Skip holds a Bachelor of Science degree in social science with a secondary emphasis in landscape architecture from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. He was a college All-American football player and is an inductee of the State of Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, the Oregon State University Hall of Fame, and the Northern California Sports Hall of Fame. He was awarded the “Key to the City of Sacramento” by the Mayor for his work with children and community involvement with local and national charities.
Skip and Judie have been married for over 40 years, are avid golfers and reside in Sacramento. They have two daughters, Whitney and Piper.
Years of Experience
Areas of Specialization
Industrial / Land
Sale, Lease & Investment
Skip Vanderbundt is a Senior Vice President focusing on the sale and leasing of industrial properties with Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank. His particular areas of specialization include lease negotiations, land acquisition, leased investments, and build-to-suits. He is a member in good standing and past President of the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), an international organization of commercial real estate agents who have achieved a high level of performance and ethics.
Skip entered the Sacramento real estate market in 1983 after a successful 11-year professional football career, where he spent 10 years as an outside linebacker for the World Champion San Francisco Forty Niners and one year with the New Orleans Saints.
Prior to joining the firm in 1992, Skip worked for Grubb & Ellis Company, where he achieved the honor of the company’s Top Producer in 1990. He was a regular member of the Century Club and consistently in the Top Ten producers for eight of his 10 years with the company.
Skip’s involvement in the Sacramento real estate community includes regular speaking engagements for various industry-related organizations and events, including annual real estate forecasts by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA), Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE), the Urban Land Institute, and Sacramento Women in Real Estate.
A partial list of Skip’s major company relationships include: Comcast Cable, Harsch Investment Properties, ProLogis, Santa Fe Pacific Realty Corporation, DHL Air Express, Iron Mountain Data Systems, KB Home, Amerigas, Familian Corporation, Inc., VeriFone, Inc., Clorox Corporation, Granite Electrical Supply and Sierra Pacific Industries.
- Broker's Choice Award 2010 & 2012 Sacramento
- SIOR Past Chapter President-Northern California
- Oregon State University
- El Dorado High School, Placerville, CA
Areas of Practice
- Tenant Representation
- Distribution & Logistics
Newmark Knight Frank
Newmark Cornish & Carey
49,920 sq. ft.
Greig represented Prologis
San Leandro, CA - January 15, 2015