McKenna Luke, MAI, co-leads the direction of HVS practices and appraisal thought leadership as a Managing Director. She has overseen and completed thousands of assignments spanning hotel appraisals, market studies, and feasibility studies for hotels, resorts, resort-residential properties, waterparks, casinos, mixed-use assets, and portfolios. Furthermore, McKenna has extensive nationwide hotel consulting and valuation experience having lived and worked in Colorado, Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and most recently, New Mexico. McKenna’s background in hospitality spans from hotel operations to advisory roles related to full-service hotel acquisitions and new developments.
In addition to traditional hospitality work, she has conducted appraisals of casino operations in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Pennsylvania, as well as ski resorts in California, Montana, North Carolina, and Canada. McKenna graduated summa cum laude from the University of Denver, from which she later earned an MBA. She holds numerous state-certified general appraisal licenses and is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI).
Having grown up in Colorado, McKenna has a love of the outdoors; she hikes, bikes, and skis as often as she can.
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