John McManus

Executive Managing Director • United States

CCIM, MCR  • Lic #01129064

John McManus Oakland Executive Managing Director

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555 12th Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94607
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John McManus

Executive Managing Director • United States

CCIM, MCR  • Lic #01129064


John is a nationally recognized industrial broker who has completed some of California’s most significant transactions, measured by both dollar volume and market significance. As a leader for Cushman & Wakefield’s industrial team in Northern California, John provides transaction services in the East Bay and Central Valley markets.

John’s real estate and market expertise allows him to guide property owners and tenants through complex transactions, which accelerates the path to profitability and success for his clients. Over the ten year period ending in 2018, he participated in 437 transactions totaling 28.4 million square feet, with an aggregate value of $1.6 billion. Specializing only in industrial property, he works with both Landlords & Tenants to negotiate leases, lease renewals, build to suits and sale transactions.

  • Cushman & Wakefield Global Supply Chain Executive Committee. 2006-Present
  • Cushman & Wakefield Industrial Services Executive Committee. 2012-Present
  • Americas Board - Cushman & Wakefield. 2010-2013
  • East Bay EDA (Economic Development Agency) Executive Committee. 2011-Present
    • East Bay EDA (formerly EDAB) is the public private economic development agency for Alameda and
      Contra Costa Counties
      • Chair of the Business Climate “Open for Business” Pledge Initiative. 2012
      • Chair of the Business Development and Resources Committee
  • Secretary - San Leandro Redevelopment Advisory Committee – Elected Member. 1999-2005
  • Board of Directors - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), San Francisco
  • Roundtable. 2005-2010

  • Bennington College, B.A. ‘88
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, M.A. ‘91
  • Council of Certified Investment Members (CCIM)
  • CoreNet Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR)

Lease Transactions

  • LA Specialty Produce, Hayward, CA (250,000 SF)
  • Confidential eCommerce Company, Sacramento, CA (1,000,000 SF)
  • Crate & Barrel / Prologis, Tracy, CA (1,225,000 SF)
  • Confidential eCommerce Company, Tracy, CA (1,200,000 SF)
  • Teachers Insurance and Annuity, Hayward, CA (750,000 SF)

Sale Transactions: 

  • Medline Industries, Tracy, CA (60 Acres)
  • Morton Salt Newark, CA (31 Acres)
  • SaveMart Supermarkets, Vacaville, CA (843,248 SF)
  • Conor Commercial/American Realty Advisors, Newark, CA (574,647 SF)
  • Medline Industries, Inc., Lathrop, CA (553,392 SF)

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