Waggoner joins Energy Real Estate Solutions

Kate Waggoner

Kate Waggoner joined Energy Real Estate Solutions as chief operating officer, a new position within ERES.

Leading operations for some of the largest commercial real estate firms in the industry, Waggoner has held a long and successful career helping companies align business and growth strategies with effective operation, financial and sales tactics. Her primary role at the company is to oversee companywide operations, human capital and business strategies across all office locations and work sites. Waggoner’s preliminary focus will be on aligning the firm’s corporate operational strategies and tools with the rapid growth the firm has experienced across the last several years, helping to stabilize an effective approach to client service, human capital and fiscal efficiency.

Before joining ERES, Waggoner served as the chief operating officer – U.S. Markets at JLL, where she oversaw all operations, finance, human resources, legal, marketing, research and client care functions. Prior to that, she served in a variety of operational roles at CBRE Inc., culminating as its global director of operations.

Jennifer Hayes has been an editor with the CREJ since 2000. Jennifer covers multifamily and retail news in the Denver metro area plus all property types in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. She also covers the finance market as well as solicits bylines articles and is editor of the Health Care Properties Quarterly. Before joining…