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Jeff Black

Jeffrey S. Black

Executive Vice President

Jeffrey S. Black

Executive Vice President
00607682
+1 408 4537467
+1 408 4373170

San Jose

225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
+1 408 453 7400
+1 408 437 3170

Professional Experience

Jeff Black has spent 40 years in the commercial real estate field in Silicon Valley. He joined CBRE in February 2009. Jeff’s areas of specialization include portfolio management and consulting for corporations with multi-transactional needs in multi-markets worldwide, as well as real estate consulting for major relocations for high-technology and office companies, with an emphasis primarily on Tenant Representation.


Professional Affiliations /Accreditations


  • Member and Past President of The Professional Wine Society of Santa Clara County 
  • Member of Association of Silicon Valley Brokers 
  • Director – BellaVista Capital 
  • Director – Downtown College Prep

Achievements


  • Top 100 Sales Professionals – 2015 – CBRE Nationwide
  • Top 100 Sales Professionals – 2013 – CBRE Nationwide
  • Top 225 Sales Professionals – 2012 – CBRE Nationwide
  • Top 125 Sales Professionals – 2011 – CBRE Nationwide
  • Top 125 Sales Professionals – 2010 – CBRE Nationwide
  • Top 5 Sales Professionals – 2013 – CBRE Silicon Valley
  • Top 5 Sales Professionals – 2012 – CBRE Silicon Valley
  • Top 5 Sales Professionals – 2011 – CBRE Silicon Valley
  • Top 5 Sales Professionals – 2015 – CBRE San Francisco Bay Area
  • Top 5 Sales Professionals – 2010 – CBRE San Francisco Bay Area
  • Top 5 Sales Professionals – 2010 – CBRE Silicon Valley
  • San Jose Business Journal – 2003 – No. 4 Broker in all of Silicon Valley
  • Hall of Fame Award – 1997 – Association of Silicon Valley Brokers



Education


  • University of Santa Clara, Bachelor of Science and Commerce; Finance


Significant Assignments


Notable Lease Transactions Representing Tenant

  • Netflix 485,000 SF Corporate Headquarters, Los Gatos 
  • VLSI Technology, Inc. 320,000 SF Multiple Buildings 
  • Netflix 320,000 SF Hollywood Headquarters 
  • PayPal 216,000 SF Office 
  • Paypal 180,000 SF Customer Support 
  • Paypal 175,000 SF Office 
  • Central Garden & Pet 165,000 SF Warehouse 
  • Bridge Communications 160,000 SF Office 
  • eBay 150,000 SF Customer Support Facility 
  • StubHub 140,000 SF Headquarters 
  • eBay 132,000 SF Office 
  • eBay 110,000 SF Customer Support Facility 
  • TDA Healthcare Systems 110,000 SF Office 
  • AT&T 100,000 SF Office 
  • Paypal 95,000 SF Office 
  • Netflix 90,000 SF Operations Center 
  • Paypal 90,000 SF Office 
  • Skype 90,000 SF Headquarters 
  • Qwest 76,000 SF Data Center 
  • eBay 75,000 SF Office 
  • eBay 72,000 SF Customer Support Facility 
  • Netflix 58,000 SF Office 
  • Bill Me Later 58,000 SF Headquarters 
  • Netflix 49,000 SF Customer Support Facility


Notable Sale Transactions Representing Tenant

  • eBay 515,000 SF Headquarters 
  • eBay 461,000 SF Headquarters 
  • VLSI Technology, Inc. 280,000 SF Headquarters 
  • Steelcase 252,000 SF Warehouse/Showroom 
  • Advanced Micro Devices 220,000 SF Headquarters 
  • United Technologies Corp. 160,000 SF Flex Space 
  • Marriott Corporation 150,000 SF Office 
  • eBay 140,000 SF Data Center 
  • FDIC 136,000 SF Flex Space 
  • Data General Corporation 110,000 SF Manufacturing Plant 
  • National Mailing Service 100,000 SF Warehouse 
  • eBay 72,000 SF Customer Service Facility 
  • Capricorn Management 45,000 SF Headquarters


Major Land Sales (Partial List)

  • Exxon Corporation 256 Acres 
  • Cadillac Fairview 120 Acres 
  • Devcon Property Company 90 Acres 
  • VLSI Technology, Inc. 50 Acres 
  • AT&T 45 Acres 
  • Bell Savings 42 Acres 
  • eBay 36 Acres 
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific 25 Acres 
  • Trammell Crow Company 25 Acres 
  • General Electric 25 Acres 
  • O’Donnell, Hopkins & Brigham 25 Acres 
  • Dunn Property Company 25 Acres 
  • Altera 20 Acres 
  • South Bay Development Company 16 Acres 
  • eBay 15 Acres 
  • Cabot, Cabot & Forbes 12 Acres


Portfolio Management For Tenants

  • Altera Office Portfolio1 (3,000 to 30,000 SF Transaction Sizes) 
  • Amdahl Office Portfolio2 (3,000 to 20,000 SF Transaction Sizes) 
  • VLSI Office Portfolio3 (3,000 to 15,000 SF Transaction Sizes) 
  • Netflix Distribution Portfolio4 (5,000 to 56,000 SF Transaction Sizes) 

1Corporate advisor to Altera Corporation for seven (7) years negotiating all of their office expansion, contractions and renewals.
2Retained by Amdahl as lease negotiator for field office portfolio for one (1) year.
3Corporate advisor to VLSI Corporation for seven (7) years negotiating all of their office expansions, contractions and renewals.
4Corporate advisor to Netflix for last 5 years managing their 58-building U.S. distribution hub portfolio.
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 Clients 

  • eBay
  • PayPal
  • Netflix
  • Altera
  • Amdahl
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • General Electric
  • Marriott Corporation
  • AT&T
  • E-Trade
  • Exxon
  • NEC
  • Quest
  • Steelcase
  • National Mailing Service

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Jeffrey S. Black

Executive Vice President
00607682
+1 408 4537467
+1 408 4373170

San Jose

225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
+1 408 453 7400
+1 408 437 3170