Keyser Marston Associates

Our Company

Keyser Marston Associates, Inc. is a premier provider of integrated real estate advisory services with a successful practice focused in the Western United States. Our specializations include: public-private real estate transactions, economic development strategies, market feasibility analyses for individual projects along with general & specific plans, fiscal and economic impact studies, affordable & inclusionary housing, and  municipal services financing strategies.

Keyser Marston serves a diverse client base, including nearly every major municipality in California, as well as ports, transit agencies, base closure authorities, county and special districts, school districts, colleges and universities, hospitals, Indian tribes and large property owners. Keyser Marston is a privately held corporation whose shareholders are all principals of the firm. Keyser Marston has office locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.


Now in our fortieth year, Keyser Marston has held the same commitment to clients: provide creative, pragmatic solutions on complex urban development. We bring high levels of service and integrity to each and every assignment, while listening and responding to our clients’ needs. We strive to be a team player, and have developed long-standing collaborative relationships with our clientele—a testament to the quality of our services. We measure our success by the successful implementation of our clients’ projects.


Since its founding in 1973, Keyser Marston has been integral to the success of many key public-private developments in the West including Horton Plaza and the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Old Pasadena and Staples Arena in Los Angeles, West Village at UC Davis, and the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Keyser Marston is proud to have provided real estate advisory services on not only big name projects, but numerous smaller developments as well. Keyser Marston continues to bring clear insight to clients as they navigate complex development issues, and we look forward to expanding our services to assist future clients.

Our People

Keyser Marston’s unique strength is the depth, continuity and availability of our principals who average more than 30 years of practical experience in working with business and government. Their personal involvement is a key factor in the firm's ongoing success. Their knowledge and expertise bring clarity to the complexities of real estate development.

Keyser Marston’s principals are frequent speakers to such industry groups as the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, League of Cities, California Community Redevelopment Association and other similar organizations. Keyser Marston's principals have served on the Governor's Task Force on Military Base Reuse and have advised both the California Legislature's Committee on Economic Development and the California Redevelopment Association (CRA).

Read more about Keyser Marston's principals and managers by viewing the Our People section.

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