Deputy Mayor Kevin Wallace
Deputy Mayor 2014-present
Council Member 2009-present
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Kevin Wallace is serving in his second full term on the City Council, having been first elected in 2009, and he is currently deputy mayor.
During his tenure on the council he has served as liaison to the Planning Commission, Parks and Community Services Board and the Human Services Commission. Kevin has represented Bellevue on the Cascade Water Alliance, Regional Water Quality Council, Eastside Transportation Partners, Trade Development Alliance, Puget Sound Regional Council and the Economic Development Council of Seattle/King County.
While on the city’s Light Rail Leadership Group, Kevin was instrumental in negotiating changes to the city land use code and an agreement with Sound Transit that cleared the path for quality light rail through Bellevue in a manner that protects our neighborhoods, roads and businesses from the noise and traffic impacts of the project.
In his professional life, Kevin is president and chief operating officer of Wallace Properties, a Bellevue-based commercial real estate company. The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties named him 2012 Developer of the Year for his development of a LEED-certified (environmentally friendly) community center in Snoqualmie and a LEED-certified multifamily mixed-use project in Seattle.
Kevin earned a law degree from Gonzaga University and a bachelor's degree in finance from Seattle University. A fifth-generation Bellevue resident, Kevin lives with his family in the Lakemont neighborhood. He and his wife Natalie have has three sons, Gabe, Garrett and Zachary.