Craig Lieberman, CCIM
Candidate Guidance Chair
Craig Lieberman, the firm’s founder, president & CEO has been a leading commercial real estate broker, counselor and consultant along the California Central Coast for more that 30 years. Prior to forming The Apartment Specialists, Craig was the number one real estate producer for one of the region’s top brokerage companies. While there, he received the company’s national chairman award, – one of the most prestigious awards given to top performing sales agents in the nation.
His personal experience, knowledge and understanding of the commercial real estate market is unmatched on the central coast, including undergraduate and graduate degrees in real estate appraisal and investment analysis. He and his team have helped hundreds of investors to realize their dreams and achieve their financial goals.
From tax and real estate law, to complex 1031 exchanges and in-depth financial analysis, no one does it better than Craig. Craig is supported by a strong team of professionals who, with integrity, knowledge and experience, offer you some of the best talent the industry has to offer. In 2005, Craig managed the representation of buyers and sellers involving $50 million of overall transactions. The company also conducts business with investors and properties throughout California and across the nation. Craig earned a bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance and real estate from San Diego State University. He later earned a Masters degree in real estate appraisal and investment analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the premier real estate masters programs in the country. In addition to his full-time career, Craig is involved with the Save the Zoo benefit in Santa Barbara, and is a Rotarian with the Montecito chapter of the Rotary Club.