Al Coppin
Co-owner / Founder
License # 00401980

Al Coppin

"Marketing with digital-age tools and techniques, know-how in construction, entitlements and transactions allow us to provide superior service to our clients."

Career Summary:

Al Coppin has over thirty-five years of experience in business park and building development, management, brokerage, land sales, office, industrial and retail sales and leasing. He is also a builder-general contractor for residential and industrial projects.


Attended the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a B.S. in Operations Management (1969) and a MBA in Applied Economics (1970). He is also a licensed broker and contractor.


Al Coppin started at Grubb & Ellis Commercial Brokerage in 1971, as an industrial/investment sales agent. During his time there he took on the roles of: Manager of Marin-Sonoma Operations (1974) and East Bay Industrial Specialist (1975).

Co-founded Keegan & Coppin Company, Inc. with Jim Keegan in 1976. They developed the company to cover commercial real estate marketing and development, management and construction.

Business and Community Affiliations:

  • Work Force Investment Board - Workforce Development (1984-2006)
  • Task Force on the Homeless (1991-2004)
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board
  • California Alumni Association
  • Economic Development Issues