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R. Donahue Peebles

real estate company executive

R. Donahue Peebles, American real estate company executive. Achievements include development of the first 5-star Black-owned convention hotel (Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Hotel) in American history, 2002. Named Black Enterprise Company of Year, 2004; named to Power 150, Ebony magazine, 2008.

Background

Peebles, R. Donahue was born on March 2, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Education

Attended, Rutgers University. Doctor in Hospitality Management (honorary), Johnson & Wales University.

Career

Real estate agent/appraiser, Washington, 1979—1983. Appointment member District of Columbia Board Equalization and Review, 1983, chairman, 1984—1988. Founder RDP Corporation, 1983, RDP Assessment Appeals Services, Inc., Washington, 1988.

Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer Peebles Corporation (formerly Peebles Atlantic Development Corporation), since 1997. Speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of the first 5-star Black-owned convention hotel (Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Hotel) in American history, 2002.

Works

Connections

Married Katrina Peebles. Children: Donahue III, Choe.

spouse:
Katrina Peebles

children:
Donahue III Peebles

Choe Peebles