Kate Peabody

Associate

Chicago

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  • Kate Peabody is an Associate in Hodges Ward Elliott’s Hotel Investment Advisory Group.  She is primarily responsible for financial analysis and underwriting, transaction management, and the preparation of offering memoranda and pitch materials. She focuses predominantly on assets in the Midwest as well as Washington, D.C.

  • Kate joined the firm in 2019. Prior to HWE, Kate worked as a financial analyst at HFF (acquired by JLL in July 2019). During her year and a half tenure, she specialized in institutional-grade hotel transactions throughout North America, including investment advisory, debt, and equity placements. Before joining HFF, Kate worked as an analyst in the Hospitality Finance Group at Wells Fargo Bank.

  • Kate graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Hospitality Business and a Specialization in Hotel Real Estate Investment Management. She is an active member of Chicago’s Real Estate Finance Forum (REFF), a professional organization for women involved in real estate finance, development, and deal structure.