Specialties: Office Leasing & Investment Specialist
Background & Experience
Ray has over twenty four years of experience with Puget Sound real estate with expertise in corporate real estate strategy, lease transactions, site selection, property acquisitions and dispositions. He started his career with the Norman Company in 1994, until the company was acquired by Trammell Crow Company in 1998. Ray was a Vice President at Trammell Crow until it was acquired by CBRE in 2006. He expanded his business with CBRE and rose to the level of First Vice President, before joining NAI Puget Sound Properties. He has worked with an impressive list of corporate clients that includes Group Health, Boeing, Philips Medical, Swedish Hospital, MultiCare, American Express, and KeyBank. His landlord clients have included Vulcan Real Estate, Onni Group of Companies, Regence Blue Shield, and Walton Street Capital. Ray and his wife, Rayner, have two sons: Ramsay (20) and Sam (16). He grew up skiing in Banff, Canada and can be found most winter weekends on the slopes with his family and friends. Tennis has been a passion recently with Ray & his team representing his Club at the 3.5 National Championships in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Ray has been an Adult Leader for his son’s Boy Scout troop for many years and has enjoyed the camping and hiking on various trips in and out of Washington state. Ray recently completed a bucket list item by becoming certified with his son in scuba diving and will chaperone a live-aboard Boy Scout scuba trip to Florida this summer. Ray is an avid alumni of the University of Washington where he was a 1st boat rower on the crew team for 3 years. He’s also an alumni of the University of Edinburgh where he won his Blue (varsity letter) in basketball.
• BA Economics, University of Washington • LLB Law, University of Edinburgh • Real Estate Certificate, University of Washington
Professional Associations & Designations
• Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) • University of Washington Alumni Association • Washington State Commercial Association of Realtors (WSCAR) • Board Nominating Committee Chair, MICC • Boy Scouts of America (Adult Leader) • LEED Certified Green Broker