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Chris Lewis is a co-managing principal at Lee & Associates- Houston. Chris specializes in landlord and tenant representation in the office sector of the Houston commercial real estate market. With over 25 years of real estate expertise, coupled with his extensive knowledge in tenant relocation, tenant expansion, lease negotiations, market analysis and property marketing, Chris has proven himself to be highly respected in the brokerage community. He utilizes a hands-on approach to oversee the needs of his diverse client portfolio, which allows him to successfully negotiate deals to procure office space and/or execute complex lease transactions. Over the past four years alone, he has completed over 300 transactions at $250,000,000 in transaction value.

Upon completion of college, Chris started a career in real estate with Griffin Partners, Inc. as an analyst. Chris was eventually promoted to Vice President of Brokerage Services for Griffin Partners, Inc., and grew the brokerage arm of the company to lease millions of square feet of space in the Houston area.  Chris remained with Griffin Partners for 14 years, until he was offered the opportunity to start the 55th office for the California based national real estate company, Lee & Associates, in 2014. Chris has grown Lee & Associates from 8 brokers to nearly 45 brokers in the past four years; putting the company on the map as one of the top 10 brokerage houses in the city of Houston.  Chris was nominated for Best CEO of a small company in 2017 by the Houston Business Journal for his efforts.  In addition, he has also led and participated in various professional speaking engagements and has been published in a multitude of high-profile business periodicals.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Operations Management & International Business, Texas A&M University
  • State of Texas Real Estate License
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Professional Designation
  • Founder, President & Co-Managing Principal of the Houston Branch of  Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Firm
  • President of Lee (Property) Management Services for Houston
  • Lee & Associates National Landlord Representation Group Chairman
  • Lee & Associates Data Center / Mission Critical Team Lead
  • University of Houston Bauer College of Business Executive Committee Member
  • Greater Houston Partnership Member, 2014 - Present
  • ULI Member 2019 - Present
  • Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association, 2007 - Present
  • Lifetime Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Member
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Breeders Greeters Committee Vice Chairman, 2017 - 2019
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Breeders Greeters Committee Captain, 2014 - 2016
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Breeders Greeters Committee Member , 2003 - Present
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Corporate Development Committeeman, 2020 - Present
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo International Committee Committeeman, 2011 - 2014
  • Young Friends of CanCare Board Member, 2010 - 2016
  • TIRR Foundation, 2001 – 2005
  • Coastal Conservation Association


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