Chris Pezza, a real estate virtuoso driven by a profound commitment to exceeding client expectations. As both a broker and the VP of Development at Corcoran Urban Real Estate, Chris blends expertise in real estate dynamics, local ordinances, and construction finesse into an artful orchestration of deals.
Chris's journey is a testament to his prowess, managing a diverse portfolio that includes 3,500+ units, brokerage deals exceeding $150 million, and the oversight of 100,000+ sq ft of retail space. His track record boasts over 3,000 rental transactions across seven vibrant counties in Illinois.
Beyond the figures, Chris has left an indelible mark on the real estate canvas. He's served as a Board of Director and Property Management Chair for both Chicago and Illinois Realtors, earning the coveted Realtor Achievement Award—a symbol of his remarkable contributions.
An academic luminary, Chris emerged as the Valedictorian of his Master’s program at Roosevelt University, where he now imparts his knowledge by teaching graduate-level real estate courses. His passion for education echoes his desire to nurture the next generation of real estate trailblazers.
Outside the world of real estate, Chris is charting new waters—literally. He's in the midst of acquiring his Captain’s license, showcasing an adventurous spirit that compliments his sophisticated approach to business. When he's not navigating the seas, you'll find him on the softball field, reveling in the camaraderie of sport.
While real estate is his professional canvas, Chris's true masterpiece lies in the relationships he cultivates. For him, every transaction is an opportunity to connect on a personal level, infusing warmth, playfulness, and authenticity into each interaction, making the business of real estate not just smart and bold, but delightfully human.