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Jere Hench | Colliers | Silicon Valley

Jere Hench


Executive Vice President

License # CA-01041811

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Professional Summary

Area Of Expertise

Jere has been a commercial real estate broker in Silicon Valley since 1989, specializing as a tenant representation broker for Silicon Valley’s high tech companies on a local, national & international level. He has been involved in millions of square feet of transactions, including small space for start-up companies to campus projects for larger established companies, including Fortune 500 companies. 

Jere has dedicated his career to Silicon Valley’s Technology Community which has involved him in relocation and expansion projects, consolidations and dispositions, campus and headquarter planning, lease terminations and complete portfolio planning strategies for hundreds of Silicon Valley’s leading technology companies and pioneers. Jere has completed assignments for his clients in 25 different States and several Countries which gives him an in-depth and practical perspective of the underlying aspects of real estate transactions for his corporate occupier clients. 

Jere’s clients include such noteworthy Silicon Valley firms as Sony Corporation, Motorola, Acer America, WL Gore, NIO USA, IBM, and SuccessFactors. Many of these transactions have been for world headquarters.

Jere is an active member of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR). The SIOR designation is earned and awarded to individuals who have met rigorous requirements based on their outstanding knowledge of the commercial real estate industry, professional & educational background, and adherence to
ethical standards.

Prior to his commercial real estate career, Jere worked in technology sales in the robotics and software industry. 

Community Involvement 

Jere is married to his wife Leslie and they have three children and live in Los Gatos. Jere is very involved in his community by coaching youth sports- hockey, baseball, softball, basketball and soccer. And occasionally, when time permits, he plays drums in a Latin based jazz band.


  • Founding Member of Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Contributing Sponsor to Colliers International’s Links-For-Life Foundation
  • Mutiple time Everest Award winner for ranking in top 10% of Colliers International Nationwide 
  • Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)


California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science, Economics


Acer America
Linear Technology
Quinn Street
Succes factors


Service Lines

Tenant Representation


Law Firm Services Group

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