Chris Spain

Cushman & Wakefield

Vice Chair

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions




Chris Spain co-founded The Apartment Group LLC in 1992, which was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield in 2001 to establish the flagship office of Cushman & Wakefield's new national Multifamily Advisory Group division. Mr. Spain has played a crucial role in the expansion of Cushman & Wakefield's national investment sales platform since the acquisition.


Over the past 10 years, Mr. Spain has been instrumental in the Atlanta team's disposition of nearly $10B in multifamily assets across the greater Southeastern region. Mr. Spain has personally sold in excess of $15B in assets during his 30-year career and has also closed numerous equity raises and land sales.


Prior to forming The Apartment Group, Mr. Spain specialized in multifamily sales at Merrill Lynch Commercial Real Estate and Johnstown American Commercial Real Estate.


Awards & Associations


Professional Recognition


Mr. Spain and his partner, Larry Orr, won the Atlanta Board of Realtors Top Producer award for 5 consecutive years


Designated as a Perennial Top Investment Sales Broker by the Atlanta Business Chronicle/Ernst & Young


Professional Affiliations


Board of Directors, National Multi Housing Council


Licensed Real Estate Broker in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type