March 14, 2019 – Kidder Mathews has announced the completion of a leadership plan for the firm’s core divisions, brokerage, property management, and valuation advisory. The firm’s four brokerage heads; Brian Hatcher, Northwest, Eric Luhrs, Northern California and Nevada, Robert Thornburgh, Southern California, and Mark Read, Southwest, have been named regional presidents of brokerage for their respective regions. In addition, Keith Kaiser has been promoted to president of the firm’s property management division, and Peter Shorett has been named president of the firm’s valuation advisory division.
In their expanded roles, each will focus on strategic business development, recruitment, and revenue collaboration across the firm’s product lines within their market.
“We appreciate the efforts of these leaders who have worked hard to dramatically grow our company for the benefit of our clients as well as our professionals and employees, who are the ownership of our firm,” said Bill Frame, Kidder Mathews president and COO.
Kidder Mathews is the fastest growing independently owned commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with over 750 real estate professionals and staff in 21 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, and Nevada. As part of the firm’s strategic plan, in the last three years, it has doubled in size and expanded its presence on the West Coast by opening new offices in 13 cities including Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, Pasadena, El Segundo, Orange County, Inland Empire, San Diego, Carlsbad, Sacramento, Reno, and Phoenix. In addition, the firm is opening a new office in the East Bay, adding to its three established Bay Area offices.