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March 14, 2019

Expanding Kidder Mathews announces leadership plan, names 6 senior leaders division presidents

Irvine, Calif. - 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.

About Kidder Mathews
Kidder Mathews is the largest 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, Nevada, and Arizona. Kidder Mathews offers a complete range of brokerage, appraisal, property management, consulting, project & construction management, and debt & equity finance services for all property types. The firm performs $9 billion in transactions, manages over 50 million square feet of space, and conducts over 1,600 appraisals annually. For more information, visit

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