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Silicon Valley, CA

Derik Benson

Executive 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 29 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. In January 2019, Derik moved to Kidder Mathews as a new shareholder of the company.

Derik has completed over 1,000 deals totaling more than 9,000,000 square feet with an emphasis on building sales. Derik has been instrumental on the successful completion of over 350 sale transactions in his career. Since 2018, Derik has completed 93 sales for over $300,000,000.

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

±165,000 sq ft
South Bay Tech Center

6-Building Office/Flex Complex

±150,000 sq ft
Pacific Gulf Commerce Park Sunnyvale

Ind/Office Complex

±100,353 sq ft
Fortune Busines Center

Industrial Complex

±90,000 sq ft
Golden Bay Business Park

R&D/Industrial Complex

36 Unit
Rivers Edge Business Park

R&D/Office Complex

12 Bldg
Clifford Osgood Business Park

Industrial Complex for Sale


  • California State Brokers License
  • Member, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)


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