David J. Linsmayer

Office Leasing Sales & Leasing Valuation Advisory Services

  • San Francisco
  • 44 Montgomery Street
  • Suite 3300
  • San Francisco, CA 94104 US

David joined Avison Young in San Francisco in January 2013 and has 31 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.  David’s areas of expertise include commercial leasing and the representation of commercial tenants and landlords, real estate consultation, and property valuation. David has represented a wide variety of corporate clients in the fields of finance, insurance, technology, professional services, biotech, medical, law, education, environmental, and non-profit.  Over the last 24 years, David has negotiated over 2,000 leases on behalf of his clients, representing over 7 million square feet throughout the San Francisco Bay area and United States.  David’s extensive and diverse background in commercial real estate provides his clients with broad expertise, knowledge, and the tools to effectively execute their business plans.

Prior to Avison Young, David was a Senior Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle in San Francisco and Vice President and founding member of The Staubach Company’s downtown San Francisco office.  During David’s tenure at JLL and Staubach, he was a 9-time Top Achiever (2004-2012) and CoStar Power Broker in 2009 and 2011.  

In 2016, David achieved Avison Young's "Circle of Excellence" award and in 2021, David participated in Avison Young's "Mentor" program serving as a mentor.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin


Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of California #01249783
Licensed Notary, State of California NNA ID #160765425

Client List

  • The Trust for Public Land / National Portfolio 
  • West Ed 
  • Sutter Health 
  • Burns & Wilcox 
  • JP Morgan 
  • Clinton Reilly Holdings 
  • Charles Schwab
  • Seligman Western
  • Pfizer 
  • Medivation
  • Sutter Health and Pacific Medical Foundation 
  • Aon
  • Celgene 
  • Lending Club
  • University of Pennsylvania - Wharton
  • Sutter Bay Hospitals
  • New Relic 
  • Clark Hill 
  • Time Warner Telecom
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp 
  • American Institute of Architects 
  • CNN / 50 California 
  • Canadian Consulate 
  • Prudential
  • BTR Capital Management 


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