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Michael J. Schumaker

Senior Project Manager

Project Management

Michael J. Schumaker Senior Project Manager
Project Management
Cleveland, OH 950 Main Ave
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113

Professional Experience

As Senior Project Manager and Market Leader CBRE Cleveland, Mr. Schumaker is responsible for all aspects of the local project management operation as well as project planning, execution and delivery, including budgeting, design and construction coordination, quality control and relocation.  Mr. Schumaker’s team of project managers serves our Brokers, Asset Managers, and various local and national corporate accounts.  This team provides complete project management services on a variety of projects from group up construction to tenant improvement through large and complex relocation assignments.

Mr. Schumaker has over 20 years of experience working as a general contractor and owner’s representative.  His client list includes healthcare, hotels, banking, law firms, restaurants, retail, industrial, as well as ODOT and extensive site work projects.  Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Schumaker served as Senior Project Manager for the Cuyahoga Metro Housing Authority.  In that role, he managed over $20 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funded energy upgrades in over a dozen area high rise apartment buildings and over $30 million in new construction of neighborhood revitalization projects.
Mr. Schumaker has a broad background in construction estimating, drawing review, value engineering, and contract negotiations.  His experience saves clients time and money by identifying problems early on and finding solutions.


  • Cleveland State University - Master's Degree in Urban Planning, Design and Development; Graduate Certificate in Urban Real Estate Development and Finance
  • Bowling Green State University - Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management

Significant Assignments


  • Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL, 25,000 SF law firm
  • Applegrove Flex Space, 18,000 SF flex building, ground up construction
  • Golden Gate Shopping Center, 370,000 SF retail center​
  • Spyglass, 17,000 SF corporate office
  • ADT/Tyco 28,000 SF relocation of three branches

CMHA, Senior Project Manager

  • $20 million in ARRA energy upgrades to 12 high rise buildings. Projects spread between 7 contracts, 4 consultants;completed 15 months ahead of schedule with less than 1% cost overruns. Saved over 40%$ in utility expenses.
  • $30 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and neighborhood development projects.

Marous Brothers Construction, Project Manager

  • Book Cadillac Westin, Detroit:  $176 million historic renovation of existing abandoned structure to include 455 hotel rooms, 67 condominiums and 2 restaurants.​
  • Roosevelt Square, Chicago:  $64 million neighborhood redevelopment project incorporating 35 new buildings of retail and residential.


  • First Interstate Properties
  • Key Bank
  • Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Starwood Hotels
  • The Ferchill Group

Michael J. Schumaker Senior Project Manager
Project Management
Cleveland, OH 950 Main Ave
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113