Bay Area Team Joins Kidder Mathews from Marcus & Millichap
Louis Kwok and Gabriel Sahagun have joined Kidder Mathews’ Pleasanton office, and Ed Vergara has joined the firm in Silicon Valley. The team, formerly with Marcus & Millichap, specializes in multifamily investment sales throughout the Bay Area.
Vergara joins Kidder Mathews as first VP. With more than 25 years’ business experience, he has overseen hundreds of transactions — many of which have successfully executed 1031 exchanges into larger or more efficient multifamily properties or passive NNN or DST investments.
Also joining as first VP, Kwok has nearly a decade of experience specializing in multifamily and mixed-use properties with a focus on the East Bay and Silicon Valley. At Marcus & Millichap’s Oakland office, he was consistently ranked as a top 10 producer.
Sahagun, an associate, focuses on multifamily and mixed-use properties in San Francisco and the East Bay. At Marcus & Millichap, he partnered with Kwok to lead the team’s mixed-use division.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).