Kathleen Holmes Joins Capital Markets Group
29 May, 2007, Phoenix, AZ
Kathleen M. Holmes, MAI has joined the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. as a senior appraiser. In addition, she will serve as a member of the National Government Affairs Practice Team.
Holmes brings more than 20 years of appraisal experience to the position with a unique mix of private sector, federal government and banking background. Her tenure in the field includes experience in appraisal, appraisal review and consulting for a vast range of commercial, industrial, residential subdivision, rural land and agricultural properties. She also brings experience with land exchanges, acquisitions, conservation easements, right-of-ways and the disposition of federal lands.
Most recently she served as the Arizona Lead Appraiser for the Department of Interior, National Business Center, Appraisal Services Directorate. Prior to her government positions, Holmes worked in the private sector for such companies as Pacific Century Bank, First Interstate Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank.
Holmes has been appointed by two governors and twice confirmed by the state Senate to the Arizona State Land Department Board of Appeals. “We’re very pleased to have such a recognized leader in our industry join the Cushman & Wakefield group,” says Steven Gragg, managing director of Capital Market Group for the company’s Pacific Southwest Region. “Kathleen’s appointment to the Board speaks to her reputation and expertise.”
Holmes is a member of the Phoenix Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and is an officer on the Board of Directors. She also serves by invitation on the National Appraisal Institute Government Special Interest Group. She is a candidate Member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. Holmes is also a member of the prestigious Lambda Alpha International Land Economics Fraternity.
In addition, Holmes serves as a Board of Directors Member and Officer of Greater Phoenix Youth at Risk and has been involved in several other community organizations on a volunteer basis. She is also a member of the Women’s Metropolitan Arts Council, supporters to the Phoenix Art Museum.
Holmes holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arizona State University, a Real Estate Brokers License, and earned the MAI professional designation from the Appraisal Institute.
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