Roger Gage

Roger Gage

Executive Managing Director

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

    Lic: 01153662

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    +1 408 572-4112

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Roger A. Gage joined Cushman Realty Corporation in 1993 and became part of Cushman & Wakefield in 2001 when the two companies merged. Mr. Gage specializes in major corporate account management, including leasing, purchases, build-to-suits, and dispositions. He is based in Silicon Valley.

Specializing in corporate representation, Mr. Gage has represented numerous major Fortune 100 corporations, mid-cap technology companies, entrepreneurial start-ups, numerous law firms, venture capital firms and other professional organizations.

Prior to joining Cushman Realty Corporation, Mr. Gage was with The Prudential Realty Group for 15 years. His major included hands-on responsibility for over 1,000 acres of land development, development of eight build-to-suit projects, speculative development and leasing of 3,200,000 square feet of office/R&D product (Silicon Valley and Pleasanton), negotiation of the 1,600,000 square foot Prudential/AT&;T joint venture, closing of 15 land sales totaling 100 acres, construction of over $100 million of public improvements, and formation of over $220 million of municipal assessment districts.

Also, while serving as Vice President of National Marketing, Mr. Gage was responsible for Prudential's real estate transactions with Fortune 100 corporations. In addition, Mr. Gage was responsible for the underwriting and MAI appraisals on 10 mortgage loans totaling $22 million, and joint venture management including Embarcadero Center in San Francisco.

His hobbies include woodworking, scuba diving, motorcycling and bicycling


MBA in Finance, University of California, Berkeley
BA in Economics, University of California, San Diego

Awards & Associations

  • President of the MBA Associates at UC, Berkeley
  • Co-Founder of Corenet’s CAP internship program
  • Served on Northern California Chapter Advisory Board
  • Currently involved in IDRC, serving as National Chairman (Associates)
  • Co-Chair of the Financial Review Board
  • Writing & Instructing the Build-To-Suite Professional Education course
  • Serves as Expert Witness in litigation related to real estate leasing
  • Frequent speaker at the Haas School of Business and Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Scoutmaster Emeritus


Selected Local Transactions

  • AMO, 150,000 SF, Milpitas, CA, HQ Acquisition
  • AOL/Time Warner, 447,000 SF, Mountain View, CA, Lease Disposition
  • A&T, 607,000 SF, Pleasanton, CA, Lease Restructure
  • AT&T, 252,000 SF, Pleasanton, CA, Arbitration/Restructure
  • AT&T, 55,000 SF, Menlo Park, CA, Lease
  • BMC Software, 207,000 SF, San Jose, CA, Lease
  • BMC Software, 188,000 SF, San Jose, CA, Disposition (eBay)
  • BMC Software, 20,000 SF, Sunnyvale, CA, Lease
  • BMC Software, 86,000 SF, Pleasanton, CA, Lease
  • Callidus Cloud, 50,000 SF, Pleasanton, CA, HQ Acquisition
  • Callidus Software, 46,000 SF, Downtown San Jose, CA, Lease Restructure
  • Centigram, 205,000 SF, San Jose, CA, Lease Restructure
  • Cisco, 235,000 SF, Pleasanton, CA, Lease
  • Compaq Computer, 246,000 SF, Fremont, CA, Lease
  • Compaq Computer, 246,000 SF, Fremont, CA, Sublease (Sony)
  • Compaq Computer, 105,000 SF, Cupertino, CA, Sale
  • Dewey Ballantine, 56,000 SF, Palo Alto, CA, Lease
  • Earthlink, 35,000 SF, Morgan Hill, CA, Lease
  • Hewlett Packard, 47,000 SF, Palo Alto, CA, Sale
  • Hewlett Packard, 41,000 SF, Palo Alto, CA, Sale
  • Metron Technology, 60,000 SF, San Jose, CA, Lease
  • Nokia, 84,000 SF, Mountain View, CA, Termination
  • Olympus, 80,000 SF, San Jose, CA, Renewal
  • Remedy Corporation, 129,000 SF, Pleasanton, CA, Lease
  • SanDisk, 337,000 SF, Milpitas, CA, Sublease Acquisition
  • Schlumberger, 180,000 SF, San Jose, CA, Lease
  • Smucker’s, 207,000 SF, Salinas, CA, Sale
  • Symantec, 450,000 SF, Milpitas, CA, Sale
  • VMware, 210,000 SF, Palo Alto, CA, Expansion
  • Wells Fargo Bank, 125,000 SF, San Francisco, CA, Lease

Selected National Transactions

  • AT&T, 1,000,00 SF, Bothell, WA, Build-to-Suit/Synthetic Lease
  • AT&T Wireless, 80,000 SF, Honolulu, HI, Lease Restructure
  • AT&T, 102,000 SF, El Paso, TX, Lease
  • AT&T Mobility, 110,000 SF, Cerritos, CA, Lease Restructure
  • MTV Networks, 104,000 SF, Santa Monica, CA, Lease
  • Nickelodeon, 100,000 SF, Burbank, CA, Lease (Renovation)
  • Prudential Healthcare, 1,175,000 SF, National Disposition, National Portfolio Sale
  • Prudential Insurance, 305,000 SF, Woodland Hills, CA, Lease Restructure
  • Wells Fargo Bank, 105,000 SF, Dallas, TX, Lease


  • Aetna
  • Amdahl
  • Calpine
  • Coudert Brothers
  • Millbank Tweed
  • Hadley & McCoy
  • Mitel
  • Morgan Stanley/Dean Wutter
  • Net IQ
  • Northern Telecom
  • Paul Hastings
  • Panasonic
  • Peregrin
  • Pillsbury Winthrop
  • Robert Half
  • Stone & Youngberg
  • Xerox