Engel & Völkers Grows Atlanta Team with Appointment of Chief Growth Officer

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, June 7th, 2024

Engel & Völkers Atlanta, a leading boutique high-end residential real estate service provider, today announces that Christopher Burell has been named Chief Growth Officer of the metro Atlanta firm. In this role, Burell will work closely with CEO and founder Christa Huffstickler and be responsible for company management, team and brand building, agent growth and overarching leadership of the offices. This includes teams spanning Atlanta, surrounding suburban neighborhoods and North Georgia.

Over his two-decade career, Burell has earned an esteemed reputation as a real estate industry leader, combining his dynamic leadership style and executive coaching skills with a deep understanding of the real estate market. In his previous roles Burell has served as Managing Director, Qualifying Broker, Vice-President, Managing Broker, and Director of Career Services for several of the leading brokerage firms in metro Atlanta providing best-in-class broker leadership and innovative learning solutions. 

“Burell’s commitment to excellence has followed him throughout his career across several prestigious firms, having delivered exemplary mentorship and guidance to several Atlanta brokerages,” said Huffstickler. “He exemplifies the company culture centered around collaboration that we cultivate at Engel & Völkers and will be an extraordinary addition to our company and a key factor in our future growth.” 

His renowned work has led him to numerous leadership roles at the Atlanta REALTORS Association including the current role of President-Elect for 2024. Burell also is involved with the Georgia Association of REALTORS where he serves as a State Director and serves at the National Association of REALTORS as a member of the Land Use Committee and an NAR Director.

“My personal motto has always been to live your life by design and do it on your own terms, an attitude I bring to every step of empowering individuals to take control of their destinies, bringing clarity and accountability to their lives and work,” said Burell. “In joining Engel & Völkers Atlanta, I am bringing my expertise to a firm that understands the value and importance of cultivating genuine relationships internally and with clients. I look forward to the future growth company and its numerous offices.”

This announcement follows a significant expansion of the firm through the acquisition of the AtHome & Co. and Davis & Hawbaker teams.

To learn more about Engel & Völkers Atlanta, please visit evatlanta.com.