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Waterton Names VP of Portfolio Management

Chicago-based Waterton has hired Kate Moran as VP of portfolio management.  She’ll 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.  

Throughout Moran’s career, she has demonstrated “broad strategic thinking skills with a sharp eye on the ‘big picture,’“ said Phil Lukowski, EVP, portfolio management. “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.” 

Before joining Waterton, Moran was a VP, 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 VP at Cohen Financial, brokering debt and equity, and as VP of asset management at Blue Vista Capital.  


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