With experience ranging over a combined 5 decades, the Platz Realty Group provides an exceptional experience to our clients. Our team members are are focused on serving our clients needs and delivering on promise and results.

Today’s commercial real estate market is an ever changing entity that has become more sophisticated as it evolves. Let our professional agents help you to navigate the industry waters in your efforts to buy, sell or manage your commercial property.



Contact Steve

Steve Platz has specialized in commercial real estate sales, leasing and development since 1981, negotiating transactions with national, regional and local companies. With over 35 years of experience, Steve is uniquely qualified to provide guidance in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.

Steve has been a real estate agent and broker since 1996, specializing in the sale and leasing of retail, office and warehouse properties; land assemblage; consultation and development. Steve has successfully managed an ever-changing real estate market, and with the increasing demand for his skills and expertise, he formed Steve Platz Realty, Inc. in 2003.

Business professionals have long sought Steve Platz to assist in executing and fulfilling all of their commercial property needs. They know and feel comfortable that their investment property will have one of the region’s best working to help establish their real estate goals.

A Summary of Steve’s Career Includes:
• President/CEO: Steve Platz Realty, Inc.
• Vice President of Development: Edward J. DeBartolo Corp.


Sales / Leasing Agent

Contact Bob

Bob has been in the retail/commercial real estate industry for over twenty-eight years. Prior to joining Steve Platz Realty, Bob has been employed by both The DeBartolo Corp and Simon Property Group and later, Kelly-Visconsi where he specialized in commercial real estate sales.

As a retail property specialist, Bob has been a key figure in the leasing and re-development of shopping malls in Northeastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. He has worked with both national and regional retailers.

Bob attended Youngstown State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA in management.

A Summary of Bob’s Career Includes:
• Commercial Real Estate Sales: Kelly-Visconsi
• Assistant Vice President of Leasing: The Simon Property Group
• Assistant Vice President: Edward J. DeBartolo Corp.


Sales / Leasing Agent

Contact Matthew

A newcomer to the commercial real estate industry, Matthew garnered extensive manufacturing operations experience with Towing Electrical Systems of Austintown, Ohio where he held the position of Manufacturing Operations Manager for the company’s U.S. production center from 2014 through 2016. Holding this position in a mid-size hands-on enterprise, Matthew was exposed to the challenges that can accompany the daily operation of a business in a commercial setting here in the Northeastern Ohio area.

Matthew brings his can-do attitude and willingness to tackle challenges to the Platz Realty Group and is ready to support the group’s clients needs. Matthew most recently completed real estate training through the Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration.

A Summary of Matthew’s Career Includes:
• Operations Manager: Towing Electrical Systems


Sales / Leasing Agent

Contact Adam

Having spent his entire life in the Mahoning Valley combined with an extensive business background, Adam values and understands the commercial real estate market and knows what it takes to help clients achieve their goals.

A proud Penguin alum, Adam received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Youngstown State University. He went on to achieve success by spearheading efforts to help an Austintown, Ohio manufacturer become ISO certified as well as expand plant operations through several acquisitions, including internationally with the opening of a facility in the Philippines.

On the real estate side, Adam performed property management for a company specializing in apartment buildings and rental complexes. His daily operations included overseeing the sale and lease of units and the maintenance and upkeep of facilities. His passion for real estate coupled with his experience in business made Adam a great fit for the Platz Realty Group.

Adam brings to the table the unique ability to not only know real estate, but also be able to discuss with businesses the financial and analytical side of making a purchase. Since joining the team, Adam has processed $5 million worth of commercial real estate sales in one year.

A Summary of Adam’s Career Includes:
• Director of Operations: Towing Electrical Systems