Quality, Integrity and Proficiency

We are the ideal alternative to large brokerages

Embarcadero Advisors works exclusively with owners, users and investors of commercial real estate. With transactions encompassing over five million square feet of commercial space and land, we specialize in class A, B and B+ office space and clean industrial and flex buildings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.


Through strategic partnerships with affiliate firms that specialize in functional areas such as estimating, scheduling and other related disciplines, Embarcadero Advisors has successfully provided the following services for our clients:

Commercial Real Estate

  • Asset Management
  • Property Management
  • Brokerage (Leasing) Services
  • Commercial Property Investment
  • General Market Research & Analysis

Construction Management

  • Project Management
  • Construction Management


  • Debt & Equity Sourcing
  • Leaseback Structuring
  • Private Bond Placement

Land Planning Support

  • Project Entitlement
  • Subdivision Mapping
  • Environmental Review
  • Permits


Our team of experienced real estate professionals serve as the ideal alternative to large brokerages houses who are often faced with multiple listing conflicts in the market place. Working closely with each and every client, Embarcadero Advisors provides quality, integrity and proficiency in all of our real estate transactions. We look forward to working with you.

Michael Day

Chief Executive Officer

Michael began his commercial real estate career in 1991 as a portfolio manager for the Trammell Crow Company. During his twelve-year tenure at there he served in many capacities within the firm, including: project leasing, asset management, acquisitions, investment sales, construction management, and development. In 1997, he became the Partner responsible for the firm’s San Francisco interests and third party client activities. In 2002, he formed Embarcadero Advisors Inc. to serve as the fiduciary to multiple clients for their project leasing and asset management, property acquisitions, tenant representation, and property management needs. His projects have totaled approximately $80MM of since its formation. Michael also provides investment advisory services which include: sourcing, evaluating, underwriting, negotiating, and financing commitments on behalf of institutional owners, developers, and individual investors.

Bruce McLean


With 20 years of real estate experience in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bruce is a seasoned executive with strong communication and operational skills. With expertise in project marketing, investment sales, finance, and accounting, Bruce has met and created value for his client’s real estate projects. Mr. McLean’s main focus has now transitioned to the development side where he manages all aspects of commercial development projects including architects and contractors, rezoning, finance and budget, tenant improvements, debt and equity acquisition.


2552 Taylor St.

Case Summary: Repositioning and Leasing

2710 Middlefield Rd.


945 Bryant St.


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We are located at  575 Market St., Suite 3050 San Francisco, CA 94105    |   Office: (415) 982-8800

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