Greg is the founder and President of The Schenk Company, Inc., Central Ohio's exclusive tenant/buyer representative brokerage and consultation firm. Greg has 27 years of experience in the real estate industry ranging from representing tenants and buyers in relocations as well as assisting clients in negotiating commercial space. Greg has been teaching for 16 years and teaches seminars nationally to professionals who want to learn about the market as well as to 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 has studied and trained in all aspects of 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 completed the entire CCIM curriculum pertaining to investment analysis and acquisition. He recently attained the CNE, Certified Negotiation Expert designation to further enhance assisting his clients.
Greg is on the advisory council for the Center for Real Estate at The Ohio State University, the past Co-Chairman of the SIOR tenant advisory services group, and attends the SIOR and other tenant representation conferences worldwide. He has presented to numerous organizations such as the NAR, BOMA, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Costar, as well as Oncor's national conventions. He is also one of the featured speakers for the 2013 NAR Realtor Commercial Alliance Signature Series that teaches and trains agents nationally. He owns in partnerships many different properties and can use this expertise to assist any agent, user or investor nationwide!
Greg has won many awards including the 2006 Micro Entrepreneur of the Year award for Real Estate, CB Commercial's prestigious Presentation Excellence award, and the Business First "Forty Under 40." He was named one of the Top Fifty brokers in the Midwest for 2002 and 2003 by Midwest Real Estate News, and one of the Top Power Brokers in the country in 2004 by Costar Group. Fastrac Magazine has also highlighted him twice in the last four years as an entrepreneur on the move!
Greg was an Evans Scholar at The Ohio State University with a degree in Business Administration and a major in Marketing. He is very creative with solutions for his clients' problems, and provides smart, strategic, short and long range planning in order to assist his clients in achieving their goals and improving their bottom line.
Greg recently established a scholarship at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business Real Estate Club for students who want to excel in the field of real estate.
Greg is passionate about helping others learn, grow, and prosper in everything they do in life!
What Greg's Clients are Saying:
"Absolutely loved your webinar. It has supported my thoughts on customer service and strengthened my beliefs in always upholding the fundamentals of relationship enrichment." - Romel Rivas, Broker, Citi Homes Realty Apartment Specialist, November 2010
"Thank you for a thorough and insightful Tenant Representation webinar today, Greg. Your decades of tenant rep experience, well-organized content, and comfortable pace are a terrific combination, and I was particularly struck by your sincere sense of service and emphasis on delivering value to your clients." - T. Bradley, Owner/Broker, Coldwell Banker Commercial NW, October 2009
"In my capacity as new president of the Denver Board of Commercial Realtors, Greg's ideas for business development were phenomenal. I have already started to implement a few of his ideas in my marketing plan. I think our KW agents would get a lot out of his class, both new agents and more seasoned agents like myself." - E. L. Nesbitt, Esq., President/CEO, The Nesbitt Group, LLC, Colorado, October 2008
"Our agents are already implementing some new strategies and one picked up an executed tenant rep agreement this week for about 8,000 SQ FT."
- M. Rupprecht, R&R Realty Group, Iowa, September 2008
"Great job on your wonderful presentation. Kind of makes me want to be a Tenant Rep!"
- L. Briney, Director, North San Diego County Association of REALTORS®, California, October 2008