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Craig Schumacher, Senior Appraiser

Craig Schumacher

Senior Appraiser

Valuation and Advisory Services

Craig Schumacher Senior Appraiser
Valuation and Advisory Services
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400


Professional Experience

Craig Schumacher currently co-leads Valuation & Advisory’s Midwest Multi-Housing Practice Group. The Group provides appraisal valuations and consulting services to a broad based national and local clientele including institutional and private investors, commercial and investment banks, insurance companies and REITs. The appraisal group has a specific expertise in the appraisal of multi-family properties that includes a specific focus on garden-style, high-rise, mid-rise, LIHTC (Tax Credit), student housing and FNMA/Freddie Mac property sub-types. Mr. Schumacher’s specialty is institutional-grade assets with a focus on urban high-rise developments and suburban garden-style apartment complexes.

Mr. Schumacher’s role in the group is defined by client services, marketing, and oversight of three state-licensed professional appraisers. Mr. Schumacher has been with CBRE since 2002 and has been active in real estate appraisal since 1991. His appraisal experience has been in virtually all types of investment grade commercial properties with a focus on the multi housing sector. Geographically, Mr. Schumacher is active throughout the Midwest but also has experience in the Southeast, Southwest and Northeast sections of the United States.


Professional Affiliations and Accrediations

  • Appraisal Institute, Associate Member
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
    • State of Illinois (No. 553.001387)
    • State of Indiana (No. CG40400095)
    • State of Wisconsin (No. 1276-10)


  • Illinois State University, Bachelor of Arts; Political Science
  • Numerous Courses with the Appraisal Institute


Select Clients Represented

  • CalPERS
  • Campus Acquisitions
  • LaSalle Property Fund
  • Steadfast Companies
  • Walker & Dunlop


Recent Assignments

  • 15-Property Apartment Portfolio, National, 6,579 Beds, Student
  • Institutional-Grade Suburban Apartment Portfolio, Chicago Suburbs, 1,514 Units, Garden
  • Alta at K Station, Chicago, 848 Units, High Rise
  • 505 North State, Chicago, 145 Units, High Rise
  • AMLI at Kirkland, Chicago Suburbs, 266 Units, Garden
  • Renaissance at Carol Stream, Chicago Suburbs, 293 Units, Garden
Craig Schumacher Senior Appraiser
Valuation and Advisory Services
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400