Senior Vice President, Partner
LIC # SA510719000
Darren Tappen of Kidder Mathews is a recognized expert in the field of commercial investment property assets in the Pacific Southwest. Major banks, private equity funds, insurance companies, institutional investors and developers rely on Darren for his expert advice. Darren’s expertise includes foreclosures, REO dispositions, FDIC loan pools and CMBS workouts. Respected for his specialized knowledge and service-first approach, Darren leverages the Kidder Mathews platform to deliver high quality service across the full range of commercial property types. He is based in the firm’s Phoenix office, but remains active throughout California and Arizona by collaborating with other Kidder Mathews market experts.
Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Darren worked with Cushman & Wakefield where he specialized in acquisition and disposition of industrial and office properties, as well as land for development. Before entering the commercial real estate industry, Darren spent five years as a Controller for Metcon Construction, a large general contracting firm in New Jersey.
Education & Affiliations
Darren received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a minor in real estate from the University of Connecticut. Currently, Darren is on the Board of Advisors for First Scottsdale Bank, a member of National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and has participated in the annual Brokers For Kids charity fundraising event which is affiliated with GirlsHope, BoysHope, a non-profit organization providing activities, support and hope to children facing obstacles towards higher education.