David F. Tye

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Representative Ownership and Tenants
  • Bank of America
  • Beacon Capital Partners
  • Blackstone
  • DigiPen Institute
  • FBI
  • FDA Heitman
  • GSA – General Services Administration
  • New York State Employees Pension
  • Oregon State Employees’ Pension
  • Secret Service
  • Starbucks
  • Wells Fargo Bank

Professional Experience

A Pacific Northwest native, David Tye has over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate across the Western United States. David’s career began on the transactional side of the business with sales and leasing experience in the industrial property class. His career progressed into roles with developers and owners of large office portfolios — both privately held and publicly traded. David’s career in large part has centered around senior leadership roles within the companies he has worked with and within the industry. He has held Vice President and Senior Vice President roles at Equity Office Properties (REIT), General Electric Real Estate/ Arden Realty and Hudson Pacific Properties (REIT). At Equity Office Properties David oversaw operations of an 18 million square foot portfolio of best in market office properties across four major western markets – Seattle, Bellevue, Portland and Denver – with a value of over $5 Billion. Focused on asset management, property management, engineering and construction management, David directed an organization of over 250 people with annual revenues of over $400 million and operating expenses of $160 million.

David’s experience also includes oversight of entitlements, design, development and construction of ground up projects including suburban and urban office developments. David has been involved in industry associations and leadership and is a two-time past President of BOMA local associations. Past employers also include Hines, Wright Runstad & Company and Cannon Real Estate Services.


  • BA English – University of Washington
Professional Associations
  • BOMA – President Seattle and Spokane
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Downtown Seattle Association
  • South Lake Union Planning Organization
Market Experience