Get to know Craig! 

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Craig Cooper, Licensed Real Estate Agent

Meet Craig Cooper...

Craig has consistently been a top producing agent holding the coveted #2 ranking for buyers and sellers of Lakefront homes sold in the Tahoe Sierra region for Chase International.

Craig Cooper is a licensed REALTOR in the State of California affiliated with Chase International Real Estate. Chase is the leader in Luxury Real Estate and Craig has been one of the top two producers for lakefront sales for Chase in Northern California.

In 2015 Craig was the number one producer of sales in the Tahoe Park area on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. Craig was elected to the Tahoe Sierra MLS Board of Directors where he will serve a two year term through 2016-2017.


Craig has been a commercial real estate investor and business owner in Lake Tahoe for over 18 years.

Craig has purchased and sold primary, luxury, and vacation homes and commercial investment properties in California, Colorado, Washington, and Hawaii.

                                                   Education and Experience 

  • University of Colorado: Business Administration and Chemical Engineering 
  • Restaurant Owner ~ Black Bear Tavern in Lake Tahoe 
  • Restaurant Owner and Franchise Developer of a World Famous Restaurant in San Francisco 
  • CLHMS Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
  • Million Dollar Guild Member 
  • CRS Certified Residential Specialist
  • ABR Accredited Buyer Representative
  • RSPS Resort and Second Home Property Specialist
  • ASP Accredited Staging Professional


Craig Cooper  received his college education at the University of Colorado, Boulder, in Business Administration and Chemical Engineering.

While in school, Craig worked in restaurants. Eventually, as the chef/owner of a famous San Francisco restaurant, Craig created and developed his own restaurant franchise concept. Craig became a registered Franchisor in the state of California, also recognized in forty other non-registration states.

He marketed and sold his own Franchise Restaurant concept, (Olive's Gourmet Pizza) in California, Colorado, Louisiana and Texas. Craig's cornmeal crust pizza has been sold in Trader Joe's Markets around the country, as well as other gourmet specialty shops.

Until 2007 Craig owned and operated a classic Tahoe restaurant icon known as the Black Bear Tavern on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe.

With a classic 'Old Tahoe Style' pine log and stone lodge and a history that dates back to 1938, the Black Bear specialized in Wild Game and Seafood. Craig enjoys the resort life style living in Lake Tahoe and is recognized locally for his interest in raising and racing his well known Irish Wolfhounds.


                               Craig's Mission Statement 

                       Creating, Preserving and Growing Wealth in Real Estate



Don't Forget...

Hi, I'm Craig and I sell Lakefront and Luxury  properties in and around Lake Tahoe California. I am here to help you navigate this website, set up your search criteria where you can find your dream home and also help get you a realistic market value for your lakefront house. Text me at 530-414-4123.



Craig Cooper - Licensed Real Estate Agent - Ca BRE #1746610 - Chase International - 531 North Lake Blvd. Tahoe City, CA 96145