Senior Managing Director, Pacific Northwest Region
Based in Seattle, Cathy has served as Kennedy Wilson’s Senior Managing Director for the Pacific Northwest since 2015, having previously served as its Interim Regional Director of Operations for the Midwest Region. In these roles, she is responsible for stabilizing current assets as well as growing the region’s portfolio of properties.
Cathy has over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate management industry. She has managed 5 million rentable square feet of Class A properties in Chicago’s central business district, as well as 3 million rentable square feet of commercial, industrial and suburban office properties in the Dallas metro area.
In addition to providing oversight of operations for multiple Class A commercial buildings, Cathy specializes in transitioning properties upon acquisition, commissioning newly constructed properties, preparing properties for disposition, providing construction management for capital projects, and providing detailed financial services for property owners including reporting and budgeting. She has overseen the repositioning of many properties which required major rebranding efforts, new marketing strategies for lease-up and significant capital improvements.
Cathy currently serves as CREW Seattle’s President Elect and Treasurer (2020) after serving on the Board for two years as Director of Membership and Director of Events. She also served for two years on the Communications and Editorial Committee for CREW Network, writing member-to-member articles.
She also served as BOMA’s TOBY Pacific Northwest Regional judge in 2016 and 2017 (Seattle area) and as an International judge in 2017.
She is an active member of:
- Commercial Real Estate Women, Seattle
- Building Owners and Managers Association, Seattle
- National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Seattle
- Institute of Real Estate Management, Seattle
- Urban Land Institute
Cathy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
California State University, Channel Islands
CB Richard Ellis Investors (CBREI)
Chicago Transit Authority
Duke Realty Corporation
Equity Office Properties
KBS Realty Advisors
Kennedy Wilson Multifamily
McMorgan & Company
Nelson Legacy Group
Prime Group Realty Trust
SEB Immobilien Investment GmbH
Over her career, Cathy has achieved numerous TOBY Awards, recertified a property from Gold to Platinum LEED-EB, and achieved the BOMA 360 designation.
- BOMA 360 designation, 500 W. Madison, 2014
- LEED-EB Platinum (from Gold), CTA Headquarters, 2012
- Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Award, 303 W. Madison, 2004, 2005, 2006
- World Conference Recognition Award, CBRE, 2005
- Real Estate Manager of the Year, CBRE, 2004
- Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Award, 77 W. Wacker, 1999, 2000