Welcome to First Place Realty Team Member Page!  Our agents are knowledgeable of the area and are ready to assist you with your home buying/selling experience.  Regardless if this is your first time buying or selling a home or your 100th they can help you navigate through the process.  We pride ourselves on our customer service and it shows by the fact that many of our clients are referred from past customers.  We look forward to working with you!


Dustin Ruby is a graduate of Western Illinois University who formerly worked as an intelligence analyst before getting into Real Estate. He has been a client of First Place Realty for several years and has firsthand experience as both a buyer and seller of both single and multifamily properties.  As someone who has been through the process himself he can help guide you through the process of buying or selling your home or investment property.  He is here to assist you with finding the property that is right for you and can refer you to our great team of mortgage Lenders, Attorneys, Property inspectors, Contractors etc...

Dustin Ruby, Realtor®  

First Place Realty

413-777-4808 cell


First Place Realty is excited to announce our newest team member Ronnie Salas. Ronnie is a recent graduate from the University of Connecticut school of business. He holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting, but realized his passion for real estate after purchasing his first investment property with the help of First Place Realty. He is eager and determined to assist you wither it is finding your dream home or selling your current home. He will be part of a team here at First Place Realty that is dedicated to give you the best possible experience in buying or selling real estate. Ronnie will have all the necessary tools and knowledge at his disposal to make this happen. Si habla Español puede ayudar!

Ronnie Salas, Realtor®

First Place Realty

860-944-0267 cell



"Dustin was an exceptional agent. He was very helpful and thorough when explaining the process of buying and selling. His approach was educational in nature and I was comfortable reaching out to him with questions. Dustin and Steve both provided excellent customer service and worked great together. I was very pleased and will certainly use their service for my next purchase or sale. " -Chris C.

"He (Dustin) is so helpful and very nice." Abdul, Springfield MA