Kevin Manning, Executive Vice President of Strategic Growth
As Executive Vice President for Strategic Growth, Kevin drives M&A to dramatically expand and grow IMPEC's Workplace Management and CRE offerings, including Strategic Portfolio Planning, Workplace & Occupancy Planning, IWMS SaaS software, Strategic Portfolio Planning and Financial Engineering, as well as IMPEC’s full range of Facility Management services, including CM, PM and Move Management.
Before graduating Magna Cum Laude from Seattle University with a Special Projects major in the Psychology of Architecture, he completed a National Science Foundation-funded Behavioral Science statistical comparison of four office environments - thought to be the first such study performed in this discipline.
Kevin’s career commenced with CRE Director positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, Puget Energy and Atari, followed by the formation of his own brokerage company and finally three global executive positions where he ideated and lead International Corporate Services at Colliers-Jardine, Cushman & Wakefield and Newmark Cornish & Carey.
In these various roles, Kevin oversaw the construction of millions of square feet in fifty countries, pioneered international strategic planning and financial service groups for the brokerage industry and headed Corporate Services teams in EMEA, APAC and The Americas that serviced the global portfolio needs of companies such as General Motors, Ford, Coca Cola, Facebook, LinkedIn, Whirlpool, Microsoft, Bank of Boston, Disney, ACNielsen, Westinghouse and McGraw Hill.
Kevin was in high demand as a CoreNet instructor and business adviser and considered the singular authority on China and greater Asia commercial real estate, even being tapped to assist Donald Trump in his early forays into Hong Kong. Kevin won the San Francisco Business Times “Deal of the Year” in 2006 for the complex strategy that culminated in a 500,000 s.f. HQ lease for a prominent life sciences company.