JH Berry & Gilbert, Inc

Real Businesses. Real People. Real Estate.

Christopher R. Thames, CCIM, CPM®

Christopher Thames, senior vice president and chief operating officer of J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc., leads office building management operations, lease renewals and new construction efforts for the company. His deep understanding of building maintenance and improvements and tenant relations has enabled him to successfully represent notable banks, corporate headquarters and healthcare facilities, among others.

Career Experience & Accomplishments

Christopher is a life member of the Million Dollar Sales Club, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a Certified Property Manager® (CPM®) and a recipient of the CoStar Power Broker award. He is actively engaged in the Southeastern commercial real estate industry through his involvement with the Birmingham Commercial Realtors Council, Alabama CCIM and the Institute of Real Estate Management. He is a member of the Birmingham Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2011.


Christopher graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration.

Community Engagement

Christopher serves on St. Vincent’s Health System’s foundations junior board and is a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.  In 2011, Christopher was included in the Birmingham Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 and was previously a member of Birmingham’s Phoenix Club, which benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs. In his spare time, Christopher enjoys spending time with his family, Adrienne, Caroline, Rutland and Mitchell, and is an avid fisherman, hunter and golfer.