Richard McDowell has joined Kidder Mathews’ property management services division and has been named senior vice president, director of engineering and sustainability. In this role, McDowell will oversee all aspects of Kidder Mathews’ facilities and building engineering program, including business development.
McDowell’s 22-year industry background includes a career as a chief engineer, an operations manager with CBRE as well as Egis, and an executive in the mechanical and refrigeration industry, where he led and managed service groups.
Kidder Mathews’ robust building engineering team includes over 90 chief engineers, building engineers, administrative staff, and a customer service call center. Building engineering services and sustainability practices are delivered in conjunction with the firm’s property management assignments and for clients such as Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP), SteelWave, and Anchor Health Properties.
“Kidder Mathews delivers building engineering and maintenance solutions to clients for whom building sustainability, systems reliability, and occupant services are paramount. Rich’s deep technical expertise and business experience further enhance Kidder Mathews’ ability to serve our clients across multiple markets,” said Keith Kaiser, president, Kidder Mathews property management services.
Kidder Mathews has one of the largest property management groups on the West Coast, with a portfolio of more than 70 million square feet of industrial, office, retail, and medical/research properties, for a diverse clientele including institutional and private investors, public agencies, corporations, and non-profit organizations. Their managed portfolio represents over $12 billion in assets under management.
About Kidder Mathews
Kidder Mathews is the largest independently owned commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with 900 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 $8 billion in transactions, manages over 70 million square feet of space, and conducts over 1,800 appraisals annually. For more information, visit kidder.com.