National Finance Chair
Christopher G. Korge is an attorney, retailer and real estate developer from Miami, Florida. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and Temple School of Law. He began his career as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Miami Beach where he handled matters including developing the city’s arena and securing the Miami Heat franchise. He then earned partner status in just six years of practice at Holland and Knight. After leaving Holland and Knight, his legal career continued on to ultimately creating his own law firm, Korge and Korge. Beginning in the 1990s, Chris focused his business efforts on real estate investment and development. He is the Chairman and CEO of LandKo Investments which is the operating arm of his real estate investment companies. His business holdings include creating a company called NewsLink, a retail, food and beverage operation located in seven airports. Collectively, his companies employ more than 1,400 people.
Chris has been extremely active politically for twenty-five years and has served in numerous official capacities. He has served in the past as a National Finance Chairman for Hillary Clinton for President and National Finance Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Democratic Business Council for the Democratic National Committee. He has served in the past as a trustee for the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
He has served on the Florida International University Foundation Board, is a founder of the FIU Medical School, was Chairman of the Coconut Grove Junior Chamber Foundation, Chairman of the United Way Mayor’s Ball, a trustee of the Miami Art Museum, Vice Chairman of the Urban League of Greater Miami, President of the Coconut Grove Jaycees, Vice President of the Greater Miami Host Committee, as well as a board member of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau and Recording for the Blind. Chris has three children, Andrew, Kristina and Angela, all of whom have carried on the family tradition of involvement in the community and political activities. He is also the proud grandfather of three grandchildren: Alivia, Anthony and Amelia.