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Chris Jacobs

Executive Vice President

License: Lic. 00900432

Chris Jacobs Executive Vice President
Lic. 00900432
San Francisco Peninsula 1450 Chapin Avenue
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

Professional Experience 

With over 25 years of experience, 20 of which are in the life science industry, Chris has established himself as a premier life science expert on the San Francisco Peninsula.  Chris' knowledge of the local market, industry leaders, laboratory improvements, strategic evaluation, and negotiation process provides his clients unparalleled expertise.

 Since 1985, Chris has been involved in over $1 Billion worth of sales activity and over 10 Million square feet of leasing transactions.  Chris has consistently been ranked as the top professional on the San Francisco Peninsula since 1991 and as the number one professional in the Bay Area in 1999, 2000, and 2006.  In addition to this, Chris has qualified for the company's "Chairman's Club" from 1990-2013 and was named the number one professional in the Northwest Region in 2000, qualifying him for the Colbert Coldwell Circle representing the top 50 professionals worldwide. Chris is a leader in the CBRE Life Science Practice in the Bay Area.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations 


  • Member, California Governors Life Science Task Force
  • Member, Bay Area BioScience Centre
  • Program Committee Member, 2004 Cal Bio Conference
  • Director, CBRE Life Sciences Group



  •  Governor's Life Science Task Force (2003-2005)
  • Bay Bio Gene Acres Committee (2000-2007)
  • 2011-2013 CBRE Recognition Award winner
  • 2001, 2002, 2004-2014 – #1 Producer in San Francisco Peninsula Office
  • 2000 – #1 Bay Area Producer and member of CBRE Colbert Coldwell Circle
    (Top 3% of professionals worldwide)
  • 1999 – #1 Bay Area Brokerage Group Producer
  • 1990-2000 – CBRE Chairman Club Award Recipient
  • 1999 – Team Development Award – Northern California Region
  • 1993 – SAMCEDA – San Mateo County "Broker of the Year" Award​



  •  University of California, Berkeley; Bachelor of Science




  • Pioneer Hi-Bred
  • Merk
  • Pfizer
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Schering Plough
  • DuPont
  • Elan Pharmaceutical
  • Life Technologies
  • Genentech
  • Five Prime Therapeutics
  • Carlyle Realty
  • Portola Pharmaceutical
  • Millennium Pharma/Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • InterMune Pharmaceuticals
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • HCP, Inc.
  • Alexandria Real Estate Equity

Chris Jacobs Executive Vice President
Lic. 00900432
San Francisco Peninsula 1450 Chapin Avenue
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

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