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Meet the visionary team that makes us who we are. Vulcan Real Estate's 40 professionals have broad expertise in development, urban planning, portfolio management, marketing and leasing, market research, financing, government affairs and community relations.

Leadership

Ada M. Healey
Ada M. Healey
Chief Real Estate Officer

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Ada M. Healey
Chief Real Estate Officer

Ada M. Healey directs all real estate strategies for Vulcan Inc. She leads Vulcan’s redevelopment of 60 acres in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood and oversees the company’s additional real estate investment activities throughout the Pacific Northwest. Under her direction, the company has developed nine million square feet including 3,400 residential units, delivering an average of more than 500,000 square feet annually since 2004. Ada’s team also provides real estate services to Vulcan affiliates including the Allen Institute, Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle Seahawks and The Hospital Club, among others. Ada can be credited with Vulcan’s widespread industry recognition for its innovative development approaches and commitment to sustainability.

Previous experience: Prior to joining Vulcan in 2001, Ada worked for nearly 10 years at ING Clarion in asset management, acquisitions and portfolio management. She’s also worked at NYNEX Properties (now Verizon Communications), Sedgwick Group and London and Metropolitan Reinsurance Company.

Education: BA from Duke University, MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Brandon Morgan
Brandon Morgan
Director, Residential Development

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Brandon Morgan
Director, Residential Development

Brandon Morgan oversees Vulcan’s residential development portfolio. He has managed the development and construction of more than 2,100 units including eight projects with LEED or Built Green certification. Brandon is the team’s sustainability expert, managing energy and water use benchmarking for Vulcan’s entire real estate investment portfolio. He is a LEED AP BD+C and was a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Seattle 2030 District. Brandon is also a licensed Washington state real estate broker.

Previous experience: Brandon has more than 23 years of experience in residential development. Prior to joining Vulcan in 2004 he was a development manager at Simpson Housing where he oversaw the development of nearly 1,000 residential units throughout the Pacific Northwest. Brandon also served as a Development Associate at Trammel Crow Residential in Seattle. He started his career at JPI in Texas, later moving to the company’s Seattle office.

Education: BBA in Finance and Real Estate from Southern Methodist University
Jim Broadlick
Jim Broadlick
Senior Director, Real Estate Design and Construction

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Jim Broadlick
Senior Director, Real Estate Design and Construction

Jim Broadlick leads project teams for Vulcan’s development of office, life sciences, residential and mixed-use projects. Jim is responsible for developing and maintaining Vulcan’s relationship with the general contractor industry. Through the management of Vulcan’s construction projects, Jim has been instrumental in creating millions of square feet of high-performing quality assets. Jim also manages construction for Vulcan affiliates including the Allen Institute, Cinerama, Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum, Living Computers Museum+Labs, Museum of Pop Culture and The Hospital Club.

Previous experience: Prior to joining Vulcan in 2008, Jim served as an engineering project manager for Amgen and a project executive for Skanska USA. 

Education: BA from Warren Wilson College, Secondary Teaching Credential at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Lori Mason Curran
Lori Mason Curran
Real Estate Investment Strategy Director

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Lori Mason Curran
Real Estate Investment Strategy Director

With more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience, Lori Mason Curran leads the formulation of investment strategy for Vulcan's real estate portfolio. She has an extensive background in the valuation of commercial real estate, and her ongoing market research is used to inform acquisition, disposition and overall investment decisions.

Previous experience: Prior to joining Vulcan in 2002, Lori worked as a commercial real estate appraiser. She received her MAI designation in 1998 and is a member of the Counselors of Real Estate, as well as a LEED AP (accredited professional). She is a past member of the Board of Trustees for the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at Washington State University’s College of Business and Economics.

Education: BA from Vassar College, MA from New York University

Maria C. Mackey
Maria C. Mackey
Real Estate Director

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Maria C. Mackey
Real Estate Director

Maria C. Mackey manages Vulcan’s portfolio of corporate real estate and leads Vulcan’s financing negotiations on its real estate investments. In her role, Mackey has established relationships with more than 25 different lenders including life insurance companies, banks and pension funds. She has secured more than $3 billion in financing across a variety of real estate and construction loan programs.

Previous experience: Prior to joining Vulcan in 2003, Maria served as CFO at Berg Holdings, a San Francisco Bay Area developer/investor with holdings nationwide. Her industry experience also includes four years as Principal of Mackey & Company, a commercial real estate finance company in Seattle. Previously, Maria spent 14 years as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate both for Pacific First Federal (now Chase) and Seafirst Mortgage Corporation (now Bank of America).

Education: BA from Willamette University

Robert S. Arron
Robert S. Arron
Senior Director, Real Estate Marketing and Leasing

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Robert S. Arron
Senior Director, Real Estate Marketing and Leasing

Robert S. Arron spearheads all leasing and marketing efforts for Vulcan’s real estate development projects. He has negotiated five million square feet of commercial leases for the company. Arron serves as Vulcan's liaison with the brokerage community and also manages relationships with prospective tenants. He has more than 25 years of experience leading leasing, listing brokerage, asset management and acquisition and disposition teams.

Previous experience: Prior to joining Vulcan in 2004, Robert served as Vice President with Kearny Real Estate Company (an operating partner of the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund) in Los Angeles. Robert has also served as a Project Director with Spieker Properties in Los Angeles and as a Senior Property Manager with Trammell Crow Company in Seattle. He was also General Manager of the Bank of America Tower for the Norman Company.

Education: BA from Occidental College, MBA from the University of Southern California

Scott Matthews
Scott Matthews
Senior Director, Acquisitions and Residential Development

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Scott Matthews
Senior Director, Acquisitions and Residential Development

Scott Matthews directs Vulcan’s residential and mixed-use projects and leads the strategic acquisition efforts for Vulcan’s real estate portfolio. Scott plays a key role in the master planning and strategic direction of Vulcan’s real estate investment activities in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, and the company’s expansion into other local submarkets including Yesler, the Central Area and the Bellevue CBD.

Previous experience: Prior to joining Vulcan in 2002, Scott served as Vice President and Area Partner at JPI in Seattle. He has held positions including Regional Manager, Development Associate, City Partner and Division Partner for the Pacific Northwest at Trammell Crow Residential. Matthews got his start as a Project Manager with Delco Group and later as a broker with Marcus & Millichap, both in Seattle.

Education: BS from the University of Missouri at Columbia

Sharon Coleman
Sharon Coleman
Senior Director, Real Estate Development

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Sharon Coleman
Senior Director, Real Estate Development

Sharon Coleman oversees Vulcan's commercial development activities. Her expertise includes site evaluation and project feasibility, design and construction of office and life sciences projects, and adaptive reuse of historic landmark structures. During her tenure at Vulcan, she has led the development of five million square feet of commercial buildings, including build-to-suit projects for Amazon, Facebook, Google and the University of Washington School of Medicine. Sharon has also been instrumental in the formation and adoption of city-wide sustainability initiatives in Seattle.

Previous experience: Sharon has more than 25 years of real estate development, design and project management experience in the Washington and California markets. Prior to joining Vulcan in 2002, Sharon held positions at Wright Runstad and Company, University of Washington in Seattle and Cove Development Company in Newport Beach, California.

Education: BA from the University of Illinois

Steve Hissong
Steve Hissong
Real Estate Asset Management Director

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Steve Hissong
Real Estate Asset Management Director

Steve Hissong is responsible for managing Vulcan’s office, retail and apartment assets including marketing and leasing, operations and dispositions. Steve led Vulcan’s disposition efforts for the $1.15 billion Amazon Headquarters, which was the largest real estate transaction in the U.S. in 2012.

Previous experience: Steve has 21 years of experience in the investment, management, design and engineering of commercial real estate. Prior to joining Vulcan in 2009, Steve worked at Metzler North America where he served multiple roles in acquisitions and asset management of office, retail, industrial and apartment properties. Steve started his career working as a civil and structural engineer for Rust Environment & Infrastructure (now EarthTech) and Haynes Whaley Associates Structural Engineers. He also earned his Professional Engineer license.

Education: BS in Civil Engineering from Cornell University, MBA from the University of Washington
Steve Van Til
Steve Van Til
Senior Director, Real Estate Portfolio Management

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Steve Van Til
Senior Director, Real Estate Portfolio Management

Steve Van Til leads Vulcan's real estate asset management group, which manages a multi-billion-dollar portfolio that has included office, biotechnology, retail, residential, hotel and industrial property types. Steve is responsible for all aspects of portfolio management including acquisitions, dispositions, debt financing, investment strategy and performance, marketing and leasing, operational oversight and capital projects.

Previous experience: Prior to joining Vulcan in 2003, Steve was Senior Vice President of Asset Management for ING-Clarion Partners in Seattle. He spent four years with Equitable Real Estate Investment Management in San Francisco where he was named Director of Retail Asset Management. Van Til got his start as a Project Engineer and Project Manager with Tudor Engineering Company.

Education: BS from University of California-Davis, MS and MBA from University of California-Berkeley

Development & Construction

Alicia Stedman
Alicia Stedman
Development Manager, Residential

Betsy Lawless
Betsy Lawless
Senior Contract Specialist

Charlie Laboda
Charlie Laboda
Senior Project Manager

Deb Willard
Deb Willard
Senior Project Manager

Eileen Hallquist
Eileen Hallquist
Senior Development Manager, Corporate

Kiki Gram
Kiki Gram
Development Manager, Residential

Lee Fulford
Lee Fulford
Project Specialist

Luis Adan
Luis Adan
Senior Development Manager, Commercial

Madeline Herzog
Madeline Herzog
Executive Assistant

Mark Huppert
Mark Huppert
Senior Development Manager, Corporate

Michael Wang
Michael Wang
Acquisitions Manager

Mike Woo
Mike Woo
Development Manager, Residential

Nick Lenington
Nick Lenington
Development Manager, Commercial

Raymond Burdick
Raymond Burdick
Senior Project Manager

Sean Biehl
Sean Biehl
Senior Project Manager

Trevor Konieczny
Trevor Konieczny
Real Estate Underwriting Manager, Development

Marketing & Leasing

Carrie Matthews
Carrie Matthews
Discovery Center Manager

Deron Hayes-Hirschy
Deron Hayes-Hirschy
Marketing Specialist

Geralyn D. Vannoy
Geralyn D. Vannoy
Senior Leasing Manager, Commercial

Josh Lackey
Josh Lackey
Senior Marketing Manager

Megan Murphy
Megan Murphy
Senior Marketing Manager, Residential

Portfolio Management

Brian Crowe
Brian Crowe
Manager, Investment Strategy

David Ka
David Ka
Real Estate Underwriting Manager, Asset Management

Kristel Macalalad
Kristel Macalalad
Asset Manager

Lisa Kyle
Lisa Kyle
Senior Administrative Assistant

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