Steve grew up in the Bellevue area and has lived in Kirkland since 1978. He graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in Architecture and Civil Engineering.
As an engineer with Kpff he designed many commercial developments in the Puget Sound region and Technology Corridor, north of Bothell, before moving into Real Estate development. He spent over 20 years involved in residential and commercial development within Harbour Pointe with Harbour Pointe Limited Partnership.
Beginning in 2005, relocating and restoring 11 - 1923 craftsman homes, in north Everett, kept him quite busy before engaging in real estate work for the Port of Everett in 2009. He currently manages the Marine Terminals capital improvement projects for the Port of Everett. Most free time is spent outdoors hiking, skiing, fishing or playing tennis.