Christopher Maling

Industrial Investment Retail Sales & Leasing


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Area of Expertise

Christopher Maling recently joined Avison Young as a Principal based in the Downtown Los Angeles office.

Chris specializes in investment sales and has successfully listed and sold apartment buildings, retail shopping centers, office buildings and industrial office warehouse properties throughout Southern California, as well as nationally.

He has extensive experience with 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, receiverships, foreclosures and Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies.


Professional Accomplishments

  • Number 1 Colliers Retail Investment Specialists in 2012
  • One of Top 10 Producers in Greater Los Angeles Region in 2012 - 2016
  • Won Marcus & Millichap’s sales recognition awards virtually every year since 1993
  • Top 20 Producer nationally in multi & single tenant retail
  •  Awarded Marcus & Millichap’s Top Closing Agent in 2010 with 65 transactions
  • Closed more than $3 billion in sales during his commercial real estate career


Business and Educational Background

Previously, Chris was Executive Vice President at Colliers International. Prior to Colliers he was with Marcus & Millichap’s Los Angeles office where he started out as a broker’s assistant in September 1987 and then became a commercial real estate investment broker in November 1989.

He earned his B.S. in real estate finance and marketing from the University of Southern California in 1988. 


Community Involvement

Chris has been active in local community organizations and supports charities that benefit under-privileged children throughout Los Angeles County. One in particular he supports is Wayfinder Family Services, where they help empower children, youth and adults to reach their greatest potential.


Articles Published

"Why More QSRs Will Consider Smaller Footprints Post-COVID-19"

"Why More 1031 Exchange Buyers Are Seeking an Upleg"

"Overlooked Net Lease Categories That Are Still Doing Well"

"Net Lease-Friendly Ghost Kitchens"

"Bank-Occupied STNL Assets Pose Challenges for Buyers and Sellers"

"Despite the Coronavirus, Net Lease Investors Still Have an Appetite for QSRs. Here's Why."


Team Members

David Maling, Principal

Yansy Naranjo, Senior Associate

Kameron Graylee, Associate

Rachel Castillo, Client Services Coordinator




B.S. Business 1988 from the Marshall School of Business

University of Southern California

Memberships & Involvements:

ICSC - International Council of Shopping Centers - Member


Client List

Regency Centers

Westwood Financial Corporation

JP Morgan Chase

Wells Fargo Servicing

Midland Loan Services

Barker Pacific Group

Angelo Gordon

Cathay Bank

Duckett - Wilson Development

Aurora Bank

Bayview Financial

Popular Community Bank



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