Douglas L. Smith

Agent/Broker at Swisher Commercial in Ann Arbor, MI

Photo of Agent

Swisher Commercial

208 E. Washington Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-662-3639 [Office]
734-717-4019 [Mobile]
734-663-0316 [Fax]

Doug is a 1971 graduate of The University of Michigan with a Bachelor's degree in Literature and History. After college he trained as a cabinetmaker and opened Smith & Nathan Furnituremakers in Ann Arbor's Kerrytown district in 1974. Doug joined Swisher Commercial in 1991 after eight years as the head of commercial sales at Edward Surovell Co. Realtors of Ann Arbor. Doug has participated in a diverse range of real estate development activities, including acquisition and renovation of residential and commercial income properties, downtown office rehabs, new office construction, and residential subdivision development. He specializes in the sale and leasing of office, retail, and industrial properties as well as the sale of income and apartment properties. Doug acts as a consultant to private and institutional clients in property selection, evaluation, and acquisition. He works extensively with non-profit organizations. Doug is active in professional organizations, including the Ann Arbor Area Chamber and the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, where he has served as a director and chair of many committees.Doug is also active in civic and community affairs, previously chairing the real estate division of the United Way campaign and serving on the Downtown Plan Study Task Force, Ann Arbor Loft Study Committee, and the Board of Directors of the Ann Arbor YMCA.

Working in Commercial Real Estate since 1983, Catylist Member since 1994

Property Types



Buyer Representation
Investment: Principal

Social Media / Websites

Market Areas

Michigan: Washtenaw County
Michigan: Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti

Real Estate Licenses

Real Estate License: 6502352859

Additional Languages Spoken

Spanish (Conversational)


Bachelor, Literature, History
University of Michigan 1971