Reed Kawahara

Position Title
Director of Public Private Partnerships

Leadership and Management of all Public-Private Partnership Projects


Reed joined UC Davis Real Estate Services in 2017 after having worked for nearly 25 years in real estate development and consulting in the San Francisco Bay Area. His areas of expertise include market and financial feasibility analysis, public-private partnership transactions, and affordable housing. Prior to joining UC Davis, he worked on numerous projects on UC and CSU campuses as well as projects with cities, transit districts, port authorities, and other public agencies. Reed is also a proud Aggie alum.

When he isn’t at work or otherwise thinking about his projects, Reed enjoys spending time with his two children, photography, traveling, music, sports, and escaping to the movies.