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Chris Jacobs

Vice Chairman

License: Lic. 00900432

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

Professional Experience 

For the past three decades, Chris Jacobs has established himself as a premier life science expert on the San Francisco Peninsula. His knowledge of the local market and industry leaders, as well as his understanding of laboratory improvements, strategic evaluation, and negotiation process provides his clients unparalleled expertise as they evaluate their space needs.  

Chris has consistently been ranked as the top professional on the San Francisco Peninsula since 1991 and among the top professionals in the Bay Area. He has been involved in over $5 Billion worth of sales activity and over 15 Million square feet of leasing transactions.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations 


  • Member, California Governors Life Science Task Force
  • Member, California Life Sciences Association (CLSA)
  • Program Committee Member, 2004 Cal Bio Conference
  • Director, CBRE Bay Area Life Science Practice



  •  2016-2019 – CBRE Recognition Award Recipient
  • Governor's Life Science Task Force (2003-2005)
  • Bay Bio Gene Acres Committee (2000-2007)
  • 2004-2019 - #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
  • 1999 – Team, Development Award – Northern California Region
  • 1993 – SAMCEDA – San Mateo County “Broker of the Year” Award 



  •  University of California, Berkeley; Bachelor of Science


Clients Represented


  • Abbvie
  • Gilead SciencesPfizer
  • Alector
  • DuPont
  • Elan Pharmaceutical
  • Life Technologies
  • Genentech
  • BridgeBio
  • 3rd Rock Ventures
  • Portola Pharmaceutical
  • Ambys Medicines
  • InterMune Pharmaceuticals
  • Nutrix
  • Surrozen
  • Tolerion
  • Akero Therapeutic


  • Healthpeak Properties
  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities
  • Carlyle Realty

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

Available Properties