DENVER (Nov. 18, 2019) – EverWest Real Estate Investors has added industry veterans Peter McNally and Katie Bergen to its national investor relations team. Together they are charged with sharing EverWest’s vision, strategy and investment opportunities across U.S. markets, with a goal of strategically expanding the company’s platform among existing and prospective investors.
“Peter and Katie are known for their integrity, industry knowledge and commitment to placing a customer’s needs first,” said EverWest President and CEO Rick Stone. “They are a prime example of what investor clients can expect from EverWest, and exceptional representatives of our firm as we continue to strategically expand our platform.”
A 30-year industry veteran, McNally serves as EverWest’s Senior Vice President and Head of Investor Relations, specializing in capital raising and investor relations for major institutional clients. His career spans U.S. and global leadership positions with the State of Rhode Island, BlackRock, GE Capital and AEW Capital Management. It also includes managing a value-add, open-end real estate fund valued at almost $3 billion and directing an acquisition, disposition and financing team in the execution of $20 billion in deals. While at the State of Rhode Island, McNally directed the creation of a 30-acre innovation district along reclaimed highway land in the center of Providence.
Bergen joins EverWest as Senior Director – Investor Relations. She has more than a decade of experience, with a focus on institutional real estate including acquisitions, asset management, investor relations and business development. She previously served CenterSquare Investment Management and, before that, Clarion/Samuels Associates, where she developed a specialization in private and listed real estate.
“EverWest excels as both an operator and an investor,” said McNally. “That kind of vertical integration is in high demand in today’s market, in part because it represents a mix of skills that can keep investments strong throughout a market’s cycle. We are excited to join this team and to be a part of the growth opportunities that lie ahead.”
McNally holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Boston University and a master’s degree, with a concentration in real estate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Bergen earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a major in real estate and finance, from the University of Wisconsin.