SIOR, Northern California Chapter

The Northern California Chapter has over 150 active members that hold the SIOR designation, with a growing list of Associate members and Candidates.


In the video below, SIORs of influence toast to the organization’s 75th Anniversary and celebrate the history and memories they’ve shared.
You, our members, are what makes SIOR great. So we toast to you.

Thank you for 75 wonderful years. Here’s to many more!

What is SIOR

SIOR is a global, professional association that represents the commercial real estate industry’s top producers. In the world of commercial real estate, it’s the one designation certain to turn heads, to catch a client’s attention—and keep it. Call it a badge of distinction.The prestigious SIOR designation is professional recognition of the highest level of achievement, knowledge, accountability, and ethical standards in today’s real estate industry.

Real estate transaction professionals who hold SIOR certification are instantly recognized by real estate executives, other commercial real estate brokers, agents, and lenders, as some of the most experienced and capable brokerage practitioners in the business.

SIOR History

A professional affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, SIOR is dedicated to the practice and maintenance of the highest professional and ethical standards. Founded in 1941 (in answer to the U.S. War Department’s request for assistance to locate industrial facilities), SIOR maintains a commitment to business and industry by providing outstanding professional services, publications, and educational programs.

SIOR Today

Today, the global SIOR network includes nearly 3,100 members in 630 cities in 34 countries. SIOR also boasts an associate membership that includes corporate executives, developers, educators.

75th Anniversary of SIOR

In celebration of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors’ (SIOR) 75th anniversary, 48 U.S. chapters and three Canada, Europe and Mexico chapters are moving a Diamond Scepter (Torch) across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Mexico. The Diamond Scepter will travel by all modes of transportation to showcase each chapter in bringing awareness to SIOR.

SIOR Diamond Tour commenced on April 16, 2016 at the close of the SIOR Spring World Conference in San Diego. The Torch will make its way through the Western U.S. and Mexico until June 22 when it will move to London for a week. Upon return to the United States, it will weave its way through the East and into Canada, and finally New York for the national conference grand soiree on October 21, 2016.

The goal of this tour is to celebrate SIOR for its 75 years of “charting together its members that provide best in class commercial real estate services that require ability, integrity and sincerity from its brokers/members.”

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SIOR 2016 Top Deals

Top Industrial Sale
Kevin Hatcher and Mark Maguire, Colliers International
From Highridge Provender to Morgan Stanley
Richmond, San Jose and Vernon, Calif.
$82.750 million /  360,839  square feet

Top Industrial Sale Small Market
Dave Simonsen, J. Michael Hoeck and Michael Nevis, Kidder Mathews
From J&J Nevada LLC to ITS Logistics LLC
Sparks, Nev.
$32 million / 629,552 square feet

Top Industrial Lease Small Market
J. Michael Hoeck, Michael Nevis and Dave Simonsen, Kidder Mathews
From Global Logistic Properties to Dalfen America/Westcore Properties
Sparks/Reno, Nev.
$109.8 million / 2,420,000 square feet

Top Land Sale
Shawn Johnson, Keegan & Coppin
From Tad Sanders to Airport Business Center
Santa Rosa, Calif.
$7.25 million / 24.29 acres

Top Land Sale – Small Market
Tony Binswanger and Brooks Pedder, Cushman & Wakefield
From Emigh Land Company to Earthquake Protection Services
Suisun City, Calif.
$13.28 million / 300 acres

Top Flex R&D Lease
Tony Binswanger and Brooks Pedder, Cushman & Wakefield
From 2500 Bates LLC to Birtcher Anderson
Concord, Fairfield, Folsom, Calif.
$63.4 million / 534,000 square feet

Top Office Lease Small Market
Shawn Johnson, Keegan &Coppin
From Trio Pacific to Kaiser Foundation
Santa Rosa, Calif.
$8.47 million / 34,558 square feet

Top Office Sale
Duffy D’Angelo and David Schmidt, Colliers International
From Sleepy Hollow Investments to Briggs Development
San Jose, Calif.
$22.925 million / 107,107 square feet

Top Office Sale Small Market
Bobby Fena, Colliers International
From North Pointe Center Fresno LLC to Granum Partners
Fresno, Calif.
$16.55 million / 117,686 square feet