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Robert L. Ferraro

Senior Vice President

Advisory & Transaction Services

License: Lic. 00949584

Robert L. Ferraro Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services Lic. 00949584
Oakland 1111 Broadway
Suite 1850
Oakland, CA 94607


Professional Experience

Bob Ferraro is regarded as the most distinguished Industrial and Logistics advisor in the East Bay and has lead multiple award-winning development, sales and leasing assignments for the most formidable developers/investors and occupiers in the industry. Focusing on consistently delivering best-in-class real estate services to his clients, during his +30-year career Bob has created the marketing strategy for many of the largest speculative industrial developments in the East Bay and completed more than 2,500 sale and lease transactions valued at over $2.2 billion. In 2018-2019 alone, Bob was involved in negotiations valued at over $1 billion on behalf of the owners & occupiers that he advises.

Mr. Ferraro serves as a marketing strategist, technical advisor and negotiator to well-respected clients such as Prologis, Overton Moore, Trammell Crow, Principal, Black Creek, Nuveen, Invesco & Duke Realty. Among the diverse array of transactions that Bob has been involved in, Mr. Ferraro has been the lead on some of the most significant deals in the East Bay industrial market including over 1.4 million SF in Livermore to Tesla and Draxel Maier on behalf of Trammel Crow, over 900,000 square feet of leases to Amazon in new developments in Hayward & San Leandro, a 330,000 square foot lease for Torani at the Marina Gateway in San Leandro on behalf of Overton Moore, 199,000 square feet to Google in a adaptive reuse project at Alameda Point, and 121,000 square feet at San Leandro Business Center owned by Principal.

Mr. Ferraro’s experience with representing food, logistics, consumer goods, health sciences, green technology bio-ag and telecommunications technology companies, such as Torani (330k), CEVA (323k), Friant (274k), Service West (252k), Gettler Ryan (200k), Parks Co. (189k), Shaw (125k), Mighty Buildings (75k), Therm-X (68k), Mendel Bro (60k), Siemens (54k), to name a few.

Mr. Ferraro is a volunteer for the Dorothy Day House Berkeley organization, Bob and his wife, Janette, reside in Alamo with their three daughters.

Significant Assignments

 

  • Pacific Commons, Fremont, California - Lease - 1,718,490 SF
  • The Oaks Logistics Center, Livermore, California - Lease - 1,298,000 SF
  • TIAA-CREF - Hayward/Union City Portfolio Lease - 657,000 SF
  • Prologis Industrial Center, Hayward, California - Lease - 601,000 SF
  • West Winton Commerce Center, Hayward, California - Lease - 507,000 SF
  • San Leandro Business Center, San Leandro, California - Lease - 553,000 SF
  • Whipple Commerce Center, Union City, California - Lease - 372,000 SF
  • Prologis Commerce Park, Hayward, California - Lease - 317,000 SF
  • 33201 Dowe Avenue, Union City, California - Lease - 306,650 SF
  • North Hayward Corporate Center, Hayward, California - Lease - 223,000 SF

Major Transactions

 

  • Tesla, Oaks Logistics, Livermore, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±1,000,000
  • Crossings Purchase, Fremont, CA – Seller Rep - Sale - ±695,000
  • Comstock Purchase, San Leandro , CA – Seller Rep - Sale - ±460,000
  • Confidential I, Fremont, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±423,000
  • 5.11, Manteca, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±404,000
  • Friant & Associates, Suffolk, VA – Tenant Rep - Lease - ±357,000
  • KraftHeinz Sale, San Leandro, CA – Seller Rep - Sale - ±328,000
  • Comstock Purchase, Union City, CA – Seller Rep - Sale - ±306,000
  • Draexlmaier, Oaks Logistics Livermore, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±294,000
  • Friant, San Leandro, CA – Tenant Rep - Lease - ±274,000
  • Restoration Hardware, Richmond, CA – Tenant Rep - Lease - ±214,000
  • Rainin, Oakland, CA – Tenant Rep - Lease - ±203,000
  • JFC, Fremont, CA – Tenant Rep - Lease - ±174,000/100,000
  • Service West, Fremont, CA – Dual Rep - Lease - ±157,000
  • Search Engine, Alameda, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±131,000/65,000
  • Shaw Carpets, Union City, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±127,000
  • Uriman, Union City, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±125,000
  • Rexel, Oakland, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±119,000
  • HD Supply, Union City, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±115,000
  • Door to Door Storage, Hayward, CA – Tenant Rep - Lease - ±105,000
  • Pivot Interiors, Fremont, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±104,000
  • Orion Logistics, Hayward, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±102,000
  • MXD Group, Livermore, CA – Landlord Rep - Lease - ±89,000
  • Scannell, Livermore, CA – Seller Rep - Sale - ±87,000

Clients

  • AEW Realty
  • American Pacific Group
  • Bay Area Kenworth
  • Comstock Realty Partners
  • Cort
  • Cranbrook Group
  • Fidelity National
  • Friant & Associates
  • Home Depot
  • Invesco Realty
  • IPT
  • JFC International Inc.
  • McGrath Properties
  • NorCal Moving & Storage
  • Overton Moore Properties
  • ProLogis
  • Restoration Hardware
  • Reynolds & Brown
  • Ricoh America
  • Service West
  • Siemens Corporation
  • SigmaTron International
  • Spieker Investments
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • Terreno Realty
  • TH Real Estate 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • East Bay Brokers Association (EBBA)

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara 1983

  • Awarded Athletics Scholarship (Baseball)

Robert L. Ferraro Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services Lic. 00949584
Oakland 1111 Broadway
Suite 1850
Oakland, CA 94607

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