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Jeff Donnelly

DiamondRock Hospitality Company

Head, Asset Management & Owner Relations, Private Equity

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Capital Markets


Jeff Donnelly is our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2019. Prior to joining DiamondRock, Mr. Donnelly was the Managing Director of Equity Research at Wells Fargo Securities where he co-founded Wells Fargo’s Real Estate & Lodging Equity Research Platform. Mr. Donnelly was a highly ranked securities analyst in numerous publications including Institutional Investor magazine and The Wall Street Journal among others. Prior to Wells Fargo, Mr. Donnelly was Assistant Vice President at AEW Capital Management, L.P. with fiduciary responsibilities in asset management and capital markets for large diversified commercial real estate portfolio. Mr. Donnelly is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and holds licenses for the Series 7, 63, 86 & 87. He earned a B.B.A. Finance with a dual minor in Economics & Psychology from The George Washington University in 1992 and is Founder and Trustee of The Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome Children’s Foundation.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation