Kidder Mathews Hires New Sacramento SVP

With more than 30 years of industry experience, John Austin contributed to the development of several major shopping centers, while also negotiating more than 800 transactions.
John Austin

Kidder Mathews has hired John Austin as the senior vice president of its Roseville, Calif. office. Austin specializes in retail brokerage, including tenant/buyer representation, leasing, development, strategic planning, lease restructuring, dispositions and investments throughout northern California and the Central Valley.

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Austin contributed to the development of several major shopping centers, while also negotiating more than 800 transactions representing landlords, developers, tenants and investors.

Before joining Kidder Mathews, he worked as a broker for Core Commercial and CBRE, where he was awarded the National Retail Corporate Service Award for his work as the national accounts manager for Kmart. According to Kidder Mathews, Austin oversaw a national team of more than 80 brokers, covering 26 states. His current tenant representation clients include Jo-Ann Fabrics, Sport Chalet, Fantastic Sams, Gentle Dental, McDonald’s and ARCO. From 2006 to 2013, Austin also acted as the senior vice president of Cornish & Carey Commercial NKF, where he represented developers, landlords and tenants.

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