Chris Lim

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Michelle Balog + Team
License No. 01376103 (CA)

Chris Lim, currently the Global Brand Ambassador for Christie's International Real Estate, previously held the esteemed position of President at the same organization. With an impressive track record in the real estate industry spanning over two decades, Chris is not only a seasoned California real estate agent but also a distinguished entrepreneur in the field.

Armed with a California real estate license, Chris delivers a comprehensive suite of brokerage and marketing services tailored for residential buyers, sellers, developers, and university endowments in Northern California. His clients consistently laud his exceptional ability to collaborate effectively with all stakeholders, including buyers, sellers, landlords, and developers, while empathizing with their individual needs.

Before transitioning to his current role, Chris founded and led Climb Real Estate, serving as its President. Under his strategic guidance, Climb swiftly ascended to become the fastest-growing boutique brokerage firm in San Francisco. The company achieved remarkable success, boasting over $1.2 billion in annual sales and expanding to more than 300 agents across seven locations. In 2016, Chris orchestrated the sale of Climb to the nation's largest residential brokerage conglomerate, subsequently focusing on franchise development.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Chris is a dedicated serial real estate investor, franchisor, hotelier, stager, and property flipper. His passion for giving back is evident through active philanthropy, where he serves on the Board of Trustees for the Horizons Foundation and the San Francisco Art Institute during his spare time.

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