The Schenk Company, Inc.
2010 NAR RCA Signature Series Speaker
Gregory P. Schenk is the founder and President of The Schenk Company, Inc. Central Ohio’s Exclusive tenant/buyer representative brokerage/consultation firm. (www.irepthetenant.com) Greg began his career in commercial Real estate in 1986 with what was then Coldwell Banker Commercial (now CB Richard Ellis) and in 1995 after representing two firms with the largest leases in the city decided to form a firm dedicated to advising, consulting and assisting companies with three facilities, space, site and investment property acquisition needs globally.
Greg has twenty four years experience in the business ranging from various market studies and writing articles on segments in the office and investment market to representing tenants and buyers in locating and negotiating office, warehouse, retail, medical space and investment projects as well as build to suits, 1031 exchanges, lease buy outs and termination options as well as teaching seminars nationally to professionals who want to learn about the market as well as Brokerage firms who want to learn the process of representation and corporate Services. His expertise is in the area of site selection and “win win” negotiation strategies. Greg was an Evans Scholar at The Ohio State University with a degree in Business Administration with a major in marketing. He is very creative in his solutions for his client’s problems and provides creative and smart strategic short and long range planning to assist in achieving their goals and improving their bottom line!
Greg has studied and trained in all aspects on consultation, contract negotiation, commercial real estate leasing, development, investment property acquisition and site selection criteria. He has achieved the highly sought after SIOR designation as one of the leading brokers in the country and has taken the entire CCIM curriculum pertaining to investment analysis and acquisition.
He has authored numerous articles on these subjects and has won many Award including 2006 Micro Entrepreneur of the year award for Real Estate, CB Commercials prestigious Presentation Excellence award at CB University, was a member of its tenant advisory services group, won the Business First “40 under 40” award as a top businessman and community leader. He was named by Midwest Real Estate News one of the Top Fifty brokers in the Midwest brokers in 2002 and 2003, and was named 2004 by Costar Group one of the Top Power Brokers in the country and highlighted in their magazine! Fastrac Magazine has also highlighted him twice in the last four years as an entrepreneur on the move!
He has developed two courses and numerous seminars that he teaches around the country on his craft of representing tenants and corporate services to brokerages and their agents and is available for counsel. He is the past Co Chairman of the SIOR tenant advisory services group and attends the SIOR conferences as well as tenant rep conferences worldwide to insure his clients are kept up to speed on what is happening both locally and globally. He has presented to the likes of the BOMA, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Costar and Oncor’s national conventions and was one of the featured speakers at the National Association of Realtors (NAR) national convention in Las Vegas.
He is one of the featured speakers for the National Association of Realtors Realtor Commercial Alliance Signature Series speakers that teaches and trains agents nationally for 2008 and is a member of the Broker Agents Speakers Bureau!
Finally Greg is committed to giving back to the community and was recently nominated as a finalist for the Corporate Caring award in Central Ohio. Greg mentors students in the Athletes to Entrepreneurs program at The Ohio State University as well as local charities including The Jeff Schenk Memorial Fund at Children’s Hospital which funds cancer research, Cure which assist kids with cancer worldwide, First Team Basketball Camps for inner city kids, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Junior Achievement, Fore Hope and The Evans Scholarship Foundation.