About Maxine Hepfer

A member of the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity, Maxine Hepfer received a BS in hotel administration with a minor in real estate from The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. While a student there, she won Best Teaching Assistant honors in 2011 as co-lead for the HADM 1174 Business Computing course. Elected as communications liaison for the Student Advisory Board of the hotel school, Maxine Hepfer led the advocacy of student concerns on major issues before the faculty. Prior to graduating, she also placed as a finalist in the 2013 Villanova Real Estate Case Competition.

Early in her training at Cornell, Maxine Hepfer worked as an accounts-receivable trainee at the Business Service Center of the Statler Hotel, where she was the first student in the Hotel Leadership Development Program to achieve student manager designation in the Accounts Receivable department. Finally, her sophomore year, Maxine Hepfer co-founded and co-directed ClearForm LLC, a hospitality industry brand-imaging enterprise, for a course project that required devising and establishing a company within 48 hours.

Building on her experience as a real estate Asset Management intern for Henderson Global Investors, Maxine Hepfer joined Ernst & Young (EY) in 2014. Currently a senior analyst for the Transaction Real Estate team, she counsels EY clients on the acquisition and disposition of assets and analyzes real property sections of company audit reports. Also a contributor to EY’s annual Global Hospitality Insights publication, she is collaborating with the editor on an article for an upcoming issue.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Transaction Real Estate

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Real Estate Asset Management Intern

Henderson Global Investors
Sep 2009 - Aug 2011

Accounts Receivable Trainee

Business Service Center of the Statler Hotel


Aug 2009 - May 2013

Bachelor of Administration

Cornell University