Kathy Farrell is head of the Commercial Real Estate line of business for SunTrust, a full service provider of banking solutions to owners, operators and developers of commercial real estate properties across the country. She previously served as executive risk officer for Commercial Real Estate and held senior level positions on the REIT banking team at SunTrust. Kathy has over 25 years of real estate finance and banking experience, including origination, underwriting, capital markets,work out strategies, and risk management. Prior to joining SunTrust, Kathy was a commercial real estate credit executive atPNC Bank covering a large part of the central US. She previously served as managing director of debt capital markets at one ofPNC’s predecessors, National City Bank,where she established a real estate syndications group. She spentthe early years of her career at Fleet Bank and GE Capital Corp. Kathy graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. She is involved in a variety of industry and community organizations, including Real Estate Roundtable, ULI, Central Atlanta Progress, House Atlanta and Marist School.