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Shane Poppen

Senior Vice President

Hughes Marino

Phone: 1-844-662-6635



Shane Poppen is a senior vice president at Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate firm that exclusively represents tenants and buyers, never landlords. With over 10 years and 4,000,000 square feet of transaction experience, Shane combines his strong market knowledge and the firm’s tenant-focused discipline to create leverage and opportunities, aligning his client’s real estate goals with their business plan to deliver the most strategically correct, cost-effective and risk-reducing project outcomes possible.

His experience includes site selection, strategic planning and needs assessment, financial analysis, negotiation and transaction structuring for lease renewals, relocations, renegotiations and building purchases.

Selected client representations include Natural Alternatives International (multiple facilities), 208,000 SF; Bekins Moving Solutions (multiple facilities), 164,000 SF; D&K Engineering (multiple facilities), 150,000 SF; BREG, 112,500 SF; UNITE (multiple transactions), 83,000 SF; IDEX Corporation, 93,000 SF; Glanbia Nutritionals, 104,000 SF; Welk Resorts (multiple facilities), 100,000 SF; Earthlite, 82,944 SF; Henry Schein, 65,000 SF; HRE Performance, 51,171 SF; EasyTurf (multiple facilities) 50,000 SF; Trex Enterprises Corporation, 45,000 SF; Zest Anchors, 44,983 SF; Feeding America San Diego, 44,000 SF; MAAC Project (multiple transactions), 50,000 SF; HealthFusion, 40,000 SF; OncoSec Medical, 34,000 SF; Fashionphile, 31,000 SF; ACON Labs, 30,000 SF; VQ Orthocare, 30,000 SF; Cue, 27,450 SF; ACEA Biosciences (multiple transactions), 23,000 SF; HAVAS Edge, 30,000 SF; APWireless, 28,000 SF; CRB (multiple facilities), 23,000 SF; Bill Howe Plumbing, 20,000 SF; Amobee, 18,000 SF; Sprott Global, 18,000 SF; IDEA Health & Fitness, 12,000 SF; and ACI Specialty Benefits 13,000 SF.

Shane Poppen graduated with provost honors and a B.A. in economics from the University of California, San Diego. He was a four-year letter winner and captain of UCSD’s basketball team. Shane is an active volunteer in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the McAlister Institute which provides drug treatment and services to adults and teens throughout San Diego County, Board committee member for Feeding America San Diego, as camp director for Bill Walton’s inaugural Inter-Tribal Sports basketball camp supporting San Diego’s Native American youth, and as youth basketball coach for the San Diego YMCA.

Shane currently resides in Encinitas and enjoys spending free time with his wife, Becky, daughter, Anabelle and son, Owen.

  • Education
  • — University of California, San Diego, B.A. in economics
  • Professional Activities
  • — California Department of Real Estate Licensed Broker
    — Broker License #01701190
  • Honors and Awards
  • — 25 In Their 20s — San Diego Business Journal
  • Civic and Charitable Activities
  • — McAlister Institute — Board Member
  • — Feeding America San Diego — Board Committee
  • — San Diego YMCA
  • — Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • — UCSD Alumni Association
  • — Inter-Tribal Sports
  • — Entrepreneur’s Organization — Sponsor