About Chris

Chris Duff is a leader in the real estate profession.   After operating a franchise brokerage in South Texas, he joined forces in California to launch BEACH REAL ESTATE GROUP in Manhattan Beach.  He is also a Faculty instructor for Dynamic Directions.

Training & Speaking

Here’s what he’s done so far…

HONORS AND AWARDS
Hall of Fame, RPAC, National Association of REALTORS, 2016, 2018
Graduate, Leadership Academy, National Association of REALTORS, 2017
Spirit of TREPAC Award, Texas Association of REALTORS, 2017.
Graduate, Texas REALTOR Leadership Program, Texas Association of REALTORS, 2014
Graduate, Leadership Corpus Christi (Class 43), 2014-15

National Association of REALTORS
Trustee, RPAC Trustees Federal Disbursements Committee, 2022-24
Member, Riding With The Brand Advisory Council, 2022-23
Member, Major Investor Council, 2021-22
Chair, Broker Idea Exchange Council, 2020
Vice Chair, Broker Idea Exchange Council, 2019
Member, Broker Idea Exchange Council, 2017-18
Member, Total Electronic Closing Presidential Advisory Group, 2018
Graduate, Leadership Academy, 2017

California Association of REALTORS
Board of Directors, 2019-2023
Member, Strategic Planning and Finance Committee, 2023-25
Chair, Transaction and Regulatory Committee, 2022
Chair, Liability & Risk Mgmt. Issues, 2021
Member, Federal Committee, 2019-20
Member, Transaction & Regulatory Committee, 2019-20
Member, REALTOR Action Fund, 2019-20

Greater Los Angeles REALTORS
Board of Directors, 2022-23
Chair, Region 5/ Downtown LA, 2023
Vice Chair, Region 5/ Downtown LA, 2022
Member, Budget and Finance Committee, 2022
Member, Government Affairs Committee, 2022

Texas REALTORS
Member, Strategic Planning Committee, 2016-18
Liaison to Public Policy Committees, 2018
Member, E&O/Risk Reduction Task Force, 2016-18
Member, Commercial Committee, 2016-18
Member/ Liaison, Issues Mobilization Committee, 2016-18
Member, Political Involvement Committee (PIC), 2016-18
Liaison, Oversight Public Policy, 2016-18
Graduate, Texas REALTOR Leadership Program, 2014

South Bay Association of REALTORS
Chair, Leadership Academy Advisory, 2020
REALTOR Action Fund, 2019-20

Corpus Christi Association of REALTORS
Immediate Past Chairman of the Board, 2018
Chairman of the Board, 2017
Chairman-Elect of the Board, 2016
Secretary/Treasurer, 2015
Member, TREPAC, Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee, 2009-17
Chairman, TREPAC, 2015
Co-Chairman, TREPAC, 2011/2014
Chairman, Finance Committee, 2015
Member, Finance Committee, 2013-17
Member, Government Affairs Committee, 2013-17
Member, Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Committee, 2013-16
Member, MLS Task Force, 2015-16

Continuing Education and Designations
C2EX, Commitment to Excellence, 2019, 2022
Brokers License, California, 2018
ABR, Accredited Buyer Representative, 2018
ePRO, ePRO Certified, 2018
PSA, Pricing Strategy Advisor, 2018
RENE, Real Estate Negotiation Expert, 2018
SRS, Seller Representative Specialist, 2018
SRES, Senior Real Estate Specialist, 2018
CRB, Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager, 2015
Brokers License, Texas, 2011
GRI, Graduate REALTOR Institute, 2010
Salesperson License, Texas, 2004

Civic and Community Involvement
Graduate, Leadership Corpus Christi, Class 43, 2014-15
Member, United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce, 2014-18
Member, Government Affairs Committee, 2014-17
Member, Coastal Conservation Association, 2014-17

Affiliations
Platinum R, REALTOR Political Action Committee, RPAC (2015-22)
President’s Circle, REALTOR Political Action Fund, RPAC (2013-22)
NAR Sterling R, REALTOR Political Action Fund, RPAC (2012)
California Silver Bear, REALTOR Action Fund (2018)

Member, National Association of REALTORS (NAR)
Member, Texas REALTORS (TAR)
Member, California Association of REALTORS (CAR)
Member, Corpus Christi Association of REALTORS (CCAR)
Member, South Bay Association of REALTORS (SBAOR)
Member, Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC)
Member, Real Estate Business Institute (REBI)
Member, Residential Real Estate Council (RRC/CRS)
Member, Women’s Council of REALTORS (WCR)
Member, Young Professionals Network (YPN)