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Christopher L. Berger, MAI

Senior Vice President, Shareholder
Valuation Advisory Services


Career Summary

Chris has over 27 years of experience as a commercial real estate appraiser and consultant. His professional focus is on the valuation and analysis of income producing properties with extensive experience in cash flow analysis modeling and market studies. Assignments have been completed on a diverse group of property types including shopping centers, office buildings, medical office and industrial uses as well as special purpose properties including self-storage, marinas, seafood processing plants, athletic clubs, auto dealerships, hotels and senior care facilities.

Chris joined Kidder Mathews in 2006 and currently works out of the Bellevue office. In 2006, Cornerstone Consulting Group merged with the Kidder Mathews Valuation Advisory Services division. Chris co-founded Cornerstone in 2001 and was a principal in that firm. Prior to Cornerstone, he worked as a senior associate at firms in Seattle and Bellevue after beginning his career at Clarke Consulting Group as an associate.

Chris is a graduate of the Washington State University real estate program and has earned the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute. He has been active with the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Past leadership positions include Chapter President (2008) as well as Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Education Chair and Member Associate Liaison. Chris is a two-time attendee of the Leadership Development and Advisory Council (LDAC) in Washington DC and has served as an AI national special project team member.


Washington State University
Business Administration, Finance & Real Estate - 1990

Professional Designations & Licenses

State of Washington
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (No. 1100862)

State of Oregon
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (No. C000912)

State of Alaska
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (No. 122265)

MAI Designation – Appraisal Institute (No. 11934)

Representative Assignments

Office Properties
City Center Plaza (Microsoft), Bellevue, WA 583,178 sq ft
Kilroy Airport Towers, SeaTac, WA 666,532 sq ft
Fourth & Madison, Seattle, WA 841,849 sq ft
Park View & Waterside (Google), Seattle, WA 189,827 sq ft
City Center Building, Bellevue, WA 493,766 sq ft
Advanta Office Commons (Microsoft), Bellevue, WA 601,081 sq ft
Kirkland Park Place, Kirkland, WA 238,655 sq ft
Retail Properties
Clackamas Promenade, Clackamas, OR 236,672 sq ft
Roosevelt Square, Seattle, WA 138,842 sq ft
Lakewood & Lakewood Village, Windsor, CA 233,956 sq ft
Redmond Town Center, Redmond, WA 699,481 sq ft
Tanasbourne Village, Hillsboro, OR 210,992 sq ft
Fashion Faire, San Leandro, CA 95,255 sq ft
Industrial Properties
Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Grandview, WA 884,626 sq ft
217 Distribution Center, Beaverton, OR 449,245 sq ft
Rainier Corporate Park I & II, Fife, WA 1,104,399 sq ft
Intergate East Campus, Tukwila, WA 303,050 sq ft
Paine Field I & II, Everett, WA 193,535 sq ft

500 108th Avenue NE, Ste 2400
Bellevue, WA 98004

Select Client List

  • AEW Capital Management
  • Allstate Investments
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of the Pacific
  • Banner Bank
  • Big Shopping Centers
  • Cashmere Valley Bank
  • City of Lake Stevens
  • Clarion Partners
  • ConocoPhillips
  • First Citizens Bank & Trust
  • Foster Pepper
  • Glacier Real Estate Finance
  • Graham & Dunn
  • Helsell Fetterman
  • Heritage Bank
  • HSBC Bank
  • Intervest Mortgage
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • K&L Gates
  • Karr Tuttle
  • KeyBank
  • King County Library System
  • Lane Powell
  • Livengood Fitzgerald
  • McKenzie Rothwell Barlow
  • MetLife
  • Nationwide
  • Newmark Realty Capital
  • Oseran Hahn
  • Peoples Bank
  • Perkins Coie
  • Pro Sports Club
  • Prudential Financial
  • Riddell Williams
  • Rodgers Deutson & Turner
  • Sacramento County
  • Seattle University
  • Skagit Bank
  • Sound Credit Union
  • Sterling Savings
  • Symetra
  • The Commerce Bank
  • The Ohio National Life Insurance
  • Umpqua Bank
  • United States Navy
  • US Bank
  • US Department of Interior
  • Walmart Stores
  • Washington Capital Management
  • Washington Federal
  • Washington State University
  • Washington Trust
  • Wells Fargo
  • Whidbey Island Bank
  • Zions National Bank