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Chris is a San Francisco native and graduated from Saint Ignatius High School in 1963. He went to City College of San Francisco and earned his BA in Fine Arts at SF State. While at Saint Ignatius Chris was an athlete who achieved 10 Varsity Blocks(4 in Cross Country, 3 in Track & 3 in Basketball). Chris met his wife, Virginia, in art class at City College in 1963 and they have been married for 44 years. While at City College Chris broke the 13 year old record in the 1/2 mile and ran it in 1min 55.5 seconds and became the Big 8 Junior College Champion in 1964. This background has inspired Chris to achieve high goals and standards in his Real Estate business.
Today Chris enjoys Golf and Traveling. He also collects fine art which fills his 5,000 sq./ft. Victorian home on Dolores Street. Chris is the loving father of 3 wonderful adult children, Andre, Bianca & Marina and now has two beautiful granddaughters, Simone Evalena Cohen, Zara Rose Cohen and a wonderful grandson, Jean Paul Ferrigno.
Chris obtained his real estate license in 1974 and started with Green & Kaufmann, a large residential firm, and quickly found his niche in apartment house sales. In 1976 he had the highest sale in the 150 person office-$755,000 for a 24 unit building. He became assistant sales manager at their West Portal office and Top Producer for two of 4 years. From 1979-1985 associated with several different offices; Ward Realty, Michael Strausz Realty & James Ledwith Real Estate. Chris founded Ferrigno Real Estate in 1986 and is celebrating 28 years in his own business. Chris has been a consistent and prolific Realtor for the last 40 years selling hundreds of millions of dollars in residential and investment property.
Chris and his wife, Virginia, own and manage 15 properties in Northern California and 4 properties out of state. We started with a 3-unit building in Noe Valley (borrowing our down payment from Virginia’s teachers Credit Union) at a purchase price of $32,000 and we now control over $30 million in Real Estate.