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Ron J. Kilby

Senior Vice President

License: Lic. 01307369

Ron J. Kilby Senior Vice President
Lic. 01307369
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Professional Experience

Ron Kilby has over 30 years of real estate experience working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Kilby’s broad experience includes developing, managing, leasing, buying, selling and financing of office buildings, raw land, warehouse/distribution facilities, research & development facilities, data centers and retail properties throughout the globe on behalf of large corporate occupiers and investors. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kilby has personally conducted approximately 900 transactions encompassing over 10 million square feet on six continents achieving savings of over $100M on behalf of his clients. 
Mr. Kilby joined CBRE in 2000 to assemble a transaction team focused exclusively on serving the needs of corporate occupiers.
Mr. Kilby has leveraged his extensive real estate and management expertise to serve local, regional, national and international tenants with creative solutions to their real estate needs. By combining his broad knowledge of real estate function and economic analysis with his negotiating and management skills, Mr. Kilby consistently delivers exceptional client service and outcomes. 
Mr. Kilby’s areas of expertise include:
  • Account Management 
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Transaction Management 
  • Headquarters Solutions 
  • Location Analysis
  • Negotiations & Documentation –delivering on time and on budget


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • California Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


  • San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley High Producer Recognition – 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014
  • San Francisco Top Ten – 2005, 2008, 2010
  • Silicon Valley Top Ten - 2013
  • Americas Top 225 - 2013



  • University of California at San Diego, Revelle College, Bachelor of Arts; Economics
  • University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business; completed CBRE-sponsored executive development coursework


Partial Transaction List

  • Lease - Visa, Inc. - Headquarters - San Francisco, CA
  • Lease - Risk Management Solutions, Inc. - Headquarters - Silicon Valley, CA
  • Asset Management - $1.2 Billion, 6.3 million square feet, 570-tenant, multi-state portfolio
  • Transaction Management - 20 State Region
  • Transaction Management - 22 State Region
  • Transaction Management - North America
  • Transaction Management - Global - international brokerage coordination - 14 country portfolio
  • Lease - City of San Diego, San Diego, CA - 153,000 square feet
  • Purchase - Tassajara Crossing Shopping Center, Danville, CA - $27 million
  • Sale, Land - San Francisco, CA - $8.7 million
  • Lease - GSA, Milwaukee, WI - 70,000 square feet
  • Lease Restructure - saved approximately $1.2 million from contractual rent
  • Lease Restructure - saved approximately $900,000 from contractual rent
  • Lease Restructure - saved approximately $675,000 from contractual rent
  • Lease - Data Center - 76,000 sq ft, San Jose, CA
  • Lease Termination via Buy/Sell



  • Allianz of America - Fireman's Fund
  • Allied Signal
  • Altera Corporation
  • AT&T Corporation; AT&T Wireless/Cingular; AT&T Broadband/Comcast
  • Bank of America
  • Bayer
  • British Telecom/Concert USA
  • Clickability (now Limelight Networks)
  • Depomed, Inc.
  • Ernest & Young
  • eSilicon
  • Fujitsu America, Inc., Fujitsu Consulting, Fujitsu Transactions Solutions
  • Mesirow Financial
  • Northrup Grumman 
  • Ricoh America 
  • Risk Management Solutions
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Univision
  • VERITAS Global Software (now Symantec)
  • Visa, Inc.

Ron J. Kilby Senior Vice President
Lic. 01307369
San Jose 225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113