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Gene Williams

Vice President

Valuation and Advisory Services

Gene Williams Vice President
Valuation and Advisory Services
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Professional Experience

Gene Williams is an experienced commercial real estate professional with over 20 years of commercial real estate experience that includes appraisal, mortgage banking, direct investment and joint venture equity originations. Mr. Williams began his appraisal career in 1988 and has been a member of the Appraisal Institute since 1994. Mr. Williams has experience with value-added properties, construction projects, loan workouts, loan dispositions and portfolio acquisitions. Experience also includes occupancy cost analysis, rent arbitrations and litigation support as well as expert witness testimony.

Appraisal and consulting services have been provided for unencumbered, leased fee, leasehold and partial interests. Additionally, Mr. Williams is proficient in providing Retrospective and Prospective valuations. Mr. Williams has valued billions of dollars in commercial property in the Silicon Valley area and his experience includes all types of properties, including regional malls, power centers, high-density mixed use projects, office buildings, single-tenant and other retail developments, industrial and R&D projects and apartments ranging across the full spectrum of asset classes.​​​

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Appraisal Institute—Awarded MAI designation in 1994
  • CCIM Institute—Awarded CCIM designation in 1996
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors—Awarded MRICS designation in 2008
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser—State of California, No. AG015954


  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, Bachelor of Science; Business Administration

Significant Assignments

Property Description Location

Bay Meadows, Phase II

Proposed Transit-Oriented Mixed-Use (1,121 low to high-density housing units and 775,000 SF of Office and Retail)

San Mateo, CA

Westfield Valley Fair Mall

Class A Super Regional Mall (1,465,000 SF)

San Jose/Santa Clara, CA

Office/R&D Portfolio

23 buildings totaling 680,000 SF

Sunnyvale, CA

Milpitas Business Park

14 Office and R&D Buildings totaling 609,000 SF

Milpitas, CA

Office/R&D Portfolio

7 Buildings totaling 371,000 SF

Santa Clara, CA

Flextronics Corporate Campus

9 Industrial and Office buildings totaling 500,000 SF

Milpitas, CA

Alvarado Business Park

5 multi-tenant Warehouse buildings totaling 696,000 SF

San Leandro, CA

San Jose MarketCenter

Class A Power Center (183,000 SF)

San Jose, CA

Fairway Business Park

4 multi-tenant Warehouse buildings totaling 371,000 SF

San Leandro, CA

Apartment Portfolio

1,191-units in 3 properties

Santa Clara County, CA

Northpointe Apartments

Proposed Transit-Oriented Mixed-Use (498 apartments and 21,000 SF retail)

San Jose, CA

SNK at the Crossing

Proposed Transit-Oriented Mixed-Use (163 apartments and 187 condominiums)

San Bruno, CA


  • Bank of the West
  • Barclays Capital
  • Corus Bank
  • DiNapoli Development
  • Ferrari, Ottoboni, Caputo & Wunderling, LLP
  • Heleba—Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen
  • Heritage Bank
  • Housing Capital Company
  • Lakin Spears, LLP
  • Legacy Partners
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • O’Melveny & Meyers, LLP
  • Pacific National Bank
  • Reed Smith, LLP
  • Regions Bank
  • SNK Realty Group
  • Union Bank of California
  • Union Labor Life Insurance Company
  • Wells Fargo
Gene Williams Vice President
Valuation and Advisory Services
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113