Kidder Mathews Adds Office/Flex Specialist in Bay Area
Simon Vogt, SIOR has joined Kidder Mathews’ Pleasanton office as an SVP, bringing nearly two decades of industry experience and specializing in leasing and sales of office and flex space. Prior to Kidder Mathews, he was a principal at Lee & Associates in the East Bay.
Vogt began his career working for a real estate-driven private equity firm as a financial analyst. His early experience managing an investment portfolio allowed him a unique perspective that has helped him serve clients as a broker. To date, he has completed more than 600 transactions, totaling $290 million in value.
He earned his Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designation in 2022.
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).