Janet Polanchyck

Vice President

Lic. 01272741

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Janet is a seasoned expert and member of a top performing Global Advisory & Transaction team in Silicon Valley, helping companies align their real estate portfolio with their business strategy. As a focused occupier representative, Janet specializes in global portfolio optimization, advisory, and transaction management for the corporations and law firms that she represents. She seeks opportunistic savings, optimal seat count efficiency, reduced footprints, minimal capital investments and leasehold leverage with maximum flexibility for her corporate clients in her negotiations of relocations, renewals, and dispositions of properties around the world. Over the course of her 20+ year career, she has completed office and industrial transactions in 24 countries, 30 states, and 105 cities.

Janet joined CBRE after spending 20 years in brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield. Prior to her tenure at Cushman & Wakefield, she was the Corporate Real Estate Manager of Vanstar Corporation.

Outside her role at CBRE, Janet has been on the Advisory Board of Wardrobe for Opportunity as their Real Estate Advisor, a long term member of the Junior League, and a chairperson for Run for Education for Diablo Vista and Tassajara Hills.

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Association of Silicon Valley Brokers
  • Junior League of Oakland East Bay

Community Engagement

  • Junior League of Oakland East Bay 
  • Wardrobe for Opportunity – Advisory Board, Real Estate Advisor
  • Run For Education - Registration Chair – Diablo Vista, Tassajara Hills

Significant Transactions

SPOC for Global Transaction Management:
Quest Software, Juniper Networks, Trellix, Quotient, Imperva,  Alvaria, Veritas

  • AOL
    Mountain View, CA
    447,000 SF
  • Smuckers
    Salinas, CA
    Manufacturing Sale
    207,000 SF
  • BMC Software
    Sunnyvale, CA
    120,000 SF
  • Xerox
    Palo Alto, CA
    117,000 SF
  • AT&T
    US (9 Telco Sites)
    95,000 SF
  • Veritas
    Pune, India
    95,000 SF
  • HP
    Palo Alto, CA
    2 Building Sale
    88,000 SF
  • San Disk
    Bangalore, India
    54,000 SF
  • Bank of America
    Palo Alto, CA
    50,000 SF
  • Quest
    Cork, Ireland
    22,000 SF
  • Veritas
    20,000 SF
  • Fortinet
    Tokyo, Japan
    18,000 SF

Clients Represented

  • AOL
  • City National Bank
  • HP
  • Juniper Networks
  • Milbank LLP
  • Nokia
  • O’Melveny LLP
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Quest
  • SanDisk
  • Trellix
  • Veritas
  • VMware
  • Wells Fargo
  • Xerox