SPECIALTY / EXPERTISE:
Jay D. Shaffer specializes in the leasing and investment sales of commercial office space in San Francisco. Jay is an expert at finding off-market opportunities and sourcing the best possible space and negotiating the best price for tenant's needs. Jay's clients' include the likes of LendingHome, thredUP, Foundation Capital, Bank of San Francisco and more.
As a Marin County native, his extensive local relationships in the community and his 12+ years of brokerage experience have also allowed Jay to become a Co-Founder and Principal of Colton Commercial & Partners.
CAREER HISTORY / PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION: In 2007, Jay Co-Founded Colton Commercial & Partners, a full-service commercial real estate company headquartered in San Francisco. Jay has completed over 300 lease & sale transactions with a combined value of over $150+ million dollars.
Jay began his career in commercial real estate in 2004 with Arroyo & Coates. Early in 2005, Jay was recruited to the Charles Dunn Company. In 2005, Jay earned Rookie of the Year for Charles Dunn Company. In 2006 Jay received Broker of the Year. In 2010, Jay was awarded Power Broker status by CoStar, the nation’s leading MLS service.
Prior to working in commercial real estate Jay was the General Manager of Heartwell Golf Course for American Golf Corporation, the Nation’s largest golf management firm.