Kevin F. Donohoe

Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees
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Kevin F. Donohoe launched The Kevin F. Donohoe Company, Inc. in April of 1983. The Kevin F. Donohoe Company, Inc. is an organization committed to the development of and investment in quality, high-end office and retail properties. The firm has concentrated on office buildings and regional shopping malls in the Eastern United States. Mr. Donohoe retired in 2010.

Mr. Donohoe’s educational background includes a B.A. in economics from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Maryland. He completed the Executive Program in Real Estate Investment Analysis at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His multi-faceted real estate career began with several positions held at the family owned Donohoe Companies based in Washington, D.C. and proceeded as Real Estate Vice President for the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company and continued as President, Chief Executive Officer of the American Metropolitan Development Corporation. Mr. Donohoe is currently Chairman of the Board of Federal Center Plaza Corporation in addition to being a board member of The Donohoe Companies, Inc.

Mr. Donohoe supports various civic and cultural non-profit organizations. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and previously served as Chairman of the Finance Committee and the Building and Facilities Committee. He is also a former Trustee of The Franklin Institute and was Chairman of the Finance and Building Committees; a former Board member and Co-Chair of the Building Committee of The Free Library of Philadelphia; a Trustee of the Lower Merion Police Pension Association; and former Chairman and a member of the Advisory Board of the Main Line YMCA. Mr. Donohoe is also a member of The Urban Land Institute; a former adjunct member of the faculty of the Wharton Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania (teaching the real estate development course); and a member and past Chapter Chairman of The Young President’s Organization.


About PAFA

Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first school and museum of fine arts. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts, PAFA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fine arts, innovative exhibitions of historic and contemporary American art, and a world-class collection of American art. PAFA’s esteemed alumni include Mary Cassatt, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.