Our Board

Our Team

Board of Directors

Peter P. Nitze

Co-Founder and Chairman

Since co-founding the company in 1970, Mr. Nitze has been integral to Nitze-Stagen’s ongoing success. From his offices in New York City, Mr. Nitze offers the firm exceptional insights into the global marketplace. Mr. Nitze attended Harvard College and Harvard Law School and sits on the boards of several private and public organizations. He manages the firm’s portfolio of publicly traded securities and venture investments, and all east coast real estate investments.

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Kevin Daniels


Mr. Daniels provides his deeply-grounded perspective and guidance to the Nitze-Stagen board and executive management on strategic operational issues. Prior to assuming his present role, Mr. Daniels served as President of Nitze-Stagen for 20 years. His extensive background in real estate includes nearly three decades of experience in the areas of historic preservation; adaptive reuse; and property development and management in the Puget Sound region. Mr. Daniels is a Certified Public Accountant and Washington State real estate broker.

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John Rhodes

Board Member

Mr. Rhodes has been a member of the Board of Directors at Nitze-Stagen since 2013 and in that time has provided invaluable expertise and insight borne from his extensive experience in the real estate industry. Mr. Rhodes is the founder and Chairman of Rhodes Development Group (“RDG”) based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania which includes development, property management and construction functions. RDG is Central Pennsylvania’s largest real estate management company with over 57 properties including 3,519 residential units, 22 commercial buildings with over 1.5 million square feet, and 12 condominium projects.

Peter Nitze, CEO of Nitze Stagen

Peter A. Nitze

CEO & Board Member

In his role as President & CEO, Mr. Nitze is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company’s real estate holdings and property management services in the greater Seattle area. Mr. Nitze brings 25 years of experience in business management to this role, most recently as President of a division of DSM, a large Dutch conglomerate. Mr. Nitze’s other experience includes leadership positions in operations and general management in small, medium and large technology-driven companies.