Bryce Custer, SIOR, CCIM, Principal
- Office: NAI Spring
- Title: Broker
- Email: [email protected]
- Mobile: 330.418.9287
- Office: 330.838.0048
- Office Email: [email protected]
- Address: 8234 Pittsburg Ave NW
- City: North Canton
- State: Ohio
- Zip: 44720
- License: OH – BRKM.2017004455 WV – WVB210300664
- Primary Specialty: Industrial, Logistics (Rail & Inland Waterways), Distribution
- Scope of Experience:
As an active real estate investor for over 30 years, Custer understands the challenges facing both buyers and sellers in sale and lease transactions.
Custer joined NAI Spring in 2009 working on all aspects of commercial real estate including acquisition, disposition and development of office, retail, and industrial projects. His experience includes site selection ranging from major petrochemical / Natural gas projects to industrial, distribution and hotels throughout eastern Ohio and West Virginia.
In 2010 Custer realized the need for commercial real estate services to help with petrochemical and derivatives companies locating to the Ohio River Corridor (Marcellus and Utica Shale) in anticipation of upstream and downstream activity from the Shell Chemical petroleum cracker plant in Monaca, PA. From this realization Ohio River Corridor, LLC, was born.
In 2019 and 2020 Custer left NAI Spring to focus on Ohio River projects and redevelopment of large industrial sites throughout the Ohio River Valley.
Custer rejoined NAI Spring in 2021 to better serve clients throughout the Appalachian Basin as licensed Broker in Ohio and West Virginia.
Custer was also the owner of Leadership Development Centers, a sales and management firm affiliated with Wilson Learning Corporation. Custer worked with numerous clients throughout northeastern Ohio and Charlotte, North Carolina in the area of managerial and sales development. In 2001, the firm was sold in order to focus on real estate ventures.
Prior to real estate investing, Custer was an environmental chemist at Wadsworth/Alert Laboratories (now known as TestAmerica). While at Wadsworth/Alert he was instrumental in meeting the needs of clients as GC/MS analyst, Sr. Project Manager and Assistant Laboratory manager for ten years.
Custer resides in North Canton, Ohio with his wife Kym. In their spare time they enjoy dog parks and traveling south with their two Bedlington Terriers (Bella and Trumpy.) Between them they have five children and six grandchildren.
- Professional Affiliations:
SIOR – Society of Industrial and Office Realtors
CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member
Society of Plastics Industry (Plastics)
ICSC – International Council of Shopping Centers
CORBA / NORBA – Central Ohio River Business Association / Northern Ohio River Business Association
Shale Crescent – Board of Directors (2020 – 2023)
Various regional and State (JobsOhio) committees and economic development groups and Chambers of Commerce.
Wadsworth/Alert Laboratories 1985 – 1994 Chemist/Sr. Project Manager/Assistant Lab Manager.
Leadership Development Centers 1994 – 2001 Owner of Agency affiliated with Wilson Learning.
Worked with major corporations in the area of Sales and Managerial Development.
Sold business in 2001
Bryce A Custer Enterprises, Inc. 1994 to present
Management of Real Estate Partnerships
Ohio River Corridor, LLC – 2017 – Project Development and real estate holdings
EPIC Services Group – 2019-present Economic Development Consulting and support
Jackson (Massillon, OH) High School
Kent State University – B.S. Chemistry
Abbey Zaluski, Marketing Coordinator
Abbey started at the Ohio River Corridor in 2020 as a Marketing Analyst Intern. After receiving her degree, she was then promoted to the full-time Marketing Coordinator. Zaluski has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Kent State University. She collaborates with principles, business managers, brokers and staff members to build corporate image, brand awareness, and image strength. Zaluski her uses expertise in marketing and design to create and distribute promotional materials and company information. Prior to joining Ohio River Corridor, Zaluski gained sales, business and customer service experience by serving at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, in Canton. Abbey is a graduate of Lake High School in Uniontown, Ohio and currently lives in Hartville with her family. In her free time, she maintains a healthy lifestyle by camping, hiking, and playing volleyball with her friends and family.