Tacoma, WA

Jerome O’Leary

Senior Vice President | Shareholder
T 253.779.9292 jerome.oleary@kidder.com
1201 Pacific Avenue, Ste 1400
Tacoma, WA 98402
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Jerome joined Kidder Mathews in 2002, and has over 30 years of experience as a commercial real estate broker. Before coming to Kidder Mathews, Jerome spent 14 years with First Western Properties, where he was consistently recognized as a top producer and a member of the Presidents Club.

Before entering the real estate industry, Jerome worked for Pilcher Commercial Construction Company, where he was an estimator and project manager for larger commercial and industrial projects. These projects were in both the private and public sector. His background and experience in the commercial construction industry has proven to be extremely valuable when evaluating commercial real estate development and redevelopment opportunities for his clients.

Jerome also founded, owned, and operated Canopy Land, a retail outlet for campers and canopies in Tacoma.

As a senior vice president and shareholder with Kidder Mathews, he specializes in the acquisition, sales, and leasing of suburban office, retail, and multifamily projects. He works in both the Washington and Idaho markets. The blend of his overall background in business development, construction, and real estate allows him to be a valued asset to his clients.

Jerome has exclusively represented many regional and national clients as tenants, buyers, and developers. Some of them include Jack in the Box, Starbucks, Burger King, GE Capital, Save-A-Lot Grocery, Goodwill Industries, Franciscan Health Care, Domino’s, Washington State Fair, Heritage Bank, Washington Tractor, Central Pierce Fire, City of Sumner, and Dobler Management.

Education / Experience

Jerome O’Leary is a broker in Washington State. He attended Tacoma Community College and Washington State University, emphasizing on business, and he has completed the Kirby School of Pre-Engineered Building.

Available Properties

Industry and Community Involvement

Master Builders of Pierce County Board Member 2022 – Present
Pierce County Agricultural Advisory Committee (Alt.) 2018 – Present
Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce Board Member 2017 – 2020
City of Puyallup Lodging Tax Advisory Committee 2018 – 2019
Pierce County Surface Water Advisory Committee 2013 – 2014
Commercial Broker’s Association (CBA) 1990 – Present
Member of King – Pierce Bureau Farm – Present
International Council of Shopping Centers – Associate Member 1989 – Present

Board Member Puyallup Food Bank 2008-2009
Washington State Fair Rodeo Committee 2004 – 2013
Chair of Kidder Mathews Northwest Retail Group 2002-2006
Rotary International, South Hill, Puyallup 1989 – Present, President 1994 – 1995; Secretary 1993 – 1994; Board Member 1996 – 2001
Washington State Commercial Association of Realtors – Educational Board Member 1995 – 1996
Steering Committee Member, City of Puyallup, Growth Management Act 1993 – 1995
Washington State Basketball Officials Association 1978 – 1988

Notable Transactions

200+ acres
various land sales over recent years
13,000 sq ft
Co-development of retail center

Puyallup, WA

118,000 sq ft
Co-development of retail site

Auburn, WA

13,000 sq ft
Sale of professional building

Puyallup, WA

187,000 SF
Sale of retail center

East Bremerton, WA

89,000 sq ft
Sale of retail center

Spanaway, WA

54,000 sq ft
Sale of retail center

Steilacoom, WA

42,000 sq ft
Sale of retail center

Tacoma, WA

20,330 sq ft
Sale of Midtown Plaza

Puyallup, WA

24,000 sq ft
Sale of retail center

Puyallup, WA

20,000 sq ft
Sale of professional building

Des Moines, WA

42,000 sq ft
Sale of Athletic Club

Renton, WA

65,000 sq ft
Sale of Athletic Club

65,000 sq ft

19,500 sq ft
Sale of former Auto Dealership on +4 acres of land

Renton, WA

24,000 sq ft
Sale of former Auto Dealership on 5 acres of land

Puyallup, WA

20 acres
Sale of land to the City of Bonney Lake

Bonney Lake, WA

70,000 sq ft+
Lease of medical and dental office space

Western Washington

Physical Therapy Clinics

Western Washington

12.5 acres
Assemblage and sale of five land parcels on SR-410, Bonney Lake, WA for professional office and retail campus

Bonney Lake, WA

InterWest Bank

Centralia, WA

Burger King transactions

Tacoma and Gig Harbor, WA

Popeye’s Chicken transactions

Pierce County, WA

Lease of the first five Papa John’s Pizza in Pierce County

Pierce County, WA

Jack in the Box transactions

Washington and Idaho

45,000 sq ft
Lease of Goodwill’s retail store

Maple Valley, WA

48,000 sq ft
Lease of Goodwill’s retail store

West Olympia, WA

58,000 sq ft
Lease of Goodwill’s retail store

Lakewood, WA

Ground lease
Outback Steakhouse

Puyallup, WA

Little Caesar’s Pizzas
10 acres
Rezone and sale industrial land

Fife, WA

Multiple sales
land for 7/11 and Citco Gas facilities
Pier One Imports

Puyallup, WA

Land sale
Rite Aid

Puyallup, WA


Tacoma, WA

Multiple leases

King, Pierce, and Lewis Counties

Multiple land sales
Development of retail centers

Washington and Idaho

Select Client List

  • Ambrosia QSR Franchisee (Burger King and Popeye’s)
  • Apple Physical Therapy
  • Burger King Corporate
  • Central Pierce Fire & Rescue
  • City of Puyallup
  • City of Sumner
  • Dobler Management
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • Excess Space Storage
  • FDIC
  • Franciscan Health Care
  • GE Capital
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Heritage Bank
  • Jack in the Box
  • The Kirk Company
  • Laird Norton Co.
  • Little Caesar’s Pizza
  • Napa Auto Parts
  • Newland Communities (Tehaleh)
  • Papa John’s Pizza
  • Pier One Imports
  • Retail Services, Inc.
  • Rite Aid
  • Save-A-lot Grocery
  • Sound Family Medicine
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • Washington State Fair
  • Washington State
  • Liquor Board
  • Washington Tractor