GetFileAttachment-1Marcus & Millichap, a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, has named Peter Katz an executive vice president investments, according to John J. Kerin, president and chief executive officer, and Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. Most recently Katz held the position of senior vice president investments.

“Peter has been a premier institutional student housing and multifamily investment professional for nearly two and a half decades,” says Kerin. “He has been instrumental in the growth and branding of the credibility in the Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) Student Housing group on a national basis, and within the firm’s IPA division in general. He continues to deliver quality advisory services in the sector and provides certainty of execution for institutional equity and sponsors throughout the industry. For his leadership, thorough understanding of the institutional student housing and multifamily property sectors and dedication to providing excellent client service, Peter has earned this distinct honor.”

Peter joined Marcus & Millichap in 1991 as an agent in the Phoenix office. He was elected to the position of vice president investments in 1999 and promoted to the prestigious position of senior vice president investments in 2008. Peter specializes in institutional multifamily and student housing property investments. He serves as both an executive director of IPA and as a senior director of the National Multi Housing Group.