Brokerage Religious & Educational Facilities

The Kidder Mathews Religious and Educational Services group has the specialized commercial real estate and local market expertise to provide faith-based and non-profit institutions with service that matches their values, goals, and needs.

With over 30 years of combined experience in this specialized market segment, the groups’ regional experts have proven track record and unparalleled market intelligence.  As recognized market leaders, we have had the privilege of representing more religious and educational organizations in the Western United States with their property sales than any other firm.  We understand the unique dynamics your organization faces — a combination of practical and emotional factors that need to be handled with care. We pledge to provide you with professionalism, integrity, and responsiveness at every step in the process.

Due to the uniqueness of this segment, the Kidder Mathews team stays proactive. We maintain one of the largest databases of religious and educational organizations in California, and we actively track qualified buyers for religious and education facilities. So when you’re ready to engage us, we’ll be prepared to make your transaction an uplifting and successful one for all parties involved.

Specializing In

Identifying sustainable income solutions

Well versed in creative deal structuring

Experts in leveraging demand to create a competitive bidding environment

Regularly achieving sales prices beyond appraised values

Campus master planning

Establishing the intrinsic value of the Conditional Use Permit

Educating our clients so they can make informed decisions

Highest and best use analysis

Valuation studies

Sub-dividing excess land for development

Representing organizations who receive unsolicited offers

Facility requirements for churches and schools to be legally conforming

Proven systems to create targeted marketing strategies

Partial Client List

  • Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Jesus Christ
  • San Diego Roman Catholic Church
  • Orange County Roman Catholic Church
  • Christian Missionary Alliance
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Pacific Southwest
  • Grace International
  • United Methodist Church West & South District
  • California Southern Baptist Convention
  • Episcopal Diocese of San Diego

Regional Leadership

Brian Hatcher, President & COO
206.296.9600 / brian.hatcher@kidder.com

Mark Read, President of Brokerage
858.369.3010 / mark.read@kidder.com

Pacific Northwest

Brian Hatcher, President & COO
206.296.9600 / brian.hatcher@kidder.com

Northern California & Nevada

David C. Nelson, Regional President, Brokerage
415.229.8890 / david.nelson@kidder.com

Greater Los Angeles

Jim Kruse, Regional President, Brokerage
213.225.7249 / jim.kruse@kidder.com

Southern California & Arizona

Eric Paulsen, Regional President, Brokerage
949.557.5079 / eric.paulsen@kidder.com