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Silicon Valley, CA

Derik Benson

Senior Vice President | Shareholder
T 408.588.2332 derik.benson@kidder.com
10 Almaden Blvd, Suite 550
San Jose, CA 95113
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Derik Benson has approximately 25 years of real estate industry experience as a broker. With his extensive experience representing tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers, he has a thorough understanding of all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. In his real estate advisory practice, Derik’s focus is on guiding companies and organizations to fully informed and effective real estate decisions.

Derik started at BT Commercial and earned his way to being a partner. BT Commercial, through mergers and acquisitions, evolved into Cushman & Wakefield where he was a managing director.

Derik has completed over 500 deals totaling more than 4,000,000 square feet with an emphasis on building sales. Derik has been instrumental on the successful completion of over 250 sale transactions in his career. In 2018, Derik completed 24 sales for approximately $100,000,000.

Available Properties

Client Relationships

  • Applied Biosystems
  • Black Mountain Properties
  • Bowne & Co
  • California State Automobile Association (AAA)
  • Cilker Orchards
  • CityTeam Ministries
  • Dollinger Properties
  • KNT Manufacturing
  • McDonnell Douglas Technical Services (Merged with Boeing)
  • Paramount Digital Entertainment
  • South Bay Development
  • Vien Thao Media
  • Walmart
  • Xerox


±192,397 sq ft
Fremont Business Center

Ind/R&D Complex

±190,000 sq ft
Commerce Park San Tomas

Ind/Office Complex

±150,000 sq ft
Pacific Gulf Commerce Park Sunnyvale

Ind/Office Complex

±100,353 sq ft
Fortune Busines Center

Industrial Complex

36 Unit
Rivers Edge Business Park

R&D/Office Complex

12 Bldg
Clifford Osgood Business Park

Industrial Complex for Sale

Awards & Associations

  • Member, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)


University of California, Santa Barbara; Bachelor of Arts degree in business and economics