Cornish & Carey Welcomes Veteran Investment Broker Russ Sherman

Russ Sherman has joined Cornish & Carey Commercial/ONCOR International as senior vice president of the firm. He will be a part of the investment brokerage team and be based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Russ brings to C&C nearly 35 years of commercial real estate experience, most recently as senior director of Cushman & Wakefield's Capital Markets Group.

San Francisco, CA, November 11, 2009 --( Cornish & Carey Commercial/ONCOR International (C&C), the dominant real estate force in Northern California, today announced that industry veteran Russ Sherman has joined the C&C team as a senior vice president. He will be a part of the investment brokerage team and be based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Russ brings to C&C nearly 35 years of commercial real estate experience.

“Cornish & Carey is excited to welcome Russ Sherman to the firm,” said C&C President Erik Doyle. “He has an outstanding reputation serving Bay Area clients and bringing significant value to the firms he has represented. By recruiting Russ Sherman, a technically sound, experienced broker with great relationships, C&C continues to position itself to best serve our clients with all of their investment needs.”

Most recently, Russ Sherman was senior director of Cushman & Wakefield’s (C&W) Capital Markets Group in San Francisco. Since 1994, Russ marketed and sold more than 20 million square feet (sf) of office, industrial, retail and hospitality properties, representing $3 billion in value. Russ was honored three different years as one of C&W’s Top-100 Brokers nationally, and received both the Chairman’s Circle Award and the Brokerage Service Excellence Award. Russ began his investment sales career with Coldwell Banker in 1971. He earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California.

Russ Sherman has brokered some of the largest investment sale transactions in the Bay Area including:

Sale of 701,000 sf 303 Second Street in San Francisco on 3 separate occasions, most recently purchased for $237 million.

Sale of 1.2 million sf Bernal Corporate Park in Pleasanton for $231 million.

“I am excited to join the Cornish & Carey team,” said Russ Sherman. “As an investment broker, I look forward to partnering with C&C’s leasing arm -- the strongest leasing brokers in the business. C&C’s leasing platform and capital markets expertise ensure that I will be poised to best source and execute sales transactions for my clients.”


About Cornish & Carey Commercial
A dominant regional real estate force since 1935, Cornish & Carey Commercial/ONCOR International provides a full range of services for both property owners and companies occupying buildings throughout Northern California. More than 250 agents uphold C&C’s core values of integrity and knowledge creating a powerful combination of people and services. With 11 strategically located offices - Santa Clara, Palo Alto, San Mateo, San Francisco, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Emeryville, Pleasanton, Hayward, Roseville and Sacramento - Cornish & Carey Commercial is one of the largest privately held commercial real estate service providers in the world. Our services have expanded throughout the United States and to major markets internationally in conjunction with the company's affiliation with ONCOR International, an organization of leading brokerage firms in North, Central and South America; Europe; Africa; Asia and Australia. For more information, visit Cornish & Carey Commercial online at:
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