Ed’s career spans 40 years in the real estate industry in the San Francisco Bay area. He originally started his career with Grubb & Ellis in 1977. Ed also worked in the development area with CYGNA Engineers and his own development company from 1983-1992. In 1999, Ed opened the Colliers Parrish International office in Walnut Creek, where he was instrumental in the growth and development of the transaction services and property management divisions. Ed was also a principal in a firm that developed residential and multi-family properties in San Francisco and East Bay. Ed’s background includes brokerage, property development (commercial/residential) and property management including, property entitlement and consulting services. Ed is a specialist in office leasing/sales, distressed properties, land sales, commercial/residential mixed-use downtown projects, medical leasing, securing project entitlements, real estate valuation, and has leased/sold over five million square feet of office, mixed-use residential and medical properties. Ed is a frequent speaker on real estate, business development topics, work force issues and downtown suburban/urban redevelopment trends.