Joseph P. Kennedy

Joseph P. Kennedy, CHB


Joe is a thirty-year hotel and restaurant industry veteran who has held positions with Hyatt and Gilbert & Robinson. With an impressive track record of hotel closings, CIP has become one of the leading hotel brokerage companies in the Pacific Northwest. Joe’s customer base ranges from individual property owners to regional management companies to international real estate ownership companies, and CIP has worked with many of these clients on a repeat basis through multiple successful transactions. Joe is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Oregon and Washington and a licensed Salesperson in Idaho. Joe has earned the Certified Hotel Broker Designation.

503 530 1316

ID #SP41734 OR #950700057 WA #118409
Michelle L Kennedy

Michelle L Kennedy

Principal and Designated Broker

As Partner, Principal, and Designated Broker, Michelle is responsible for operations oversight, transaction management, marketing coordination, and general back-office systems. Michelle has assembled a team of talented web and marketing designers and behind the scenes assistants which allows her to focus resources as needed to meet the diverse needs of each CIP client. Michelle has a 20-year background in administration, real estate and legal education, contracts, and operations management for regional commercial real estate firms. Michelle is a licensed Principal Broker in Oregon and Idaho and a licensed Designated Broker in Washington, as well as, a licensed Broker in Montana.

503 530 1316

ID #DB41712 MT #RRE BRO LIC 5471 OR #970700090 WA #17065
Crystal Investment Property, LLC

Crystal Investment Property, LLC is the premier hospitality investment advisory and brokerage company located in the Pacific Northwest. Since its founding in 2004, Crystal Investment Property has maintained the most cutting-edge technological, online, and social media presence as well as a full range of traditional and web-based marketing reaching local, regional, national, and international clientele. The firm’s core services of hospitality asset acquisition and disposition are supported by innovative and creative solutions to maintain position as the most active and successful hotel broker in the region. Crystal Investment Property represents the full spectrum of hospitality real estate owners and their experience covers all hospitality assets types, including full-service hotels, boutique hotels, select service hotels, limited service hotels, as well as development projects, and leasehold transactions. The firm’s brokers, Joseph P. Kennedy and Michelle L. Kennedy actively manage client services and operations, personally bringing over 50 years of combined experience with Investors and Owners in Hospitality and Commercial specialties.



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