Craig Black, CCIM

Senior MultiFamily
Investment Specialist




CoStar Power Broker

2013, 2014, 2017, 2019, 2021


Largest Multifamily Sale

2014, 2017, 2019 CAR

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.

  • Executive Vice President - American Acquest, Inc

  • President - American Acquest Securities Corporation

  • 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.

Professional Associations and 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 - Board of Directors (PMAM) 

  • Past Board President Property Management Association of West Michigan (PMAWM)

  • Past President Government Affairs Committee Commercial Alliance of Realtors (CAR)

  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)

  • Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR)


BA from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI

MA from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo MI 

Strategic Clients


  • Bender Companies

  • Brookside Properties, Inc

  • C-III Asset Management

  • Chemical Bank

  • The Choice Group

  • Colony Capital

  • CWD Real Estate

  • Eenhoorn, LLC

  • The GSH Group

  • Land & Company

  • Mercantile Bank of Michigan

  • MF Capital

  • Miller Valentine

  • RPM Living

  • Thompson Thrift Residential

  • Trillium Ventures MSV

  • Wheeler Development Group