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Veteran Real Estate Executive Christopher Crooks Joins Cresa Washington DC as Principal

February 3, 2016

February 3, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) – Cresa Washington DC recently named Christopher Crooks as a Principal in the firm’s growing offices in the District and Maryland. Crooks, who has nearly 25 years of real estate experience, comes to DC after over 20 years of consulting and brokerage service at the Boston office of Cresa, which is the world’s largest corporate real estate advisory firm that exclusively represents tenants and specializes in the delivery of integrated services.

As Principal in the DC offices, Crooks is involved in all aspects of real estate, including local transactional services, portfolio strategic planning, site searches, and lease negotiations of all sizes. Crook’s main focus will be on enhancing DC’s corporate accounts team.

“We are delighted to welcome Chris to our area offices,” said Richard Rhodes, Cresa DC Managing Principal. “He brings a vast amount of experience and presents an opportunity for us to further our local business development as well as focus on national and global accounts.”

Crooks received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. He also studied at the University of Limburg, Maastricht, in the Netherlands. 

“This move is a natural evolution in my real estate career,” said Crooks. “I was looking for a new challenge.  I already have close ties in this community and I wanted to remain in the Cresa system because I believe in their business platform and non-biased approach.

Crooks has served on the Board of Directors for Cresa LLC, CoreNet Global - New England Chapter, and the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development. Now a resident of Potomac, MD, he has been Captain of team ZipCar for the PanMass Challenge, which he has done for 11 consecutive years.  Crooks is registered for the 2016 PMC and expects to continue doing the ride for years to come.Cresa has area offices in the District of Columbia; Baltimore, MD; Bethesda, MD; and McLean, VA.

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