Kathy Conroy, MAI, is a Senior Managing Director in the HVS Miami office and is also the firm's Practice Leader of Shared Ownership Consulting. Kathy has been an active participant in the hotel and shared ownership industry for more than 30 years. Since joining HVS in 1998, she has completed thousands of real-estate valuation and consulting assignments with a focus on hotels, motels, resorts, condo hotels, timeshare, fractional and private residence club projects, and hospitality-driven mixed-use real estate for clients throughout the world. She has appraised properties in over 30 U.S. states and 30 countries. Furthermore, Kathy is a noted national authority on the valuation of vacation ownership properties and has authored books on timeshare property assessment and timeshare property valuation for ARDA and the Appraisal Institute. She has also provided litigation support and depositions for nearly 20 projects and often serves as an expert witness, having provided testimony for numerous cases. Kathy previously served five years on the Board of Directors for Toronto-based Full House Franchise Systems and as an asset manager for the Hilton hotel in Nassau from 2006 through 2014.