Chris Shanks


Career Background

Chris has been in the commercial real estate industry since 2006 and has participated in brokering over $650 million dollars in real estate transactions with an average transaction volume over $6.0 million. Additionally, Chris has completed over 400 Broker Opinion of Values totaling over $1 billion in commercial real estate valuations. His responsibilities include providing advice, execution, and investment management services to clients engaged in buying, selling, investing in, financing, or building real estate.

Contact Info

A sixth-generation Nevadan, Chris entered the commercial real estate industry in January of 2006. He specializes in the investment market.


Lic# S.167217

Professional Affiliations & Designations

CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member

NAOIP - National Association of Industrial and Office Properties

Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce

EDAWN - Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada member

Board Member, Volunteers of America

Select Client List

  • Jensen Precast
  • Panattoni Development Company
  • US Bancorp
  • Basin Street Properties
  • Prologis
  • Rahlves & Rahlves
  • City of Reno
  • Good Chemistry
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority
  • Blue Kangaroo
  • Palladio, LLC


  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance
    • Minor in Economics
    • Awarded the Outstanding Young Alumni in 2015 from University of Nevada.