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Ken Churich

Senior Vice President

License: Lic. 00887925

Ken Churich Senior Vice President
Lic. 00887925
San Francisco 415 Mission Street
Suite 4600
San Francisco, CA 94105

Professional Experience

KEN CHURICH, Senior Vice President, has over 33 years experience of San Francisco Financial District and Northern California office buildings. Ken has completed a wide range of landlord and tenant leasing as well as sales assignments for clients large and small. He has also managed leasing teams in office building markets extending from the Silicon Valley to the North Bay and Sacramento.


As a broker in downtown San Francisco for Equity Office Properties, Ken was exclusive agent for 10 class A buildings, over 6 million sq. ft. As an institutional owner and investor representative, he was responsible for leasing in excess of 21 million sq. ft. in Equity Office Property’s 100 building Northern California portfolio, their largest region in the nation. In total, Ken has been on leasing assignments for over 30 major agencies in his career totaling over 28 million sq. ft.

Ken brings great relationships in many markets and years of first hand experience with best practices in the industry to CBRE. Ken is a recognized leader in the commercial real estate industry in Northern California. His professional history includes an extraordinary combination of experience as both a broker and institutional owner.


Ken started his career in 1985 at Cushman & Wakefield, where he spent over 17 years as an accomplished broker. Following C&W, Ken spent over 5 years at Equity Office Properties Trust where he was directly responsible for managing the leasing activities in the San Francisco central business district and the Northern California region. Ken started with The CAC Group in 2009 and then came to CBRE via the acquisition of their company.


Affiliations & Accreditations

  • NAIOP Member
  • The City of Hope Real Estate Council
  • San Francisco Business Times Deal of the Year, Multiple Years
  • NAIOP Best of the Bay Nomination Multiple Years
  • The Olympic Club Member
  • The Peninsula Golf & Country Club Member
  • St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School Past Member of the Board of Trustees



  •  University of California, Berkeley

Partial Transaction List


Project Leasing Transaction Location Square Footage
Wells Fargo Bank 525 Market Street 280,000 SF
Confidential Cloud Company Rincon Center 236,000 SF
Mckesson One Post Street 230,000 SF
Slack 500 Howard Street 230,000 SF
Okta 100 First Street 210,000 SF
Delta Dental 100 First Street 190,000 SF
Confidential Search Engine Rincon Center 170,000 SF
Wells Fargo Bank 455 Market Street 163,000 SF
Rent Net, Inc. 795 Folsom Street 95,000 SF
DFS Group 525 Market Street 80,000 SF
Confidential Co-Working 655 Montgomery Street 55,000 SF
Bank of America 201 Third Street 54,000 SF
First Nationwide 33 New Montgomery Street 51,000 SF
Wealth & Tax Services 100 First Street 48,000 SF
UC Regents 160 Spear Street 48,000 SF
Digital Equipment Corp. 455 Market Street 44,000 SF
Omnicom 600 California Street 41,000 SF
Sale Goodwill - 295  Bay 40,000 SF
Sale 140 Second Street 40,000 SF
Public Policy 500 Washington Street 38,000 SF
Kimpton Hotel 222 Kearny Street 30,000 SF
Box 100 First Street 30,000 SF
Wells Fargo Bank 394 Pacific Street 30,000 SF
ROI Direct 525 Market Street 28,000 SF
Viacom 225 Bush Street 26,000 SF
Fidelity Corp. 350 California Street 26,000 SF
Confidential Search Engine Rincon Center 25,000 SF
Small Business Administration 455 Market Street 22,000 SF
Coblentz, Cohen, McCabe & Breyer 222 Kearny Street 22,000 SF
Adams, Duque & Hazeltine 500 Washington Street 22,000 SF
Bridge Housing 600 California Street 21,000 SF
Burr, Pilger and Meyer 600 California Street 20,000 SF
Interior Architects     350 California Street   20,000 SF
Intrax      600 California Street

20,000 SF

Tenant Representation Transactions Location Square Footage
Goldberg, Moser O'Neill 640 Battery Street 95,000 SF
General Motors 475 Brannan Street 54,000 SF
MCI International One Market Street 50,000 SF
General Electric 1340 Treat Blvd., Walnut Creek 40,000 SF
Anderson & Lembke 135 Main Street 40,000 SF
Interpublic Group of Cos. Levi's Plaza 30,000 SF
Heller Financial 50 Beale Street 30,000 SF
Dow Jones & Co. 201 California Street 26,000 SF
Union Bank of California 41 Wall Street, New York 25,000 SF
Credit Suisse First Boston 201 Spear Street 22,000 SF
Stockbridge Capital Group 4 Embarcadero Center 22,000 SF
Bare Escentuals, Inc. 71 Stevenson Street 20,000 SF
Internet Private Capital 50 Fremont Street 20,000 SF
Blau Marketing 100 California Street 20,000 SF
Holland & Knight 50 California Street 20,000 SF
Identified China Basin 17,000 SF
Girard Gibbs 601 California Street 13,000 SF
RMW Architecture 160 Pine Street 10,000 SF

Investment Sales Transaction Location Square Footage
Beacon Properties 600 California Street 370,000 SF
TMG/Continental Development 155 Fifth Street 350,000 SF
John Hancock Mutual Life 353 Sacramento Street 260,000 SF
Montgomery Advisors/Baupost 255 California Street 180,000 SF
Cigna/Harvest Properties 115 Sansome Street 135,000 SF
Multiple Northern California office buildings Equity Office Properties


Tenant Clients

  • Bare Escentuals
  • Buck Consultants Down Jones & Company
  • French Consulate
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • Amongst others
  • Goldberg, Moser, O'Neill
  • Interpublic Group of Companies
  • Lowe & Partners/SMS
  • Surplus Line Association
  • Time Inc.

Landlord Clients

  • ADCO
  • Beacon Capital Partners
  • Black Creek Group
  • Chevron Land & Development
  • Clarion Partners
  • Ellis Partners
  • Farallon Capital
  • Harvest Properties
  • Heitman
  • Highridge Partners
  • Hudson Pacific
  • Kilroy Realty
  • LBA Realty
  • Lincoln Property / Legacy Partners / SteelWave
  • Mack-Cali Realty Corp
  • Montgomery Advisors
  • Prudential
  • RNM Properties
  • Shuwa Investments
  • TMG Partners
  • U.S. Land International Holdings
  • UBS Realty Investors
  • Union Bank of California

Ken Churich Senior Vice President
Lic. 00887925
San Francisco 415 Mission Street
Suite 4600
San Francisco, CA 94105