NAI Optimum
3737 Woodland Avenue, Suite 100
West Des Moines, IA United States 50266
t(515) 309-6706 m(515) 554-0999 f(515) 309-4040
Christopher
Stafford
Director | Senior Vice President

Specialties: Corporate Services, Office, Retail

Scope of Service Experience
Christopher has over 13 years experience in the commercial real estate industry, in which he has represented over a dozen Fortune 500 companies. He directs a full range of real estate activities on a local, national and global range, which includes: corporate services, site selection, tenant/landlord representation, acquisition, disposition and overall market analysis.

He currently manages the DuPont corporate services account and oversees a full range of real estate activities for DuPont and its subsidiary companies on an international basis. Specific duties include direct communication with DuPont's executive real estate team, global market analysis, site analysis, local NAI office coordination, and coordination with DuPont's offices spread across the globe.

Christopher was awarded NAI Global's 2012 Silver Elite Award, in addition to being selected a finalist for the Top Producer Award in markets of similar size.


Background & Experience
Prior to joining NAI Optimum in 2003, Christopher was an architect with a leading architectural firm in Kansas City, Missouri. He was responsible for the design, construction and management of multi-million dollar projects in the corporate, institutional and retail sectors.

He continues to provide consultation to corporate and retail clients in the form of strategic plans, conceptual site planning, space layout and overall building design. His architectural background provides clients with a valued tool, which allows an all in one vision, approach and solution.

Education
Iowa State University, Bachelor of Architecture
College of Design Rome Program – Rome, Italy
Professional Associations & Designations
Certified Commercial Investment Member
NAI Global Corporate Services Council
NAI Global Retail Council
International Council of Shopping Centers
Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association
National Association of Realtors
American Institute of Architects (AIA) – NCARB Completion
Entrepreneurial Investors of America

Iowa CCIM Chapter, 2012 President
Iowa Commercial Real Estate Expo, 2011 Co-Chair
Des Moines Business Record "Forty Under 40", 2009
ALS Association of Iowa, Board of Directors
Transaction History
CORPORATE CLIENTS
DuPont
DuPont Teijin Films
Pioneer Hi-Bred International
GreenLeaf Genetics
City of Windsor Heights
Brenntag USA
Univar USA
National Bankruptcy Services

RETAIL CLIENTS
Darden Restaurants
Midas
Buffalo Wild Wings
Starbucks
Caribou Coffee
Walgreen’s
US Cellular
Best Buy
Firestone
Kohl’s
Hy-Vee
Harbor Freight Tools

NATIONAL DEVELOPERS/FUNDS
United Trust Fund (UTF)
General Growth Properties
Kimco Realty
Centro Properties
Paradise Ventures
Campus Crest Properties
Regency Capital Fund