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Todd Shaffer

Executive Vice President

RE License #01002706

A 30-year veteran of the real estate industry, Todd Shaffer joined the company in 1988 to focus on the representation of both landlords and tenants involved in quality office projects throughout the Silicon Valley. Mr. Shaffer attributes his success to hard work and dedication, as well as his steadfast concentration on the West Valley marketplace. This commitment has elevated him to the position of one of the most active and knowledgeable agents in the area.

Mr. Shaffer also serves as executive vice president of Newmark Knight Frank's San Jose office. In this capacity, he oversees business development; mentors San Jose agents, with a focus on career growth; and supervises the market research and information team. Working closely with market research, Mr. Shaffer has a firm grasp of current market trends and intelligently applies the information to expanding the marketing plans and objectives of his clients, which has made him one of the most sought-after landlord representatives in the marketplace.

With a reputation for consistently welcoming and meeting the challenges presented to him, Mr. Shaffer’s day-to-day commitment to professionally serving his clients has enabled him to develop strong relationships with building owners throughout the Valley.

Mr. Shaffer has been nominated for the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers’ (ASVB’s) Office Broker of the Year award, and is consistently one of Newmark Knight Frank's top producers.

Partial Client List
• Aetna Life Insurance
• Apple Computer
• CarrAmerica Realty Corp.
• CIGNA Companies
• Equity Office Properties
• Federal Realty
• H&S Development Corp.
• Manufacturers Life Insurance

• Ohio State Teachers Fund
• Pac Trust
• Prometheus RE Group
• Prudential
• South Bay Development Co.
• Steelwave
• Washington Holdings


Mr. Shaffer graduated from the University of Southern California.

Todd Shaffer
Todd Shaffer
Executive Vice President
3055 Olin Avenue
Suite 2200
San Jose, CA 95128
United States
T  408.987.4144
Fax: 408.988.6340

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Areas of Specialization
  • Office Leasing and Sales
  • R&D Leasing and Sales

Years of Experience
30 years