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Gary Guenther

Senior Vice President, Shareholder

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Career Summary

Gary Guenther, a shareholder and senior vice president at Kidder Mathews, is an expert in developing & implementing successful commercial real estate strategies for corporations, individuals, and investors in the greater Puget Sound region, with an emphasis on the Eastside market. His clients range from large corporate headquarters, healthcare organizations, startup to scaleup technology companies, and local & institutional investors.

In his 20 year career, Gary has been involved in hundreds of leasing and sale assignments worth billions of dollars, including corporate relocations, sale leasebacks, lease renewals, subleases, acquisitions/dispositions, and build-to-suits. His market knowledge, longstanding relationships, and creative strategic planning help his clients achieve maximum value and flexibility with all their commercial real estate needs.

Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Gary worked with the real estate affiliate of the Government of Singapore. He previously served on the Kidder Mathews board of directors, and is regularly asked to present on market real estate trends as a CRE expert.

Specialty

Leasing and investments for office, technology, and healthcare organizations

Affiliations

  • Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, BOD & Past Chair
  • SIOR Washington State Chapter, Past President
  • Bellevue Downtown Association, BOD
  • NAIOP
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Washington Technology Industry Association
  • Bellevue Club
  • Overlake Golf and Country Club

Representative Transactions

  • 89,950 SF corporate HQ building acquisition on behalf of AAA Washington
  • 57,003 SF lease on behalf of Overlake Hospital
  • $34,400,000 sale on behalf of Red Lion Corporation to Wig Properties
  • 86,365 SF of lease transactions on behalf of AAA Washington
  • $30,000,000 sale on behalf of Bellevue First Congregational Church
  • 37,674 SF of corporate HQ lease transactions of behalf of Winshuttle
  • $15,000,000 purchase on behalf of Bellevue First Congregational Church
  • 12,500 SF corporate HQ lease on behalf of HD Fowler
  • $100,307,187 sale of Plaza Yarrow Bay on behalf of HAL Real Estate
  • 30,683 SF corporate HQ lease transactions on behalf of Puget Sound Bank
  • $38,828,000 sale of Corporate Campus East on behalf of HAL Real Estate
  • 56,256 SF lease transactions on behalf of Living Montessori
  • $9,750,000 corporate HQ acquisition on behalf of NW Clinical Research Sale
  • 20,073 SF corporate HQ lease on behalf of Paula’s Choice
  • $9,000,000 corporate HQ acquisition on behalf of House Hotels and Resorts
  • $18,500,000 property sale on behalf of Summit Northwest to Swift Real Estate Partners
  • 43,608 SF corporate HQ leases on behalf of Sunterra Pacific/VTS
  • $14,990,000 sale on behalf of Wyndam to Menlo Equities
  • 46,547 SF leases on behalf of Northern Trust
  • 60,000 SF HQ building disposition on behalf of AAA Washington

Education

B.A. in public relations, Central Washington University

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425.450.1154
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500 108th Avenue NE, Ste 2400
Bellevue, WA 98004

Select Client List

  • AAA Washington
  • Aegis Living
  • Archon Group
  • Arryve
  • Aspen Tech
  • Columbia West
  • Fortune Bank
  • General Microsystems
  • Goddard
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • HAL Real Estate
  • HD Fowler
  • Heritage Bank
  • Kaspersky Lab
  • Kidder Mathews
  • Living Montessori
  • Noble House Hotels & Resorts
  • Northern Trust
  • Overlake Hospital
  • Pac Lab
  • PACCAR
  • Paula’s Choice
  • Puget Sound Bank
  • Republic Services
  • Sabey Corporation
  • Strategic Wealth Management
  • Swift Real Estate Partners
  • TIAA- CREF
  • Winshuttle