Chris Upham, Regional Director, Realtor®
Chris Upham is the Regional Director and Listing Agent for the Fulcrum Properties Group, a top real estate team serving the Washington DC, Metro Area (Virginia, Washington DC & Maryland) residential and commercial markets.
Prior to real estate, Chris served in the military as an architect, engineer and financial manager. He uses this background to help home buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals by ensuring their purchase or sale stays on track, focused on their criteria and honoring their comfortable budget. As the Chief Administrative Officer for the 2-star admiral in charge of an $825 million dollar annual operating budget and over $21 billion in capital assets, Chris gained the management skills necessary to excel in a fast paced environment. Later, serving as a White House Military Social Aide, he had the amazing opportunity to work with many leaders in the public and private sectors.
His passion for real estate really began to grow during the two years the military sent him to graduate school. He earned his real estate license and started helping buyers and sellers on Capitol Hill. Since then he's helped hundreds of buyers and sellers with their real estate needs.
With a Masters of Engineering Management concentrating on Economics and Finance from The George Washington University, he is a true professional who takes pride in being responsive to his client’s needs. A Certified Expert Advisor, licensed in DC, MD & VA and dedicated to continual improvement, Chris is nationally ranked having been named in the top 1% of agents across the United States.
A bestselling author, Chris joined top agents from across the nation to publish The New Rise in Real Estate, which hit 7 Amazon Best Seller Lists and shares tips and secrets for buying and selling homes in today's new real estate economy.
Long time Alexandria residents, Chris and his wife Julie had their first date at a restaurant on King Street in Old Town followed by a stroll down to the waterfront under a full moon - Old Town is the ultimate destination for a romantic evening! Connor, their 100lb pup is big brother to two sons, Daniel and David. When not working with clients, Chris loves playing electric guitar at Metro Church and volunteering as a coach for the Naval Academy's Varsity Offshore Sailing Team.