Tom Usher

Tom Usher

Executive Managing Director

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    200 S.W. Market Street, Suite 200
    Portland, OR 97201-5730
    United States

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    +1 503 279-1777

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Tom has more than 40 years of experience in the real estate industry. He has played a prominent role in the growth and maturing of the commercial real estate industry in the Pacific Northwest. Tom concentrates his energies on strategic planning and problem solving for clients with complex real estate needs. Given his corporate experience, he also focuses his attention on expanding and emerging companies.

Tom received a B.S. degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Oregon State University. 

Community Leadership
  • Serves on the Board for the Good Samaritan Foundation
  • Past President of the Multnomah Athletic Club 1996
  • Serves on the Development Committee of the Multnomah Athletic Foundation (MAF)
  • Former Chairman of the OSU Foundation in 2001, currently serving as honorary trustee and a member of the Fixed Asset Committee
  • Serves on the Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association and Chair of the Tour de Cure Executive Committee in Portland
  • Co-chaired the Legacy Good Samaritan Capital Campaign for a New Emergency Department 2015

Awards & Associations

  • Cushman & Wakefield “National Branch Manager of the Year” 1984
  • Cushman & Wakefield “Branch Manager of the Year – Western Region” 1992
  • Cushman & Wakefield Top Five Producer 2004-2017
  • SIOR Office Transaction of the Year 2004, 2007, 2008
  • Cushman & Wakefield Deal of the Year 2004, 2005, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017


Multi-Market Corporate Clients Served

  • Stoel Rives LLP, a national law firm
  • Precision Castparts, a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products
  • Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE), an international public relations firm with offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia
  • Northwest Pipe Company, leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe
  • Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects (ZGF), a leader in architectural design
  • Power Engineers, A National engineering and consulting company
  • PacificSource, a regional health care corporation


Our Portland, Oregon based team provides strategic solutions to advance clients' business objectives locally, nationally and globally. 

Team commitment: 
  • Our clients come first. Always.
  • It’s not about the immediate transaction. It’s about being strategic advisors.
  • We listen. We learn. We communicate. We advocate - for your business.
  • A collaborative approach drives better results.

Mark Carnese

Executive Director

Doug Duerwaarder

Executive Director

Matt Johnson

Executive Director

Financial Analyst

Jan Ball

Sr. Client Coordinator

Camille Mayeux

Sr. Administrative Assistant


Partial List of Clients with Significant Transactions
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Bank of the West
  • David Evans & Associates
  • Davis Wright Tremaine
  • Garvey Schubert Barer
  • POWER Engineers
  • Tektronix, Inc.
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • Unitus Community Credit Union 
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Northwest Pipe Company
  • Meyer & Wyse
  • SAIF Corporation
  • ZGF Architects, LLP
  • Waggener Edstrom (WE)
  • Perkins Coie
  • Jackson Lewis
  • Bullard Smith
  • SAIF Corporation
  • ZGF Architects, LLP
  • Waggener Edstrom (WE)
  • Perkins Coie
  • Jackson Lewis
  • Bullard Smith