Dan Swift

Dan Swift

Managing Director

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    200 S.W. Market Street, Suite 200
    Portland, OR 97201-5730
    United States

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    +1 503 279-1765

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Dan rejoined Cushman & Wakefield in January 2007 as a Senior Director specializing in office transactions throughout the Portland Metro Area. He has successfully negotiated more than 1,500 lease and sale transactions during his career representing over $2.5 billion in total consideration. Since rejoining the firm in 2007, Dan has been the Top (#1) Broker in 2009-2011 and 2013, and a Top 5 Broker in 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016. He received the Office Broker of the Year Award for Oregon/Southwest Washington for 2011 and 2013 from the Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB). He has also been named a CoStar Power Broker every year since 2008. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Swift spent seven years with CB Richard Ellis as Senior Vice President. He was named the Commercial Association of Realtors (CAR) Office Broker of the Year in 2005, and he was also the recipient of the national SIOR award for completing the largest cooperative office lease transaction in the country in 2002.

Dan began his commercial real estate career at Cushman & Wakefield in 1987 and was among Cushman & Wakefield’s Top 7 Brokers in 1994, 1995, 1997, and 1998, and was awarded the Pacific Northwest Deal of the Year in 1996. Mr. Swift was also recognized as Cushman & Wakefield’s Rookie of the Year in 1989.

Dan graduated from Portland State University with a BS in finance and marketing in 1987.  He has been a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) since 1996, and he earned his CCIM Designation in 1999.  Dan is licensed in the State of Oregon and the State of Washington.  He is also actively involved both in the Tenant Advisory Group at Cushman & Wakefield as well as the Legal Sector Advisory Group.

Awards & Associations

  • 2017-Present Board of Trustees - YMCA of the Columbia-Willamette
  • 2009 & 2011 Oregon and Southwest Washington Office Broker of the Year Award, Commercial Association of Brokers
  • 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 Cushman & Wakefield top producer award
  • 2008 Commercial Association of Realtors Bill Naito Award
  • Cushman & Wakefield Service Excellence Award (2007 and 2009)
  • Costar Power Broker 2005 – 2012
  • 2002 SIOR award for completing the largest cooperative office lease transaction in the country
  • 1996 Pacific Northwest Deal of the Year
  • 1989 Cushman & Wakefield Rookie of the year


  • Stoel Rives*: 418,253 SF
  • Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt*: 290,645 SFGSA*: 258,000 SF
  • DA Davidson*: 200,902 SF
  • Bullivant Houser Bailey*: 168,253 SF
  • Vestas – American Wind Technology: 133,258 SF
  • WeWork*: 101,379 SF
  • ComScore (formerly Rentrak)*: 118,518 SF
  • Salesforce: 118,323 SF
  • AIG*: 88,436 SF
  • KinderCare Learning Center: 71,500 SF
  • Bank of America: 57,320 SF
  • Genentech: 55,778 SF

* multiple transactions


Dan Swift and Lana Baldock have been a team for almost 20 years and have over 50 years of combined experience in representing office tenants not only throughout the greater Portland area, but throughout the country. They have a proven track record and have been awarded some of the most notable requirements in the Portland market to date. Their experience, client focused mindset, and attention to detail underlies their ability to optimize occupancy costs in achieving the most favorable economics within a structure that provides maximum flexibility. They are the team that delivers results and successfully executes on their assignments for their clients.

Lana Baldock

Managing Director