Smart. Experienced.

Refreshingly human.  

Executive-level strategists who still love to roll up their sleeves.

 

Working with Trinity Real Estate means always working with our “A team”—experts with nearly a century of combined experience who enjoy executing strategy as much as developing it. Each of our principals brings particular talent and expertise to the table; together, it adds up to a hands-on, high-touch, full-service firm with all the capabilities you need to capture opportunity and position your investments for the strongest returns. 

RICHARD LEIDER

Guidance based on experience, 
not theory.

 

Richard is gifted in both devising winning strategies and explaining them in a way clients can understand. Since founding Trinity Real Estate in 2001, he has provided advisory, development, and investment services for projects valued at more than $2 billion. Under his leadership, our product experience totals more than 3.6 million square feet and includes office, residential, retail, hotel, mixed-use, and industrial properties.

 

As an industry expert, Richard has been referenced in the New York Times and has been a contributing source for the annual Urban Land Institute/Pricewaterhouse Coopers Emerging Trends publication. He served on the board of directors of the Pacific Real Estate Institute and is both a past president and former national board director for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.

 

 

 

  • BS and MBA, University of Washington; AMP, University of Oxford
  • Real estate investment and development professional since 1987
  • Husband and father of four
  • Fly fisherman, upland bird hunter, woodworker
  • Favorite place: Trout Lake, Ontario
  • Words he lives by: “Have fun, make money, do business with people you like and respect.

PETE STONE

Wall Street–caliber insight.
Whatever street your investment is on.

 

Pete joined Trinity Real Estate in 2010 after 11 years at ING Clarion Partners, where he closed over $2 billion in real estate investments. His expertise in investment, development, asset management, and consulting has consistently helped complex and often challenging projects deliver improved returns for owners. Pete’s experience encompasses all kinds of commercial and multifamily properties, including hospitality, office, multifamily, industrial, and retail. Whether approaching a distressed portfolio or competing for a coveted redevelopment challenge, Pete is skilled at matching opportunities with client goals while aligning the needs of investors with each project’s complex web of stakeholders.

 

An active member of the Urban Land Institute, Pete is an advisory board member for the Pacific Northwest chapter, as well as an active member of both the Pacific Real Estate Institute and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.  

 

  • BA, Cornell; MBA, New York University
  • Husband and father of three
  • National experience in all major investment markets
  • Adjunct professor at University of Washington’s Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies
  • Mountain biker, competitive skier, outdoor enthusiast, chef
  • Words he lives by: “Surround yourself with talented and trustworthy people who foster a team environment.”

Rob Larsen

Listener. Consensus-builder. Pathfinder.

 

Clear goals are essential for successful investing. Rob is an expert at helping clients clarify where they want to go, assembling the right teams for getting there, and executing on strategy. For more than 40 years, he has developed, managed, appraised, and leased real estate for the Pacific Northwest’s most prominent corporations, organizations, investors, and developers.

 

Rob’s consensus-building style has enabled him to lead multidisciplinary teams for a wide variety of projects for family offices, middle-market enterprises, and global companies (like Microsoft and Boeing). His projects have included: office developments, major manufacturing facilities, sustainable apartment developments, and internationally dispersed corporate campuses.  After four decades in the business, building relationships and solving problems remain the favorite parts of his job.

 

Rob is a past board member of Corenet Global and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. He is an active member of the Pacific Real Estate Institute.

 

  • BA in urban planning, University of Washington
  • Husband and father of triplets
  • Real estate professional since 1976
  • Fisherman, hunter, skier, hiker, drummer
  • Words he lives by: “If we don’t have a sense of urgency, we don’t have anything.”

Lex WIEneke

An eye for matching your assets to the market.

 

With a background that includes national experience in acquisitions, development, brokerage, and asset management, Lex is instrumental in maximizing the value of our clients’ properties. Equally indispensable are his insights into the trends shaping real estate markets nationwide.

 

As we redevelop client assets, Lex ensures that every decision made, and every dollar spent, helps tailor the property to the desires of our target market. Once development is complete, Lex oversees leasing and management, ensuring the asset’s performance matches the objectives of the client’s business plan.

 

Before joining Trinity, Lex spent four years with CBRE advising mid-cap and large-cap office, retail, and industrial users. He also served as a portfolio analyst for Washington Real Estate Holdings, where he helped manage the real estate assets of a state pension fund through the volatility of the Great Recession. Endlessly interested in the latest real estate research and market dynamics, Lex is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.  

 

  • Dual bachelor’s degrees in real estate and finance, University of Denver
  • Real estate because: “In a world of ones and zeroes, it’s rewarding to deliver tangible solutions that benefit our clients and the community.”
  • Skier, mountaineer, traveler, Francophile
  • Words he lives by: “If you lack passion for your work, the work will suffer.”

Bruce Hosford

A veteran dealmaker who loves sharing what he knows.

 

After nearly five decades in commercial real estate, there’s not much Bruce hasn’t seen. His relationships with key players and his discerning insight into the local market make him an invaluable advisor to institutional investors and family offices alike. Bruce has been a partner at Trammell Crow Company and a founding partner of Spieker Properties, where, after the firm went public, he vetted transactions as Chief Investment Officer. He later played a similar role for the Western U.S. region as a partner in Kennedy Associates Real Estate Council.

 

Bruce is as comfortable making hundred million-dollar deals as reviewing an asset’s monthly operating statement. He especially enjoys mentoring clients and enabling them to deepen their own understanding of how to creatively maximize the value of a property.

 

  • BSME & MBA University of Texas
  • Husband and father of four
  • Cyclist, and former guitarist for The Screaming Skulls
  • Trustee for Young Life, a non-denominational Christian ministry that reaches out to teens
  • Words he lives by: “Always treat others with respect. It’s a long race and you never know what’s around the bend.”

Bridget Rauvola

The investor-whisperer.

 

Bridget began collaborating with Trinity Real Estate after 20 years as an investor relations partner with Seattle’s Frazier Healthcare Partners. While at Frazier, Bridget coordinated fundraising for five healthcare funds and two technology venture funds representing more than $2 billion in capital investments from pension funds, endowments, family offices, foundations and others.

 

Bridget has also been a registered institutional equity salesperson for Smith Barney Harris Upham and Dean Witter Reynolds, and a software analyst for Frank Russell. She has been a member of the National Venture Capital Association’s marketing and communications committee and is a frequent speaker on topics related to marketing and investor relations for private equity firms.

 

  • MBA, Seattle University; bachelor’s in business administration, University of Montana
  • Wife and mother of four
  • Lifelong Seattleite, with an 11-year hiatus in Boulder
  • Runner, skier, fly fisher
  • Words she lives by: “Seek first to understand before being understood.”

 

 

Leadership at every level.

 

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Rachel Vickers

 

A born planner.

Rachel has a knack for planning, strategy and communication which comes together perfectly in her role as Services Coordinator at Trinity. In this position she assists the team with research, project management visualization tools and client communication. Prior to joining Trinity in 2019, Rachel received her bachelor’s in architecture from the University of Washington where she developed a passion for the built environment and strong skills in design. Rachel continued her education at UW receiving her master’s degree in urban planning, focusing her thesis on the upcoming retrofitting policy the City of Seattle is planning that would affect all unreinforced masonry buildings. Rachel has two years of internship experience for the City of Seattle working with program management and historic preservation. She is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and has her certificate in historic preservation.

 

  • BA in Architecture and MA in Urban Planning, University of Washington
  • Book worm, seasoned road tripper, board game enthusiast
  • Happiest anywhere by the water
  • Words she lives by: “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” - MLK

 

 

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Khadija Karram

 

Works well with others. And numbers.

Khadija joined Trinity in 2016 as a Senior Accountant. She immediately demonstrated her skills with people and numbers. Her calm efficient style and deep analytical skills enabled her to quickly be promoted to Controller in 2017. Now with 10 years in the real estate industry, Khadija has worked as a Senior Property Accountant for Greystar and Administrative Assistant for Pinnacle. Khadija received her BA in Finance and Banking from Al Ain University of Science and Technology and her Masters in Accounting from National University. In 2019 Khadija received her Certified Management Accountant license. Khadija is also an active member of the Institute of Managment Accountants (IMA).

 

  • BA in Finance and Banking, AL Ain University of Science and Technology, MA in Accounting, National University
  • Wife and mother of two
  • Swimmer, volunteer, soccer fan
  • Favorite Place in Washington state, Leavenworth
  • Words she lives by: " An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" - Benjamin Franklin 

 

 

 

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Fred Levine

 

Diverse interests, singular focus.

Fred’s degrees in accounting and psychology show his varied interests but ever since Fred joined Trinity in 2019 as an analyst, he’s had a focus and passion for assisting the Trinity team with financial underwriting on client assignments. Prior to joining Trinity, Fred was a graduate student at the University of Washington, where he obtained his Master of Science in Real Estate. While in school, Fred completed a 6-month internship at Unico Properties, a Seattle-based, commercial real estate investor. At Unico, Fred worked with the asset management group, working with office and multifamily assets in Seattle, Portland, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Austin, Texas. Fred is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Washington State chapter of NAIOP.

 

  • Dual BA in economics-accounting and psychology, Claremont Mckenna, MA in Real Estate Finance and Investment, University of Washington
  • Traveler, Musician, Football Fan
  • Best place to be if you have to be someplace: Cusco, Peru
  • Words he lives by: “If you’re not failing, you’re not pushing your limits, and it you’re not pushing you limits you’re not maximizing your potential.”- Ray Dalio

 

 

 

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Michaela Kristiansson

 

Making every day count.

Michaela assists the Trinity team with day-to-day oversight of managed properties and financial reporting. She has been an analyst with Trinity since early 2020. Prior to joining Trinity, Michaela was a Financial Analyst with Intel. She earned her BA in Finance from the UW Foster School of Business. While in college she also worked as an accounting and financial research assistant. Amazingly, she also found time to help others as an accounting tutor. 

 

  • Skier, traveler, cross-word puzzler
  • Favorite place: Italy
  • “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” — Albert Einstein