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Jay D. Shaffer, CCIM
Partner & Co-Founder
jshaffer@coltoncommercialsf.com
Ph : (415) 834-1600
License #: 01444640



SPECIALTY / EXPERTISE
Jay D. Shaffer specializes in the leasing and investment sales of commercial office space in San Francisco. As a Marin County native, his extensive local relationships in the community and his 12+ years of brokerage experience have allowed him to become a Co-Founder and Principal of Colton Commercial & Partners.
CAREER HISTORY / PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

In 2007, Jay Co-Founded Colton Commercial & Partners, a full-service commercial real estate company headquartered in San Francisco.   Jay has completed over 300 lease & sale transactions with a combined value of over $150+ million dollars.

Jay began his career in commercial real estate in 2004 with Arroyo & Coates.  Early in 2005, Jay was recruited to the Charles Dunn Company.  In 2005, Jay earned Rookie of the Year for Charles Dunn Company.  In 2006 Jay received Broker of the Year.  In 2010, Jay was awarded Power Broker status by CoStar, the nation’s leading MLS service.

Prior to working in commercial real estate Jay was the General Manager of Heartwell Golf Course for American Golf Corporation, the Nation’s largest golf management firm.
SIGNIFICANT TRANSACTIONS (PARTIAL LIST)
  • Represented StubHub, Inc., who leased over 18,500 square fee;
  • Represented Brighterion in their lease of approximately 12,000 square feet at 150 Spear Street;
  • Represented LendingHome in their lease of approximately 31,000 sq. feet at 100 California Street;
  • Represented Turn who leased over 6,000 square feet at 128 Spear Street;
  • Represented Hooper Lundy & Bookman, Inc. in their lease of 11,500 sq. feet at 575 Market Street;
  • Represented Buyer of 1085 Mission, San Francisco, a 10,000 sq. foot office building;
  • Represented Seller of 315 Bay Street, a 21,000 sq. foot office building;
  • Represented Landlord of 611 Mission Street and leased 60,000(+) square feet.
MAJOR CLIENTS (Partial List)
Landlord Represented (partial list)
  • 121 2nd Street, San Francisco
  • 170 Columbus Ave., San Francisco
  • 530 Bush Street, San Francisco
  • 605 Market Street, San Francisco
  • 507 Polk Street, San Francisco
  • 611 Mission Street, San Francisco
Tenant Represented (partial List)
  • Bank Of San Francisco
  • Brighterion
  • Foundation Capital
  • Hooper Lundy & Bookman, Inc. (Law Firm)
  • LendingHome
  • Stubhub
EDUCATION
Bachelors of Science in Economics from University of California, Davis
ASSOCIATIONS / AWARDS
  • Director, Bank of San Francisco’s Board of Directors
  • CCIM Designee & Member (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
  • Awarded & Recognized by the CoStar Group as a San Francisco “Power Broker”
  • Previous Board Member of the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation
  • San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Broker of the Year in 2006 & Rookie of the Year in 2005 for Charles Dunn, San Francisco




Colton Commercial & Partners Inc.
565 Commercial Street, 4th Floor | San Francisco, Ca. | 94111
P: 415.834.1600 | F: 415.834.1601