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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 Senior 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, was named to the CBRE Gold Circle and was a top 10 producer in the newly combined Peninsula/Palo Alto office.

With a combination of experience, knowledge and focus on the San Francisco Peninsula office, warehouse and flex markets, Karl Hansen works with clients to plan and strategically execute real estate solutions. The network of CBRE offices worldwide and breadth of service areas allows him to partner and cooperate with colleagues to better achieve all of his client’s real estate goals.

Karl lives on the San Francisco Peninsula with his wife Laura, their daughter Presley and sons Asher and Emerson.


  • 2015, 2014 and 2012 Top Five Producer - San Francisco Peninsula Office
  • 2006-2015 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


2682-2694 Middlefield Road, Redwood City ±220,000 SF
325 Valley Drive, Brisbane ±131,000 SF
​2368 Lincoln Avenue, Hayward ​±71,000 SF
​272 S. Maple Avenue, SSF ​±70,000 SF​
330 Shaw Road, SSF ±65,000 SF
1364 San Mateo Avenue, SSF ±55,000 SF
469-477 Littlefield, SSF ±46,000 SF
1-5 South Linden Avenue, SSF ±45,000 SF
1555 Burke Street, San Francisco ±40,000 SF
40-60 Airport Blvd., SSF ±40,000 SF
1336 San Mateo Avenue, SSF ±36,000 SF
263 Utah Avenue, SSF ±36,000 SF
131 South Maple Avenue, SSF ±36,000 SF


100-130 Produce Avenue, SSF ±44,000 SF
220 South Spruce & 510 Myrtle Avenue, SSF ±40,000 SF
90 South Spruce Avenue, SSF ±37,000 SF
363 El Camino Real, SSF ±20,000 SF
156 South Spruce Avenue, SSF ±18,000 SF

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

Available Properties