Co-Chief Investment Officer
Kate B. Henriksen, a veteran RLJ executive, is Co-Chief Investment Officer. Since joining RLJ, Henriksen has overseen the underwriting on completed transactions totaling $8.0 billion, including the merger with FelCor Lodging Trust. Henriksen has also been actively involved in RLJ’s capital recycling program, marketing for sale nearly $3.5 billion in sold assets. When RLJ was privately held, she also oversaw the portfolio management function and her responsibilities included tracking the performance of the company’s investment portfolios, assisting with capital raising efforts and managing relationships with investors in RLJ’s investment funds. Prior to joining RLJ in 2002, Henriksen served as a Director of Development Planning and Feasibility at Marriott International. Henriksen’s experience also includes consulting on and appraising over $4 billion in existing and proposed lodging facilities for HVS International. Henriksen graduated from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration with a B.S. degree with a concentration in Real Estate and Property Asset Management.