Profile

Colleen Keating
CEO
FirstKey Homes

Colleen Keating is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FirstKey Homes, LLC, a privately-owned, single- family rental home property management company with corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. FirstKey Homes manages more than 24,000 homes through local operations in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Memphis, Miami, Orlando, Phoenix, St. Louis, and Tampa/Ft. Myers. With a mission to improve the quality of living for renters across America, FirstKey Homes offers homes that are affordable, free from major maintenance and repair costs, located in a variety of neighborhoods in over 25 major metropolitan markets.

As CEO, Colleen oversees the development and implementation of business strategy for the fourth- largest institutional operator of single-family rental homes in the United States. She is responsible for strategic management and company resources deployment for its more than 25,000 properties. In addition to being CEO, she is a member of the FirstKey Homes Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Board.

Colleen has more than 30 years of executive leadership experience with deep expertise in consumer-facing hospitality operations. Prior to joining FirstKey Homes, she served as Chief Operating Officer, Americas, for Intercontinental Hotels Group, leading operations for more than 4,000 IHG® hotels across the region. Before her role with IHG®, she was Executive Vice President of Operations for Davidson Hotels & Resorts, one of the largest privately-held management companies in the lodging industry. She also spent 17 years at Starwood, where she ultimately led franchise operations for North America.

Colleen is an active leader in the community, serving on several boards and organizations. Colleen attended Western New England College in Massachusetts.
 


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