Principal and Executive Vice President – Investments
Scope of Professional Services
Craig Lashley is a Principal, President of SIMC (MLG’s apartment property management company), and sits on investment committee for MLG Capital. After joining MLG as an Investment Analyst in early 2006, Craig quickly moved into the position as the Vice President of Investments for MLG Capital, then Principal and EVP. In his role, he concentrates on the acquisition of new properties and asset management of MLG’s existing portfolio. Craig’s experiences in both the asset management and the acquisition portion of the business have given him a unique ability to foresee what to expect once the asset is purchased. In addition, he is knowledgeable in all asset classes and well versed in the valuation differences between each.
Background and Experience
Prior to joining MLG, Craig worked for Wells Fargo Advantage Funds as a registered securities representative. Through his experience, Craig gained an intricate working knowledge of the equity markets and the valuations of corporations. He now applies this knowledge in his current role as he values commercial assets and works to create value for investors.
Craig earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with honors from University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. While in school, he focused his education on Applied Investments and earned his Series 7 and 63 licenses shortly after graduating.
Professional Affiliations and Designations
Craig is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) He also served as Vice President of the Panther City Real Estate Club. In addition, he is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of Wisconsin.