Brad Martin

Managing Director

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  • Location

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

    Lic: 00867650

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    +1 650 320 0290

  • Mobile

    +1 408 828 4806

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Mr. Martin has successfully completed over $5 billion worth of real estate transactions in California over the last 35 years. This includes 5.1 million square feet of leasing assignments, 103 building sale transactions totaling 7.4 million square feet, and 18 land sale transactions encompassing 1,263 acres. He joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Palo Alto office (formerly DTZ) as Managing Director in February 2013. Prior to joining the Palo Alto office he was a Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield’s San Jose office. Mr. Martin was also a Vice President with Cornish & Carey Commercial where he completed over $500 million of leasing and sales transactions. He was the President of Portfolio Realty Advisors where he directed the real estate advisory, leasing and sales transaction services in northern California for several major financial institutions (Bank of America, Sanwa Bank, Security Pacific Bank, San Francisco Federal Savings, and Bay Area Bank). During the late 1980’s, Mr. Martin was a Vice President with Equitec Properties Company where he managed the National Disposition Group which was responsible for property sales from their portfolio of 20 million square feet of office, R&D and industrial properties located in the United States. Before starting his commercial real estate career Mr. Martin was a Vice President with the Commercial Banking Group of Wells Fargo Bank and a Vice President with the Corporate Banking Group of Union Bank.

Mr. Martin was the real estate advisor to FMC Corp. on the sale of their 592,401 square feet of office, industrial and manufacturing buildings located on 75 acres on Coleman Avenue in San Jose. He was also the real estate advisor for the site selection and acquisition of 53 acres of land for the new 1.2 million square feet Kaiser Permanente Hospital and medical office building campus at the corner of Lawrence Expressway and Homestead Road in Santa Clara.

Major Transactions

Corporate Lease Transactions (Partial List):

  • 219,000 square feet leased to Hyperion Solutions (Oracle)
  • 214,522 square leased to Savvis
  • 129,604 square feet leased to Magma Design Automation
  • 100,842 square feet leased to Symantec
  • 87,329 square feet leased to Atheros Communications
  • 80,125 square feet leased to Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
  • 56,315 square feet leased to Apple
  • 52,000 square feet leased to Aspect Software
  • 50,400 square feet leased to Atheros Communications
  • 30,057 square feet leased to Bosch
  • 28,636 square feet leased to ABB
  • 25,012 square feet leased to Health Hero Network
  • 24,907 square feet leased to Verint
  • 3Com West Campus, 876,359 square feet
  • 3Com East Campus, 306,412 square feet
  • Aspect Communications Campus, 220,591 square feet
  • Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Campus, 170,836 square feet
  • Silicon Graphics (SGI) campus, 167,208 square feet


  • Bachelor’s Degree (cum laude), California State University, Fresno
  • State of California Real Estate Broker License

Awards & Associations

  • 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2011: Cushman & Wakefield Top 5 Agent in Silicon Valley
  • 2000 Broker of the Year Legacy Partners Commercial
  • 2003 and 2004 Northern California Co-recipient Deal of the Year Award
  • 2007 Northern California Co-recipient Service Excellence Award
  • Association of Silicon Valley Broker Member (ASVB)