About Christopher Mekker
Managing Member, REALTOR®, Listing Agent and Property Manager [parle français]
Christopher Mekker is a NY Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker with Keller Williams Realty and Managing Broker of Buffalo City Living, LLC. He is a Western New York native and an Honors graduate of the Nichols School in North Buffalo. He is also the 4th generation of the Mekker family to own and manage rental property in Western New York. After studying real property management at Daemen College in Amherst, he founded Buffalo City Living to help other property owners maximize their return on investment by consolidating operational expenses.
In a 2013 press release, Christopher Mekker is quoted as saying, "Buffalo City Living consolidates logistics and minimizes expenses involved with operating rental property. By offering property management, maintenance, repairs, and improvements all under one roof, we make it simple for investors to own real estate in the Buffalo area." As the Manager of Buffalo City Living, LLC, his primary areas of professional expertise are real estate sales listings, investment property acquisition/disposition, strategic redevelopment, and leasing.
As a real estate investor, Christopher has been able to routinely secure capitalization rates in excess of 10% and vacancy rates below 5%. His experience in the field of property management is comprehensive. Buffalo Business First Magazine has named Christopher Mekker as one of the "Top Real Estate Agents in Western NY" in consecutive years, 2015 and 2016. As Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, he has earned awards from Keller Williams Realty for "Top Listing Agent," "Top Closing Agent," and "Agent of the Month."
In his leisure time, Christopher enjoys playing music, spending time with his family, and playing competative baseball in the AA MUNY League.