NAI Hiffman
One Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 400
Oakbrook Terrace, IL United States 60181
t630 693 0694
Executive Vice President

Specialties: Industrial

Scope of Service Experience
Chris Gary is an Executive Vice President with NAI Hiffman specializing in industrial real estate. Chris represents property owners, tenants and buyers in the greater Chicagoland area, helping to create real estate solutions. Chris’ primary areas of focus include properties within the Southern Chicago suburban industrial markets and Indiana. In his career, Chris has completed 285 deals, totaling over 19,000,000 square feet and nearly $400,000,000 in value.
Background & Experience
Among the companies Chris has represented in sale and lease transactions are Ashley Capital, CenterPoint Properties, First Industrial, ML Realty, Cabot, Becknell Development, ProLogis, Lincoln Financial, DP Partners, Holladay Properties, Venture One, Jacobson Warehouse, A. Finkl & Sons, Leeco Steel, Folding Guard, Insulation Fabricators, Nufarm Americas and BP Amoco.

Recent Transactions

Prior to joining the firm, Chris gained exposure to the field of real estate working as Vice President in industrial real estate for Darwin Realty & Development Corporation for eight years. Prior to this he was founder and partner of JACK Golf Properties LLC where he designed, developed and constructed a 26-acre golf practice center in Justice, Illinois.
Northwestern University at Chicago (Visiting Graduate Student) - 1998
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (BA in Economics - 1988; MBA Concentration in Marketing 1990)
Professional Associations & Designations
Real Estate Broker, Illinois
Real Estate Broker, Indiana
Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE), Board Member 2007-Present
Village of Orland Park – Economic Development Advisory Board
School District 230 – Finance Committee
The Crisis Center for South Suburbia – Volunteer
Recipient of AIRE 2006 Frank Mahoney Award of Excellence
CoStar Power Broker - Top Broker Award 2005, 2014 & 2015
Transaction History
• Ashley Capital 2,644,620 SF (53 transactions)
• Becknell Development 1,761,994 SF (30 transactions)
• Lincoln Financial 1,385,633 SF (6 transactions)
• Mirvac 1,024,147 SF (3 transactions)
• Multi-Wall 960,107 SF (3 transactions)
• DP Partners 763,000 SF (3 transactions)
• Jacobson Warehouse 612,015 SF (6 transactions)
• Nufarm Americas 527,972 SF (3 transactions)
• A. Finkl & Sons 508,000 SF
• RREEF 497,480 SF (4 transactions)
• ML Realty Partners 446,362 SF (4 transactions)
• Prologis 435,361 SF (2 transactions)
• Insulation Fabricators 371,934 SF (5 transactions)
• Cabot 370,705 SF
• First Industrial 369,000 SF (4 transactions)
• Dakkota 247,000 SF
• Warehousers of Lafayette 200,100 SF
• Leeco Steel 175,100 SF