This episode discusses how you can move from slogans and compartmentalization in your company to holistic, unified leadership. Our guest Tom & Shawn Hoban are Notre Dame faithful, leaders of Coast Real Estate Services.
The Coast Group of Companies
Since 1987, Tom and Shawn Hoban have been building the Coast Group of Companies together, delivering today the strongest integrated commercial real estate company in the Pacific Northwest.
Coast|Sperry Van Ness® – real estate advisory, brokerage & leasing
Coast Real Estate Services – property and asset management
Coast Equity Partners – private real estate investments
Commercial Property Maintenance (CPM) – facilities maintenance and preservation
Each service is unique and operates within Coast with staff dedicated to and experienced in that particular specialty. All services utilize the support departments within the company including Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Compliance.
Tom Hoban | CEO | Coast Group of Companies
Tom Hoban, CEO, and his brother, Shawn Hoban, President, CCIM, CPM have led Coast into one of the region’s largest and most respected real estate services firms of its kind, managing more than $3B in real estate assets (multi-family, office, flex, mixed use, self-storage, retail, industrial). Tom and Shawn are partners in related ventures in brokerage, investments and general construction as well.
Founded in 1987 on a simple premise that client’s interests come first, the Hobans and Coast have become an award-winning firm enjoying a remarkable client retention and growth rate not typical of the industry. Former Washington State Family Business of the Year winners, the brothers were recognized by their alma mater, The University of Notre Dame, as co-alumni of the year for their professional and personal service to the community. Tom is a recognized leader in real estate and business. He is a columnist, speaker, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship, and an active or former board member of over a dozen boards in the industry, banking and in community service. Tom also serves as an Executive Mentor through the University of Portland Leader Development Program. Prior to forming Coast, Tom was a commercial lender with First Interstate Bank in Seattle. A former coach, Scoutmaster, and Sunday school teacher, in his spare time today Tom continues playing recreational basketball, remains active in his church, and enjoys time with his wife and three adult children.
Shawn Hoban | President | Coast Group of Companies
Shawn Hoban is Co-Founder and President of the Coast Group of Companies:
Shawn is responsible for the operations of property management, asset management, sales and leasing, and investments for the Coast Group of Companies. Under Shawn’s leadership, Coast has advanced its operations to over $3 billion in assets under management or ownership.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and a Certified Property Manager (CPM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Shawn is licensed with the State of Washington as the Principal Broker for Coast Real Estate Services and holds a State of Oregon Property Management license.
Shawn is among the very few recognized as a “Top 40 Under 40″ Business Executive by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
His industry and community service roles extend to his work as a Director of the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association, The Institute of Real Estate Management, Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), The Rotary Club, Council for Affordable and Rural Housing, Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy High School Board of Trustees Chair and Co-Founder of Board of Regents, Fulcrum Foundation Board of Trustees, Providence Everett Children’s Foundation and City of Everett Board of Review.
Shawn and his wife, Kathie, enjoy travel and outdoor recreation while following the active lives of their four young adult daughters.