Chris, born and raised in the Bay Area, attended the University of Washington where he was drafted by the San Diego Padres and played professionally for four years with the Padres.
At IPG, Chris’ focus is advising companies on their most complex real estate assignments. He works closely with the entire IPG team to provide his clients with expert strategic planning, market assessment, financial analysis, deal structuring, negotiations, process management, and all aspects of commercial real estate. Having successfully completed many transactions in various product types, Chris intimately understands how to achieve the best outcomes for his clients in even the most challenging circumstances.
At the University of Washington, Chris Baker was a 1st team All Pac-12 baseball player and an all-academic Pac-12 athlete before being drafted by the Padres. In his first year with the San Diego Padres, he was selected by minor league baseball as the organization’s All-Star shortstop. Chris is actively applying his communication, leadership, discipline and creativity, learned through his baseball career, to successfully meet his client’s real estate challenges in commercial real estate.
In his free time, Chris enjoys staying active and working towards his goal of being a scratch golfer.
Chris was named IPG’s Rookie of the Year in 2020, and CoStar Power Broker for 2 years in a row (2020, 2021).