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John Gordon, MAI, AI-GRS

Senior Vice President
Valuation Advisory Services


Career Summary

John Gordon has over 20 years experience in the analysis and appraisal of complex income property. He has served as a staff appraiser, as a regional appraisal manager for a national accounting and consulting firm, and as a principal of an independent appraisal company. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews’ Valuation Advisory Services, he was Special Properties Manager in the Commercial Appraisal Department of Washington Mutual Bank (now JP Morgan Chase), where he oversaw the valuation of their national portfolio of hotels, senior living facilities, and other special purpose properties.

John’s educational background includes a BA in economics from the University of California, and an MBA, with an emphasis in finance, from the University of Washington. He was awarded his MAI designation in 1989, and is certified as a commercial real estate appraiser in the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

John brings special expertise to the valuation and analysis of lodging properties. He has appraised over 600 hotels in 15 states, including small motels, large full service hotels, and some of the finest boutique resort properties in the region. In addition to hotels, John has extensive expertise in the valuation of senior living properties and affordable multifamily housing.

John is the 2016 president of the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. He served for several years as an instructor in the real estate program at North Seattle Community College, and has been a guest lecturer at the Fachhochschule Munchen in Munich, Germany.

Professional Licenses

  • State of Washington, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (No. 1100661)
  • State of Oregon, State Certified General Appraiser (No. C000237)
  • State of Idaho, Certified General Appraiser (No. CGA-2519)
  • State of California, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (No. AG 004565)

500 108th Avenue NE, Ste 2400
Bellevue, WA 98004

Select Client List

  • Anchor Savings Bank
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of the Pacific
  • Bank of Tokyo
  • Banner Bank
  • Beacon Development
  • Boynkin Hotels
  • Cashmere Valley Bank
  • Citizens Community Bank
  • CityBank
  • Credit Lyonnais
  • Frontier Bank
  • Gibraltar USA
  • Global Credit Union
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Innsight Hospitality Management
  • Intermountain Community Bank
  • Intervest Mortgage
  • Interwest Bank
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Key Bank
  • Pacific First Bank
  • Pacific Northwest Bank
  • Portland Development Commission
  • Red Lion Hotels
  • SeaTac Hospitality
  • Shilo Inns
  • Silver Cloud Inns
  • Sterling Savings Bank
  • Tacoma Housing Authority
  • US Bancorp
  • Washington Federal
  • Washington Trust Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Yakima Convention Center
  • Zions Bank