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Portland, OR

Clay Newton

Executive Vice President | Shareholder
T 503.721.2719 clay.newton@kidder.com
101 SW Main Street, Suite 1200
Portland, OR 97204
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Clay Newton began his career 24 years ago working in commercial real estate appraisal. He started as a commercial real estate broker in 1998, founded his own company in 2006 and in 2013 joined Kidder Mathews. Clay is currently an executive vice president and shareholder at Kidder Mathews where his focus is representing apartment property owners and investors in the sale and acquisition of assets valued between $1 million and $25 million.

Clay has served on the board and development committee of Portland Youth Builders, helping to improve the lives of at-risk students. He serves on the forms committee for the Commercial Association of Brokers and is the past president of the Commercial Real Estate Brokers of Metropolitan Portland (COMP). He is a graduate of the University of Portland, where he played NCAA Division I tennis and lives with his wife Dianna and their 11 year old daughter Evangeline, in northeast Portland.

Available Properties

Past Experience

CV Newton Co., Owner (2006 to 2013)
Owned and managed one of the top producing apartment sales offices in the Portland metropolitan market.

C&R Real Estate Services Co., Vice President, Broker (1998 to 2006)
– Specialized in the sale of investment properties representing sellers, buyers, investors, and developers
– Honored with Bill Naito Award from Commercial Association of Realtors, Oregon and SW Washington, for completing the most complex transaction of the year (2002)

RP Herman & Associates, Associate Appraiser (1995 to 1998)
– Appraised new construction projects for developers, builders, banks and investors
– Conducted acquisitions and portfolio analysis in the Portland area

Hermann & Company, Associate Appraiser (1993 to 1995)
Commercial appraisal in Salem and Willamette Valley


Licensed in Oregon and Washington
Commercial Association of Brokers®
Multifamily Northwest
Oregon and Washington Association of Realtors®
National Apartment Association

Community Organizations

Portland Youth Builders, board member
City Club of Portland
Meals on Wheels
Wild Salmon Center
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