Background & Experience
Chris Bogenrief has been involved exclusively in commercial real estate since 1995. Prior to founding NAI United as president in July 2005, Chris was a commercial broker for Century 21 Davenport & Associates. Prior to joining Century 21 Davenport in February 2003, Chris Bogenrief was marketing manager for Dakota Dunes Development Company in Dakota Dunes, SD. Chris oversaw the company's marketing efforts with focus on commercial sales and was responsible for the recruitment of office, medical, retail, and light industrial clients for Dakota Dunes' business, medical and retail parks. Chris worked closely with economic development and government officials on local, state, and federal levels. Dakota Dunes is a 2,000-acre, master-planned community owned and developed by Dakota Dunes Development Company, a non-regulated subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company headquartered in Des Moines, IA and majority-owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Before joining Dakota Dunes in October 1995, Chris served as staff assistant for U.S. Congressman Tom Latham operating his Sioux City office. Chris was responsible for managing and operating the Sioux City district office, representing the Congressman throughout a five-county area and traveling with the Congressman to special functions and town meetings throughout the 30-county congressional district. Previous to working for Congressman Latham, Chris was project coordinator for Main Street Sioux City, a downtown development organization now known as Downtown Partners. Chris was responsible for the coordination and image of promotional events and design efforts toward downtown revitalization and business recruitment, working closely with downtown property and business owners.
BACKGROUND Chris grew up on a farm near Kingsley, IA and spent his middle and high school years in Hampton, IA. Chris currently resides in the historic Heights of Sioux City, IA with his wife Joy, teacher at Sacred Heart School. They have three musical children Blake, Benjamin, and Adeline. Chris’ favorite hobby is skiing Snowbird in Park City, UT.
Masters of Business Administration, University of South Dakota. Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Morningside College, Sioux City, IA, Business Administration & Corporate Communications. Study Abroad, Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.
Professional Associations & Designations
• Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR)
• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
• Iowa CCIM Chapter President, 2017, Board of Directors, 2009-2018
• International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
• National Association of Realtors Commercial Alliance
• Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association
• Greater Sioux City Board of Realtors Board of Directors
• South Eastern Council of Governments (South Dakota) (SECOG)