Night of the Stars Committee - 2021 


Co-Chairs: Jim Kidder, Kidder Matthews, and Michael Chen, Mackenzie
Incoming Chairs: Bernadette Kelly, Weber Thompson, and Kenda Salisbury, Degenkolb Engineers
Board Liaisons: Rocale Timmons, SECO Development


Our vision is to provide the premier awards event for the commercial real estate industry in Washington State, which is focused on recognizing exceptional projects; on providing members the opportunity to network; and on 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 NAIOP’s operations, advocacy and programs.


  • Sponsor Night of the Stars. 
  • Sign up for our email list to be alerted when nominations and general table sales are live. (Sponsors may reserve tables immediately.)  
  • The Night of the Stars Committee meets the first Tuesday evening of the month in Seattle. Contact either co-chair for information about committee membership; you must be a NAIOPWA member to serve on committees.