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Ron J. Kilby

Senior Vice President

License: Lic. 01307369

Ron J. Kilby Senior Vice President
Lic. 01307369
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Professional Experience

Ron exclusively serves the needs of occupiers of real estate. For them it is either a resource to obtain the right people in the right place with the right space or it’s a liability. Ron focuses on making “alignment of his clients’ real estate with their core business needs” – however defined - a reality.

Over the course of his career, Ron has personally conducted over 1,000 transactions encompassing over 12 million square feet on behalf of his clients. Excluding labor and operational cost savings, quantifiable negotiated real estate savings achieved for his clients exceed $150 million.

  • Focusing on multi-market portfolios, Ron’s areas of expertise include:
  • Management of account relationships – assembling & managing the right resources
  • Strategic Planning – Aligning with the Business - Understanding the need & designing the solution
  • Transaction Management – including:
    • Analysis – Process/Need/Situation/Market/Financial/SWOT/Gap
    • Negotiations & Documentation – Comprehensive coverage in coordination with all subject matter experts (corporate RE/user
    • groups/finance/legal/tax/risk management/project management/etc.)
    • Execution – engaged through the entire process delivering on time and on budget 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, CoreNet


  • CBRE Americas Top 3% in 2013
  • CBRE San Francisco Bay Area “Top 20%,” in 11 of last 14 years


  • University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Executive Development courses through USC Marshall School of Business and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management

Partial Transaction List

  • Sonic Wall - ±72,000 SF, Office, HQ Lease
  • Visa, San Francisco - ±130,000 SF, Office, HQ Lease
  • Depomed, Newark - ±60,000, Office, HQ Lease
  • Risk Management Solutions, Newark - ±118,000 SF, Office, HQ Lease
  • eSilicon, North San Jose - ±30,000 SF, Office, HQ Lease
  • Bayer Healthcare/Conceptus, Milpitas - ±74,000 SF, Office, HQ Lease Disposition
  • Visa, San Francisco - ±45,000 SF, Office, HQ Lease Disposition
  • AT&T, North San Jose - ±76,000 SF, Office, Data Center Acuisition
  • E&Y, San Jose - ±83,000 SF, Office, Lease Restructure
  • Visa - Over 100 completed projects
  • Keysight Tech - Over 65 completed projects
  • AT&T Corp - Over 275 completed projects
  • Development Financing/Syndications - Over $250 million in equity capital formation
  • M&A Support - Due diligence, policy definition and integration

Clients Represented


  • Bayer Healthcare
  • Depomed
  • Life Technologies
  • Quest Software
  • Sonic Wall
  • Tanium
  • CyberSource
  • Risk Management Solutions
  • Visa Inc.
  • eSilicon
  • Fujitsu America, Inc.
  • General Electric
  • Keysight Tech
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Allianz of America
  • Ernst & Young
  • Ricoh Americas Corporatiion
  • AT&T Corp
  • Comcast
Ron J. Kilby Senior Vice President
Lic. 01307369
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113