Managing Principal • United States
Mr. Magee has devoted most of the past thirty-four years to commercial real estate in the Seattle area, specializing in tenant representation, office leasing and investment sales.
In 2014, Mr. Magee became Managing Principal of Cushman & Wakefield’s Seattle and Bellevue offices where he oversees Cushman & Wakefield’s Brokerage, Capital Markets, Valuation Advisory, Property Management and Project Management groups.
Prior to that appointment, Mr. Magee had been responsible for the successful lease-up of most of the prominent office buildings in the Seattle suburban market. He has significantly contributed to a number of major leases that have been completed in the market including new leases and renewals with Alaska Airlines, King County and The Boeing Company as a member of Boeing’s leasing and sales team.
Mr. Magee has repeatedly been a top ten producer with Cushman & Wakefield and was the #1 producer in the Seattle/Bellevue offices in 2007. He has completed major lease transactions with numerous other local, regional, and national companies. These include King County, Eagle Hardware & Garden Corporate Headquarters, Raleigh America Inc. Corporate Headquarters, SeaLand Service, Inc., Honeywell Inc., Raytheon Corporation, MCI WorldCom, Qwest, Exodus Communications, Alaska and Horizon Airlines, and Key Bank. In all, Mr. Magee has leased over 3.5 million square feet of space and has represented 27 different buildings with approximately 4 million total square feet.
In addition to leasing, Mr. Magee has sold or participated in many office and industrial building investment sales. He has sold 27 properties ranging from 10,000 square feet to 250,000 square feet, for a total of more than 1.9 million square feet of space. The overall value of those sales is over $200 million.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Magee worked for the Brayton Company as an office leasing specialist in Anchorage, Alaska. During his two years in Anchorage, he consummated a number of that market’s largest office lease transactions.
Mr. Magee is an involved member of the Puget Sound business community. He is an active member of NAIOP and is the former co-chair of its Seattle Area Programs committee. He is the Past-President for the Washington State Commercial Association of Realtors (WSCAR). He is a past Chairman and a current board member of the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) and a member of the Pacific Real Estate Institute (PREI). He is a Washington State SIOR, a member of CoreNet and a ULI member active on the local Member Enhancement Committee. He is also a board member of the Seattle Aquarium and serves on its board nominating and auction committees. He is a member of the Plymouth Housing Group’s Partner Cultivation Committee. He is a frequently invited speaker and panel member at NAIOP and WSCAR’s continuing education seminars. Socially he is an active member of The Seattle Tennis Club and the University Club.
Mr. Magee is a graduate of the University of Washington where he received a BA in Zoology and rowed for the national Champion University of Washington Crew. He has lived in the Seattle area for over 56 years where he presently resides