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Christopher B. Ackel

Senior Associate

Christopher B. Ackel Senior Associate
Advisory & Transaction Services Office
Phoenix 2575 East Camelback Road
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Professional Experience

Chris joined CBRE in April 1999. With over 16 years of experience at CBRE, Chris is a leading service provider to landlords, tenants and private investors.

Prior to joining CBRE, Chris owned and operated an office furniture and equipment business for 19 years with offices in Phoenix, Tucson and Las Vegas.

Chris is a native of Phoenix and is the preferred real estate provider for Arizona State Credit Union, BWB Properties and Performance Holdings.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed salesperson, State of Arizona
  • Member of City of Phoenix Fire Department
  • Member of NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association


  • Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science; Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Glendale Community College; Arizona Firefighter Certification, Glendale, Arizona

Significant Assignments


  • Western Wholesale Moulding, Industrial build-to-suit 61,713 SF
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security, Office lease 61,002 SF
  • Citi Financial Mortgage, Flex back office lease 55,089 SF
  • RPS, Inc., Industrial lease 26,393 SF
  • Arizona American Water, Office lease 22,130 SF
  • Hospice of Arizona, Office lease 20,262 SF
  • Coldwell Banker, Office lease 17,882 SF
  • Phoenix Union High School District, School 16,120 SF
  • Inspire Education, Charter School 14,562 SF
  • US BIM, Office lease 15,569 SF


  • Windsor Gateway, Portfolio Office Properties $11,600,000
  • Windsor Century Plaza, Office property $9,800,000
  • Zacor Companies, Two office buildings $8,660,000
  • McShane Companies, Development site $6,250,000
  • Windsor Bell LLC, Tatiana Living Trust, Office property $6,100,000
  • Deer Valley and 32nd Street Associates L.P., Land sale $3,700,000
  • Jacor Partners, Development site $3,020,000
  • Sundance Resources, Office property $2,911,000
  • 3700 North Holdings, Office property $2,725,000
  • Edmunds Commercial Investments LLC, Office property $1,885,000 


  • Sterling Savings Bank
  • RPS Federal Express
  • Nikon Precision Inc.
  • Gainey Ranch Financial Partners
  • Communication Workers of America
  • Sprint
  • Manpower
  • Arizona State Credit Union
  • Community Medical Services
  • Arizona Credit Union League
  • Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation
  • Tom Jones Ford
Christopher B. Ackel Senior Associate
Advisory & Transaction Services Office
Phoenix 2575 East Camelback Road
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85016