Community Trust Bank names new Lexington advisory board member

James M. Schrader

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Larry Jones, Lexington market president of Community Trust Bank, has named James M. Schrader an advisory board member.

Schrader owns 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 Central Kentucky.

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, LLC 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 past president and a long-time board member of the Commercial Property Association of Lexington, 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.

In addition to his professional activities, Schrader is the president-elect of the Lexington Rotary Club and serves on its board of directors. Schrader also serves on the board of Junior Achievement of Lexington and is a long time member of Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church.

“We are pleased to have such an outstanding individual as part of our Community Trust Bank team,” said Jones.

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