Chris Costa

Chris Costa

President & CEO

Chris Costa has been at Knapp Properties for over 25 years. He began his career with the company in 1997 and currently serves as its President and CEO.

After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 1987, he joined the Des Moines office of Deloitte & Touche, where he also attained the designation of Certified Public Accountant. In 1993, he joined Knapp Construction, a residential construction company, and served as its Chief Financial Officer. In 1997, Chris joined Knapp Properties.

In addition to his activities at Knapp Properties, Chris currently serves on the boards of Iowa State Bank, the Animal Rescue League, DMACC Foundation, Greater Des Moines Partnership Development Council, West Des Moines Plan and Zoning, UI Reach, Easterseals Iowa, ICON Water Trails, Great Outdoor Foundation, and Dallas County Local Housing Trust. He also serves as Chairman of the Greater Des Moines Partnership Economic Development Board and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Greater Des Moines Partnership Board. Chris was a member of the 2007-2008 Greater Des Moines Leadership Class.