Night of the Stars Committee - 2020 


Outgoing Chair: Lisa Morgenroth, Gensler
Co-Chairs: Jim Kidder, Kidder Matthews, and Michael Chen, Mackenzie
Incoming Chairs: Bernadette Kelly, Weber Thompson, and Kenda Salisbury, Degenkolb Engineers
Board Liaisons: Laura Ford, Colliers International, and Lori Hill, Unico Properties 


Our vision is to provide the premier awards event for the commercial real estate industry in Washington State, which is focused on recognizing exceptional projects; on providing members the opportunity to network; and on creating an experience that is looked forward to each year.


  • To publicize excellence in commercial real estate in Washington State.
  • To inspire confidence in nominations through an objective and standardize judging process.
  • To plan and carry out the program for the Night of Stars Gala.
  • To raise funds to support NAIOP’s operations, advocacy and programs.


  • Sponsor Night of the Stars. 
  • Sign up for our email list to be alerted when nominations and general table sales are live. (Sponsors may reserve tables immediately.)  
  • The Night of the Stars Committee meets the first Tuesday evening of the month in Seattle. Contact either co-chair for information about committee membership; you must be a NAIOPWA member to serve on committees.