Keenan O’ Leary joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory (V&A) in 2022 and currently serves as a First Vice President and member of the Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure (HGL) Specialty Practice. Based in Seattle, Washington, Keenan and another senior HGL team member oversee V&A’s HGL operations in the Pacific Northwest, Mountain States and Hawaii.
A 20-year hospitality real estate veteran, Keenan brings vast HGL experience to the practice, encompassing all aspects of operation, ownership, valuation, and consulting for hospitality-related assets. He has performed appraisals, market studies and feasibility studies throughout the United States on asset types including hotels, resorts, conference centers, mixed-use hospitality developments, motels and hostels.
Prior to joining Newmark, Keenan worked in Cushman & Wakefield’s Seattle office, serving most recently as a Senior Director. Previously, he was the Director of Investment Analysis for developer American Life, Inc. where he structured investor offerings for new development projects, restructured existing investments, and standardized valuations for the company’s portfolio of industrial, hotel, retail and office properties.
Licenses and Designations
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Colorado and Washington
Keenan graduated from Cornell University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in hotel administration. In addition, he holds an Associates of Arts degree in culinary arts from the Culinary Institute of America.