Seattle, Wash. (May 3, 2023) – Jeff Hicks has joined Kidder Mathews as Senior Vice President and Director of Engineering & Sustainability for Asset Services across the firm’s 20 West Coast locations.
In this role, Hicks will be responsible for the management of the firm’s engineering program, including hiring technical personnel, oversight of the building engineering safety and training program, and business development for the division. He will also oversee Kidder Mathews’ sustainability practice — spearheading engineering, sustainability, and energy efficiency initiatives to drive innovation and promote environmental stewardship across the firm’s managed portfolio.
With 15 years of industry experience, Hicks brings a diverse background of executive leadership, including account management in commercial office, healthcare, hotel, mixed-use, retail, industrial, and government sectors. Before joining Kidder Mathews, he served as a business development manager at PSR Mechanical — a division of Service Logic, the largest privately held energy and HVAC mechanical services company in the United States.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff to Kidder Mathews,” said Asset Services COO Erin French, CPM®, CCIM. “His expertise and passion for environmental stewardship will enhance our ability to deliver sustainable and energy-efficient solutions to our clients.”
Under Hicks’ guidance, Kidder Mathews aims to further advance its commitment to sustainability by integrating energy-saving technologies, implementing green building practices, and fostering a culture of innovation within the asset services extensive portfolio.
About Kidder Mathews
Kidder Mathews is the largest independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with over 900 real estate professionals and staff in 20 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. Kidder Mathews offers a complete range of brokerage, appraisal, asset services, consulting, project & construction management, and debt & equity finance services for all property types. The firm performs $12 billion in transactions, manages 53 million square feet of space, and conducts over 2,600 appraisals annually.