Bringing a unique skill set and broad experience to his role as head of Transwestern’s Laboratory + Life Sciences advisory group, Peter leads a national team that assists clients in every stage of the real estate process. With expertise spanning leasing, acquisition and disposition; portfolio analysis and optimization; and consulting services such as site selection, workforce demographics and space configuration, the group excels in assisting early-, mid- and late-stage-funded start-ups as well as time-honored companies manage growth through strategic cost analysis and innovative property solutions.
Additionally, Peter oversees the Laboratory + Life Sciences group in the Bay Area. His breadth of local real estate market knowledge and a holistic, hands-on approach has earned him the trust of individual, investor, and family trust clients.
Before transitioning to brokerage and becoming one of San Francisco’s leading brokers in the life sciences space, Peter worked in research with the USDA and as a post-graduate Research Associate for the cancer research laboratory of Lexrite Laboratories, a privately run biotech connected to the University of California, Davis, gaining direct experience that benefits his life sciences clients.
Peter has also held broker roles at both Cushman & Wakefield and Grubb & Ellis Company, and worked in Wells Fargo’s Builder Division, where he gained insight into the financial complexities of commercial real estate and development. Some of his developer partners in the Bay Area have included Catellus Development, Santa Fe Partners, Lennar, and Emerald Fund.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION
- U.S. Green Building Council, member and LEED® Accredited Professional
- The Olympic Club, former Chair, Athletic Committee and Board of Trustees, Cutino Award
Peter received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative biology, genetics from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a real estate license in the state of California (LIC# 01840209).