Kate Mendez is the Vice President of Clear Vista Management as well as Versant Properties. She oversees the development and operations of both companies. Clear Vista and Virtua Partners currently have over $460 million and 3.4 million square feet in assets under management, with a steady pipeline of projects in various development stages.
Prior to joining the firm, Kate served as an operations leader in the hospitality industry for 16 years, with experience that includes property and asset management. She held leadership roles in various hotels ranging from full-service brands by Marriott, Hilton & IHG to independent destination resorts. Kate’s career also includes overseeing a diverse portfolio of hotels, while managing relationships with private ownership groups. She fostered asset and property management relationships on behalf of various receivers and REOs with key special servicers in the industry. Kate has strong experience in hotel operations, sales, revenue management, accounting, food and beverage, and hotel openings in various markets across the United States.
Kate graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communications and Media Studies from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.