Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

As Vice President, Craig oversees the operations and expansion of Transwestern’s services platform in Seattle’s Puget Sound region. Craig is responsible for all aspects of Transwestern’s brokerage activities, including new business development, agency leasing, investment sales, service delivery, client relations, recruiting, and strategic expansion.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Craig brings nearly 20 years of real estate experience in both the Greater Seattle area and in Asian markets. His responsibilities have included real estate development, asset management, property management, leasing, new business development, project management, tenant and vendor relations, and commercial negotiations, providing operational savings to clients with a focus on accuracy and accountability.
 
Prior to joining Transwestern, Craig served as general manager at YOMA Strategic Holdings, Ltd., where he oversaw Myanmar’s largest development, an award-winning, 465-acre master-planned waterfront community featuring 10 million square feet of commercial space, 9,000 residential units, and an international school campus. Previously, Craig was director of real estate management services at Colliers International, where he led new business development efforts while overseeing operations for an 18 million-square-foot portfolio in Singapore. Craig also worked with CBRE/Trammell Crow in Seattle, where he oversaw management of one of the largest urban re-development projects in the US, 60 acres of commercial development in downtown Seattle. He began his real estate career with Shurgard, an international REIT, where he led the national procurement program for a 40 million-square-foot portfolio of storage, retail, warehouse and office space across 30 states.
 
Craig’s experience, business development acumen and management skills have led to increased revenues, operational savings, client retention and professional recognition throughout his career.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Craig is an active member of: Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), where he previously served as vice chair of the Sustainability Transportation Sub-Committee as well as International TOBY Award judge; Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP); and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He also sits on Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics Alumni Board.

EDUCATION

Craig received his bachelor’s degree in sociology/criminology from Bowling Green State University and his MBA from Seattle University. Craig holds the CCIM®, RPA® and LEED® AP industry designations. He is a licensed real estate professional in the state of Washington.