Coldwell Banker Commercial, a leading provider of real estate services in the East Bay, announced today that Benjamin Markham has joined the company as a sales associate in its Walnut Creek office.  In his new position, Markham will specialize in commercial leasing and sales in the Diablo Valley along the 680 corridor. 

Markham is a nearly 30 year veteran of multifamily and commercial construction and development.  He has been responsible for the development of numerous properties and management of several successful construction and development firms.

“Commercial real estate has been rapidly growing in the Diablo Valley and we need high caliber agents to help us meet the increasing needs of our clients,” said Norine Neyhouse, manager of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Walnut Creek office.  “Ben comes to us with all the skills and capabilities that will quickly make him a favorite among our commercial clients.”

Markham earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering/construction management from the University of Houston, and Master of Business Administration in finance from Southern New Hampshire University.  In addition, Markham holds a California General Contractor B license.

Coldwell Banker Commercial Brokerage in Walnut Creek is located at 1801 N. California Boulevard can be reached at 925.935.7100.  Markham may be reached directly at 925.813.2089 and via e-mail at