Director of Commercial Real Estate
Pamela Kershaw was appointed acting director of Commercial Real Estate in January of 2010 and was appointed director in May 2012. Ms. Kershaw is responsible for managing a diverse commercial real estate portfolio of over 100+ tenant agreements, generating approximately $12 million in annual revenue for the Port.
The Commercial Real Estate Division property holdings are diverse and include the Jack London Square area; the Oak-to-Ninth District; the Embarcadero Cove area along the Oakland estuary; as well as several properties in the Oakland Airport Business Park and significant areas of public access and open space. Ms. Kershaw has over 20 years of experience working for various public agencies in the Bay Area in the field of land planning and development. She has been at the Port for the past 10 years, most recently in the position of commercial real estate manager.
Ms. Kershaw has a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of California at Berkeley and a master's degree in public administration. Ms. Kershaw is also a member of various professional associations and community organizations including the American Institute of Certified Planners, the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute; she is a past member of the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board in Oakland.