Chip Hurley, CCIM, SIOR

Agent/Broker at Signature Associates in Grand Rapids, MI

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Signature Associates

1188 East Paris Ave. SE Suite 220 Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-235-6012 [Office]
616-304-5410 [Mobile]

Chip Hurley joined Signature Associates in early 2018 working out of the Grand Rapids office, serving all of West Michigan. With his primary focus on healthcare and transportation/rail related transactions, he also works with industrial, REO (real estate-owned – bank or government) and general office properties. He has 29 years of combined experience in all facets of real estate brokerage, REO management and environmental consulting.

Chip’s experience includes the management of an entire ongoing preservation and disposition process of a local bank’s commercial REO portfolio. The estimated value of the portfolio was approximately $40 million and involved all commercial property types and some investment properties.

Chip worked with a national healthcare system and assisted in more than 20 transactions. Their 70 location, 2.7 million square foot portfolio is located in Southwest Michigan. His team handled all aspects of the real estate process, including dispositions, acquisitions, lease renewals, expansions, and Fair Market Valuations (FMVs) while assuring healthcare regulatory compliance.

In 2000, Chip received his CCIM designation that specializes in financial, market, user decision and investment analysis for commercial real estate. In 2006, he received his SIOR designation, a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production, and ethics in the real estate industry.

Albion College, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Geology

2013 to 2018: Managing Broker, Newmark Grubb Cressy & Everett, Grand Rapids, MI
2013 to 2019: Co-Director, Ski Patrol Department, Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa, Thompsonville, MI
2011 to 2013: Real Estate Officer, Macatawa Bank, Holland, MI
2008 to 2011: Director of Industrial Services, The Wisinski Group, Grand Rapids, MI
1999 to 2008: Commercial Real Estate Broker, Industrial Specialist, Grubb & Ellis, Grand Rapids, MI
1996 to 1999: Commercial Real Estate Broker, Industrial Specialist, CB Richard Ellis, Grand Rapids, MI
1992 to 1996: Geologist, California & Michigan

Professional Affiliations
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
National Association of Realtors (NAR), Member
Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR), Member
West Michigan Commercial Alliance of Realtors (WMCAR), Member and Board of Director
Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Michigan
2014 President for the Michigan Chapter of SIOR
Past Board of Director for the Michigan Chapter of CCIM

Current/Past Community Activities
ALS Association, Michigan Chapter
Kent County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Management Advisory Board
Kent County Agricultural Preservation
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Environmental Affairs Committee
Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer, Facility Committee
Member Elves and More, Donor and Volunteer

Working in Commercial Real Estate since 1996, Catylist Member since 1999

Property Types



Asset/Portfolio Management
Buyer Representation
Corporate Services
Market Analysis
Municipal Properties
Net Leased Properties
Site Selection

Market Areas

Michigan: Northwest Michigan
Michigan: Michigan
Michigan: Grand Rapids
Michigan: Northern Michigan
Michigan: Traverse City
Michigan: West Michigan

Designations & Certifications


Professional Organizations


Real Estate Licenses

Michigan Real Estate License: 6502362411

Professional Licenses

Real Estate Brokerage


Bachelor, Geology
Albion College 1991