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Portland, OR

Tara Platt, CPM®

Senior Vice President & Market Leader | Asset Services
T 503.721.2730 tara.platt@kidder.com
101 SW Main St, Suite 1200
Portland, OR 97204
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Tara Platt, CPM®, leads Kidder Mathews asset services division for the Portland metropolitan region which is comprised of nearly 10 million square feet of commercial office, retail, medical, and industrial assets. Tara brings over 23 years of commercial real estate experience and is responsible for overseeing departmental operations, staff training and development, budgeting, financial reporting and adherence to company and client governance standards. Tara provides the highest quality asset management services to her clients while delivering the best property experience to her tenants.

Prior to her role as the Portland market leader, she led the Kidder Mathews property team responsible for managing a 4 million square foot industrial and office portfolio. In this role she was instrumental in achieving a 95% occupancy rate and successfully managed multi-million-dollar operating budgets and numerous tenant and capital improvement projects totaling nearly $5 million. Before joining Kidder Mathews, Tara was an associate director of management services for Newmark Knight Frank where she was responsible for all property management operations, staff development, and financial performance. Tara teamed with local leadership to strengthen and expand client relationships throughout the region. Tara also served as vice president of property management at Specht Properties, Inc. In this position, she led the property management department for one of the region’s largest real estate developers.

As a highly experienced commercial real estate veteran, Tara has substantial expertise in budget preparation, operating expense recoveries, lease administration, physical plant management, tenant and client relations and financial reporting. She has spearheaded a myriad of property enhancement projects, managed major redevelopment projects, developed leasing and tenant retention strategies and established processes to enhance and improve property operations. She proactively and consistently incorporates asset management principles to enhance her client’s overall asset value.


Tara is a licensed principal broker in the state of Oregon and designated broker in the state of Washington. She holds the Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Tara earned a Master of Arts degree from George Fox University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

Tara is a member and past chapter president of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), an executive board member of the Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB), a member of NAIOP, and a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).

Representative Assignments

Rivergate Corporate Center
Alderwood Corporate Center

Clients Served

  • ASB Real Estate Investments
  • BentallGreenOak
  • Clarion Partners
  • Guggenheim Partners
  • Hudson Advisors
  • New York Life
  • Nuveen, a TIAA Company
  • Washington Capital
  • Zurich