Date(s) - June 20, 2016
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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The Pacific Club


First Vice President

Chris Bates joined CBRE, Inc., in 1992, bringing with him an extensive 16 year background in commercial real estate development and management. During the course of his development experience, he was responsible for more than two million square feet of commercial property and has completed over $1 Billion in lease and sale transactions at CBRE, Inc.
Specializing in providing real estate advisory and brokerage services for clients in the South Orange County and John Wayne Airport areas, Mr. Bates’ expertise includes the sale and lease of industrial, research and development, medical and office properties. In addition, Mr. Bates specializes in property acquisitions on behalf of private/public investors and individuals and in the sale and lease of owner/user opportunities. His knowledge of the Orange County market, competing properties, comparable transactions, and vacancy/absorption statistics enables him to effectively market and sell buildings as well as represent companies in their relocation to the Orange County market. His team’s success can be attributed to detailed analysis, accountability to his client’s business goals, and the consistent delivery of value-added results.

Chris, his wife Sherry, and their two children Brett and Michelle, currently reside in Irvine, California.

Senior Vice President

Ted Snell has completed over 1,000 transactions totaling more than 100 million square feet. He represents large companies in office and industrial leasing, and also in land and investment transactions. Ted has a highly reputable track record for extensive local development and a large financial-community network.
Ted is also known well among his peers for his capacity for vision and ability to anticipate trends in the real estate market. Since 2000, he assembled the team representing one of his more notable developments and leasing assignments, The Summit- a 1,700,000 Square Foot office project in Aliso Viejo. His forward-thinking and creative marketing campaign has contributed to the great success of the project.