Michael Copeland

Managing Principal / Managing Director


Michael Copeland has done an exemplary job representing commercial real estate clients over his 32-year career. During that time, Mike has specialized in the sale and leasing of commercial office space in Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. His emphasis has been representing tenants, landlords and investors in the sale/purchase and leasing of office, R&D and light industrial space. Additionally, Mike has handled over 55 land and building sales. His total consideration value is in excess of $1.28 Billion. In September of 2009, Mike joined Cassidy Turley as the Managing Director of its Pleasanton office. Today, due to mergers and acquisitions, the company is now Cushman & Wakefield. 

Mike believes in building relationships with clients and will take the time to fully understand their needs and objectives. His vast experience in the market and the relationships he has developed give Mike first-hand knowledge of the many elements that can influence a deal. As an agent aligned with Cushman & Wakefield, Mike has the resources available to assist him with helping his clients to understand the various dynamics of a successful sale/purchase or lease transaction. Mike is able to smoothly guide the client through every phase of the process.

Awards & Associations

Community Leadership

Mike lives in Danville with his wife and two teenage daughters. He is a contributing writer for ALIVE magazine and has published two books. Mike was a longtime volunteer coach with the San Ramon Girls Athletic League and Mustang Soccer. He was the President of the Crow Canyon Sealions Swim Team and on the Board of Governors at the Crow Canyon County Club. As a fundraiser, he has helped raise over $2 million dollars for local charities including Children's Hospital of Oakland, Links for Life Foundation and Discovery Counseling Center. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Discovery Counseling Center. He is also a lifelong member of Sigma Chi National Fraternity.


A Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University Northridge


Major Tenant Representation


  •  Deloitte
  •  Schiff Nutrition
  •  Muscular Dystrophy Association
  •  Hillshire Brands
  •  3M
  •  First American Title Co.
  •  Diebold
  •  Paragon Real Estate Group
  •  Philips Moroney
  •  Finis
  •  Clapp Moroney
  •  Aerotek
  •  Constellation Wines U.S.
  •  Stratford Schools

Major Tri Valley Project Leasing Assignments


  •  Bernal Corporate - 1,000,000 sq. ft.
  •  Dublin Professional Center - 75,000 sq. ft.
  •  Canyon Corporate Park - 193,000 sq. ft.
  •  Foothill Corporate Center - 75,000 sq.ft.
  •  DRA Pleasanton Portfolio - 460,000 sq. ft.
  •  Gateway Medical Center - 126,000 sq.ft.

 Major Investor / Development Clients


  •  ZKS Real Estate Partners
  •  PJMB Commercial
  •  Cabot, Cabot & Forbes
  •  Nearon Enterprises
  •  New York Life
  •  DRA Advisors
  •  The Koll Company
  •  Terrence J. Rose, Inc.
  •  Robinson Family Trust
  •  Trumark Commercial