Waterton Hires Kate Moran As Vice President, Portfolio Management
(July 28, 2021 – Chicago, IL.) – Waterton, a national real estate investor and operator, today announced the hiring of Kate Moran as vice president of portfolio management.
Ms. Moran will focus on implementing the investment strategies for a select group of Waterton’s multifamily communities with a goal to optimize each asset’s performance and maximize its value. Ms. Moran will work closely with acquisitions and capital markets, property operations, design and construction, the portfolio management team, accounting and investor relations.
“The portfolio management team, and indeed the Waterton family as a whole, is excited to welcome Kate Moran to our growing organization,” said Phil Lukowski, executive vice president, portfolio management. “Through her career, she has demonstrated broad strategic thinking skills with a sharp eye on the ‘big picture’ and that, combined with her asset-level experience, particularly in overseeing multifamily and student housing portfolios, makes her an immediate contributor to successful implementation of Waterton’s investment strategies.”
With 15 years of experience in asset management and capital markets, Ms. Moran brings a wealth of knowledge in portfolio & asset management, development, debt and equity origination and disposition execution to the team. Prior to joining Waterton, she was a vice president, asset manager for Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, providing oversight and management of partner relationships across a portfolio of individual real estate investments. Prior to Harrison Street, Kate served as vice president at Cohen Financial, brokering debt and equity and vice president of asset management at Blue Vista Capital.
“I’m thrilled about joining the team,” said Moran. “The combination of Waterton’s strong corporate culture and opportunity for growth is extremely attractive and I look forward to hitting the ground running.”
Waterton is a real estate investor and operator with a focus on U.S. multifamily, senior living and hospitality properties. Founded in 1995, Waterton executes value add strategies and manages a national portfolio of multifamily, senior living and hospitality properties on behalf of institutional investors, family offices and financial institutions. Waterton is privately held and is headquartered in Chicago with regional teams throughout the United States. As of March 31, 2021, Waterton’s portfolio includes approximately $7.6 billion in real estate assets. Visit Waterton’s website: www.waterton.com