CA RE License #00863251
Cherie Wittry is a senior managing director in Newmark’s Palo Alto office, where she represents landlords and tenants in the leasing and sale of office/R&D properties throughout the Mid-Peninsula/Silicon Valley Corridor. Ms. Wittry has nearly 30 years of experience representing clients within this region, which includes Palo Alto/Mountain View and stretches from San Mateo County in the north to Santa Clara County in the south.
Since joining Newmark in February 1990, Ms. Wittry has consistently ranked as a Top Performer among the more than 330 agents in Newmark’s Northern California region. Over the course of her career, she has completed more than 849 lease and sale transactions totaling more than 5.0 million square feet and valued in excess of $92.0 million in consideration.
Ms. Wittry has represented clients from every professional service sector: law, venture capital, finance, first-seed startups, tech companies, client/tenant headquarter offices, non-profit/foundations and local retail. She has successfully completed some of the most highly recognized market transactions in the region. Her professional client services involve years of repeat business with both landlords and tenants.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Wittry began her commercial real estate career at Palo Alto-based Hare, Brewer & Kelley, Inc. (HBK), a full service commercial development, property management, investment and sales/leasing company. Ms. Wittry’s experience at HBK included new and existing Class A signature office development projects in Palo Alto and Mountain View. She was consistently ranked one of HBK’s Top Five producers and received that firm’s Dealmaker of the Year, Top Producer and Single Largest Transaction Producer awards.
Besides her leasing experience, Ms. Wittry has represented clients in building sales for all office building sizes as well as local owners in Palo Alto and the surrounding regions, whether the client objective was owner/user or buyer/seller investment.
Knowledge, energy, integrity and extensive professional and financial experience in all facets of commercial real estate define Ms. Wittry’s commercial real estate career. Her commitment to serving her clients and closing successful deals translates to the highest level of professional service for both new and long-term clients.
Prior to her career in commercial real estate, Ms. Wittry spent more than eight years as a fast track executive in retail management/sales, where she excelled as a buyer, store manager and special projects vice president with the 48-store, five-state Joseph Magnin Company/San Francisco, a premier, contemporary, high fashion women’s store.
Partial List of Tenant Clients
- Suning Commerce R&D Center (First U.S. office), Palo Alto, 2014
- Consulting Psychology Press, Mountain View (one of the largest Shoreline Park office leases), 2004; purchase of 30,000 SF corporate headquarters, 2014
- Ingenuity Systems, Redwood Shores, 2005 and 2008 - 2011
Partial List of Landlord Clients
Landlord clients include all size local regional office building owners and REIT multi-office building parks, such as:
- Kilroy Realty-Menlo Corporate Center: 7 building, 322,000 SF. Achieved 100% occupancy, 2014
- 800 West El Camino Real, Mountain View: 4 story, 100,000 SF. Achieved 100% occupancy, 2014
- Equity Office (EOP) Palo Alto Embarcadero Place: 4 building, 200,000 SF. Awarded EOP’s first-ever, and so far, only, Top Performer - Kick Ass Award, for taking Embarcadero Place from a single law firm tenant to multi-tenant occupancy, 2005
Ms. Wittry earned a Master of Business Administration degree in management-finance from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis.