Professional Experience

Associated Office


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

Mr. Turner is a licensed real estate broker and specializes in helping law firms, technology, biotech and healthcare companies and a wide variety of real estate users negotiate advantageous space transactions. He also assists owners and investors in a wide variety of property types. Prior to CBRE, Mr. Turner was an award winning commercial real estate attorney at Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch. For 17 years he served as the firm's Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. Formerly the leader of the firm's Real Estate Team, throughout his management efforts he actively maintained his broad-based commercial real estate transactional practice. He has handled a huge array of commercial real estate transactions, dealing with virtually every property type. He has had a particular emphasis on commercial leasing matters, from the perspective of both landlords and tenants, including some of the largest transactions in the region. Mr. Turner has a strong background in healthcare and life sciences facilities, including hospital and medical office buildings, and high tech, biotech and biomedical, having represented dozens of such companies in their facilities transactions. Mr. Turner was previously a partner in the real estate department of Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison. Mr. Turner also has significant experience representing public entities in large public/private partnership projects.

Career Transition

After a 35+ year career as a commercial real estate lawyer, Mr. Turner has transitioned to the world of commercial brokerage.  He has earned virtually every real estate law award out there, including San Diego’s Best Lawyers, California Superlawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He has also been recognized with the San Diego Bar Association’s Outstanding Attorney award for his contributions to the community and as California Law Firm Leader of the Year for playing a key role in building San Diego's largest law firm. While Mr. Turner does not provide legal services for our CBRE clients, he brings a wealth of dealmaking knowledge and experience gained as a trusted advisor on the legal side to best position CBRE clients for advantageous transactions in the real estate market.

Property Types Represented

  • Auto Dealerships
  • Biotech
  • Healthcare
  • High Tech
  • Hospitals
  • Industrial
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical Office Buildings

  • Mixed Use
  • Multifamily
  • Office
  • Public/Private Partnerships
  • Raw Land
  • Resort
  • Retail
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities