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NAIOP Silicon Valley invites you to register for our annual Brokers Panel which will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Always one of NAIOP Silicon Valley’s premier informational events, our panel of thought-leaders from Silicon Valley will discuss their views on commercial real estate leasing trends over the past twelve months as well as give a glimpse into what 2021 holds for CRE.

In addition to reviewing the Downtown San Jose and Valley-wide trends in office, R&D, and industrial space, attendees will get a valuable look at what tenants are thinking as they consider their options during and after the current pandemic. Please join us for this well-rounded and insightful discussion.

Registration for this event is free for Chapter members and the President’s Council. Non-members are welcome to join for just $25. Ready to register? Click below to select the appropriate registration page.


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Aaron Fenton
Vice President of Development | Boston Properties

Aaron Fenton oversees all aspects of development for Boston Properties in the Bay Area, focusing on entitlement work, ground-up development and opportunistic re-development for office, life science and multi-family asset classes.

Jill Arias
Executive Managing Director, Corp. Real Estate, Transaction Advisory Services | Newmark

Jill Arias joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 as an executive managing director in the San Mateo office, where she focuses on corporate real estate transaction advisory services for global, national, and regional portfolio accounts, as well as acquisitions. Arias is an experienced commercial real estate veteran with expertise in the representation of office, industrial and R&D clients.

Erik Hallgrimson
Vice Chairman | Cushman & Wakefield

Erik Hallgrimson, CCIM joined Cushman & Wakefield (formerly CPS, Cassidy Turley & DTZ) in 1999 and served as Senior Vice President, Principal until 2011 when he became a Partner. Currently, Erik serves as Vice Chairman specializing in Office, R&D, Mixed-Use and Land and Investment Sales.

Phil Mahoney
Executive Vice Chairman | Newmark

Newmark Executive Vice Chairman Phil Mahoney is one of the most successful commercial real estate brokers in the nation. In 1992, Mr. Mahoney was appointed senior vice president and manager of the firm’s Santa Clara office. He left his managerial post in the fall of 1995 to become a partner and director. He currently helps lead its Corporate and Institutional Services Group. Mr. Mahoney has been among Newmark’s top five producers since 1982. He has negotiated over 1,100 transactions totaling more than 80 million square feet of space valued at over $20 billion.

Chip Sutherland
Executive Vice President | CBRE

Chip Sutherland has been with CBRE since 1988. Over the past 30 years Chip has been a top performer, completing more than $3 Billion in sale, lease and land sale transactions. Throughout his career he has focused on both agency and tenant representation companies for local property owners, institutions and technology companies.