Agent Profile


President & Principal Broker

James M. Schrader

James M. Schrader is the owner of Schrader Commercial Properties, LLC, a full-service commercial real estate firm specializing in commercial real estate sales, leasing, property management, tenant representation and court-appointed receiverships in the central Kentucky market. Due to the complexity and nature of the transactions in which the firm is involved, Schrader interacts regularly with bankers, attorneys, engineers, government officials and all professions involved in the sale, leasing and development of commercial properties.

Schrader also owns and operates a related company, Schrader Auction Group, which auctions commercial real estate.

Prior to Schrader’s full-time involvement in commercial real estate, he worked over 10 years in the banking industry concentrating in commercial real estate lending in Louisville and Lexington.

Schrader is the former two term President of the Commercial Property Association of Lexington (CPAL), an association of real estate investors and professionals who meet regularly to discuss real estate markets, new properties under development, economic factors affecting Lexington and general conditions of the Lexington commercial real estate market.

Schrader is the former President of the Rotary Club of Lexington, and is a long time member of the organization.

Schrader served as an expert witness on behalf of the Fayette County Property Valuation Administrator in a high-profile case before the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals against Walgreen’s Inc. The case, in which the PVA prevailed, had broad implications in Kentucky for all commercial real estate tax valuation subject to net lease investments.


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