Craig Benton, CRE, MAI, AI-GRS

Director of Valuation Services, Synovus Bank

Craig Benton, CRE, MAI, AI-GRS is currently the Senior Director of Valuation and Environmental Services at Synovus Bank, a $57B regional institution headquartered in Columbus, GA. He was previously a fee appraiser with Benton Advisory Group as an owner and CBRE as a Vice President. He has served on multiple Counselors of Real Estate and Appraisal Institute chapter committees and was the President of the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute in 2013. He chaired the Appraisal Institute’s Leadership Development and Advisory Council in 2008. He is a 1992 graduate of Syracuse University with a BA degree in History.