John McManus

John McManus

Executive Managing Director

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  • Location

    555 12th Street, Suite 1400
    Oakland, CA 94607
    United States

    Lic: 01129064

  • Phone

    +1 510 891-5817

  • Mobile

    510-414-2949

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Profile

John provides proactive service to industrial property owners and occupiers in Northern California, executing some of the markets most significant assignments. With over 20 years of experience, John’s long-term successes include developing and implementing real estate marketing plans, tenant representation for build to suits, investment sales and lease renewals. Through his proven leadership in the Cushman & Wakefield Global Supply Chain Solutions Group, John brings a unique perspective to the issues affecting warehouse owners and users in today’s global marketplace. John has completed more than 385 lease and sale transactions in the last eight years totaling over 24 million square feet, with an aggregate value over $1.2 billion.

Affiliations
  • Cushman & Wakefield Global Supply Chain Executive Committee. 2006-Present
  • Cushman & Wakefield Industrial Services Executive Committee. 2012-Present
  • Board of Directors - Friends of Kenyan Orphans. 2013-Present
  • Americas Board - Cushman & Wakefield. 2010-2013
  • East Bay EDA (Economic Development Agency) Executive Committee. 2011-Present
  • East Bay EDA Chair of the Business Climate “Open for Business” Pledge Initiative. 2012
  • East Bay EDA Chair of the Business Development and Resources Committee
  • Board of Directors - Oakland Public Library Foundation. 2003-2005
  • 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
  • Cushman & Wakefield National Industrial Advisory Board. 2004-2010

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)

 

Awards & Associations

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

Assignments

Recent Major Transactions

Lease Transactions:

  • LA Specialty Produce, Hayward, CA (250,000 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)
  • 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)
  • Office Depot, Tracy, CA (475,000 SF)
  • Prime Distribution Services, Inc., Stockton, CA (331,908)
  • 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)
  • GlaxoSmithKline, Fresno, CA (200,000 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)
  • Schell & Kampeter, Ripon, CA (332,400 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)

Key Properties