Chris Gerow

Executive Vice President

NAI Horizon - Phoenix
2944 North 44th Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85018
United States
T +1 602 852 3413
M +1 602 369 6963

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Development, Land, Retail

Scope of Experience

Chris Gerow is an industry leader in retail and restaurant leasing and sales, investment property sales, tenant representation, and new development. He is a self-starter who thrives in high-pressure situations by using strategic, innovative tactics to meet the needs of his esteemed clients. Gerow is a highly respected agent with a reputation for finding creative solutions in some of the most challenging situations.

Background & Experience

Gerow is a renowned leader of NAI Horizon’s Retail Properties Group. He has developed an impeccable portfolio during his tenure, specializing in retail and restaurant leasing and sales, investment property sales, tenant representation, and new development. This priceless 30+ years of progressive understanding and achievement in the real estate industry has given him an edge that is hard to replicate. Gerow makes the quality of his service and advocacy for his clients the focal point of each transaction. Gerow's advocacy and vision for success are at the forefront of his service as an active member of NAI Horizon's executive committee.


Gerow attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Pointe.

Professional Associations & Designations

Gerow is well respected locally and nationally in the commercial real estate community. He served as Chairman of the NAI Board of Advisors from 2009-2012. Gerow has served on panels, sharing his retail expertise with industry groups such as Valley Partnership and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He has received numerous industry awards, including NAI Horizon, Top Retail Broker 2006; Retail Broker of the Year; AZRE RED Award, 2006; NAI Global, Top Producer, Silver Elite, 2008; NAI Global, Council Leadership Award, 2008-2010; NAI Horizon, Top Retail Producer, 2009; CoStar Power Broker, 2009, 2012 and 2014; NAI Horizon, Top 10 Producer, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021; and AZRE 2023 People to Know in Commercial Real Estate.

Gerow earned his license at the Arizona School of Real Estate in Scottsdale and is an Arizona licensed salesperson (1988).

Strategic Clients


  • Fortis Development
  • NYPD Pizza
  • West Valley Properties
  • Zipp’s Sports Bar
  • Stone & Vine


  • Alphagraphics
  • Famous Dave’s BBQ
  • First Citizens Bank
  • LeNid Consortium International
  • Pei Wei
  • Planet Fitness
  • Scrubs and Beyond
  • Westcor/Macerich