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Dermody Properties Hires Karsen Keever as Senior Vice President, Development

We’re pleased to announce that we have hired Karsen Keever as Senior Vice President, Development. He will be based in Seattle.

Keever will be responsible for providing due diligence, design, entitlement, budget and construction oversight for investment developments for lease as well as build-to-suit projects. He will work closely with Phil Wood, Northwest Region Partner.

“I am thrilled to join the team at Dermody Properties and contribute to strategic and innovative developments in the Northwest,” said Keever. “The team’s knowledge, expertise and commitment to offering valuable solutions to customers is something I look forward to becoming a part of.”

Just prior to joining Dermody Properties, Keever served as Director for Jon Graves Architects and Planners, where he oversaw and managed architectural office enterprise. There, he also managed project entitlements and teams on multiple high-profile projects on behalf of developers in Washington and California, totaling approximately $150 million. Before that, Keever was a Project Manager at Absher Construction, where he was responsible for the oversight and management of a $95 million hotel and apartment tower, the first high-rise building in the city of Tukwila, Wash.

“Karsen’s proven experience in project management will be an asset to our team,” said Wood. “We’re very pleased to have him on board as we continue to grow our footprint in the Northwest.”

Keever holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics and government from the University of Puget Sound and is an accredited professional in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, specializing in Interior Design and Construction (LEED AP ID+C). Additionally, Keever is a volunteer board member for the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority (TCRA).

To learn more about Keever, read his biography.

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