Dave Carder has joined Kidder Mathews’ Phoenix office as a senior vice president. Carder brings over 27 years of experience working with tenants and landlords to facilitate leases, acquisitions, and sales of commercial properties in Greater Phoenix. He has successfully completed over $1B in transactions, totaling more than 12 million square feet. His transactions have included a number of properties associated with companies such as Blackrock, Bank of America, Bow River Capital, Hines, Invesco, Lincoln Life, Lincoln Property Company, Sound Point Capital, Verizon Wireless, Arizona State University, and Harvard Investments.
Carder specializes in pro forma analysis for investments, rehabilitation projects, and new building developments. Over his career, he has accumulated a diverse resume of leases, investment sales, build-to-suits, speculative developments, land sales, and master-planned business park development.
Before joining Kidder Mathews, Carder served as Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield’s Phoenix office. Prior to C&W, he was with CBRE, where he began his career in 1996 after graduating from Stanford University. During his time at Stanford, he was a Division 1, Pac-12 football scholar-athlete.
Carder is also an active member of the Scottsdale Charros and a former board member of NAIOP.
“I’m excited to be joining Kidder Matthews, as the company’s growth in Phoenix and the western region has been very impressive,” said Carder. “The opportunity to have an ownership stake in an expanding organization with an entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative culture, and unique business platform will allow me to deliver best-in-class service to my clients.”
“We are very excited to have Dave join us,” said Eric Paulsen, Kidder Mathews Regional President. “He is a very experienced and well-respected broker throughout the Phoenix area and will provide significant leadership and strength to Kidder Mathews’ team in Phoenix.”
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. For more information, visit kidder.com.