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Charlie Withers

Senior Vice President

Charlie Withers

Senior Vice President
Lic. 01414522
+1 415 2911715
+1 415 2918208

Professional Experience

Charlie Withers recently joined CBRE’s San Francisco office as a Senior Vice President, bringing with him over 10 years of experience.  In his first ten years as a real estate professional, Charlie has participated in over 2.3 Million square feet of lease transactions and $450M of aggregate sales transactions. He specializes in both project leasing and tenant representation, and he currently serves as landlord representative for over 2.6 million square feet of projects for Manulife Financial, Wilson Meany, Columbia Property Trust, Stockbridge Capital, Blackstone EOP, Harvest Properties, TMG partners, TA Associates, Group I and Hearst Corporation. 

Charlie specializes in leasing both Class A institutional high-rises and Class B historical buildings.

On the tenant side, he has represented several firms in the technology and finance sectors.  He has significant experience in complex lease restructuring, financial analysis, and lease negotiations.  Previously, Charlie was a Vice President at The CAC Group.

Charlie received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia.  He is a native of the Bay Area having grown up on the Peninsula.  He met his wife in San Francisco and they live in the city with their 5-year old son, Jack, and 2-year old daughter, Millie.  ​​​​​​​

​Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Member of the San Francisco Carbon Collaborative


  • University of Virg​inia; Bachelor of the Arts in Economics


Landlord Clients

  • RREEF  
  • RNM Properties  
  • Bomel Companies  
  • Hearst Corporation 
  • Beacon Capital Partners  
  • Divco West Partners 
  • Westbrook Partners  

tenant clients

  • Bohlin Cywinski Jackson  
  • First Climate  
  • Corona-Lotus  
  • Martini Media  ​

Tenant Representation Transactions

project leasing transactions

​Transaction​​ ​Location ​Square Footage
​Omnicom ​555 Market Street ​115,117
​Morrison & Foerster ​555 Market Street ​48,179
​Trulia ​116 New Montgomery Street ​31,748
​PNC Bank ​575 Market Street ​29,704
​Sedgwick Detert ​135 Main Street ​26,410
​LOLapps Media ​116 New Montgomery Street ​14,341
​Trans​action ​Location ​Square Footage
​Bohlin Cywinski Jackson ​49 Geary Street ​13,294
​Fidelity Investments ​350 California Street ​8,485
​First Climate ​333 Pine Street ​5,112
​Corona-Lotus ​50 Francisco Street ​4,786
​Martini Media ​3,900
​Real Time Genomics ​576 Folsom Street ​3,024

investment representation transactions

​Transaction​​ ​Location ​Square Footage
​Lurie Company ​550 Montgomery Street ​94,488

Charlie Withers

Senior Vice President
Lic. 01414522
+1 415 2911715
+1 415 2918208

Available Properties