Mike Moran Joins CBRE as Vice Chairman in Palo Alto


CBRE announced today that Mike Moran has joined its Palo Alto office as Vice Chairman. Mr. Moran will focus on office and life science leasing for institutional investor clients across the San Francisco Peninsula.

“Mike has been a dominant force in agency leasing for nearly two decades, representing some of the most sophisticated clients in one of the most dynamic markets in the U.S.,” said Joe Wallace, president of CBRE’s Northern California Division. “His immense success is grounded in his ability to bring a unique and successful approach to each transaction and every client he serves

Mr. Moran previously spent 25 years at Cushman and Wakefield and its predecessor entities on the San Francisco Peninsula. He most recently served as Executive Managing Director and before that, was the firm’s Western National Agency Practice Group leader. He has completed over $17 billion in transactions totaling more than 20 million square feet across both the office and life sciences sectors for clients including PGIM, Northwestern, Kilroy Realty, Phase 3, Hudson Pacific, Longfellow, Starwood Capital, Beacon Capital and Blackstone.

Reed Payne, senior managing director of CBRE’s Peninsula offices, added, “I’ve seen Mike in action for years and can say it’s truly an honor to welcome him to CBRE. His local expertise combined with CBRE’s platform will generate significant value for our clients.”

Mr. Moran is a fifth generation Californian and a lifelong resident of the San Francisco Peninsula.

“I am excited to join CBRE and be part of this firm’s unique legacy of success in the San Francisco Bay Area,” said Mr. Moran. “I think the next chapter of my career is going to be incredibly exciting, and I look forward to engaging CBRE’s deep pool of global resources to help my clients with every facet of their real estate strategy and execution.”

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.

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