Marcus & Millichap

Chris Futo


Christopher Futo began his career in Marcus & Millichap’s Detroit Office in 2009.  He is now a Senior Associate and serves as an Associate Director of the firm’s National Multi Housing Group.

During his eight-plus year career in commercial real estate sales Mr. Futo and his team, have closed approximately $575,000,000 in multi-family transactions.  He has earned numerous awards in his tenure including the firm’s Pacesetter Award in his first year of employment.
While Mr. Futo specializes in the acquisition and disposition of properties in the state of Michigan, he has also represented many Buyers and Sellers throughout the Midwest.

Chris Futo

Chris Futo

First Vice President Investments
Tel: (248) 415-3012
Fax: (248) 415-2610

License:  MI  6501358300

Associate Director - National Multi Housing Group

Promoted to Senior Associate in May, 2013
Promoted to First Vice President Investments in July, 2017

Joined Marcus & Millichap, 2009

Promoted to Senior Associate in May, 2013

Underwritten over $640,000,000

Closed 120 transactions valued at $575,000,000 alongside Gordon A. Navarre & Earl E. Elliot

Michigan State University/ Eli Broad College of Business, BA Marketing

Sales Recognition Award - 2017, 2015

M&M 7 Figure Club, 2017

Sales Recognition Award, 2015

CoStar Power Broker, 2014

National Pace Setter Award, 2009

Our Team

Chris Futo & Earl E. Elliott

Meet The Team:
Earl Elliott - Vice President Investments
Gordon Navarre – Associate
Chris Futo – Associate
The team was completed in 2009 with the addition of Chris, but has a background since 2006.  Earl
joined Marcus & Millichap in 1998 and has received the National Achievement Award several times in his career.  His prior experience includes owning and managing Elliott’s Import & Interiors from 1973 to 1998.  This company had Thirty-six employees and annual sales of Three Million Dollars. Since joining Marcus & Millichap he has achieved over One Hundred Fifty Million Dollars in sales. 
Gordon joined Marcus & Millichap in 2006.  He is an expert witness in partnership value disputes/litigations, and is actively working with Financial Institutions on BOV’s, Workouts, Foreclosures and Short Sales.  He has closed over Twenty-one Million Dollars in sales since 2006. 
Chris graduated from the Eli Broad School of Business, Michigan State University in 2008 and promptly joined Marcus & Millichap in 2009.  He achieved the National Pace Setter Award the same year and since has underwritten over Two Hundred Million Dollars worth of Apartment investments.  The team of Earl, Gordon and Chris bring a powerful set of skills, a wealth of experience, and significant industry awareness to the field of commercial real estate. 

Team Members:

Transactions Closed

  • Beacon Lake Apartments

    Beacon Lake Apartments


    Mason, MI
    Price: $17,120,000
    Size: 234,960 sqft
    Size: 240 units
    Cap Rate: 6.27%

  • Deer Run

    Deer Run


    Kalamazoo, MI
    Price: $3,867,500
    Size: 87,920 sqft
    Size: 140 units
    Cap Rate: 9.47%

  • Country Corner Apartments

    Country Corner Apartments


    Southfield , MI
    Price: $17,084,656
    Size: 281,400 sqft
    Size: 211 units
    Cap Rate: 7.11%

  • Aspen Ridge

    Aspen Ridge


    Kalamazoo, MI
    Price: $2,692,308
    Size: 132,486 sqft
    Size: 84 units
    Cap Rate: 8.88%

  • Aspen Ridge

    Aspen Ridge


    Kalamazoo, MI
    Price: $2,307,692
    Size: 132,486 sqft
    Size: 72 units
    Cap Rate: 11.53%

  • Belmont Park

    Belmont Park


    Lansing, MI
    Price: $3,250,000
    Size: 79,182 sqft
    Size: 106 units
    Cap Rate: 8.81%

  • Walnut Ridge Apartments

    Walnut Ridge Apartments


    Walled Lake, MI
    Price: $2,985,000
    Size: 43,000 sqft
    Size: 48 units
    Cap Rate: 7.41%

  • Danford Creek

    Danford Creek


    Kalamazoo, MI
    Price: $3,500,000
    Size: 67,589 sqft
    Size: 117 units
    Cap Rate: 10.07%

  • Drakeshire Retail

    Drakeshire Retail

    Shopping Strip

    Lapeer, MI
    Price: $665,000
    Size: 17,245 sqft
    Cap Rate: 9.05%

  • Drakeshire Apartments

    Drakeshire Apartments


    Lapeer, MI
    Price: $4,360,000
    Size: 106,512 sqft
    Size: 156 units
    Cap Rate: 10.01%

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