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Clay Newton

Executive Vice President, Shareholder


Career Summary

Clay Newton began his career 24 years ago working in commercial real estate appraisal. He started as a commercial real estate broker in 1998, founded his own company in 2006 and in 2013 joined Kidder Mathews. Clay is currently an executive vice president and shareholder at Kidder Mathews where his focus is representing apartment property owners and investors in the sale and acquisition of assets valued between $1 million and $25 million.

Clay has served on the board and development committee of Portland Youth Builders, helping to improve the lives of at-risk students. He serves on the forms committee for the Commercial Association of Brokers and is the past president of the Commercial Real Estate Brokers of Metropolitan Portland (COMP). He is a graduate of the University of Portland, where he played NCAA Division I tennis and lives with his wife Dianna and their 11 year old daughter Evangeline, in northeast Portland.

Past Experience

CV Newton Co., Owner (2006 to 2013)

  • Owned and managed one of the top producing apartment sales offices in the Portland metropolitan market.

C&R Real Estate Services Co., Vice President, Broker (1998 to 2006)

  • Specialized in the sale of investment properties representing sellers, buyers, investors, and developers
  • Honored with Bill Naito Award from Commercial Association of Realtors, Oregon and SW Washington, for completing the most complex transaction of the year (2002)

RP Herman & Associates, Associate Appraiser (1995 to 1998)

  • Appraised new construction projects for developers, builders, banks and investors
  • Conducted acquisitions and portfolio analysis in the Portland area

Hermann & Company, Associate Appraiser (1993 to 1995)

  • Commercial appraisal in Salem and Willamette Valley

Community Organizations

Portland Youth Builders, board member
City Club of Portland
Meals on Wheels
Wild Salmon Center

Select List of Completed Transactions

Portland, OR
NE Portland, OR
Corbett Heights
Portland, OR
City View
SW Portland, OR
Portland, OR
Royal Greens
Gresham, OR
Portland, OR
Cedar Hills Apartments
SW Portland, OR
Forest & Garden
NW Portland, OR
Bel Aire Court
Beaverton, OR
Vancouver, WA
The Oliver
SE Portland, OR
Battlecreek Woods
Salem, OR
Parkside Apartments
Lebanon, OR
The Louis York
N Portland, OR
Paramount Apartments
N Portland, OR
The Roux
N Portland, OR
King's Meadow
Troutdale, OR
Gresham Park
Gresham, OR
Woodcreek Apartments
NE Portland, OR
Spring Garden
SW Portland, OR
Park Place
Eugene, OR
Vintage Irvington
Portland, OR
Alder Village
Gresham, OR
West Royal
Beaverton, OR
Ghim Village
Vancouver, WA
Sharrita Villa
SW Portland, OR
SW Portland, OR
Crown West
Beaverton, OR
Charlotte Rose / Sara Ann
NW Portland, OR
Scholls Royal
Outer SW Portland, OR
Colonial Villa
NE Portland, OR
Royal Crest
Beaverton, OR
Katherine Apartments
NW Portland, OR
The Oriental
SE Portland, OR
Tacoma, WA
Imperial House
NE Portland, OR
Lake Oswego, OR
Rosegate Apartments
NW Portland, OR
Schuler Medford
Medford, OR
Island Park
Salem, OR
Century Apartments
SW Portland, OR
Macleay Apartments
NW Portland, OR
Villa 162 Apartments
SE Portland, OR

101 SW Main Street, Suite 1200
Portland, OR 97204


  • Licensed in Oregon and Washington
  • Commercial Association of Brokers®
  • Multifamily Northwest
  • Oregon and Washington Association of Realtors®
  • National Apartment Association