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Rob Hixson, SIOR

Senior Vice President

License: Lic. 00944946

Rob Hixson, SIOR Senior Vice President
Lic. 00944946
San Diego UTC 4301 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 3000
San Diego, CA 92122

Professional Experience

Rob Hixson, III has been with CBRE for 35 years and works the U.S./Mexico Border Region, negotiating industrial building leases and sales, and marketing residential and commercial land parcels.  Rob assists developers entitling and developing land and buildings in the City of San Diego, City of Chula Vista, the County of San Diego and Baja California.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • President, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), San Diego Chapter, 2004
  • Chair, Otay Mesa Planning Group, City of San Diego, 2004 to Present
  • Board Member, Otay Mesa Planning Group, City of San Diego, 2000
  • Vice Chair, East Otay Mesa Property Owners Association, County of San Diego
  • Former Chair, Community Advisory Council for the 125 Freeway
  • President, San Diego County Commercial Association of Realtors, 1999
  • Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
  • Past Member, City of San Diego Airport Advisory Committee
  • Board Member, Project Mercy
  • Member (only San Diego Member), Realtors Land Institute (RLI)



  • Over 20,000 acres sold in Southern California
  • Over 3,500,000 square feet of industrial buildings sold
  • CBRE San Diego’s Top Industrial Broker 2013 
  • Founder Baja Challenge – over 330 houses built for the homeless in Tijuana
  • Governor’s Commendation for Community Service 2002


  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA), UCLA 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, AG Economics and Business Management, UC Davis 1979
  • Some basic Spanish


Significant Assignments

Rob has participated in land sales encompassing over 500 acres in the last 18 months alone.  Over the course of his impressive career with CBRE, Rob has consistently ranked among the top industrial sales professionals in San Diego.

  • Hagey to Otay TJ Ventures - 52 acres - $4.6 M - November 2017 
  • Hamann to Rossin Steel - 5.8 acres - $3.6 M - May 2011
  • Kearny Real Estate to Dart Development - 50 acres - $11 M - August 2010
  • Wohl Development to Otay TJ Ventures (Sam Zell) - 54 acres - $34 M - March 2008


  • Sunroad
  • Opus West
  • Wohl Property Group
  • Capella Development
  • Sudberry Development
  • Robobank
  • Prudential
  • Sares Regis

Rob Hixson, SIOR Senior Vice President
Lic. 00944946
San Diego UTC 4301 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 3000
San Diego, CA 92122

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