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Mark Schmidt

Mark Schmidt

Senior Managing Director

Advisory & Transaction Services

License: Lic. 00872826

Mark Schmidt Senior Managing Director
Advisory & Transaction Services Lic. 00872826
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Professional Experience

Mark is responsible for overseeing all strategic planning, business development, recruiting, and transaction services in the Silicon Valley.  He has been with CBRE (formerly Insignia/ESG, Inc.) since 1995 through the acquisition of O’Donnell Property Services.  Mark began his career as a broker with Coldwell Banker (now known as CBRE) in the Silicon Valley Office in 1984.

In addition to managing the CBRE Silicon Valley Office, Mark assists institutional clients in acquiring or disposing assets for their Silicon Valley portfolios.  He also oversees an agency leasing portfolio of 6 million square feet throughout the Silicon Valley.  Mark has also assisted several Fortune 500 companies acquire or dispose of property throughout the Silicon Valley.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • ​Past board member for the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • California Real Estate Brokers license
  • Member of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)

Civic Responsibilities

  • Member, Downtown Association of San Jose
  • Member, SPUR – San Jose

Charity Involvement

  • Board Member Navarro Bowman 4th and Goal Foundation
  • Catholic Charities
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • CBRE Homeless Shelter Program
  • Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
  • American Cancer Society
  • YMCA
  • Cristo Rey Schools Corporate Sponsor


  • Admitted to the Colbert Coldwell Circle -- 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018
  • San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal Top 20 Silicon Valley Commercial Real Estate Agents--2005, 2006 (Number 3 overall), 2010, 2011, 2012 (Number 5 overall), 2013 (Nunber 2 overall) & 2014 (Number 6 overall)
  • San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal Brokerage Office of the Year--2005
  • CBRE Office Turnaround Award--2003 & 2006
  • Named Insignia/ESG's Agency Executive of the Year for the western United States--1997, 1999, 2000 & 2001 
  • Number one in production for all Insignia/ESG brokers in the western United States--2000 & 2001
  • Coldwell Banker Rookie of the Year--1984​​​


  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts; Business Administration


  • The Irvine Company
  • Dell Computer
  • Sobrato Development Company
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • Bentall Kennedy
  • DiNapoli Companies
  • RNM Properties
  • Behringer Harvard
  • RNM Properties
  • Milestone Group
  • San Jose Water Company
  • TA Associates Realty
  • Invesco Real Estate 
  • McMorgan & Company 
  • IHP Capital Partners
  • O’Donnell Management Company
  • D.R. Stephens & Company 
  • First Industrial Realty Trust 
  • ING Clarion Partners
  • Bixby Land Company
  • Orchard Partners
  • Digital Realty
Mark Schmidt Senior Managing Director
Advisory & Transaction Services Lic. 00872826
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

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