Everest Holdings appoints vice president of financial operations

Everest Holdings has hired Kate Beatty to serve as vice president of financial operations to provide oversight of the diversified real estate investment and advisory company’s finances, financial reporting and asset management activities.

Kate Beatty

Kate Beatty

“Kate is a veteran in real estate finance and strategy on the local and national stage and will provide tremendous leadership for Everest Holdings’ financial operations,” said Joe Blackbourn, president and CEO of Everest Holdings.

Prior to joining Everest, Ms. Beatty worked more than 14 years with real estate services for Ernst & Young in New York, N.Y. and Phoenix.

Her most recent position with the company was senior manager, supervising acquisition due diligence, valuation and strategic advisory for some of the largest homebuilders, developers, REITs and financial institutions in the United States.

While working for Ernst & Young, Beatty provided valuation and due diligence services for more than $100 billion in real estate assets including residential, office, retail, industrial and hospitality.

“Everest Holdings has a solid reputation and proven record of creating extraordinary value for clients based on a thorough understanding of market dynamics and creative thinking,” said Ms. Beatty. “I’m thrilled to be part of the Everest team.”

Ms. Beatty received a softball scholarship to Fordham University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in finance.  While in attendance, she was an Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll honoree.

Ms. Beatty is an active member of Urban Land Institute and also is involved with United Way and various professional women’s networks.

Everest Holdings is a Scottsdale-based diversified real estate investment and advisory company focused on assets in the Southwestern United States. Founded in 2002, Everest has acquired commercial and residential assets valued at more than $300 million.

For more information, call (480) 860-6500 or visit www.everestholdings.com.

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