Molly O’Keefe Promoted to Principal to Lead Client Services and Business Development



  • Jan 20, 2023


Molly O’Keefe, an accomplished leader and veteran of The Gettys Group Companies, has been promoted to Principal to drive strategic business initiatives focused on development, branding, interior design and procurement for global hospitality, commercial and multifamily projects. O’Keefe will lead The Gettys Group Companies’ expanding business development team as the firm focuses on extending its global reach and impact.

“This well-deserved promotion recognizes Molly’s many contributions to The Gettys Group Companies during some of the most challenging times in modern history,” commented Andrew Fay, Gettys Group President. “Her dedication, commitment and global view, combined with her comprehensive knowledge of the real estate and hospitality industries, make her the ideal choice for this important role.”

O’Keefe is a seasoned industry leader with more than 15 years of experience working throughout North and South America, Asia Pacific and the Caribbean. In her 5+ years with The Gettys Group, she has skillfully bridged the business and creative sides of the firm to ensure projects have a smooth and successful execution. Her promotion makes Molly the most senior member of the company’s rapidly expanding team of women leaders.

“In my new position, I am most excited to strategically position our companies for growth from a new viewpoint,” said O’Keefe. “I derive immense joy from working with clients to find creative ways to achieve their goals and add value to their real estate projects. What The Gettys Group Companies does so well is forge genuine friendships with our business partners, which is why this has been such a cultural fit for me.”

She continued, “Impacting and growing our culture is incredibly important to me. I’m so fortunate to work alongside extraordinarily talented teams who treasure hospitality as much as I do. I am committed to strengthening collaboration within our companies as well as with our external partners whom we hold dear.”

Added Fay: “Molly is a highly respected, relationship-focused leader and a person of great integrity with a deep commitment to excellence. She also has a heart of gold, all of which will stand her in great stead as she builds upon The Gettys Group Companies’ legacy of success, further enhances the value of our brand and champions a culture that we collectively cherish. We are so grateful for all that she has done and excited about what the future will bring.”

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