In 2001, Benjamin began his real estate career in the research department with NAI Norris, Beggs, & Simpson and quickly thereafter became a full time Sales and Leasing Associate. He joined Doug Bean & Associates, Inc. in 2003 and helped open the Portland office of Pacific Real Estate Partners, Inc. in 2005. Benjamin started Benco Commercial Real Estate in 2010 with one goal: less clients, more attention. His careful attention to emerging trends and intimate understanding of the real estate market provides his clients with the most valuable up-to-date market information. During his career Benjamin has been directly involved in over $500,000,000 in aggregate sales and leasing transactions.


  • 2004 CoStar Portland Power Broker

  • Rookie of the Year nominee

  • 2004 SIOR Transaction of the Year

  • 2003, 2004, 2005 CAR Transaction of the Year Runner-up


Ben is a native Oregonian and alumnus of Jesuit High School. He graduated from Saint Mary’s College of California, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics.

Civic Activities

  • Member, Commercial Association of Realtors

  • Ambassador Board Member, Friends of the Children

Relevant Experience

Ben provides his clients with market research, leasing assumptions and analysis, tracks regional and national economic conditions and trends. He assists companies in evaluating the market and provides the best possible solution for their real estate requirements.

Relevant Transactions (Partial List):

  • Smith Optics HQ (12,500 SF) 

  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters HQ (37,000 SF)

  • Columbia Grain Int’l (16,000 SF)

  • Meyer Memorial Trust (11,000 SF)

  • Galois (16,000 SF)

  • High Tech Institute (25,000 SF)

  • Nike (105,000 SF)

  • Planar (61,305 SF)

  • Solid Rock (36,000 SF)

  • Trans Union (26,000 SF)

  • Tuality Healthcare (25,000 SF BTS)

  • Umpqua Bank (56,000 SF)

  • 321 NW Glisan $6,250,000 December 2013, $9,300,000 January 2015

  • East Portland Commerce Center $3.2 million 2003, $4.1 million 2014

  • Sherlock Building $9.75 million

  • 6600/Fairway Portfolio $12.5 million

  • Techpointe Commons $14.7 million

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