Gregory P. Kennealey serves as a Principal and Head of Hospitality at KSL Capital Partners, where he oversees the firm’s investments in complex hospitality turnarounds. KSL is an $8.3 billion private fund that invests in the hotel, travel, and leisure industries. Prior to joining KSL Capital in 2011, Kennealey spent five years serving as Vice President of Asset Management for Strategic Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for a collection of luxury hotels located in major markets across the United States and Europe. From 2003 until 2006, he was an Asset Manager at LaSalle Investment Management, overseeing a portfolio value-add investments in the office, industrial, multifamily, and parking sectors. Prior to LaSalle Investment Management, Kennealey held leadership positions at IBM Global Services’ strategy consulting group and at Forrester Research.
Kennealey is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hotel Asset Managers Association (HAMA) and a member of the Resort Development Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.