Chris Stephens is the co-founder and partner at Stephens Barrios Engineering. Chris graduated from Auburn University in 1986 with a degree in economics. Prior to establishing Stephens Barrios Engineering in 2009, Chris served as a Senior Vice President for Florida Retail Development and has been actively involved in the real estate business for over 25 years.
Chris was a lecturer at ICSC retail forums and continues to be active in industry associations. Chris has also been active in the real estate appraisal industry. He holds both the Certified Commercial Investment Member (“CCIM”) and the Member of the Appraisal Institute (“MAI”) designations. Over the past 25 years, Chris has taught continuing education courses in real estate valuation and related real estate topics. Chris is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida and provides specialized representation to a select number of civil engineering clients, equity investors, and property owners requiring specialized real estate services.