Frank Melchert, SIOR, a Principal and six-year veteran of Cawley, leads Commerce CRE, a Cawley Company. He brings more than 18 years of commercial real estate brokerage experience to the role.
He joined Cawley CRE in 2018 as a senior vice president and became a partner by year’s end. Frank began his career at Grubb & Ellis in 2006 as part of their Chicago Industrial Brokerage team.
An active member of the commercial real estate community, Frank has established strong relationships with businesses and city representatives in West Michigan.
Understanding the complex needs of his clients’ operations and real estate has enabled Frank to produce results, increasing company efficiencies and profitability. Working with Fortune 500 Companies and local entrepreneurs alike, he has completed numerous industrial transactions, ranging from portfolio sales, site selection, property brokerage, and real estate consulting.
Aligning with the entrepreneurial spirit of West Michigan, Frank leverages his strong work-ethic and strives to make a difference in peoples’ lives professionally and personally through creating integrity-based relationships.
He works with both tenants and landlords helping them optimize their operations by integrating real estate to increase their profitability. Clients looking to take advantage of municipal incentives depend on Frank’s network and expertise to reduce their costs in a competitive marketplace.
Frank and his wife are raising their three children in Grand Rapids, where he enjoys coaching his kids’ sports teams and taking advantage of all that West Michigan has to offer.
Education and Accreditation
Bachelor Degree in Business Western Illinois University
Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE)
Chicago Midwest Meat Association (CMMA)
Exclusive Agency Services
Acquisition and Development
Chicago Meat Authority
Northern Container Group
Best Diamond Plastics
PanHellenic Scholarship Fund
Orr & Orr Transportation
Recycle Tech Solutions