Chris Jackson

Co-CEO

NAI Capital HQ - Encino
15821 Ventura Boulevard Suite 320
Encino, California 91436
United States
T +1 818 933 2368
M +1 818 802 2627
cjackson@naicapital.com

License 01255538

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Specialties

Industrial, Investments

Scope of Service Experience

Christopher Jackson currently serves as Co-CEO with NAI Capital in Encino. As manager, he oversees more than 40 brokers at the Encino corporate branch and is focused on recruiting talented professionals to join the team. In 2019 he joined the NAI Capital management team to help with the company’s growth. The selection of Chris as Executive Managing Director is clear indication of NAI Capital’s dedication to its brokers and clients.

Chris remains committed to his clients and as a broker is active in the sale and leasing of industrial properties, and Investment. He is also a founding member of NAI Capital’s Investment Services Group and specializes in investment properties throughout the United States. 

Background & Experience

Chris is highly regarded in the industry for his transactional prowess. He began his career in commercial real estate in 1997 when joined CB Richard Ellis as an assistant in the Industrial Division. After joining Grubb & Ellis in 1998, he won Rookie of the Year in 2001. Over the course of his career he has won several accolades, including being named one of the Top 30 Brokers in the San Fernando Valley by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. 

Christopher Jackson entered commercial real estate in 1997 when joined CB Richard Ellis as an assistant in the Industrial Division. In December of 1998 Chris joined Grubb & Ellis where he won Rookie of the Year in 2001. In 2004 Chris was named by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as one of the Top 30 Brokers in the San Fernando Valley. In 2006 Chris joined NAI Capital and in 2007 Chris finished number Five in the company with total revenue in excess of $60 million. Since joining NAI Capital he has been a Capital Club Top Producer every year.

In August 2014 Chris Jackson’s accepted promotion to Executive Managing Director to assume the mantle as Branch Manager of our Encino corporate HQ office. With his guidance in 2020, Chris led the successful sale of NAI Capital to its brokers and employees. This was a tremendous achievement for NAI Capital. The selection of Chris to be the Co-CEO is clear indication of NAI Capital’s commitment to its brokers, clients and customers in Southern California.

Awards and Professional Affiliations:

Named as one of the Top 200 most influential people by San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Capital Club 2019 Platinum Award

Capital Club 2018 Platinum Award

Capital Club 2017 Platinum Award

Capital Club 2016 Gold Award

Capital Club 2015 Silver Award

Capital Club 2014 Gold Award

Capital Club 2013 Gold Award

Capital Club 2012 Gold Award

Capital Club 2011 Platinum Award

Capital Club 2010 Gold Award

Capital Club 2009 Gold Award

Capital Club 2008 Gold Award

Capital Club 2007 Platinum Award

Grubb & Ellis LA North: Top Producer Award, 2001- 2006

Circle of Excellence: Grubb & Ellis nationwide for 2005

Top 40 Under 40 for Brokers - San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2004

Top 30 Brokers - San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2004

Rookie of the Year 2001 – Grubb & Ellis Company

Education

Chris Jackson graduated from Woodbury University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in International Business.

Professional Associations & Designations

Awards and Professional Affiliations:

  • American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)
  • Capital Club 2019 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2018 Platinum Award
  • Capital Club 2017 Platinum Award
  • Capital Club 2016 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2015 Silver Award
  • Capital Club 2014 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2013 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2012 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2011 Platinum Award
  • Capital Club 2010 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2009 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2008 Gold Award
  • Capital Club 2007 Platinum Award
  • Top 200 Most Influential Leaders - San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2019
  • Grubb & Ellis LA North: Top Producer Award, 2001- 2006
  • Circle of Excellence: Grubb & Ellis nationwide for 2005
  • Top 40 Under 40 for Brokers - San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2004
  • Top 30 Brokers - San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2004
  • Rookie of the Year 2001 – Grubb & Ellis Company

Transaction History

Investment Sales and Leasing Transaction Volume

  • 2019 $275 million
  • 2018: $150 million
  • 2017: $85 million
  • 2016: $68 million

 

Strategic Clients

  • AEW
  • TA Associates
  • First Industrial
  • Rexford Industrial
  • RREEF
  • LNR Property Group
  • American Realty Advisors
  • ARKA Properties Group