Chris Burns

Engel & Volkers
Office: 1.778.374.3100
Phone: 1.604.657.7446
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Chris Burns brings extensive knowledge of the Greater Vancouver market. He markets and sells a diverse range of quality properties at all price points.
Chris has earned a reputation as a Realtor® who looks after his clients’ interest and needs as he would his own. 

“My mission is to… help my clients get the most out of their real estate transactions with the least amount of hassle.”


As a former professional athlete, Chris has an extensive network from years of living and working across North America.  This has given him an uncommon appreciation for property, investment and the importance of home. His strong intuition sharpened by years of experience qualifies him to handle the most demanding situations with skill and discretion. Chris will tap into his local, national and international database to sell your property. Detailed knowledge of Vancouver’s neighbourhoods, together with his ability to understand people’s needs, enables Chris to help you find your ideal home locally.  And if looking out of area, his extensive network allows him to personally refer you to a well-matched Realtor® in the area of your choice.

Chris has earned a reputation as a Realtor® who looks after his clients’ interest and needs as he would his own.


Following a distinguished career in the Canadian Football League, Chris transitioned from the football field to the world of business and entertainment. He has run marketing programs for major Canadian and US corporations on both local and international scales. Some may recognize him as a popular football analyst on national TV and radio, or from hosting a televised Fishing Show. Chris can be heard every week on ‘Sports Saturday’ and as a football analyst on TSN Sports Radio and seen co-hosting ‘SPORTFISHING ADVENTURES’ on multiple networks in Canada, US and Europe. He has also has built an impressive resume as an actor in film and television. In his spare time, Chris coach youth football in Vancouver.

Chris was born in the Eastern US and grew up on Vancouver’s North Shore. After attending high school at Vancouver College, he earned a scholarship to Portland State University where he was an All-American football player. He went on to play for 11 years as an offensive lineman in the CFL and won the Grey Cup Championship with the Hamilton Tiger Cats in 1999. After years of travel, Chris is glad to have re-established himself in his hometown of Vancouver.

His expertise combined with the power of the Engel & Volkers brand and the team behind it ensures the ultimate success of your real estate transaction.

He markets and sells a diverse range of properties at all price points.


Chris Burns provides first-class service to his all clients. Whether buying or selling in Greater Vancouver or around the world, Chris has the knowledge, capability and connections to handle the most demanding. He is always reachable and makes every client a priority. His knowledge and professionalism is evident upon first meeting and his clients enjoy working with him.