John McManus

Vice Chairman • United States

CCIM, MCR  • Lic. #01129064

John McManus Oakland Executive Managing Director
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John McManus

Vice Chairman • United States

CCIM, MCR  • Lic. #01129064


Professional Expertise

John is a nationally recognized broker who has completed some of California’s most significant industrial transactions. As a leader of Cushman & Wakefield’s industrial team in Northern California, John provides trans-action 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 twelve year period ending in 2020, he participated in more than 500 transactions totaling 46 million square feet, with an aggre-gate value of $3.75 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, 2001-Present

Areas of Specialization

• Lease Negotiation
• Lease Renewals
• Acquisition/Disposition Services
• Built to Suit Advisory
• Capital Markets Transactions

Professional Affiliations

• Cushman & Wakefield Industrial Services Executive Committee. 2012-Present
• East Bay EDA (Economic Development Agency) Executive Committee. 2011-Present
– 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

Professional Recognition

• Top 5 Producer - East Bay Brokers Association. 2006-2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2020
• Top Producer - Oakland, CA Office Cushman & Wakefield. 2006-2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2019, 2020
• Cushman & Wakefield’s National Culture of Oneness Award Recipient. 2011
• NAIOP Best of the Bay Lease Award. 2012, 2014, 2017
• SF Business Times Best Regional Deal Award. 2014, 2019

Volunteer

• President of Board of Directors - Friends of Kenyan Orphans. 2013-Present
• Board of Directors - Oakland Public Library Foundation. 2003-2005
• Coach- CYO Basketball, OBA Baseball and MOL Football

Education

• 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

• CT Realty, Stockton, CA (1,000,000 SF, 650,000 SF, 388,000 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)
• LDK Ventures, Richmond, CA (700,000 SF)
• Dermody Properties, Lathrop, CA (622,959 SF)
• Conor Commercial/American Realty Advisors, Newark, CA (574,647 SF)
• O’Reilly Auto Parts, Stockton, CA (530,000 SF)
• Office Depot, Fremont, CA (476,177 SF)
• Prologis, Stockton, CA (388,000 SF)
• Principal Life Insurance, Oakland, CA (294,774 SF)
• WORLDPAC, Newark, CA (252,600)
• Hollingsworth Logistics Group, Tracy, CA (214,078 SF)
• Ellis Partners, Oakland, CA (210,000 SF)
• VF Outdoor, Alameda, CA (160,000 SF)
• Weber Distribution, Stockton, CA (155,952 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)
• MetLife, Manteca, CA (552,450 SF)
• Buzz Oates Enterprises/Northwestern Mutual, Stockton, CA (512,000 SF)
• Redemco, LLC, San Leandro, CA (235,583 SF)
• BlueLinx/McShane Development, Newark, CA (234,090 SF)
• Hearst Communications, Inc., Union City, CA (163,221 SF)
• Graybar Electric Company, Union City, CA (150,075 SF)

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My Listings

Available
For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Bay Area Warehouse

8707 San Leandro St
Oakland, CA 94621
United States
82,120 SF

Available in Future
For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Hayward Exchange @ 92 Building 1

25830 Clawiter Road
Hayward, CA 94545
United States
71,444 SF

Available in Future
For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Midway Commerce Center | Building E

Eubanks Dr @ Midway Rd | Building E
Vacaville, CA 95688
United States
408,065 SF

Available in Future
For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Cordelia Commerce Center Building 1

Cordelia Commerce Center
Fairfield, CA 94534
United States
60,240 SF

Available
For Lease • Manufacturing
Morton Commerce Center - Bldg 1

7395 Morton Ave
Newark, CA 94560
United States
161,680 SF

Available in Future
For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Hayward Exchange @ 92 Building 2

25820 Clawiter Road
Hayward, CA 94545
United States
61,720 SF

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