Glenn Shannon

Glenn Shannon joined Shorenstein in 1994. After spending seven years heading the company’s New York office, he relocated to San Francisco to assume the role of president. He is now responsible for overseeing the company’s activities and coordinating functions across the enterprise.

Founded in 1924, Shorenstein ( is a privately-owned real estate firm headquartered in San Francisco and active nationally in the ownership and management of high-quality office properties. Starting in 1992, Shorenstein has sponsored eleven closed-end investment funds with total equity commitments of $7.9 billion.

Mr. Shannon is a board member of the Lincoln Center Real Estate and Construction Council, the Bay Area Council, and the Committee on Jobs; and is a member of The Real Estate Roundtable, Urban Land Institute, and Lambda Alpha International. Mr. Shannon is a co-chair of The Real Estate Roundtable Political Action Committee (REALPAC). He also serves on the Real Assets Advisory Committee for Williams College.

Prior to joining Shorenstein, Mr. Shannon worked for twelve years at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York in its Real Estate Group, the last four years as a partner. At Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Shannon represented a wide range of domestic and international clients in acquisitions, sales, financings, joint ventures and leasing transactions.

Mr. Shannon graduated from Williams College with a B.A., and from University of Michigan Law School with a J.D.