Evan Knudson

First Vice President

Lic. 01846995

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Professional Experience

Associated Office


4301 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 3000
San Diego, CA 92122

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Evan Knudson primarily focuses on Tenant Representation, specializing in large, complicated leasing and sales transactions, predominantly in the San Diego region. Mr. Knudson’s real estate areas of expertise include market trend analysis, financial analysis, strategic execution/negotiating and extension option/arbitration consulting.

Mr. Knudson has been with CBRE since 2006 and has completed over five million square feet of leasing and sales with an aggregate value of more than $600,000,000. He has distinguished himself as a creative, hardworking, ethical, knowledgeable, and high energy professional.  Mr. Knudson’s clients appreciate his carefulness, attention to detail, and responsive approach while executing the most advantageous terms for each client he represents and ensuring the outcomes meet or exceed their expectations.

Mr. Knudson began at CBRE in Seattle, Washington as a Tenant Rep Research Analyst, which has proved to be an invaluable foundation to his career providing a unique and valuable understanding of the tenant’s needs within a Real Estate Transaction.


  • Graduate of the University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts; Psychology

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • CBRE San Diego Occupier Division Chairman, 2018 – 2021
  • California Licensed Real Estate Agent
  • Member, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP) 


  • Client Outcome Award, Advisory Service, San Diego Region (2018, 2022)
  • Innovation Award, San Diego Region (2020)
  • Largest Tenant Rep Office Lease in San Diego County (2017)
  • Top 5 Largest Tenant Rep Office Lease in San Diego County (2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2022)
  • CBRE Rookie of the Year (2010)

Partial Client List

  • Confidential Tech Search Engine
  • LG
  • Lytx
  • Zovio
  • Vitro Agency
  • Huntington Ingalls
  • Cox Communication
  • Infantino
  • CEVA Logistics
  • Seaworld
  • Lennar
  • Lighthouse Global
  • Young’s Holdings
  • Metropolitan Transit System
  • Maxwell Technologies