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John Held

First Vice President

cbre-label-license: Lic. 01202476

John Held First Vice President
Lic. 01202476
San Francisco Peninsula 1450 Chapin Avenue
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

Professional Experience

Since 1994, John has had a successful career at CBRE.  His primary focus is representing tenants and landlords to find solutions for their real estate requirements. Over the years, John has worked with companies in a variety of industries; technology, life science, media, law, etc. By using his expertise, providing extensive market knowledge and leveraging CBRE's services, John is able to analyze a diverse array of solutions for his clients’ real estate objectives.


  • During his 21 year career with CBRE, John has acquired, through leases and sales, over 3,500,000 square feet on the San Francisco Peninsula, representing both tenants and landlords.
  • 2006, 2008, 2011, 2013 – Member of CBRE’s “Top Five” in the San Francisco Peninsula office


  • University of San Diego, Bachelor of Science; Business/Marketing,1994

Significant Assignments

  • Westport Office Park
    Sales Disposition
    ±967,000 SF
  • Bayhill Office Center
    Lease Disposition
    ±380,000 SF
  • Century Centre
    Lease Disposition
    ±276,000 SF
  • GlaxoSmithKline
    Sublease Disposition
    ±175,000 SF
  • Coulter Pharmaceuticals
    ±150,000 SF
  • Webvan Group
    ±141,000 SF
  • 700 Airport Blvd
    Lease Disposition
    ±130,000 SF
  • Corixa Corporation
    Sublease Disposition
    ±125,000 SF
  • 100 Redwood Shores
    Sales Disposition/Lease Disposition
    ±62,500 SF



  • Access Intelligence
  • Axway
  • Composite Software
  • Dendreon Corporation
  • Domus Development
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Edgewood Centers
  • Elan Pharmaceuticals
  • Equity Office Properties
  • Fisher Investments
  • IBM
  • LBA Realty
  • Konica Minolta
  • Model N
  • National Imaging Associates, Inc.
  • RR Donnelley & Sons
  • Regus
  • Ricoh Corporation
  • Robert Half International
  • Sherman Clay & Company
  • TeleAtlas
  • Toshiba America MRI
  • United States Postal Service
  • Vindicia
  • Xenogen Corporation
  • Lennar

John Held First Vice President
Lic. 01202476
San Francisco Peninsula 1450 Chapin Avenue
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

Available Properties