Keenan O’Leary, MAI currently serves as a Senior Vice President for Newmark Valuation & Advisory (V&A). He is a member of V&A’s Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure (HGL) Specialty Practice and Agriculture Specialty Practice. Actively engaged in commercial real estate since 2010, O’Leary specializes in the valuation of hotels and other hospitality-related assets (fee simple, leased fee, and leasehold interests) as well as wine vineyards. He has performed appraisals, market studies and feasibility studies throughout the United States for REITs, institutional and local lending institutions, pension funds, governmental entities and agencies, law firms, buyers, sellers, investors, and developers.
Prior to joining Newmark, O’Leary was a Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield’s Seattle office. He also spent time advising a prominent hotel developer structuring investor offering for new development projects, restructuring existing investments, and standardizing internal valuations for the company’s portfolio of industrial, hotel, retail, and office properties.
- Member, Cornell Hotel Society
- Associate Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)
- Newmark V&A’s Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure Specialty Practice
Licenses and Designations
- Designated member, Appraisal Institute (MAI)
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following U.S. States:
- Alaska 198666
- California 3002637
- Colorado CG200003045
- Hawaii CGA 0001515
- Idaho CGA - 5990
- Montana REA-RAG-LIC-15589
- Oregon C001513
- Utah 9303029-CG00
- Washington 22010663
O’Leary graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. In addition, he holds an Associates of Arts degree in culinary arts from the Culinary Institute of America. More recently, O’Leary completed continuing education programs on commercial property valuations sponsored by the Appraisal Institute and other sanctioned learning institutions.