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Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor

Executive Vice President

License: Lic. 00944083

Thomas Taylor Executive Vice President
Lic. 00944083
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Professional Experience

Tom Taylor is an Executive Vice President with CBRE’s San Jose, California office. For over three decades, he has provided strategic advisory services for high-tech tenants and institutional owners, representing their interests in the acquisition and disposition of industrial and investment properties throughout the greater Silicon Valley.

A leading producer throughout his career, Tom’s dedication to his clients has consistently earned him accolades and respect; in 2010, he was ranked amongst the Top 100 CBRE brokers across the nation, and has consistently placed in the top 10 brokers throughout Silicon Valley, earning a place in the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers Hall of Fame. In the past two years alone, Tom has completed 60 transactions with a total value of more than 1.8 billion dollars. His efforts on behalf of his clients have earned respect and trust throughout the tenant, investment and brokerage communities, annotated by the repeat business he has received from some of the more prominent clients in the area, such as Johnson & Johnson, Verb Surgical, F5 Networks, A10 Networks, Jabil, Orrbotech, Mentor Graphics, Synopsis, Lumentum.

Prior to joining CBRE, Tom spent years developing his craft and negotiation skills for Bishop Hawk and Grubb & Ellis. He is a member of Band of Angels, the first organized angel investment group in the Bay Area dedicated to investing time and money into cutting-edge startups.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from San Jose State University.  


  • 2010 – Admitted to the Colbert Coldwell Circle
  • 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014 – Top Five Sales Professional – San Francisco Bay Area
  • 2004, 2007, 2008, 2014 – Top Five Sales Professional – San Jose Office
  • 2009 – Elected to the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers Hall of Fame
  • 2008, 2011, 2014 – Top 225 Sales Professional – CBRE Americas
  • 1999 – 2001 – Grubb & Ellis’ #1 Industrial Broker in the Country and ranked in the company’s Top 10 in Overall Production  


  • San Jose State University, Bachelor of Science; Business Management

Significant Assignments


  • Lease of 130,000 SF to NetLogic, Santa Clara
  • Lease of 53,889 SF to F5 Networks, San Jose
  • Lease of 51,505 SF to TriQuint Semiconductor, San Jose
  • Lease of 44,941 SF to Crossing Automation, Fremont
  • Lease of 135,627 SF to Genesys Telecommunications, Daly City
  • Lease of 56,958 SF to Tokyo Electron, Fremont
  • Lease of 120,000 SF to Bridgelux, Livermore
  • Lease of 300,000 SF to Quanta, Fremont
  • Lease of 62,000 SF to Cortina Networks, Sunnyvale
  • Lease of 130,000 SF to Magma Electronics, 3Com Campus
  • Lease of 330,000 SF to Dollinger Properties, Fremont
  • Lease of 267,000  SF to Micron Technologies, San Jose
  • Lease of 65,000 SF to Macronix Corporation, Milpitas


  • Sale of 51,505 SF, 3099 Orchard Pkwy, San Jose
  • Sale of 46,756 SF, 3393-3401 W Warren Ave, Fremont
  • Sale of 60 acres (Morgan Hill Ranch) to Mission West Properties
  • Sale of 15 acres to Opus West, Fremont
  • Sale of 200,000 SF to Carl Berg, Hellyer Avenue
  • Sale of 80,000 SF to Dollinger Properties, Bering Drive
  • Rezoning and disposition, commercial to residential, Duane Avenue, $30,000,000
  • Rezoning and disposition, commercial to residential, Old Oakland Road, $7,000,000


  • A10 Networks
  • AEHR Test
  • Beldon
  • Benchmark
  • Bridgelux
  • Brooks
  • CIG
  • Cortina Networks
  • Dollinger Properties
  •  F5 Networks
  • Fix Air
  • Garretcom
  • Genesys
  • Intematix
  • Jabil
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kaifa
  • Kinetics
  • Lumentum
  • Mentor Graphics
  • Meivac
  • Moss Adams
  • NEC Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Orrbotech
  • Prologis
  • Quanta Computer
  • Quanta Computer
  • Quorvo
  • Securitys
  • Spectrum Materials
  • Soft Bank
  • Stockbridge
  • Synopsis
  • Tokyo Electron
  • Tripwire
  • UBS
  • United Plastics
  • Verb Surgical
  • 8 x 8

Thomas Taylor Executive Vice President
Lic. 00944083
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

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