Community Trust Bank Announces New Lexington Advisory Board Member James M. Schrader


LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – Larry Jones, Central Region President and Lexington Market President of Community Trust Bank, Inc., is pleased to announce a new Community Trust Bank Advisory Board member in the Lexington Market, James M. Schrader.


James M. Schrader is the owner of 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 the central Kentucky market. 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.   Mr. Schrader also owns and operates a related company, Schrader Auction Group, LLC which auctions commercial real estate.


Prior to Mr. 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.


Mr. Schrader is the past President  and a long-time board member of the Commercial Property Association of Lexington (CPAL), 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, Mr. Schrader is the President-Elect of the Lexington Rotary Club and serves on its board of directors.  Mr. 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 Larry Jones.


Community Trust Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.  Community Trust Bancorp, Inc., with assets of $4.3 billion, is headquartered in Pikeville, Kentucky and has 70 banking locations across eastern, northeastern, central, and south central Kentucky, six banking locations in southern West Virginia, three banking locations in Tennessee, four trust offices across Kentucky, and one trust office in Tennessee.