Cate Agnew

Executive Director, Head of Real Estate Valuation @ Natixis

Cate Agnew is Executive Director with Natixis (Groupe BPCE), whose subsidiaries include AEW. She directs the real estate valuation of an Americas based lending practice in excess of $8B. Cate holds the real estate industry designations: FRICS, MAI, & CRE, CCIM; with HypZert in process. Her professional and educational background is in finance, valuation, asset management, and risk management.  Cate’s career includes consulting for both debt and equity positions in US and international real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and deal consummation. Among other firms, she has worked for Pricewaterhouse Coopers, TIAA, and MassMutual.
Cate holds an undergraduate degree from William & Mary and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota. The boards or advisory committees on which Cate currently serves include CCIM National Audit Committee and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Finance Committee; she is also a US representative to the International Ethics Standards Coalition for commercial real estate. Cate was a founding member, former President, and Board Member of NY CREW (now CREWNY).