Christopher B. Ackel

Vice President

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Professional Experience

Associated Office


2575 East Camelback Road
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85016

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Chris joined CBRE in April 1999. With over 20 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
    16,120 SF
  • US BIM
    Office lease
    15,569 SF
  • Inspire Education
    Charter School
    14,562 SF


  • Windsor Gateway
    Portfolio Office Properties
  • Windsor Century Plaza
    Office property
  • Zacor Companies
    Two office buildings
  • McShane Companies
    Development site
  • Windsor Bell LLC
    Tatiana Living Trust
    Office property
  • Deer Valley and 32nd Street Associates L.P.
    Land sale
  • Jacor Partners
    Development site
  • Sundance Resources
    Office property
  • 3700 North Holdings
    Office property
  • Edmunds Commercial Investments LLC
    Office property


  • Sterling Savings Bank
  • RPS Federal Express
  • Nikon Precision Inc.
  • Gainey Ranch Financial Partners
  • Communication Workers of America
  • Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation
  • Sprint
  • Manpower
  • Arizona State Credit Union
  • Community Medical Services
  • Arizona Credit Union League
  • Tom Jones Ford