Phoenix, Ariz. – Retail brokerage team, Chuck Wells, Trask Switzenberg, Darrell DeShaw, and Justin DiBiase, have joined Kidder Mathews’ Phoenix office. Prior to Kidder Mathews, the team was with Advisors Commercial Real Estate in Phoenix.
Wells is a 30-year industry veteran and is recognized as one of Arizona’s leading tenant representation brokers. He specializes in restaurants and hospitality and has represented clients including Chipotle, Smashburger, Hilton Hotels, Marriott Hotels, and Bubba’s 33. A new concept owned by Texas Roadhouse. He has been named a senior vice president in the firm.
Switzenberg has over eight years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He has been named a vice president in the firm. Prior to co-founding the Phoenix office of Advisors Commercial Real Estate, along with Wells, he worked for JLL and before that, he was with SR Commercial Real Estate.
DeShaw has been named a vice president in the firm. He has over 13 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining Advisors Commercial Real Estate, he was with NAI Horizon and before that, a small boutique firm where he was involved in more than $62 million in retail investment sales.
Associate, DiBiase will also join the team and will specialize in retail tenant representation.
“What makes Kidder Mathews attractive to us, is the structure of the company and its support system for both its agents and their clients. Being independently owned, Kidder Mathews rewards its agents, not investors, for their hard work and success; therefore, creating an additional incentive for agents to attract and retain clients,” said Wells. “Also, Kidder Mathews agents are selected for both their professional and personal reputations within the industry, creating an enjoyable work environment,” he said.
“These guys are a perfect fit to bolster up our retail division and overall Kidder Mathews Phoenix office, we are very excited to have them,” said Darren Tappen, managing partner of Kidder Mathews’ Phoenix office.
About Kidder Mathews
Kidder Mathews is the largest independently owned commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with over 700 real estate professionals and staff in 20 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. Kidder Mathews offers a complete range of brokerage, appraisal, property management, consulting, project & construction management, and debt & equity finance services for all property types. The firm performs $7 billion in transactions, manages over 50 million square feet of space, and conducts over 1,500 appraisals annually. For more information, visit kiddermathews.com.