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John D. Gordon, MAI, AI-GRS

Senior Vice President | Valuation Advisory Services
Contact
T 425.283.5783 M 206.913.3374 john.gordon@kidder.com
500 108th Ave NE
Suite 2400
Bellevue, WA 98004
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About

John Gordon has over 30 years experience in the analysis and appraisal of complex income property. He has served as a staff appraiser, as a regional appraisal manager for a national accounting and consulting firm, and as a principal of an independent appraisal company. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews’ Valuation Advisory Services, he was special properties manager in the commercial appraisal department of Washington Mutual Bank (now JP Morgan Chase), where he oversaw the valuation of their national portfolio of hotels and other special purpose properties.

John’s educational background includes a BA in economics from the University of California, and an MBA, with an emphasis in finance, from the University of Washington. He was awarded his MAI designation in 1989, and is certified as a commercial real estate appraiser in the states of Washington and Oregon.

John brings special expertise to the valuation and analysis of lodging properties. He has appraised over 700 hotels in 13 states, including small motels, large full service hotels, and some of the finest boutique resort properties in the region. In addition to hotels, John has extensive expertise in the valuation of senior living communities and affordable multifamily housing.

John is a past president of the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. He served for several years as an instructor in the real estate program at North Seattle Community College, and has been a guest lecturer at the Fachhochschule Munchen in Munich, Germany.

Professional Licenses

STATE OF WASHINGTON, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (No. 1100661)
STATE OF OREGON, State Certified General Appraiser (No. C000237)

Publications

Case Studies in Hotel Valuation (course handbook)
Seattle Hotel Market Review (quarterly)

Professional Affiliation

Appraisal Institute, Designated Member
Seattle Chapter President 2016
Seattle Chapter Appraiser of the Year 2020

Select Client List

  • Bank of America
  • Bank of the Pacific
  • Bank of the West
  • Banner Bank
  • BECU
  • Coast Hotels
  • First Federal
  • Heritage Bank
  • HomeStreet Bank
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Key Bank
  • Kitsap Bank
  • Mereté
  • Mountain Pacific Bank
  • Numerica Credit Union
  • Pacific Northwest Bank
  • Peoples Bank
  • Pacific Premiere Bank
  • Red Lion Hotels
  • SaviBank
  • Seattle Bank
  • Shilo Inns
  • Silver Cloud Inns
  • Symetra Insurance
  • Tacoma Housing Authority
  • Timberland Bank
  • Travel Tacoma
  • Umpqua Bank
  • US Bancorp
  • Washington Capital
  • Washington Federal
  • Washington Trust Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Yakima Convention Center
  • Zions Bank

Hotel Markets

  • Washington
  • Aberdeen
  • Allyn
  • Anacortes
  • Ashford
  • Auburn
  • Belfair
  • Bellevue
  • Bellingham
  • Blaine
  • Bothell
  • Bremerton
  • Brewster
  • Burlington
  • Chehalis
  • Chelan
  • Clarkston
  • Cle Elum
  • Des Moines
  • Dupont
  • Eastsound
  • East Wentachee
  • Edmonds
  • Ellensburg
  • Everett
  • Fall City
  • Federal Way
  • Fife
  • Forks
  • Issaquah
  • Kennewick
  • Kent
  • Kirkland
  • Lacey
  • Lakewood
  • Langley
  • Leavenworth
  • Long Beach
  • Longview
  • Lynnwood
  • Marysville
  • Monroe
  • Moses Lake
  • Mukilteo
  • Oak Harbor
  • Ocean Shores
  • Olympia
  • Orcas Island
  • Pacific Beach
  • Pacific
  • Pasco
  • Port Angeles
  • Port Hadlock
  • Port Townsend
  • Pullman
  • Puyallup
  • Quincy
  • Redmond
  • Renton
  • Richland
  • Ritzville
  • San Juan Island
  • SeaTac
  • Seattle
  • Sekiu
  • Sequim
  • Silverdale
  • Spokane
  • Spokane Valley
  • Sumner
  • Tacoma
  • Toppenish
  • Touchet
  • Tukwila
  • Tumwater
  • Union Gap
  • Vancouver
  • Vashon
  • Walla Walla
  • Wenatchee
  • Westport
  • Woodinville
  • Yakima
  • Zillah
  • Oregon
  • Ashland
  • Baker
  • Bandon
  • Bend
  • Beaverton
  • Boardman
  • Coos Bay
  • Eugene
  • Forest Grove
  • Grants Pass
  • Gresham
  • Hermiston
  • Hillsboro
  • Hood River
  • Klamath Falls
  • La Grande
  • Lake Oswego
  • Lincoln City
  • Madras
  • Medford
  • Newberg
  • Newport
  • Ontario
  • Pendleton
  • Portland
  • Redmond
  • Salem
  • Seaside
  • Sisters
  • Springfield
  • The Dalles
  • Tigard
  • Tillamook
  • Troutdale
  • Tualatin
  • West Linn
  • Woodburn

Hotel Brands

  • Aloft
  • Baymont
  • Best Western
  • Candlewood
  • Clarion
  • Coast
  • Comfort
  • Country
  • Courtyard
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Days
  • Doubletree
  • EconoLodge
  • Embassy
  • EVEN
  • FairBridge
  • Fairfield
  • Four Points
  • Four Seasons
  • Guesthouse
  • Hampton
  • Hilton
  • Hilton Garden
  • Holiday
  • Home2
  • Hyatt
  • La Quinta
  • McMenamins
  • Microtel
  • Motel 6
  • Oxford
  • Quality
  • Radisson
  • Ramada
  • Red Lion
  • Residence
  • Rodeway
  • Sheraton
  • Shilo
  • Silver Cloud
  • Sleep
  • SpringHill
  • Staybridge
  • Super 8
  • TownePlace
  • Travelodge
  • Vagabond
  • W
  • WestCoast
  • WoodSpring