Craig Black, CCIM

Senior Multifamily Investment Specialist

NAI Wisinski of West Michigan
100 Grandville SW Suite 100
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
United States
T +1 616 242 1126
M +1 616 915 4656

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Background & Experience

Craig Black brings over 35 years of experience in real estate, including brokerage, development, syndication, property management and loan workouts. He successfully converted a 180 unit apartment community into condominiums. He has owned and operated a NASD Broker Dealer and a property management company. Craig has been the managing partner for several real estate limited partnerships and he understands the intricacies of owning and operating a multifamily asset. His responsibilities primarily involve working with Sellers and Buyers to consummate a transaction. He interacts with both parties and their representatives through all aspects of a sale up to and through the closing. His hands on experience is a valuable asset to the Multifamily Team and its clients.

  • Past Securities Principal; raised equity for real estate limited partnerships
  • Developer - Multifamily and single family properties
  • Property Management - Multifamily and Office
  • Loan Workouts - acted as third party negotiator to restructure debt instruments for clients.
  • Consultant/Asset Manager - determined means of creating greater asset value to clients. Helped in implementation.


BA from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI MA from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI

Professional Associations & Designations

  • Specialist in Real Estate Securities (SRS)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
  • National Apartment Association (NAA)
  • Property Management Association of Michigan (PMAM)
  • Past Board Member, Past President Property Management Association of West Michigan (PMAWM)
  • Michigan Realtors National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR)

Transaction History

  • Ridges of Cascade - 237 units, $57 Million
  • Eastwood Village Apartments—72 units
  • Heartland Village Square Apartments—114 units
  • Landing Apartments—180 units
  • Oxford Place Apartments—306 units, $20.4 Million
  • Pine Lake Village Apartments—112 units
  • Westgate Village Apartments—76 units (part of 120 unit fractured condo project)

Strategic Clients

  • B&A Development
  • Bank of America
  • C-III Asset Management
  • Colony Capital
  • Chemical Bank
  • Eenhoorn, LLC
  • Mercantile Bank of Michigan
  • Miller Valentine Investment Property Associates
  • Trillium Ventures MSV
  • Watermark Residential
  • Embassy Group
  • MF Capital