Professional Experience 

Chris McElroy has been providing quality real estate service in Northern Colorado since 1976. He bases his business on the principles of Professionalism, Knowledge and Uncompromising Integrity. His dedication to clients, the real estate industry and his community have earned Chris recognition at the local, state and national levels.

Chris has extensive experience in real estate sales, development, and as an instructor in real estate finance, investments and taxation.

Involvement is the key to Chris’ success. He has a long history of service to the Realtor® organization. He was the Fort Collins Realtor® of the Year in 1991 and Colorado Realtor® of the Year in 2000. His work with affordable housing earned him recognition as an NAR (National Association of Realtors®) Hometown Hero in 2002. In 2011 he was appointed by the governor to serve a 3-year term as Colorado Real Estate Commissioner 
and again in 2014. Chris received a RealTrends 2015 Best Real Estate Agents in America Award, ranking #26 in Colorado for number of transactions.

Professional Designations

REALTOR® – member NAR, CAR, and FCBR
GRI – Graduate REALTOR® Institute-Nationally recognized as top performers.
CRS – Certified Residential Specialist-Only 37,000 REALTORS® hold the CRS Designation.
CIPS – Certified International Property Specialist-Only 2,300 REALTORS® hold the CIPS Designation focusing on the "international market".
EcoBroker® – helping clients market properties with green features, save money, and live comfortably through energy saving efficiency and environmentally sensitive choices. 

Community Support 

RamStrength, Bike MS150, Alzheimer’s Memories in the Making®, Sertoma Club Christmas on Wheels, United Way-Alexis de Tocqueville Society, Respite Care, Habitat for Humanity®, Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, Local Sponsorships. 

Personal Data 

Chris was born in Illinois, raised in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has been married to Teresa since 1973 and they made Fort Collins their home in 1974. They have three beautiful daughters and two Standard Poodles. Hobbies include golf, cycling, enology, reading, and travel.

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