Kara Schroer, CCIM

Commercial Real Estate Specialist

NAI Wisinski of West Michigan - Kalamazoo
1803 Whites Road Suite 2
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
United States
T +1 269 459 0435

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Office, Healthcare, Church Properties, Land, Sale vs. Lease Analysis, Market Research

Background & Experience

Kara Schroer, CCIM started her career in the commercial real estate industry in 2004, and has been a Commercial Real Estate Specialist with NAI Wisinski of West Michigan since 2014. Kara’s primary focus is on the sale & leasing of an array of real estate product types in the Southwest Michigan marketplace. Kara provides streamlined commercial brokerage services to her clients by offering seller/landlord representation, site selection services, market research & analytic consulting to assist her clients in making the right decision to achieve their objectives and maximize their return on investment. Kara’s core value is integrity with a focus on a productive and meaningful relationship with her clients. Kara’s motto is to add more value than she takes from a transaction.

With over 17-years of industry experience, Kara has closed hundreds of real estate transactions during her tenure in brokerage services. Kara’s long list of experience in the industry includes deals across all property types, ranging from a 248-acre RV Campground disposition to a multi-million dollar industrial sale with a variety of transactions between the two. She is not afraid to dig into the details to make sure the deal is done correctly and to ensure her clients are making a safe investment. Her extensive knowledge in the office, healthcare, and land specialty groups have been instrumental to bringing significant value to her clients.

Honors & Awards

2018 Commercial Alliance of Realtors (CAR), Largest Retail Lease

2017 CoStar Power Broker Award -Retail Lease

2016 CoStar Power Broker Award- Industrial Lease

2010 Recipient, Charlotte Board of Realtors Silver Deal Makers Award

2006 “The Advantages of Political Affiliation: Dependent & Independent Small-Island Profiles” published research paper along with former professor, Dr. Jerome L. McElroy of Saint Mary’s College, in The Round Table Journal

2007 CBRE, Inc. Rookie of the Year Award — Charlotte, North Carolina


Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 2004

CCIM, October 2018

Professional Associations & Designations

  • Commercial Alliance of Realtors (CAR)
  • Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors (GKAR)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, Indiana
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Michigan
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Currently enrolled in the Michigan Real Estate Broker Course
  • Immaculate Conception School Trust Fund Board Member

Strategic Clients

  • Arbor Financial Credit Union
  • Brain Trust Behavioral Health
  • Granger Group
  • United Methodist Church
  • Michigan Area United Methodist Camping
  • Continental Companies
  • Three Rivers Industrial District Authority
  • YWCA of Kalamazoo
  • West Michigan International