Samuel M. Cummings

Samuel M. Cummings

Samuel (Sam) Cummings is principal and managing partner of CWD Real Estate Investment. He received his Bachelor of Arts at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. Prior to forming CWD, Sam was founding principal and president of Second Story Properties. Previously, Sam served as partner and president of Macroe Properties. He is a trustee for the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund and on the advisory board for the State of Michigan Office of Urban and Metropolitan Initiatives: 2012. In addition to being on the GVU Foundation Board of Directors, Sam is also on the board of the Right Place Inc., Grand Rapids Art Museum. Over the years, Sam has been recognized for his leadership with many awards and honors. Most recently, he received the Urban Land Institute/University of Michigan Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Real Estate and the Van Andel Legacy Casey Award for Community Service in 2011. Back to Foundation Leadership.