Chris Runyen specializes in the sales and leasing of office properties. Since 1995, he has handled in excess of 1,000 lease and sale transactions, exceeding 3 million square feet of office space and $1 billion in transactional volume. His expertise includes the successful execution responsibility for all aspects of office related transactions including: landlord representation, tenant representation, investments and user sales (listing and buyer representation), consulting, and subleasing. In his role as the Senior Managing Director, Chris oversees a team of brokers in the company’s Downtown, Glendale and San Fernando Valley offices.
His client roster includes American Red Cross, Bank of America, California Community Foundation, California National Bank, Charles Schwab & Company, City National Bank; City and County of Los Angeles, Cox Communications, Haseko, Hiro Real Estate, Jamison Properties, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Dept. of Water & Power, Operating Engineers Pension Fund, Prudential, SEIU, US Bank,United Teachers Los Angeles, Westcore/Shidler Group.
Sale of Los Angeles World Trade Center (372,000 SF)
Sale of Adams Plaza (4 Buildings – 210,000 SF)
Sale and Master Lease of 2601 Wilshire Boulevard (69,000 SF)
Sale of 3325 Wilshire Boulevard (233,000 SF)
Sale 2500 Wilshire Boulevard (220,000 SF)
Sale of American Red Cross Wilshire Campus (70,000 SF on 3 acres)
San Diego State University, Bachelor of Science Business Administration, emphasis on Financial Services
Credentials and Affiliations
Chris has consistently garnered a wide range of awards for outstanding performance since 1997. He was a member of the Charlie’s Club: 1997-2013 and cited as Broker of the Year company-wide: 1998, 2008. He executed the company’s largest Lease Transaction in: 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012; the largest Commission of the Year Company-wide: 2001, 2006, 2012, 2013, the largest Sale of the Year: 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2013 and the Top Property Management Referral of the Year Company-wide: 1999, 2000, 2003 - 2006, 2009 – 2012.
Chris is an active member in CCIM, National Association of Realtors (NAR), Wilshire Center City of Commerce, Los Amigos Council – a division of Para Los Ninos and the Para Los Ninos Real Estate Advisory Board.