Calamos Real Estate, LLC

Chris Landis

Vice President & Managing Broker

Chris Landis serves as vice president and designated managing broker at Calamos Real Estate, at the Chicagoland commercial brokerage, property manager and developer.

Landis joined the firm in 2019 as an analyst and, in February 2023, was named vice president. He is engaged in development and investment sales, and leads property leasing for the firm. Among his achievements, Landis brokered Naperville’s largest office lease of 2022 when M/I Homes relocated its Midwest headquarters to the firm’s flagship development, CityGate Centre where office leasing exceeds 86 percent and retail exceeds 90 percent.

Landis also brought to market “CityGate Flex”, a solution for early-stage businesses in growth stages, which has maintained more than 90 percent occupancy since launch; and he created Calamos Real Estate’s residential property management vertical focusing on the small multifamily niche. Since joining Calamos Real Estate, Landis has leased more than 60,000 square feet of Class A commercial space.

As an entrepreneur, Landis also runs a small business focused on workforce development and durable construction of affordable, modern homes in underserved markets. He volunteers with the nonprofit SEAL Future Foundations, leading the Chicago Chapter, bridging the transition for military personnel into private sector roles.

Prior to joining Calamos Real Estate Landis served in active duty with the U.S. Navy for nine years. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Miami University in Ohio and is a member of the Urban Land Institute.

Calamos Real Estate LLC provides brokerage, property management and construction management services throughout Greater Chicagoland. It is also involved in acquisitions, development opportunities and joint ventures. The firm’s flagship development, CityGate Centre in Naperville, is a unique mixed-use development offering superior opportunities and high-caliber property management for corporate and commercial tenants. In a joint venture with Lincoln Property Group, Calamos added a luxury apartment in 2022 to CityGate Centre. Calamos Real estate was named among The Best of The Best by Midwest Real Estate News for 2022 and 2023, and is a subsidiary of Calamos Property Holdings LLC.