Chris Thomason

Vice President

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  • Location

    Des Moines - Iowa Commercial Advisors
    3737 Woodland Avenue
    Suite 100
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    United States

  • Phone

    515 309 6707

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Chris Thomason is a veteran in the commercial real estate industry since 1996, specializing in retail and investment assets. Chris was Iowa Commercial Advisors 2017 Top Broker of the Year. Chris’s knowledge of property types, property management, sales, leasing, construction and financing makes him uniquely qualified and trusted to get top dollar for his sellers and the best price for his buyers.

Chris is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and has brokered in excess of $300 million worth of real estate transactions, equating to over 4 million square feet of retail, industrial, and office space. Chris is also a developer of over 300,000 square feet of commercial real estate. As a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Chris has experience in tenant and landlord representation for several Fortune 500 companies.


University of Iowa, B.A in Business Administration with special emphasis in Accounting and Finance

Awards & Associations

  • CCIM Institute, Member 
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member 
  • Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association, Member 
  • EPIC (Eastern Polk Innovation Collaborative), Past President and current board member
  • Pleasant Hill Development Commission


  • Tiger-Rock Martial Arts
  • Line-X
  • Mister Car Wash
  • Heart of America
  • 1,000 Degrees Pizza
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Firestone
  • Hurd Real Estate
  • Hy-Vee / PDI
  • JDI Corporation
  • Jimmy John's
  • Maurice's
  • Mattress Firm
  • Petco
  • Signature Real Estate
  • Sprint
  • Starbucks
  • UPS
  • Walgreens