Leadership

NAI Saig Company’s Leadership team has on average over 50 years of local-market leading experience and unmatched depth-of-expertise across all property types and commercial real estate needs. Our Leadership team includes:

Edward Saig, SIOR, CRE
Hank Martin, SIOR, CCIM
Van Spear, SIOR
Brian Califf, CCIM
Elliot Embry
Maria Vescovo
Shirley Rudd


Edward Saig, SIOR, CRE

President, Principal Broker
Phone: 901-526-3100
esaig@saigcompany.com

Eddie is the founder of NAI Saig Company and has been active in the real estate industry since 1963. Eddie is involved in both tenant and landlord representation with expertise in industrial and land properties.

Representative Clients

  • Schneider National
  • WD-40
  • Aramark Uniforms
  • Weyerhauser
  • Timminco, Inc.
  • Bank of Bartlett
  • Penske
  • VonDrehle Corporation
  • Cooper Industries
  • Voight &Schweitzer

Education and Certification

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Bachelor of Business Administration/Marketing
Member, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
Member, Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)
Real Estate Licenses: Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Tennessee

Professional Affiliations

Member, Memphis Area Association of Realtors
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, Lambda Alpha International
Member, Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC)

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Hank Martin, SIOR, CCIM

Vice President
Phone: 901-526-3100
hmartin@saigcompany.com

Experience

NAI SAIG COMPANY, Memphis, Tennessee
(1995-Present)
Hank actively provides full corporate real estate services including office, investment properties, and industrial. He is responsible for working with local officials, developers and economic development offices to provide clients with the best overview and analysis of their projects. Since 1995 Hank has been responsible for the sale, lease, and/or disposition of over 50,000,000 square feet of industrial and office facilities in the Mid South area.

Representative Clients/Recent Transactions

  • MIAC
  • Greyhound
  • Animal Health
  • Maple I Holdings LLC
  • Renasant Bank
  • AutoNation
  • 1-800 Flowers
  • Games Workshop
  • Printer Essentials
  • US Bank Assets
  • Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Progression Realty
  • International Cotton Depots

Education and Certification

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, Oxford, Mississippi
Bachelor of Business Administrative and Marketing, 1994
Tennessee Real Estate License, 1995
Arkansas Real Estate License, 1996
CCIM Designation, 1999
SIOR Designation, 2007

Professional Affiliations

President, SIOR Memphis Chapter, 2014
Vice President, SIOR Memphis Chapter, 2013
Treasurer, SIOR Memphis Chapter, 2012
Member, Lambda Alpha
Member, Xceligent Industrial Advisory Board
Member, Memphis Area Association of Realtors
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, University of Mississippi School of Real Estate Advisory Board
Member, Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council

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Van Spear, SIOR

Vice President
Phone: 870-735-6221
vspear@saigcompany.com

Experience

NAI SAIG COMPANY, West Memphis, Arkansas
(1980-Present)
Van’s expertise includes marketing commercial and industrial properties for sale or lease. He is responsible for working with local officials, developers and economic development offices to provide clients with the best overview and analysis for their projects.

Representative Clients/Recent Transactions

  • Transportation

  • Builders Transportation
  • Paschall Truck Lines
  • Schneider Transpiration
  • First Coast Transportation
  • BNSF PR
  • Union Pacific RR
  • Financial

  • First Tennessee Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • First American Bank
  • National Bank of Commerce
  • Fidelity National Bank
  • First Community Bank

Manufacturing/Industrial

  • Sanyo
  • Shell Oil
  • American Electric Power
  • Van Heusen
  • Awesome Products
  • Enron (Steel Division)
  • Coastal Unilube
  • Consolidated Containers
  • US Steel Supply
  • Block Pharmaceutical
  • Crane
  • Jamison Fence
  • Borg Warner
  • Ryerson Steel
  • Staplcotn
  • Farr Industries
  • Bosch
  • Armco Steel
  • Exeter
  • Tetra Technologies
  • Restaurants

  • McDonald’s
  • Burger King
  • KFC
  • Starbucks
  • Mrs. Winners
  • Subway
  • Commercial

  • Guaranty Loan & Real Estate
  • Pilot
  • Wal-Mart
  • Petro Stopping Centers /TSA
  • Pilot- Flying J
  • Holiday Inn

Education and Certification

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, Memphis, Tennessee
Bachelor of Business Administration and Marketing

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
Member, West Memphis Board of Realtors
Member, Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)

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Brian Califf, CCIM

Executive Vice President
Phone: 901-526-3100
bcaliff@saigcompany.com

Experience

NAI SAIG COMPANY, Memphis, Tennessee
(2005-Present)
Brian is actively involved in both tenant and landlord representation. Expertise in retail, office and industrial properties, specializing in investment transactions. Brian has experience in asset management and consulting.

Representative Clients

  • Regions Bank
  • Coastal Partners
  • Sylvan Learning Center
  • Cummins Mid South
  • Midas International
  • C-III Asset Management
  • Church’s Chicken
  • Advance Auto
  • Checkers
  • Family Dollar
  • Tan N Go
  • BNSF
  • Olymbec USA

Education and Certification

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tallahassee, Florida
Bachelor of Science in Real Estate, 2005
Tennessee Real Estate License, 2005
Mississippi Real Estate License, 2005
CCIM Designation, 2008

Professional Affiliations

Member, Memphis Area Association of Realtors
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, Memphis Commercial Council
2008, MAAR Pinnacle Award Recipient, Top Producing Broker

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Elliot Embry

Associate Vice President
Phone: 901-526-3100
eembry@saigcompany.com

Experience

NAI SAIG COMPANY, Memphis, Tennessee
(2008-Present)
Elliot is actively involved in both tenant and landlord representation. Expertise in industrial, office and retail properties, Elliot has been responsible for over 400,000 square feet in transactions during the past 18 months.

Representative Clients

  • Regions Bank
  • AutoNation
  • Schneider National
  • Pepperidge Farms
  • WD-40
  • Hampshire Properties
  • John Deere Landscapes
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
  • Aramark Uniforms
  • Empire Today
  • Realty Income
  • Midas
  • Coca-Cola Refreshment USA
  • LeSaint Logistics
  • American Apparel
  • Active International
  • C-III Asset Management
  • Pepsi
  • Church of Latter Day Saints
  • Olymbec USA
  • Coastal Partners
  • Church’s Chicken

Education and Certification

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, Oxford, Mississippi
Bachelor of Business Administration, 2008
Tennessee Real Estate License, 2008
Mississippi Real Estate License, 2008

Professional Affiliations

Member, Memphis Area Association of Realtors
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, Memphis Commercial Council

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Maria Vescovo

Office Manager/ Director of Marketing
Phone: 901-526-3100
mvescovo@saigcompany.com

 

Background & Experience

A native of Memphis, Maria joined NAI Saig Company in early 2016 where she serves as the primary strategist for all of NAI Saig Company’s marketing, communications, public relations, accounting, and office needs. Maria coordinates and assembles marketing materials for all retail, office, and industrial properties, provides administrative support, and serves as a primary interface between NAI Saig Company and NAI Global. Maria also is in charge of the development of NAI Saig Company's quarterly reports used to inform investors, tenants, and prospective clients of the growth in business. 

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Human Resources Management and Services - The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

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Shirley Rudd

Office Manager
Phone: 870-735-6221
srudd@saigcompany.com

 

Background & Experience
After working as a loan secretary with Fidelity National Bank, Shirley joined the NAI Saig Company team in 1997. As the Office Manager in West Memphis, Shirley is responsible for general administrative duties, which includes accounting, payroll, office and clerical support. Shirley also oversees the management of leasing properties involving maintenance, repairs and inspections. Additionally, she provides marketing resources for all retail, office, industrial and land properties.

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