Specialties: Investment, Retail
Scope of Service Experience
Chris Pope has been practicing commercial real estate in Southwestern Montana for 10 years with a focus on retail, office and industrial brokerage, prior to which he owned multiple-store specialty retail locations.
Chris Pope brings first hand knowledge of retailers, small businesses and individual investors to NAI Landmark. His designation as a Certified Commercial Investment Member [CCIM] and his direct experience as a business owner and corporate manager allow him to provide a unique view of commercial real estate valuation and portfolio analysis, and specific insight into retail and office brokerage in Southwest Montana.
Background & Experience
Chris Pope is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee with over 15 years of experience in business and property ownership in Southwest Montana. He has developed and owned a profitable multiple-location retail business in the greater Rocky Mountain West. Chris has also owned and managed apartments.
Chris brings a specific knowledge of investment portfolio analysis, discounted cashflow valuation and lease negotiation and analysis. He understands first-hand the needs of retailers, small businesses and individual investors/owners. His familiarity with business valuation and operation, and his leadership in the Southwestern Montana community gives Chris a unique view of future commercial opportunities in the market.
Chris Pope received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, and a Masters in Public and Private Management from Yale University School of Management [SOM] in 1988. He was a marketing manager for a subsidiary of Amoco Corporation, Rockwell, Maryland, before moving with his family to Bozeman in 1991, at which time he and his wife founded a local retail company with operations in Montana and Utah.
Professional Associations & Designations
Chris’s leadership in the community includes being past chair of the Bozeman Parking Commission, which developed a $12 million parking facility in the City Center during his 10-year tenure. He additionally served as past chair of the Downtown Bozeman Association, the Business Improvement District (representing property owners), and the Downtown Urban Renewal District. Chris is a past board chair of Eagle Mount, a local non-profit serving those with disabilities, and is a current member of the Bozeman Noon Rotary.