Richard Caragol, CPA, CITP, CGMA
Vice President, Controller
Property Management Services
Mr. Caragol has over 30 years of experience in the accounting/finance arena. Dick is directly responsible for the property management accounting of the entire Kidder Mathews property management portfolio consisting of over 48 million square feet of industrial, office, and retail properties. Dick manages a staff of over 20 property management accountants and five accounting clerks. Dick also participates in business development for the property management division.
Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Dick spent eight years as chief financial officer for Northwest Racing Associates, L.P. (d.b.a. Emerald Downs); a thoroughbred racetrack in Auburn, Washington. In this role, Dick was responsible for all aspects of accounting, finance, and risk management for the organization. Previous to that, he spent four years as controller for Rainier Properties; a division of Diamond Parking, where he was responsible for the accounting, reporting, cash management, and property management accounting of a proprietary commercial real estate portfolio which generated in excess of $17 million per year.
Dick graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business/accounting from Seattle University and is a Certified Public Accountant and has achieved the following AICPA designations; Certified Information Technology Professional and Charted Global Management Accountant. Dick is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Washington Society of CPA’s, and Institute of Management Accountants.