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Chris Shepherd

Executive Vice President

License: Lic. 01707888

Chris Shepherd Executive Vice President
Lic. 01707888
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Professional Experience

Chris Shepherd is an Executive Vice President and member of the Technology and Media Practice leadership group at CBRE. Since starting his career at CBRE in 2005, Mr. Shepherd has established himself as a market leader in representing Technology firms to create and execute their real estate strategies. He has negotiated some of the most notable and complicated transactions in the market on behalf of his clients ranging from venture-backed start-ups to publicly traded corporations. Mr. Shepherd’s roster of global accounts includes Lumentum, Magic Leap, and A10 Networks.

Mr. Shepherd is consistently a top performer in the Bay Area and nationally for CBRE, having been named to the Bay Area Platinum Producer list every year since 2012, a top 10 Silicon Valley producer since 2017 and in 2019, was one of the top 200 Producers in the company.

Using CBRE’s unsurpassed and globally integrated platform, Mr. Shepherd routinely performs such services as strategic planning and budgeting, transaction management, financial analysis, and property disposition both locally and internationally. Mr. Shepherd’s clients cite their respect and appreciation for his attention to detail, professionalism, honesty, and negotiation skills as reasons why they continue to use and recommend his services.

Mr. Shepherd graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Santa Clara University. Mr. Shepherd is an active member of the community and has served on the advisory board of Cordevalle Golf Club since 2017, has been a volunteer/coach for the First Tee of Silicon Valley, and is an active member of the St. Christopher Parish.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • 2019 | CBRE Nationwide Top 10% Producer
  • 2015, 2017 | CBRE Nationwide Top 20% Producer
  • 2012 – 2019 | CBRE Bay Area Platinum Producer
  • 2019 | CBRE SJ Top 5
  • 2017 – 2019 | CBRE SJ Top 10
  • Member, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)
  • Member, NAIOP Developing Leader Group
  • Licensed California Real Estate Broker

Clients Represented / Partial Lists

Global Accounts:

  • A10 Networks
  • DataStax
  • Forescout Technologies
  • Lumentum
  • Magic Leap

Publicly Traded Companies:

  • Boston Scientific
  • CDK
  • Cepheid
  • Danaher
  • DocuSign
  • Forescout Technologies
  • Mentor Graphics
  • MobileIron
  • NEC
  • Northrop Grumman
  • OOMA
  • Snap
  • Sony (Playstation)
  • TDK
  • Tokyo Electron
  • Weibo

Venture Backed:

  • Ayla Networks
  • ByteDance (TikTok)
  • Fungible
  • Magic Leap
  • Optical Biosciences
  • SambaNova Systems
  • StorCentric
  • UltraSense
  • Vexata
  • VitroLabs
  • Zoox

Client Exits:

  • Blue Data (HPE)
  • Clipmine (Twitch)
  • Cortina Networks (Inphi)
  • Datos 10 (Rubrik)
  • E2V ( Teradyne)
  • Guavas (VM Ware)
  • Hedvig (Commvault)
  • Maginatics (EMC)
  • Mentor Graphics (Siemens)
  • Ooyala(Telstra)
  • Voke VR (Intel)
  • Xyratex (Seagate
Chris Shepherd Executive Vice President
Lic. 01707888
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

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