Seattle, WA

Rod Keefe

Senior Vice President | Shareholder
T 206.296.9642 rod.keefe@kidder.com
601 Union Street, Ste 4720
Seattle, WA 98101
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Rod Keefe has been involved in commercial real estate brokerage since 1990. In 1991 Rod joined Kidder Mathews in Seattle as an office leasing specialist. Since then he has expanded his work to include assisting clients in the acquisition or disposition of commercial properties in the downtown Seattle area. Rod is a partner in the company and a long-time top producer at Kidder Mathews having completed office leases totaling more than 3 million sq ft during his career.


Rod received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College in Vermont.

Available Properties

Notable Transactions

182,387 sq ft
US Bank Centre lease renegotiation

US Bank

93,244 sq ft
Rainier Tower lease renewal/expansion

Milliman, Inc.

82,740 sq ft
Exchange Building lease

Nuance Communications

50,286 sq ft
Airport Office Center lease


50,242 sq ft
Queen Anne Plaza lease renewal/expansion

Zenith Administrators

45,568 sq ft
First Avenue S. Building lease

Nuance Communications, Inc.

27,818 sq ft
Union Station sublease

FCB Worldwide & Weber

27,309 sq ft
Star Building sublet

Imperium Renewables

27,192 sq ft
Waterfront Place lease

Blink UX

23,125 sq ft
World Trade Center North sublease


21,875 sq ft
Alaska Trade Building lease

The Nature Conservancy

21,003 sq ft
SeaTac Office Center lease

The Port of Seattle

20,000 sq ft
Westlake Building lease


18,348 sq ft
Millennium Tower lease

Milliman Care Guidelines

15,522 sq ft
Sweeney Conrad Building lease

Root Metrics

15,050 sq ft
818 Stewart Building lease

Weber Shandwick

13,784 sq ft
Elliott Building sublet

Run Studios

13,625 sq ft
300 E. Pine Building

Groff Murphy

13,532 sq ft
Redstone Corporate Center I lease

DeVry University

10,235 sq ft
One Triton lease

Farmers Insurance

9,900 sq ft
2134 3rd Avenue Building lease renewal

The Mexican Consulate

8,055 sq ft
Joshua Green Building lease

Draft FCB

27,000 sq ft
Sherman Clay Building sale

local investment group

25,000 sq ft
509 Fairview Building acquisition

Walsh Construction

20,000 sq ft
20 West Galer Building acquisition

Car Toys, Inc.

2033 23rd Avenue S. Building acquisition

Paine Property, LLC

4,000 sq ft
85th Street Building acquisition

Encore Media

East-West Investment Company, Inc.

Canyon Realty Center, Queen Anne Plaza, and South Hill Park sale

Teralani Enterprises, LLC

RKO Building acquisition, the 300 E. Pike Street Building, the 1925 Third Avenue Building, the sale of 2217 Third Avenue, the sale of a 50% interest in 1925 Third Avenue, and a 100% sale of 1925 Third Avenue

20,000 sq ft
Pine Building acquisition

Assisted Legacy Commercial

1513 Third Avenue


3600 15th Avenue West office building acquisition


11,400 sq ft
NE Blakely Building acquisition

Element Investments LLC

Select Client List

  • A. H. Belo Corporation
  • The Bank of New York
  • The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
  • Blink UX
  • Building Changes
  • Caliber Home Loans
  • Corbis Corporation
  • DeVry University
  • Draft FCB
  • East-West Investment Company, Inc.
  • Encore Media
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Fierce, Inc.
  • Foster Pepper, PLLC
  • Freehold Group
  • Garrison Investment Group
  • HSBC
  • Information Builders, Inc.
  • Interpublic Co.’s
  • King County
  • MediaNet
  • Mekanism
  • Mexican Consulate
  • Milliman, Inc.
  • Netreflector, Inc.
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Nitze-Stagen Co.
  • Nuance Communications, Inc.
  • Pacific Life
  • Pugh Capital
  • Root Metrics
  • Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union
  • SKB
  • Surplus Line Association of Washington
  • Teralani Enterprises, LLC
  • TriMet Development
  • US Bank
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Weber Shandwick