Curt Starr Welcomed as Leader of Newly Formed Corporate Advisory Group

April 2, 2024 | NAI Burns Scalo

PITTSBURGH, PA — NAI Burns Scalo, Pittsburgh’s leading independent commercial real estate firm, proudly announces Curt Starr‘s appointment as the Head of its newly established Corporate Advisory Group. With this strategic move, NAI Burns Scalo reaffirms its commitment to extending its commercial real estate services offerings and its strategic growth plan for geographic expansion.  

Curt Starr brings to NAI Burns Scalo a wealth of experience and a proven track record in corporate services, tenant representation, and strategic portfolio management. Before joining NAI Burns Scalo, Curt led a highly successful team of brokers and lease administration professionals, overseeing over 300 brokerage transactions annually for multiple Fortune 500 clients. His extensive background includes strategic planning, portfolio management, and achieving clients’ strategic real estate objectives. 

Over the past decade, Curt has spearheaded over 100 industrial build-to-suit transactions ranging in size from 10,000 SF to over 1 million SF in size across various states, demonstrating his versatility and proficiency in navigating complex real estate landscapes. His exceptional achievements were recognized in 2017 by SIOR when he was awarded the prestigious SIOR Most Significant Suburban Office of the Year Award for orchestrating the successful relocation of a client’s corporate headquarters. 

Curt’s dedication to excellence extends beyond his professional endeavors; his commitment to community service and philanthropy is exemplary. As a US Army veteran and a Marist College graduate with an MBA in Finance, Curt embodies integrity, leadership, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. 

In his new role at NAI Burns Scalo, Curt Starr will lead the Corporate Advisory Group, offering strategic guidance, innovative solutions, and unparalleled market insights to clients seeking commercial real estate solutions tailored to their unique needs. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Curt Starr to the NAI Burns Scalo family,” said Scott DiGuglielmo, Executive Vice President of NAI Burns Scalo. “Curt’s wealth of experience, unwavering commitment to client success, and proven leadership skills make him the perfect fit to lead our Corporate Advisory Group team as we expand our service offerings and continue to provide exceptional value to our clients.” 

Curt Starr commented, “I am excited to join NAI Burns Scalo and lead the Corporate Advisory Group. With the firm’s commitment to excellence and innovation, I look forward to leveraging my expertise and experience as well as the diverse expertise of our team to deliver best-in-class solutions and drive exceptional results for our clients.” 

About NAI Burns Scalo: 

NAI Burns Scalo is a full-service commercial real estate firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. With a proven track record of excellence spanning decades, NAI Burns Scalo offers a comprehensive suite of services, including brokerage, property management, development, and advisory services, to clients across various industries. Committed to delivering unparalleled expertise, innovative solutions, and exceptional value, NAI Burns Scalo is dedicated to helping clients achieve their real estate goals with confidence and peace of mind. 

About NAI Global 

NAI Global is a leading global commercial real estate brokerage firm. NAI Global offices are leaders in their local markets and work in unison to provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Global has more than 300 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, with over 5,100 local market professionals, managing in excess of 1.1 billion square feet of property and facilities. Annually, NAI Global completes in excess of $20 billion in commercial real estate transactions throughout the world. 

NAI Global provides a complete range of corporate and institutional real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain and logistics consulting and related advisory services. To learn more, visit