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Jeff Birnbaum

Senior Vice President

License: Lic. 01185268

Jeff Birnbaum Senior Vice President
Lic. 01185268
Walnut Creek 2175 N. California Boulevard
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Professional Experience


During his 26-year career with CBRE, Jeff has consistently been a leading professional and a market leader in the East Bay Office and R&D markets. Jeff’s experience and track record representing both tenants and select property owners has enabled him to successfully complete a multitude of complex transactions for his clients throughout his career.

Jeff specializes in representing companies as well as select property owners for clients in a diverse array of industries, including; technology, medical device, professional services and consumer products. Jeff has completed over 1,500 lease and sale transactions, totaling in excess of 15 million square feet, for consideration exceeding $2 billion. Jeff resides with his wife Erika, son Josh and daughter Reese in Danville, California.

His area of expertise includes;

  • Lease acquisition/disposition strategies
  • Multi-market transactions and portfolio management
  • Implementation of occupancy cost strategies and advanced lease renewal negotiations
  • Rapid implementation of facility planning and acquisition

Significant Transactions


 Client  Transaction Type  Square Feet
 Robert Half Int’l  Multi-market projects  ±340,000
 Confidential Client  Lease  ±211,000 
 Zeltiq Aesthetics  HQ Lease  ±160,000
 Regus  Multiple Lease  ±155,000
 Union Bank of California  Multiple Lease  ±130,000
 Nestle  Multiple Lease  ±100,000
 Pulte Home Corp.  Multiple Lease  ±95,000
 Simpson Strong Tie  HQ Lease  ±90,000
 Armanino LLP  HQ & Multi-market projects  ±170,000
 ZOOM  HQ & Multi-market projects  ±250,000
 XCL  Multi-market projects  ±75,000
 Dialpad   HQ & Multi-market projects  ±110,000
 Versartis  HQ Lease  ±70,000
 Boeing  Lease  ±45,000
 Veeva  Multi-market projects  ±90,000
 Building  Landlord  Square Feet
 Mount Diablo Plaza  Swift, RREEF, MetLife  ±350,000
 Diablo Technology Center  Ridge Capital, CW Capital  ±190,000
 Gibraltar Center   Ellis Partners  ±101,000
 Sunol Center  Dollinger, Ellis Partners  ±95,000
 Saratoga Center  Ridge Capital, Ellis Partners  ±82,000
 Ygnacio Center  Hines  ±500,000
 UFCW Plaza  American Realty  ±170,000
 Dublin Corporate Center  Hines  ±450,000
 Hacienda Terrace  Equity Office, Legacy Partners  ±302,000
 5160 Hacienda Drive  TPG  ±200,000
 3 Park Place  Patelco FCU  ±220,000





  • 1996 received the Distinguished Achievement Award for the “Rookie of the Year” for the San Francisco/Bay Area Region.
  • 1998-2018 achieved “Top Five” Ranking in the Walnut Creek/Pleasanton Office.
  • 2019 achieved “Number One” Ranking in the Walnut Creek/Pleasanton Office.
  • 2000 achieved “Number One” Team Ranking in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • 2005 East Bay Business Times Award – Corporate Relocation of the Year “Simpson Strong-Tie”.



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

Select Client Quotes


  • “Your integrity, knowledge of the marketplace, and professionalism were absolutely invaluable to the success of this project.”
  • “You had our interest in mind throughout the transaction and your responsiveness and follow thru was superb.”
  • “Your representation of our interests and business objectives is always first and foremost.”
  • “Your responsiveness and knowledge of the leasing process has consistently helped to anticipate leasing issues and creatively solved for solutions leading to bottom line savings.”
Jeff Birnbaum Senior Vice President
Lic. 01185268
Walnut Creek 2175 N. California Boulevard
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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