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Rick Shaffer

Senior Vice President

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Rick Shaffer Senior Vice President
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Professional Experience

Rick Shaffer rejoined CBRE in 2007 as a Senior Vice President specializing in retail leasing and investments within the Silicon Valley.

Rick brings with him 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, as a sales professional/developer of retail properties. At his previous development firm, Rick was responsible for all of the development process including site acquisition, entitlements, city processing, construction management, lease negotiations, property management and disposition of excess property. In Rick’s 14 years working in development, he was involved with the acquisition and disposition of over 50 retail projects.

Rick has consistently ranked among the top brokers in the Silicon Valley. Prior to his development experience, Rick worked at CB Commercial for four years where he received Top 5 honors three times and was companywide rookie of the year in 1993.

Mr. Shaffer is a member of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers, ICSC and sits on the Admissions Advisory Committee.

Professional Affiliations /Accreditations

  • California Brokers License
  • Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Member of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers
  • Archbishop Mitty High School Admissions Advisory Committee


  • Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, Bachelor of Science; Finance

Partial Transaction List

  • McCarthy Retail Center
    ±150,000 SF
  • Confidential Big-Box Retailer Client, San Jose
    ±84,000 SF
  • Evergreen Marketplace
    ±62,000 SF
  • Bank of America
    ±17,890 SF
  • CITI Bank
    9 South Bay Locations
  • Powell Street Plaza
    ±169,419 SF
  • Sequoia Station
    ±103,148 SF
  • Woodside Central
    ±80,591 SF
  • Confidential Bank Client
    Disposition of 26 Properties
  • Stevens Creek Central
    ±195,592 SF


  • AEW
  • Beal Bank
  • Comerica Bank
  • Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors
  • First States Investors
  • GMAC
  • Imwalle Properties
  • LNR
  • Lunardi’s Fine Foods
  • McCarthy Ranch
  • MetLife
  • Regency Centers
  • Stegner Development
  • The Irvine Company
  • Confidential Major Bank Client
Rick Shaffer Senior Vice President
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Available Properties