Carrie MatthewsManager, Discovery Center
Courtney SmithSenior Contract Specialist
Deb WillardSenior Project Manager, Construction
Lisa KyleSenior Administrative Assistant
Ada Healey directs all real estate strategies for Vulcan Real Estate’s $3 billion portfolio. She has led the team’s redevelopment of 60 acres in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, expanded the company’s footprint to Bellevue, and partnered with Seattle Housing Authority on its redevelopment of Yesler. Under her direction, Vulcan Real Estate has developed over 13 million square feet including 4,200 residential units, delivering an average of more than 500,000 square feet annually since 2004. Ada can be credited with Vulcan Real Estate’s widespread industry recognition for its innovative development approaches and commitment to sustainability.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2001, Ada worked for 10 years at Clarion Partners in portfolio management and acquisitions, overseeing a nation-wide portfolio of properties for some of the country’s largest pension funds. Previously, she worked at Verizon Communications, investing in real estate and in insurance at Marsh McLennan and Metropolitan Reinsurance Company.
MBA, New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business
BA, Duke University
Non-Voting Board Member, Washington State Investment Board
Chair, Seattle Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, Downtown Seattle Association
Board Member, Washington Round Table
Alicia Stedman manages a portfolio of Vulcan Real Estate’s residential mixed-use development projects in the Pacific Northwest. While at the company, she has run the design and development of seven multifamily projects totaling 2,200 units.
Alicia has more than 17 years of development and management experience in multiple product types including market rate apartments, senior living, condominium, and townhome developments. While Alicia’s real estate history includes acquisitions, construction, financing, and management, her experience is concentrated in the development of institutional quality residential and mixed-use projects. Prior to working at Vulcan Real Estate, Alicia developed 16 projects totaling 2,700 residential units.
MBA, Gonzaga University
BA, Gonzaga University
Certificate in Real Estate Development, University of Washington
Licensed Real Estate Broker, WA
LEED Green Associate
Brandon Morgan oversees Vulcan Real Estate’s residential development portfolio. He has managed the development and construction of over 2,700 units, including sixteen projects with LEED or Built Green certification. Brandon is the team’s housing policy and sustainability expert, and he manages energy and water use benchmarking for the entire real estate investment portfolio.
Brandon’s experience in residential development spans three decades. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate 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.
BBA in Finance & Real Estate, Southern Methodist University
LEED AP BD+C
Licensed Real Estate Broker, WA
Founding Board Member, Seattle 2030 District
Brian Crowe spearheads portfolio investment analysis and strategy at Vulcan Real Estate, with financial expertise in acquisitions, financing, development, operations, and dispositions. With more than 27 years of experience in real estate development and asset management, Brian leads a team of underwriters providing financial analysis for transactions across the investment horizon.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2002, Brian worked as a Financial Analyst at Wright Runstad & Company underwriting commercial development projects.
MS in Finance, Seattle University
BA in Mathematics, West Virginia University
Charlie Laboda leads the construction management team for Vulcan Real Estate’s multifamily projects. He provides oversite on the residential portfolio and has managed numerous complex development projects comprising more than 1,000 units in Seattle’s Yesler and Central Area neighborhoods.
Charlie has more than 30 years of development and construction management experience in Seattle. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, Charlie worked as a Development Manager for Investco/Tarragon LLC, and Harbor Properties.
BS in Construction Management, University of Washington
Corey is the lead for all strategic regulatory, business, and legal issues relating to the environmental remediation required by Vulcan Real Estate’s development work. He supports the strategic plan across acquisition, design and construction, and disposition of real estate assets. Corey is also a construction project manager on the residential and commercial development teams.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, Corey was a consulting Environmental Engineer at Floyd|Snider, supporting commercial and industrial clients with remediation and infrastructure improvement projects across the Pacific Northwest.
MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
BS in Environmental Science, University of Colorado
Professional Engineering License, WA
David Ka manages the financial underwriting for Vulcan Real Estate’s operating portfolio including office, retail, and multifamily assets. His work supports leasing, valuations, and dispositions, and he also serves as asset manager of land held for development.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2017, David served as an Analyst for office and industrial portfolios at Bentall Kennedy and as a Property Consultant with SGA Property Consultancy (KPMG) in Australia.
MBA, University of Melbourne, Australia
BA in Architecture, University of Washington
Deron Hayes-Hirschy is the in-house Visual Designer for Vulcan Real Estate. As such, she creates marketing collateral, including brochures, presentations, and signage, and ensures that all external-facing design materials follow appropriate brand guidelines for Vulcan Real Estate, as well as for individually-branded projects.
Deron has more than 15 years of experience as a Visual Designer. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2015, she was a Designer and Social Dance Instructor at Century Ballroom. She also participated in the first seven years of Plymouth Housing’s fundraising event, “Seattle Dances” as a choreographer, coach, and performer. In addition, she has done freelance design work for several local and national companies, including Glant Textiles, BikeWorks, Easter Swing, Alchemy Tap Project, and Food Lifeline.
BA in International Studies, University of Washington
AAS in Graphic Design, Seattle Central Creative Academy
Certificate in Data Visualization, University of Washington
Geralyn D. Vannoy
Geralyn D. Vannoy executes the commercial leasing strategy for Vulcan Real Estate’s investment portfolio, and her deep experience has resulted in the successful marketing and leasing of the company’s assets. She also serves as asset manager for select Vulcan Real Estate properties.
Geralyn has more than two decades of experience in office and retail leasing. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2007, she held positions at Harbor Properties, The Staubach Company, Colliers Seeley, and Wright Runstad & Company.
BA, University of Washington
Certificate in Commercial Real Estate, University of Washington
Board Member, NAIOP, WA Chapter
Ian Warner is the Public Policy Director at Vulcan Real Estate, responsible for a combination of public policy, legal analysis, and engagement with local partners to continue creating more vibrant and equitable communities.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, Ian was a Senior Public Policy Director at Zillow where he advised business lines and government officials about regulations and consumer interests in the changing real estate, technology, and mortgage industries. Ian also served as the Seattle Mayor’s Office Legal Counsel. In that role, he advised mayors and their senior leadership teams on a broad array of legal matters affecting city policy through a legal lens. Before joining the Mayor’s Office, Ian was an Associate with Dorsey & Whitney LLP. At Dorsey, he worked with the Monitoring Team that oversaw the Seattle Police Department’s implementation of the federal consent decree to ensure constitutional policing in Seattle. Ian has also served as the President of the Loren Miller Bar Association which is a chapter of the oldest and largest organization of African American attorneys in the United States.
Juris Doctor, University of Washington
BA in Political Science, Whitman College
Board Co-Chair, Judicial Merit Selection Committee for the Western District of Washington
Board Member, King County Bar Association
Board Member, KUOW Public Radio
Board Member, Bellevue Chamber
Board Member, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle
Jacqueline Gruber leads Vulcan Real Estate’s local government and community relations efforts, working closely with diverse partners to create vibrant and more equitable communities. In her role, she tracks and informs policy to promote housing production, inclusive economic development, and accessible public transportation.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, Jacqueline worked for the Downtown Seattle Association in public policy and planning on behalf of downtown property owners, businesses, residents, and non-profit organizations. She has also worked in land use planning, environmental planning, and economic development in private practice and the public sector, starting her career at the City of Portland, Oregon.
MURP, Portland State University
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Board of Trustees and Policy Leadership Group, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Policy Committee, Seattle Association
Seattle for Everyone
Mercer Corridor Stakeholder Group
Transportation Committees for the Seattle Chamber, Bellevue Chamber, Downtown Seattle Association and Bellevue Downtown Association
Government Affairs Committee, NAIOP, WA Chapter
Jim Broadlick leads project teams for Vulcan Real Estate’s development of office, life sciences, residential, and mixed-use projects. In addition, Jim is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the general contractor industry. Through the management of Vulcan Real Estate’s construction projects, Jim has been instrumental in creating millions of square feet of high-performing quality assets.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2008, Jim served as an Engineering Project Manager for Amgen and a Project Executive for Skanska USA.
BA, Warren Wilson College
Secondary Teaching Credential, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Executive Leadership Board Member, Voiland College of Engineering at Washington State University
Josh Lackey leads marketing, branding, and communications efforts for Vulcan Real Estate. He drives marketing strategy for the company and its commercial real estate projects, starting with brand development, all the way through creative direction, content strategy, and public relations.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2002, Josh worked at Wright Runstad & Co. supporting initiatives and projects across the development, marketing, and leasing teams.
BA in Communication & Art History, University of Washington
Kiki Gram manages the development of residential and small commercial projects for Vulcan Real Estate and has more than 20 years of experience in the building industry. As a licensed architect she brings expertise in project feasibility and building codes to the team, informing early project direction and successfully navigating complex entitlements. With a design background and extensive construction experience, she works collaboratively with project teams to deliver high quality, transit-oriented, sustainable developments.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2017, Kiki worked for Spectrum Development Solutions delivering mixed-use residential projects. As an architect, her experience spans mixed-use residential and commercial tenant improvements while at award winning firms Graham Baba Architects and the Miller Hull Partnership.
M Arch, University of Washington
BS in Architecture, University of Virginia
Certificate in Commercial Real Estate, University of Washington
Board Member, 2030 District
Board Member, South Lake Union Community Council
Kristel Felder manages office, retail, and multifamily assets for Vulcan Real Estate. Her primary responsibilities include operational oversight, marketing and leasing, budgeting and performance tracking, risk mitigation, compliance, dispositions, and market research. Additionally, she ensures adherence to sustainability initiatives and compliance with legislative and lender requirements.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2017, Kristel worked for Bentall Kennedy on the asset management team. Her portfolio consisted of office and industrial assets in the western portion of the United States valued at over $1.5 billion. Kristel started her career in commercial real estate on the valuation side working for a local appraisal firm in San Francisco.
BA in Economics, University of California San Diego
Krystal Russell is responsible for research, analysis, and underwriting support for Vulcan Real Estate’s acquisition efforts and residential development pipeline. Prior to this role she spent four years in Vulcan’s Finance department working on commercial and residential projects under development.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2015, Krystal worked in public accounting for Clark Nuber and Deloitte.
MPAcc, University of Washington
BA, University of Washington, Cum Laude
Certificate of Commercial Real Estate Development, Runstad Center
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Lee Fulford leads Vulcan Real Estate’s document and records compliance efforts in accordance with Washington State regulations. In her role, she also manages permit funding and permit processing for the team’s residential and commercial projects in Seattle and Bellevue.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2004, Lee worked as Executive Assistant to the President at The Brown Schools working with troubled teens and as Executive Assistant to the CFO at Corrections Corporation of America in Nashville, TN.
BA in History, Saint Anselm College
Secretary, Board of Commissioners, Skagit County Fire District 16
Lori Mason Curran
Lori Mason Curran joined the Vulcan Real Estate team in 2002 and leads the formulation of investment strategy for the real estate portfolio. In addition to overseeing valuation of the company’s commercial assets, her ongoing market research is used to inform acquisition, disposition, and overall investment decisions.
Lori entered the real estate field in 1990 with a position at Mitsubishi, followed by a decade-long career as a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser.
MA, New York University
BA, Vassar College
Chair, Counselors of Real Estate, PNW Chapter
Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, Counselors of Real Estate (National)
Vice Chair Institutional Investment Specialty Interest Group, Counselors of Real Estate (National)
Madeline Herzog is Ada M. Healey’s Executive Assistant, and she coordinates overall administrative support for the Vulcan Real Estate team. Additionally, Madeline coordinates access to external SharePoint sites for active projects.
Madeline has more than 30 years of administrative experience supporting C-level executives and has previously worked at The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Edmonds School District, and Deloitte. She is the recipient of the 2022 Pacific NW Admin Awards Spirit Award.
BA in Business Administration, University of Washington
Mahi Demissie is responsible for overseeing construction on several of Vulcan Real Estate’s residential and commercial projects in the Seattle and Bellevue markets. The projects she manages comprise more than 600 residential units and 1.3 million square feet of commercial office and retail space.
Mahi has more than 14 years of experience in commercial construction. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, she worked as a Project Manager on numerous projects including offices, clinics, tenant improvements, and educational facilities.
MS in Construction Management, Washington University of St Louis
BS in General Science (Physics Concentration), Grinnell College
BS in Civil Engineering, Washington University of St Louis
LEED AP BD+C
Board Member, ACE Mentor Program
Real Estate Committee Member, YouthCare
Maria C. Mackey
Since joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2003, Maria C. Mackey has led the financing negotiations on the company’s real estate investments. Maria has established relationships with more than 33 different lenders including life insurance companies, banks, and pension funds, and has secured over $5.6 billion in financing across a variety of construction and permanent loan programs.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, 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 and Seafirst Mortgage Corporation.
BA in Economics & Political Science, Willamette University
Board Member, Pacific Northwest Ballet
Board Member, Pilchuck Glass School
Board Member, ArtsFund
Board Member, Bumbershoot
Capital Campaign Advisory Committee Member, Seattle Shakespeare Company Capital Campaign
Matt Kasten manages pre-development underwriting efforts for Vulcan Real Estate’s commercial and residential projects. In addition to his comprehensive underwriting duties, Matt participates in both market research and asset management to help serve the team.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2022, Matt served as an Originations Associate at Bank OZK in San Francisco, CA and as a Senior Credit Analyst at US Bank in Los Angeles, CA.
BA, University of Southern California
Member, NAIOP Developing Leaders, WA Chapter
Megan Murphy leads marketing and leasing for Vulcan Real Estate’s multifamily residential portfolio. She specializes in identifying key markets, developing residential product, and leading the marketing and leasing through stabilization. She has over 20 years of experience in residential and lifestyle marketing and has led the marketing, planning, and leasing of more than 4,200 residential units in downtown Seattle and Bellevue.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2005, Megan was the Marketing Director for Harbor Properties.
BA in Communications, University of Washington
Michael Wang manages the delivery of office assets for Vulcan Real Estate including 2 million square feet of build-to-suit office projects in the Bellevue CBD. Prior to this role, Michael spearheaded the team’s acquisitions efforts by sourcing, underwriting, and closing residential and commercial land in the Seattle and Bellevue markets.
Michael has more than 15 years of real estate experience with key roles in investments, development, and asset sales. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2016, Michael was a Business Manager for new store development at Starbucks and a Senior Associate at Capview Partners, where he assembled investment-grade, retail portfolios for private REITs.
MSc in Real Estate, City University in London
BA in Philosophy, The University of Texas in Austin
Mike Woo manages the development of Vulcan Real Estate’s residential and commercial office projects including a build-to-suit office building for Google in South Lake Union and 700 residential units across three buildings in Seattle’s Yesler neighborhood.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2013, Mike served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine working as a consultant to a special needs nonprofit. He got his real estate development career start at a Seattle nonprofit housing developer where he managed five projects from acquisitions and entitlements, through construction and lease-up.
MBA, University of Washington Foster School of Business
BS in Civil Engineering, University of Washington
BA in Architecture,University of Washington
Murray Crampton leads Vulcan Real Estate’s commercial development sector, where he is responsible for the product strategy and delivery of office projects. He played a key role in Vulcan Real Estate’s recent entry into the Bellevue market, including overseeing 2 million square feet of build-to-suit office space for Amazon.
Previously, Murray worked for Lendlease, where he held senior positions on some of Australia’s largest urban regeneration projects.
Master of Property and Development, University of New South Wales, Australia
As Senior Development Manager at Vulcan Real Estate, Nick Lenington is focused on project delivery from entitlements, through design and construction. He manages predevelopment and development activities for 1.7 million square feet of commercial office and life science projects in the Seattle and Bellevue markets.
Nick has spent more than 27 years in commercial real estate development and construction across multiple industries, including the life science and technology sectors. He began his career as a Consulting Engineer moving into corporate roles with Amgen as a Senior Capital Project Manager and Microsoft as Senior Development/Portfolio Manager.
MBA from Seattle University
BS in Civil Engineering, University of Washington
Certificate in Commercial Real Estate, University of Washington
Licensed Professional Engineer, WA
With nearly 30 years of development, owner’s rep, and construction management experience, Raymond Burdick has managed a multitude of complex development projects for Vulcan Real Estate. Tenants for these projects have included Vulcan corporate entities, City of Bothell, UW School of Medicine, Amazon, and Google.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, Raymond worked as a Project Manager for Skanska and Turner, as well as an Owner Rep for Cockram Construction.
BS, University of Minnesota
Robert S. Arron
Robert S. Arron oversees the leasing and marketing efforts for Vulcan Real Estate’s investment portfolio. He has negotiated more than 5 million square feet of commercial leases for the company, encompassing several property types including office, life science, and retail. Robert serves as Vulcan Real Estate’s liaison with the brokerage community and also manages relationships with prospective tenants. He has more than 35 years of experience leading leasing, listing brokerage, asset management, acquisition, and disposition teams.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate 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 also served as a Project Director with Spieker Properties in Los Angeles. He was a Senior Property Manager with Trammell Crow Company and General Manager of the Bank of America Tower for the Norman Company, both in Seattle.
MBA, University of Southern California
BA, Occidental College
Scott Matthews directs Vulcan Real Estate’s residential and mixed-use development projects and leads the strategic acquisition efforts for the real estate portfolio. Scott plays a key role in the master planning and strategic direction of the company’s real estate investment activities in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, as well as expansion into other local submarkets including Yesler, Central Area, and Bellevue.
Scott has more than 35 years of real estate development, acquisition, and management experience. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2002, Scott served as Vice President and Area Partner at JPI in Seattle and Division Partner for the Pacific Northwest at Trammell Crow Residential. Scott got his start as a Project Manager with Delco Group and later as a Broker with Marcus & Millichap, both in Seattle.
BS, University of Missouri at Columbia
Board & Executive Committee Member, Bellevue Downtown Association
Executive Committee Member, ULI Seattle Multifamily Product Council
Steve Hissong is responsible for managing Vulcan Real Estate’s office, retail, and residential assets including marketing and leasing, operations, and dispositions. Since 2012, Steve has led property disposition efforts totaling $4.3 billion, including the $1.15 billion Amazon Headquarters sale, which was the largest real estate transaction in the U.S. in 2012.
Steve has more than 25 years of experience in the investment, management, design, and engineering of commercial real estate. Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate 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.
MBA, University of Washington
BS in Civil Engineering, Cornell University
Licensed Professional Engineer
Member, NAIOP Investment Management & Strategy Forum
Steve Van Til
Steve Van Til has lead the portfolio management group since joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2003. His team manages a multi-billion-dollar portfolio that has included office, life science, retail, residential, and hotel property types. Steve’s responsibilities include acquisitions, dispositions, debt financing, investment strategy and performance, marketing and leasing, operational oversight, and capital projects.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, Steve was Senior VP of Asset Management for ING-Clarion Partners in Seattle. He also worked for Equitable Real Estate Investment Management in San Francisco as Director of Retail Asset Management. Steve began his professional career as a Project Engineer/Project Manager with Tudor Engineering Company in San Francisco.
MBA, University of California, Berkeley
MS in Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
BS in Civil Engineering, University of California, Davis
Registered Professional Engineer, CA
Board Member, Seattle Metropolitan Improvement District
Trevor Konieczny manages construction and permanent financing activities for Vulcan Real Estate’s office, retail, and multifamily real estate portfolio. He leverages his investment underwriting experience to negotiate favorable terms on behalf of Vulcan Real Estate and has closed more than $2.2 billion of financing for the company, including several large balance sheet and syndicated debt transactions.
Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate in 2017, Trevor worked in the commercial real estate group at First Republic Bank in New York. His industry experience also includes roles in commercial real estate acquisitions and distressed debt dispositions.
MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
BS, Tulane University
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)