Partner Valuation Advisors Adds McKenna Luke to Lead National Hospitality Practice 

Chicago, IL, June 3, 2024 – Partner Valuation Advisors, a top 10 national appraisal firm, continues to expand its leadership team with the addition of McKenna Luke, MAI, who joins to lead the firm’s National Hospitality Practice Group. Ms. Luke will be responsible for driving the growth of the firm’s hospitality work related to appraisals, market studies, large portfolio engagements, and consulting assignments.

Ms. Luke has overseen and completed thousands of assignments spanning hospitality properties from a small, independently owned motel to the most expensive resort in the U.S. She brings extensive nationwide hotel consulting and valuation experience having worked in 45 states and valued roughly $9 billion of assets in 2023 alone, combining for a total of more than $30 billion in the last five years. 

“McKenna is a nationally renowned professional in the hotels and hospitality field, and we are thrilled to have her be part of our team,” said Partner Valuation Advisors’ Senior Managing Director, Eric L. Enloe, MAI, CRE, FRICS. “Her background in the hospitality area spans virtually every market, asset type, and stage of a project.” 

Ms. Luke has earned a reputation as a trusted advisor for hotel development and brings a deep understanding of hospitality markets, having consulted on complex assignments including portfolios, hotels, condo-hotels, resorts, resort residential, mixed-use, waterparks, golf, membership clubs, glamping, and experiential destinations. In addition to traditional hospitality work, she has conducted valuations of casino operations in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Pennsylvania, as well as ski resorts in California, Montana, North Carolina, and Canada.

“I look forward to leading the growth within the hospitality division at Partner Valuation Advisors in concert with industry-leading professionals spanning a multitude of asset types,” said Ms. Luke. “The industry has evolved beyond a stand-alone hotel to embrace a number uses in one box and creative offerings in the hospitality space. Our tech-forward and innovative solutions across numerous asset types will bring new approaches that are closely aligned with today’s industry needs.”  

Prior to joining Partner Valuation Advisors, Ms. Luke served as a Managing Director at HVS, where over a nearly 12-year period she directly completed or supervised thousands of appraisals throughout the Southwest and nationally, oversaw firm-wide appraisal standards, developed a training and development program, and managed client relations. 

Ms. Luke 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).


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