Senior Vice President / Division Manager, Western Division
Kent Williams is senior vice president and division manager for the Western Division of Marcus & Millichap. He is based in the San Diego office and oversees the firm’s Northern California offices, the San Diego office and all offices in Nevada, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Arizona and Colorado. Kent also oversees the Vancouver and Calgary offices in Canada.
Mr. Williams began his career at Marcus & Millichap in 1991 as an agent in the Ontario office. He was named sales manager of the San Diego office in 1998 and was promoted to regional manager in 1999. Mr. Williams became a vice president of the firm in 2001 and was elected as a first vice president in June 2004. He received the company’s Regional Manager of the Year award in 2005. In 2008, Mr. Williams was promoted to senior vice president and in 2010 was named managing director.
Mr. Williams attended San Diego State University. He has served on the board of directors for Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and the University of San Diego’s real estate board, where he assisted in the development of the school’s real estate master’s degree program.