Tom Hoban, CEO, and his brother, Shawn Hoban, President, CCIM, CPM have led Coast into one of the region’s largest and most respected real estate services firms of its kind, managing more than $3B in real estate assets (multi-family, office, flex, mixed use, self-storage, retail, industrial). Tom and Shawn are partners in related ventures in brokerage, investments and general construction as well.
Founded in 1987 on a simple premise that client’s interests come first, the Hobans and Coast have become an award-winning firm enjoying a remarkable client retention and growth rate not typical of the industry. Former Washington State Family Business of the Year winners, the brothers were recognized by their alma mater, The University of Notre Dame, as co-alumni of the year for their professional and personal service to the community. In 2003, Shawn was selected by the Puget Sound Business Journal as a “Top 40 Under 40”. Tom is a recognized leader in real estate and business. He is a columnist, speaker, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship, and an active or former board member of over a dozen boards in the industry, banking and in community service. Prior to forming Coast, Tom was a commercial lender with First Interstate Bank in Seattle. A former coach, Scoutmaster, and Sunday school teacher, in his spare time today Tom continues playing recreational basketball, remains active in his church, and enjoys time with his wife and three adult children.