Kidder Mathews’ Mike King Wins “Battle of the Bids” Competition
Kidder Mathews Senior Vice President Mike King, CCIM, won the $1 million grand prize in Ten-X’s first-ever “Battle of the Bids” competition. The contest, dubbed the “first gamification of commercial real estate”, was held on Ten-X’s digital sales platform and attracted 15,000 CRE professionals. King will also donate $100,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound.
The grand prize was determined by total points earned throughout the competition which began in April. King accumulated 35,800 points by most accurately guessing the sales price of real properties sold at auction on the Ten-X platform. His accuracy rate was 92.71%.
“We hope our players had as much fun winning over $3 million as we did giving it away. Hats off to Mike King, he really knows CRE,” said Ten-X President Steve Jacobs.
Said King, “When we told the kids that I won, they asked immediately about a trip to Disneyland.”
Pictured: Mike King and the Kidder Mathews’ Seattle Team
Mark comes to ConnectCRE with an extensive background as a business and news reporter in San Francisco radio, as well as 35 years as a traffic reporter on several stations including KGO, KNBR, KCBS and KFRC. As a business reporter, Mark covered the tech world in Silicon Valley where he became familiar with real estate transactions in the hot Bay Area marketplace. He attended San Jose State University with a BA in Radio and TV Broadcasting and currently resides in the Lake Tahoe area where he gets to frequently enjoy all of his favorite activities: Golfing, Fishing, Hiking and Skiing.