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June 29, 2015

James Bennett accepts Managing Partner role for Kidder Mathews' San Francisco office

San Francisco, Calif. (June 29, 2015) - James Bennett, executive vice president and a partner with Kidder Mathews, has been named managing partner and will head up the firm's San Francisco office.

Bennett is currently a senior member of the firm's Life Science/Technology Services and is involved in major tenant and landlord assignments throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been in the commercial real estate business for over 30 years and has represented many high-profile clients, such as Amgen, Bayer Healthcare, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Pfizer.

"James is an asset and natural leader of our San Francisco office, and he has earned the respect of the business and commercial real estate communities. We are very happy he has accepted this role to lead the office and recruit additional quality professionals as we continue our aggressive growth strategy in the Bay Area," said Reed Payne, the firm's executive vice president who is the exec in charge of the greater Bay Area's operations.

Kidder Mathews is one of the largest independently owned commercial real estate firms on the West Coast, with over 500 real estate professionals and staff in 10 offices in Washington, Oregon, and California. Kidder Mathews offers a complete range of brokerage, appraisal, property management, consulting, sustainability, and project and construction management services for all property types. The firm performs $3.2 billion transactions, manages 30 million square feet of space, and conducts 1,300 appraisals annually. For more information, visit www.kiddermathews.com

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