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Shirley's extensive background in Commercial Real Estate Sales & Leasing, spanning over 24 years, positions her as a seasoned professional in the industry. Her diverse skill set encompasses various facets of the real estate market, demonstrating her proficiency in areas such as investment analysis, market analysis, contract negotiations, and value appraisal for both the sales and leasing of commercial properties.

One notable aspect of Shirley's approach is her hands-on involvement throughout the entire real estate transaction process, from initiation to completion. This commitment allows her to actively troubleshoot and negotiate deals, providing a comprehensive and dedicated service to her clients.

Shirley's creativity and proactive approach in marketing contributes to the development and implementation of effective promotional strategies. This positions her listings to stand out in the competitive real estate market and effectively attract potential buyers or tenants.

With a remarkable track record of successful closings, Shirley has established herself as a reliable and valuable resource for her network of commercial real estate clients. Her expertise positions her as a go-to professional capable of handling all aspects of commercial real estate, making her a trusted partner for clients seeking to achieve their real estate goals.


Background & Experience

June 2011 – Present

Pacific Coast Commercial

Senior Broker Associate - Sales & Leasing


March 2009 – June 2011

NAI San Diego

Associate Vice President

October 2000 – March 2009

Award Commercial Properties

Broker Associate



​Sale Success Transactions

  • 28,564 SF | 2831 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego | $5.75 M

  • 19,717 SF | 22 W 35th Street, National City | $6.3 M

  • 47,609 SF | Encinitas Auto Plaza | $13.83 M

  •  9,450 SF | 741 Broadway, Chula Vista | $2.5 M

  • 14,544 SF  | 3rd Avenue & H Street, Chula Vista | $4 M

​Client List

  • HP Investors

  • Affirmed Housing

  • Bassett Furniture

  • Knox Attorney Service

  • Inland Kenworth

  • PIMA Medical Institute

  • Euclid Endoscopy Center

  • Medical Partners 6 LLC

  • Mathnasium

  • Unifirst

  • MTM Builders Inc

  • Fifth 1 Endeavors, Inc.


​Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Realtors

  • San Diego Association of Realtors

  • Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors


Education & Professional Development

  • California Real Estate Broker (Lic. 01268281), 2004

  • Licensed by the CA Bureau of Real Estate as a Salesperson, 1999

  • Bachelor of Science – San Diego State University

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Senior Broker Associate
Sales & Leasing

License # 01268281

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