Senior Vice President, Partner
Dan Swanson specializes in the sale of multifamily assets, primarily located in core Seattle markets. In the past 36 months, he has closed 55 transactions valued at more than $173 million. Dan focuses on the exclusive representation of owners in dispositions and of select buyers in property acquisitions. He also works with clients involved in 1031 exchanges and offers consultation services for asset valuation, as well as cash flow and alternative investment analyses.
Dan graduated from the Washington State University Honors College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a dual emphasis in accounting and finance. He began his real estate career at Marcus & Millichap where he closed over 180 transactions and earned two National Achievement Awards during his 15-year tenure. In 2013, Dan joined Kidder Mathews and has since become both a Senior Vice President and a Partner. In 2015 and in 2016, he earned the “Big Hitter” award, which is only given to the top 10 percent of all producers in the firm.
In 2000, Dan began his own portfolio of properties with a few four-plexes and single family homes. He then completed 1031 exchanges into his current properties, which include apartment buildings in Capitol Hill and retail buildings in the Central District, all of which are professionally managed. He has been a member of RHA since 2000.
In 2004, Dan married Alexandra Larson, a lifelong Seattle resident and Gonzaga graduate. They moved from the Bryant neighborhood near the University of Washington to the Capitol Hill neighborhood where they are raising their three sons, aged four, seven, and nine. In his free time, Dan and his family enjoy exploring Seattle’s parks and beaches, preferring to take in the sights via the City’s monorail, light rail, streetcar, and bus systems. During warm summer weekends, the Swanson family enjoys riding the ferry to their beach cabin in Coupeville on Whidbey Island.
Dan and his family are also active at First Covenant Church in Capitol Hill and are members of the Seattle Tennis Club. Dan is also a regular volunteer at the Seattle Union Gospel Mission in Pioneer Square.