Mike Connor

Mike Connor

Executive Managing Director

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  • Location

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

    Lic: 00815242

  • Phone

    +1 650 320 0203

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Mike Connor specializes in leasing and sales of Office and R&D buildings in the Silicon Valley and Mid-Peninsula. He began his real estate career in 1981 and successfully opened and managed Real Estate offices in San Jose, Southern California, and Contra Costa County. He joined Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ) in 1985, co-founding the Palo Alto office, and subsequently opening the Peninsula office.

Among his several achievements and awards, Mike was honored by his peers with induction into the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers Hall of Fame in March 2013.

Major Transactions

• Lease by Excite @ Home, Redwood City, CA, 498,000 square feet
• Lease by Cirrus Logic Corporation, Fremont, CA, 480,000 square feet
• Lease by LinkedIn, Mountain View, CA 456,700 square feet
• Lease by Affiliated Networks, Brisbane, CA, 183,284 square feet
• Lease to Zazzle, Redwood City, CA, 119,000 square feet
• Lease to Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Mountain View, CA, 107,575 square feet
• Lease to Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA, 146,400 square feet
• Lease to University of California; Santa Clara, CA, 62,828 square feet
• Lease to Blue Coat, Sunnyvale, CA, 104,700 square feet
• Lease to Rocket Fuel, Redwood City, CA, 141,180 square feet
• Lease to Cepheid, Santa Clara, CA 82,500 square feet

• Sale to Palo Alto Medical Foundation, San Carlos, CA, 18 Acre Site
• Sale to Stanford University, Redwood City, CA, 716,307 square feet on 38 Acres
• Sale of Brisbane Technology Park, Brisbane, CA, 185,000 square feet
• Sale to Genentech, Redwood City, CA, 67,638 square feet on 3.3 Acres
• Sale to Sobrato, Menlo Park, CA 194,000 square feet on 12.1 Acres
• Sale to Informatica, Redwood City, CA, 288,456 square feet
• Sale to Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, Los Gatos, CA, 62,758 square feet
• Sale to CBREI, Sunnyvale, CA, 40,000 square feet

Community Leadership

Stanford University Athletic Board of Directors, Stanford, CA
Board of Directors, Past President, Rotary Club of Palo Alto
Board of Directors, Past President Community Association for Rehabilitation; now known as Abilities United, Inc., Palo Alto, CA


Bachelor's Degree in Human Biology, Stanford University
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Stanford University
Master of Arts in Education, Stanford University