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Andy Bench


Andy Bench was named President in 2024 and is responsible for the day to day management of the company as well as heading up the Development group.  Bench came on board with Wright Runstad & Company in 2017 to manage the 1.2 million square foot mixed-use Rainier Square redevelopment project and project management for the 400 University project, which started construction in 2020 and attained occupancy in 2022.

Prior to joining Wright Runstad & Company, Andy worked for Pine Street Group as a project manager for the 1.4 million square foot Washington State Convention Center Addition. A Seattle native, Andy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Philosophy from Georgetown University before becoming an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He later earned a Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA and certificate in commercial real estate from the University of Washington.

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