Professional Experience

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1055 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Chris Jenkins, MAI, AI-GRS, CCIM is a Director with 29 years of real estate appraisal and consulting experience. He is in the Valuation & Advisory Services group’s West Des Moines office in the North Region. Prior to joining CBRE in 2006, Mr. Jenkins was Vice President of Iowa Appraisal and Research Corporation in Des Moines, Iowa. His geographical focus is the States of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota.

As a Director, Mr. Jenkins is responsible for management, appraisal reviews and internal quality control for the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota offices. He oversees new business development, client relations, and appraisal report production. He also assists with appraisal reviews in other areas of the NorthRegion and performs third party reviews. Mr. Jenkins has experience providing real estate appraisals, consultations, reviews, and litigation support. His clients include financial institutions, developers, individual and corporate property owners, special servicers, attorneys, city and county governments and state agencies. His appraisal experience encompasses a wide variety of property types including office, retail, industrial, multifamily residential, senior housing, hotels, net-leased investments, medical office buildings, restaurants, residential and commercial subdivisions, data centers, golf courses, rail corridors, and other special purpose properties. Mr. Jenkins has extensive experience with appraisals, consulting, and testimony for litigation.

Mr. Jenkins holds the MAI and AI-GRS designations from the Appraisal Institute and the CCIM designation from the CCIM Institute. He served as 2010 President of the Iowa Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and is a past board member and committee chair.