Boyd Smith

Managing Director

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    525 University Avenue
    Suite 220
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    United States

    Lic: 01802623

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    +1 650 320 0257

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The full bio Boyd joined Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ) in Spring of 2007 and has been honored by Cushman & Wakefield as a Top Producer. Boyd was awarded Cushman & Wakefield Rookie of the Year in 2008 and recognized as the second highest producing rookie in the company's history. He has brokered over 50 deals in 2008-2011 year to date with a total consideration of over $215 million.

Boyd began his real estate career as the Co-Founder and Partner of Peninsula Land & Capital in Menlo Park, California. Boyd directed acquisition efforts and managed investor relations, property management and worked to compile a real estate portfolio valued at more than $32 million. Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Boyd worked as Vice President of Willis & Company and in land acquisition for Shea Homes.


Sequoia Capital
Dolby Laboratories
New York Stock
General Catalyst


Lease to Dolby, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, 63,379 square feet
Lease to Dfine, Inc., San Jose, CA, 30,000 square feet
Sublease for Sequoia Capital, San Francisco, CA, 15,000 square feet
Lease to CVSim, Inc., Redwood City, CA, 34,000 square feet
Lease to Alston Bird, Menlo Park, CA, 20,000 square feet
Sale of 127 First Street, Los Altos, 7,000 square feet
Sale of 715-727 Altos Oaks Drive to Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Los Altos, CA, 5,530 square feet
Buyer representation of 1898 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA
Lease to McDermott, Will & Emery LLP, Menlo Park, CA, 84,689 square feet
Lease to Venrock, Palo Alto, CA, 19,800 square feet
Sale of 385 Sherman to Sand Hill Properties, Palo Alto, CA, 21,600 square feet


Stanford Graduate School of Business Alumni Association


ASVB (Association of Silicon Valley Brokers) Rookie of the Year, 2008
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal "40 Under 40", 2009


Master's Degree in Business Administration, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Bachelor's Degree in English and a Minor in Economics, Brigham Young University