Kevin M. Donahue, MAI

East Division | Austin, TX

First Vice President

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Professional Experience

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500 West 2nd Street
Suite 1700
Austin, TX 78701

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Kevin M. Donahue, MAI, has over 20 years of experience in the appraisal of commercial real estate. Mr. Donahue has worked in the CBRE Hotels Valuation & Advisory group specializing in all types of hospitality properties for the past 18 years.

In addition to hospitality properties, Kevin has appraisal experience encompassing a wide variety of property types including retail/commercial, multifamily residential, industrial, office, special-use and land developments. Mr. Donahue has experience providing valuation and appraisal services, market studies, rent analyzes, feasibility studies, income and expense analysis, cash flow projections and expert testimony. He is frequently quoted by the media regarding trends in the hospitality market.

Mr. Donahue’s primary geographical expertise is in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, but has valuation experience across Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri. Kevin leads a team of valuation experts that provide commercial property valuation and advisory services with a specialty in hospitality properties.


  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Business Administration; Finance and Real Estate

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI)
  • Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  • Louisiana Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Significant Assignments

  • Hotel Derek
    Full Service Hotel
    Houston, Texas
  • Hyatt Place
    Select Service Hotel
    Austin, Texas
  • Hilton
    Full Service Hotel
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Hampton Inn
    Limited Service Hotel
    Amarillo, Texas
  • Prologis Industrial Portfolio
    Austin, Texas
  • Stone Hill Town Center
    Pflugerville, Texas
  • Motive Office Building
    Austin, Texas
  • Lincoln Industrial Portfolio
    El Paso, Texas

Clients Represented

  • Amegy Bank
  • Bank OZK
  • Bancorp South
  • Capital One
  • First United Bank
  • Frost Bank
  • Herring Bank
  • Moody National Bank
  • Prosperity Bank
  • PlainsCapital Bank
  • US Bank
  • Washington Federal