License # 02065843
Emerson specializes in industrial, distribution, and R&D real estate across the Silicon Valley & in conjunction with a team to cover the United States. Emerson works in a collaborative style to find facilities solutions that balance the requirements of a corporate image, efficient operations, & fiscal conservation. His expertise encompasses commercial leasing & sales, multimarket assignments, and industrial redevelopment.
Emerson is an avid outdoorsman and on the weekends can be found skiing, hiking, climbing, or playing golf.
ASVB Rookie of the Year Nominee (2019)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Memberships & Involvements
Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)
The American Alpine Club
Executive Vice President
Over the past 31 years, Ed has specialized in leasing, selling, and providing consulting services to industrial tenants and property owners. Ed has completed over 800 transactions totaling over 25 million square feet.
Ed was inducted into the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers ("ASVB") Hall of Fame in 2014. He was awarded the 2006 and 2012 Industrial Broker of the Year award by the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (“ASVB”) and was a finalist for the 2007, 2009, and 2016 Industrial Broker of the Year award.
Ed was also named as one of Silicon Valley’s top 25 brokers in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2016 by the CoStar Group.
Ed is a member of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers ("ASVB") and of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors ("SIOR"). Membership in SIOR is by invitation only and earned by tenured performance in the industry and strict adherence to the highest standards of professional ethics. The SIOR designation ensures a level of brokerage expertise unmatched by competing brokers in local, regional and national markets.
Upon graduating from the University of California at Davis, Ed went to work for First American Title Company as a commercial account manager. In 1986, Ed moved into brokerage and joined Blickman Turkus (now Cushman Wakefield). In 1992, Ed moved to Colliers International in order to better serve his expanding industrial client base.
In 1995, Ed became a principal of Colliers International.