Real Estate Brokers and Lawyers

Chris in Squaw

Broker and Attorney

Christopher Lawrence Fenolio, Esq.

Chris Fenolio is a California real estate broker, real estate attorney, and tax attorney. He has represented clients in billions of dollars of both residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Chris is highly experienced in structuring real estate transactions and is an expert in Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 exchanges. He formerly practiced in the real estate groups at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte, has managed hundreds of millions of dollars of commercial real estate projects, and was a partner at one of the premier boutique real estate and tax law firms in California.

Among his recent brokerage transactions, Chris represented buyers looking to defer taxes on the sale of investment properties by acquiring resdential property in Lake Tahoe as a part of 1031 exchanges.

Chris grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and Olympic Vallley, California, where he graduated from Squaw Valley Academy. Chris was a member of the Squaw Valley Ski Team, and earned his pilots license at the Truckee Tahoe Airport.

Before attending law school, Chris attended the University of Southern California, where he earned a BS in Accounting, cum laude, and a Master of Business Taxation degree, with honors. 

In addition to representing buyers and sellers in real estate transactions as both a broker and attorney, Chris is a Captain in the United States Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, where he currently serves as legal officer and government relations officer for the California Wing, and is a transport mission pilot and cadet orientation pilot flying Cessna 172 and 182 aircraft.


CA DRE 01887254


Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California
P.O. Box 3730 – Olympic Valley, CA 96146

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