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Karl Hansen

Karl Hansen

Senior Vice President

License: Lic. 01351383

Karl Hansen Senior Vice President
Lic. 01351383
San Francisco Peninsula 1450 Chapin Avenue
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

Professional Experience

Karl Hansen specializes in warehouse, flex and office leasing and sales in San Mateo County with a primary focus on the market around SFO. He joined the San Francisco Peninsula Office as a First Vice President in 2011 from Poletti Realty where he spent 9 years developing expertise in the San Mateo County warehouse and office market. As one of the top 20 industrial real estate agents in San Mateo & San Francisco County, he has consistently been named a “Power Broker” since 2006 by Costar Group, an independent commercial real estate research firm. In 2012, 2014 and 2015, three out of his first four years at CBRE, Karl was a Top 5 Producer in the San Francisco Peninsula Office. In 2016 Karl earned the Senior Vice President designation.  Karl was named to the CBRE Gold Circle as a Top Producer in the San Francisco Bay Area Market and Top 10 Producer in the newly combined Peninsula/Palo Alto office in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Combining 20 years of experience, knowledge and focus on the San Francisco Peninsula market, Karl Hansen works with clients to plan and strategically execute real estate solutions. The network of CBRE offices worldwide, breadth of service areas and unmatched resources allows him to partner and cooperate with colleagues to better achieve all of his client’s real estate goals.
Karl lives on the Peninsula with his wife and their three children. He coaches soccer, basketball, little league baseball and is a den leader for cub scouts. Playing tennis with friends is his favorite form of exercise.


  • 2015, 2014 and 2012 Top Five Producer - San Francisco Peninsula Office
  • 2016-2018 Top Ten Producer – Combined Palo Alto & San Francisco Peninsula CBRE Inc. Market Region
  • 2006-2018 Costar Power Broker  (Top 20 Industrial Real Estate Agents - San Mateo and San Francisco Counties)


University of Colorado at Boulder; Bachelors of Science, Business Information Systems

California Licensed Real Estate Broker

Significant Assignments


  • 160 Produce Avenue, SSF | 296,000 SF | Land
  • 2682-2694 Middlefield Road, Redwood City | 220,000 SF
  • 499 Valley Drive, Brisbane | 201,000 SF | Land
  • 8130 Enterprise Dr., Newark | 185,000 SF | Land
  • 100 Utah, Ave, SSF | 117,500 SF | Industrial
  • 2368 Lincoln Avenue, SSF | 70,000 SF | Industrial
  • 275 S. Maple Avenue, SSF | 70,000 SF | Industrial
  • 160 Beacon Street, SSF | 60,000 SF | Industrial
  • 339 Harbor Way, SSF | 60,000 SF | Industrial
  • 405 S. Airport Blvd., SSF | 58,000 SF | Industrial
  • 2520 Zanker Road, San Jose | 56,000 SF | Industrial
  • 584 Eccles Ave., SSF | 52,000 SF | Industrial
  • 220 South Spruce & 510 Myrtle Avenue, SSF | 40,000 SF
  • 2385 Bay Road, Redwood City | 25,000 SF
  • 435 Forbes Blvd., SSF | 25,000 SF
  • 458 Carlton Court, SSF | 20,000 SF
  • 400 El Camino Real, San Mateo | 10,600 SF

Karl Hansen Senior Vice President
Lic. 01351383
San Francisco Peninsula 1450 Chapin Avenue
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

Available Properties