Ben Lazzareschi

Ben Lazzareschi

Managing Director

Current responsibilities

Ben is a retail brokerage professional specializing in urban landlord and retailer representation in San Francisco and select premium suburban markets in the Bay Area. With over eighteen years of industry experience, Ben provides executive level strategy with a dedicated team of five retail professionals. Ben has been awarded the coveted “Top Gun” designation multiple times in his career. This award is provided to the top ten retail brokers out of 150 brokers across the country.


Ben’s work with Landlords has included premium assets in the Greater Bay Area with a focus in San Francisco’s Financial District, Union Square and Soma Neighborhoods. In addition, he has handled the retail leasing responsibilities for assets owned by TIAA, Related, Invesco, Vornado Realty Trust, Prudential, Royal Bank of Scotland, OSTRS, Essex Property Trust, Blackstone, Hudson Pacific Properties, Trumark Urban, Kilroy Realty, Brookfield and 7x7 Development. Notable listings include The Paramount for Related, 225 Bush St. for Kylli, The Beacon for Invesco, and 114 Sansome St. for Deka. Ben and his team currently handle the leasing requirements for over 280,000 square feet of space in San Francisco.

Ben’s retailer clientele includes industry leading brands in categories ranging from apparel to food and beverage. He is currently responsible for the San Francisco market leasing requirements of best in class retailers - Equinox Fitness Clubs, Soul Cycle, Williams Sonoma Brands, Shake Shack and Mendocino Farms. He utilizes his expertise in market analysis, site selection and negotiations to produce successful locations for his clients regionally, nationally and internationally.

Education & Affiliations

Ben holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. He resides in Lafayette with his wife Kelley and two daughters. In his spare time, Ben enjoys skiing, fly fishing and boating.

Key Retailer Clients

  • Shake Shack
  • West Elm
  • Equinox
  • Pottery Barn
  • Williams Sonoma
  • Getir
  • Mendocino Farms
  • Jack’s Restaurant

Key Agency Clients

  • Related
  • Invesco
  • Kilroy Realty
  • Nuveen
  • Hudson Pacific
  • Essex
  • Shorenstein
  • Brookfield
  • Van Barton Group
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Deka
  • Kylli