Fred Campbell, CRE

President, CEO, The Cascade Group, LLC

Professional Experience

Mr. Campbell is the President and CEO of The Cascade Group, llc, a firm specializing real estate consulting, development services, brokerage-transactions and corporate services including strategic planning, project management, feasibility and financial analysis for individual, corporate and institutional clients nationally and internationally. He is also a co-founder and Managing Partner of Technology Properties3, a full service real estate firm focused on the needs of companies in new and emerging fields of advanced technology. Prior to establishing these companies, Mr. Campbell was the chief real estate officer for the CUNA Mutual Group where he was in charge of real estate investments, mortgage loans, and corporate facilities throughout the U.S. and in over 60 countries worldwide. He also headed up The Real Estate Advisory Service, which provided a wide range of real estate consulting and advisory services to clients in the United States, the Pacific Rim and Latin America. He also served on the Investment Strategies, Investment Review, Joint Administrative, and Technology Planning committees. He has extensive real estate development and construction management experience and is well versed in the fields of feasibility analysis, due diligence, appraisal valuations, mergers and acquisitions, loan underwriting, property and asset management. He is bi-lingual in English and Spanish.

Formal Education

Mr. Campbell graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1972 with a Bachelors Degree in Economics and with a Masters Degree in Real Estate Analysis and Urban Land Economics in 1974. He attended Harvard University’s Real Estate Institute in 1989 and has completed a broad range of continuing education in the fields of Law,
Engineering, Environmental Studies, Strategic Planning, Finance, Technology, Land Use Regulations, Urban Economics and Investment Analysis.

Teaching Experience

Has served as Guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin’s graduate school of business on Corporate Real Estate and developed and taught a national course on Lease Analysis for The Appraisal Institute. He has also presented at numerous Real Estate Public Private Partnership Business Forums sponsored by the Counselors of Real Estate thought out the country.

Professional Affiliations

He holds the Designation of Counselor of Real Estate, (CRE) from the American Society of Real Estate Counselors Real Estate Counselors and is currently on their Board of Directors, Education Committee and Co Chair of the Public Private Partnership Business Issues Forum. Was a member of the Urban Land Institute, (ULI), the Appraisal Institute and CoreNet. He also was active in the Building Owner’s Management Association (BOMA), the National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives, (NACORE) and the International Development Research Council, (IDRC) – the pre-cursor to CoreNet, where he was on the task force that developed the testing criteria for Masters of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) Designation program. He also holds a Wisconsin Real Estate Broker’s license and was designated a Certified Property Assessor II by the State of Wisconsin.

Boards Served On

Counselors of Real Estate, Downtown Madison Partners, Inc., UW Real Estate Alumni Association, Westside Metropolitan Business Association, CUNA Mortgage Corporation, Campbell Tree & Land Company Inc. and The Campbell Company, Inc. Int’l. Greenridge Park Neighborhood Association President, CTK Finance Council.