Gardner Erickson - VP of Property Management


Gardner Erickson is an experienced and professional real estate professional recently joining JSH Properties in April of 2014. Gardner has 16 years of real estate experience, with specialization on retail and office properties. His client experience is with institutional, private owners, city governments and a family trust. 

In the previous 8 years, he was the senior Property Manager at Colliers. He and his staff managed retail and office buildings within and around downtown Seattle consisting of over 400,000 square feet. Prior to Colliers, he was the property manager of an office portfolio consisting of over a half million square feet just south of Seattle. He was responsible for the delivery of the day to day operations, customer service satisfaction and retention, vendor coordination, insurance and construction supervision.

Gardner has a strong working knowledge of accounting systems, procedures and reporting. His experience is with Yardi both in financial reporting, budgeting and variance analysis. In addition, Gardner has a good understanding of building mechanical equipment and systems, overseeing several building HVAC control retrofits and replacement of rooftop equipment. He also has over 8 years of leasing experience, handling both new and renewals for several buildings and clients, including the Gene Juarez renewal completed at 601 Pine last year. 

In addition to Gardner’s property management experience, he also was a financial analyst with Unico Properties before Colliers. His experience included reviewing investment financial analyst (Argus) required by institutional and complex ownership structures, and he can assist in the due diligence process on behalf of clients. 

He is a graduate of Washington State University with a Bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate. He also holds a Washington State real estate license.