Gerry Schauer, CCIM, is an Avison Young Vice President and specialist in office properties in South Carolina, based in Charleston. He has practiced commercial brokerage since 2005 and is a leader in the market through sale and lease transactions. He joined Avison Young in 2013 and partnered with veteran office expert Jeremy Willits. Together they focus on landlord representation and property sales, successfully filling and selling millions of square feet. Gerry also works on tenants’ behalf, ranging from tech companies to escape rooms, all searching for the perfect home for their business. Gerry has received the Commercial Realtor of Distinction award every year since 2013 due to his sale and lease transaction volume as well as his commitment to continuing education.
Gerry brings value to his clients through boots-on-the-ground knowledge of the market, expert investment analysis, lease and contract negotiation, sale-leaseback scenarios, knowledge of opportunity zone and tax deferred exchanges (1031), and, with the assistance of a strong team, best-in-class property marketing & promotion. Gerry and his wife, Ellery, have two children and live in downtown Charleston. Gerry is an avid distance runner with eleven marathons to date, including Boston, Munich, Stockholm, Reykjavik (Iceland), and Nice-Cannes, along the South of France.
Affiliations et certifications
• CCIM Designee (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
• Board of Directors, Charleston Trident Association of Realtors 2022-2024
• Commercial Investment Division (CID) of Realtors member
• Commercial Realtor of Distinction since 2013
• Historic Ansonborough Neighborhood Association President 2017
• Historic Ansonborough Neighborhood Association Board 2013-2018, 2022-2023
• CID Commercial Market Forecast Committee Chairman 2016
• Chosen 40 under 40 among Business Leaders by the Charleston Business Journal 2003
• Created/owned/operated a successful business, Spa Adagio, located in historic Francis Marion Hotel 1996-2014
• Preservation Society of Charleston Member
• Charleston Running Club Member
• Dollar Shave Club Member
• Indiana University, BA 1991