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Ted Jacobs

Ted Jacobs is a Vice Chairman with CBRE, leading its regional Life Sciences Practice with an exclusive focus on tenant representation. Jacobs, based in San Diego one of the top 3 life sciences clusters in the world, also helps lead CBRE’s National Life Science practice as a member of its Executive Council. He represents a broad range of companies in the sector including startups, big pharma, non-profit institutes, venture capital firms, across a wide variety of uses such as cGMP, CLIA, biology and chemistry.

Jacobs joined CBRE from Cushman & Wakefield, where he was the youngest Vice Chairman in the history of the company. Jacobs has years of exposure to the life sciences industry as previously working on a team which was the first life sciences group in the country to specialize exclusively in life sciences real estate representation. 


  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • CONNECT Member
  • BIOCOM Facilities Committee Member
  • BIOCOM Board of Directors
  • San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (SDEE) Board of Directors
  • Top 5 Broker Company wide, Cushman & Wakefield 
  • No. 1 Broker San Diego
  • Top 100 Broker, Cushman & Wakefield Americas
  • Fifty Under 40 National CRE- Globe St 
  • Top Producer Award
  • Costar Power Broker 
  • Rookie of the Year 


  • Ajinomoto Bio Pharma Services/ Althea Technologies 
  • Biological Dynamics
  • Crinetics Pharmaceuticals 
  • Genzyme
  • Heron Therapeutics 
  • Kalypsys
  • LabCorp
  • Lilly
  • Maravai Life Sciences
  • Mirati Therapeutics 
  • Nitto Denko
  • Pfizer
  • Rakuten Medical
  • Samumed
  • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute 
  • Zentalis Pharmaceuticals 


  • Indiana University, Bachelor's Degree; Entrepreneurship

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