advisors (VERUS), is led by the former CEO of Sammons
Enterprises and Founder of Y Street Ventures, Bob Korba. Mr. Korba served more than 20 years as the CEO of
Sammons before assuming his current position as Chairman of Sammons in January 2009.
“Our key focus is to provide valuable real estate services to clients who are managing through a very challenging real
estate cycle. We believe there is an opportunity to provide real estate asset owners with a higher level of service that
is currently provided by this contracting industry,” said Bob Korba, Chairman of VERUS. “VERUS, through
strategic planning, is designed to be the advocate of these asset owners, as well as assisting them in managing their
balance sheets by increasing their overall portfolio performance.”
The core VERUS service belief is that no single real estate service company can provide the value-maximizing
services required in this challenged marketplace. Every real estate asset is unique, and VERUS is committed to
ensuring each Owner’s goals and objectives are not only understood, but also executed at a higher level of service
than what historically has been delivered.
“The VERUS team treats your assets and capital like it is our own,” said Bryan Korba, President of VERUS.
“Integrity and accountability drive us. We don’t just take notes on what our clients want – we really listen to their
goals and make ourselves accountable to them. So, even if we can’t provide the best sol