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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 30 years of experience in the real estate industry as a broker. With his extensive experience representing tenants, landlords, buyers, and sellers, he thoroughly understands all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. In his real estate advisory practice, Derik focuses 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. Through mergers and acquisitions, BT Commercial evolved into Cushman & Wakefield, where he was a managing director. In January 2019, Derik moved to Kidder Mathews as a new company shareholder.

Derik has completed over 1,000 deals totaling more than 10,000,000 square feet with an emphasis on building sales. He has been instrumental in the successful completion of over 350 sale transactions in his career. Since 2018, Derik has completed more than 100 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

Industrial/R&D Complex

±190,000 sq ft
Commerce Park San Tomas

Industrial/Office Complex

±165,000 sq ft
South Bay Tech Center

6-Building Office/Flex Complex

±150,000 sq ft
Pacific Gulf Commerce Park Sunnyvale

Industrial/Office Complex

±100,353 sq ft
Fortune Business Center

Industrial Complex

±90,000 sq ft
Golden Bay Business Park

R&D/Industrial Complex

Rivers Edge Business Park

R&D/Office Complex

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