“Edward has a captivating personality and is a consummate negotiator and deal maker” -
Ed is the CEO and a founder of Paragon Real Estate Advisors. A Seattle native, Mr. Hewson is also an owner/operator of several other companies, including the HB Capital Companies and Treen Corporation. HB manages, among other things, Roosevelt Development Group and several other large-scale active apartment/retail development projects in urban Seattle locations and has completed several large scale mixed-use projects in Belltown including Bell 206 and Verve. Ed is also the President of Treen Corporation, an enterprise consisting of real estate, private company investments, and a cable TV and broadband internet company.
In addition, Ed is a former Director of a publicly traded hotel management company and is an active owner/ operator of hotels, apartment buildings, and retail centers. Ed is a former honoree for the Puget Sound Business Journal’s annual “40 Under 40 Awards Program” in recognition of his outstanding performance in the business community.
Ed is an alumnus of Seattle’s Lakeside School. He earned degrees in Economics and American History from Connecticut College in 1989 and graduated Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management program in 2004.
Ed is a former Director of the Childhaven centers for abused and neglected children, and is involved in the community as an avid track and soccer coach. Through a club called Seattle Speed, Ed has coached many nationally and internationally ranked sprinters, jumpers and hurdlers, and continues to coach youth soccer in the local leagues as he has for the past 15+ years. Ed is a lifetime citizen of West Seattle, where he resides with his wife of 20 years and their three children.