Chris Metzger

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Director

Job Functions:


Chris Metzger joined the Cushman & Wakefield Fort Lauderdale office in 1983 to form the industrial and land department.  He is now one of South Florida’s leading commercial/industrial sales and leasing agents.  Mr. Metzger serves as Executive Director his South Florida Industrial Team which includes Rick Etner, Christopher Thomson, Matthew McAllister, Adam Talbot and Merritt Etner. They dominate the South Florida industrial and land market.  He holds an SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS) designation, and has been the top producing industrial broker in Cushman & Wakefield's Fort Lauderdale office every year since 1984. Professional Affiliations Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP) Community Leadership · He was a past member of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee, the Stewardship (fundraising) and Chairman of St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church. Education Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Arts degree Awards & Associations Cushman & Wakefield Top Industrial Team- South Florida: 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016 Cushman & Wakefield Top Producing Team in Broward & Palm Beach Counties: 2006, 2007, 2015, 2016 Cushman & Wakefield Top Producer: 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017 Cushman & Wakefield Deal of the Year: 2015 NAIOP Industrial Lease of the Year Finalist: 2016 NAIOP Industrial Brokerage Team of the Year: 2006, 2007 NAIOP Industrial Broker of the Year: 2004, 2006, 2008  Clients American Standard Apotex Becknell Industrial BlackRock Bristol Group Cabot Properties Coca-Cola CSX Realty DDR EastGroup Exeter Property Group Harris Corporation IDI GLP ITT Kraft General Foods PepsiCo PNC Prologis Prudential Property Company Sears Sensormatic Electronics Corporation Shell Oil Company Sony Corporation Trammell Crow Company Tyco Watson Whirlpool Corporation

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation, Opportunity Zones, Brownfield Development
Property Type