Night of the Stars Committee - 2023


Outgoing Chair: Michael Chen, Makenzie
Co-Chairs: Bernadette Kelly, Weber Thompson, and Kenda Salisbury, Degenkolb Engineers
Incoming Chairs: Shannon Brush, HARGIS
Board Liaisons: Lori Hill, Unico Properties and Drew Zaborowski, Avenue 55


Our vision is to provide the premier awards event for the commercial real estate industry in Washington State that is focused on recognizing exceptional projects, providing members an opportunity to network, and creating an experience that is looked forward to each year.


  • To publicize excellence in commercial real estate in Washington State.
  • To inspire confidence in nominations through an objective and standardize judging process.
  • To plan and carry out the program for the Night of Stars Gala.
  • To raise funds to support NAIOPWA’s operations, advocacy, and programs.