Executive Vice President
Christopher started his commercial brokerage career in multifamily real estate in 1997 and has lived in Las Vegas since 1993.
He joined Colliers International Las Vegas in 2016 after having owned and operated The Bentley Group Real Estate Advisors for 12 years. In addition to his multifamily team, he directed the leased investment sales and leasing, property and asset management, and development teams of The Bentley Group.
Prior to founding The Bentley Group, Christopher served as a director of the National Multi-Housing Group for Marcus & Millichap where, he had the distinction of being the top-producing agent in the Las Vegas office for several years. His credentials and accomplishments gained him entry into the firm's Chairman's Club as well as awards for outstanding performance and national achievements.
Prior to venturing into commercial real estate, Christopher held hospitality management positions in Las Vegas, Miami, Italy, and Germany. He received his degree in Hospitality Management in Germany. His international background also involves representing clients throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Christopher is also involved with the following community organizations/charities:
• Past President and Treasurer of the Nevada Apartment Association (now NSAA)
• Southern Highlands Charity Foundation
• Southern Nevada Children’s First
• Angel Flight
• Boys & Girls Club
• Shade Tree Foundation
- Top Sales Broker – CoStar Power Broker Award recipient – 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016
- Top 40 under 40 Las Vegas Business Press
- Marcus & Millichap – Chairman’s Club
- Colliers Gold Achievement – 2017, 2018, 2019
Nevada Real Estate Brokers License
Nevada Property Management License
Memberships & Involvements
National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
Nevada State Apartment Association – Past President
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Colliers International Investment Group (CISG)
Colliers International Multifamily Advisory Group (CMAG)
• Alliance Residential
• Bean Investments
• CW Capital
• Equity Residential
• Hamilton Zanze
• Northwestern Mutual
Executive Vice President
Jeffrey Swinger is a 24-year veteran of the commercial real estate business, specializing in apartment sales. During the past 22 years, Jeffrey was one of the top apartment brokers with CBRE. His list of clients include institutions, private capital partnerships, high net-worth individuals and banks representing over $4.5 billion in transactions. Mr. Swinger was involved in the largest multifamily portfolio transaction in the State of Nevada which included fifteen properties valued at just under $630 million, in addition to multiple portfolio transactions in excess of $100M.
Additionally, Jeffrey has been involved in real estate development and ownership including repositioning properties from the Resolution Trust Corporation.
Senior Client Services Specialist
Shalonda Hughes began her career in commercial real estate in 2006 with CBRE. Ms. Hughes has completed more than $300 million in transactions during her career in real estate. Shalonda works with the team of Jeffrey Swinger and Chris Bentley in the multifamily division, and is actively involved in all aspects of the sales process. Ms. Hughes is responsible for business development, market research, underwriting, marketing and preparation of offering memorandums, property tours, transaction management, closing and client meetings. Shalonda’s extensive real estate experience affords her clients the best strategic planning and seamless transaction management, to ensure a smooth transaction from the initial offering to closing.