Katie Arnholt Kim
CEO / President / Managing Broker

In 2014, Katie achieved her Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and became the first and only woman in central Illinois to obtain the coveted designation. In 2015, Katie received the honor of Professional Remodeler Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 award and also received WEEK’s 25 Women in Leadership award. In 2017, Katie received the honor of being a Women of Influence for InterBusiness Issues Magazine. In 2017, Cooperage 214 Development Project won the coveted Landmark Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Award for Adaptive Reuse and Keep Peoria Beautiful Award, and Trefzgers Bakery Development Project won a Keep Peoria Beautiful Award.


  • Licensed Managing Broker, State of Illinois, 2018
  • CCIM Designation, CCIM Institute, 2014
  • Ultimate Syndication Workshop, 2014 & 2017
  • University of Phoenix, MS in Computer Information Systems, 2006
  • Licensed Realtor, State of Illinois, 2004
  • University of Iowa, BS in Computer Science, 2001


  • Landmarks Illinois Board Member
    • Executive Board Member, 2018 - Present
  • CDFA - Council of Development Finance Agencies Member
  • CEO Council
    • CEO Council Chairwoman, 2017 - 2018
    • CEO Council Board Member, 2016 – Present
  • Community Impact Committee Chairwoman, 2016
  • CCIM
  • Peoria Area Board of Realtors
  • Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Member
  • OSF Foundation Council Member
  • Peoria Heights Business Development District Committee Member
  • Easterseals - Wine in the Warehouse District Co-Chair, 2019


  • Children’s Home Board Member
  • Women in Leadership (WIL) Board Member
  • Hult Center for Healthy Living Board Member