CEO & Co-Founder
For over 30 years, Shawn has been responsible for establishing and growing each of the operating businesses in the Coast Group of Companies and Hoban Family Office.
With offerings in property management, facility services, specialized construction, advisory, transaction and investment services, under Shawn’s leadership, Coast has advanced its operations to over $5 billion in assets under management or ownership.
Hoban Family Office, the holding company for the operating businesses, leverages the resources of Coast to bring innovative ideas to the commercial real estate industry through Coast Innovation Center while serving the charitable causes of the Hoban family and their related businesses, focusing on education, veteran’s services and mentoring the next generation of leaders.
His industry and community service roles and recognitions include “Top 40 Under 40” Business Executive by the Puget Sound Business Journal, Director of the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association, Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy High School Board of Trustees Chair and Board of Regents, Fulcrum Foundation Board of Trustees, Vistage, Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), and many other community organizations throughout the region. Shawn and his brother, Tom, have been recognized for their business success and community support as the Family Enterprise Institute’s Washington Family Business of the Year and as co-alumni of the year University of Notre Dame Alumni Association.
Shawn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and a Certified Property Manager (CPM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He is licensed with the State of Washington as the Principal Broker for Coast Real Estate Services.
Shawn and his wife, Kathie, enjoy travel and outdoor recreation while following the active lives of their four adult daughters and a growing generation of grandchildren.