Brittain Cheney

Brittain Cheney

Senior Director

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  • Location

    300 Santana Row, Suite 5-2500
    San Jose, CA 95128
    United States

  • Phone

    +1 408 615-3402

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Brittain Cheney (Cal DRE License #01271132) offers over eighteen years of diverse commercial real estate knowledge and expertise. His unique skill set combines brokerage skills with in-depth knowledge of leasing, operations & management. His overall strategic market perspective combined with his transactional expertise make him a valuable asset in today’s real estate climate.

Before joining Cushman & Wakefield in San Jose, Brittain was Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield of San Diego-North County. There he focused on representing Tenants in pursuit of Office/R&D and Corporate Headquarters sites.

Prior to that he served as Vice President of Leasing with the Irvine Company where he was responsible for the leasing and strategic management of a 7.2 million square foot portfolio of Class “A” Office and R&D properties in the Greater San Diego area.

Before the Irvine Company, Brittain served as Managing Director of Leasing for the Silicon Valley portfolio of Equity Office Properties (EOP). He was responsible for leading the strategic direction of a public institutional owner changing to a private value-add entity, during the acquisition by the Blackstone Group. His responsibilities included 5.3 million square feet comprised of 63 buildings of Class “A” and R&D assets.

Prior to being on the Principal side of the business, Brittain was an accomplished broker with CPS, Commercial Property Services a leading Silicon Valley Brokerage firm; where he represented such notable tenants as Cisco Systems, Charles Schwab, Infineon, University of Phoenix, CBIZ Gibraltar.

Total Square Footage Leased: 7,425,738
Total Value of Transactions: $ 1,629,942,137

Areas of Specialization

Corporate Services / Tenant Representation
Office, R&D, Corporate HQ


Bachelor of Science, 1988, San Jose State University

Awards & Associations

  • Member, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)
  • Member, NAIOP Silicon Valley 
  • Cassidy Turley, Tenant Representation Practice Group
  • Former Board Member, NAIOP San Diego
  • Former Board Member, San Diego Chamber of Commerce