Jonathan Jaeger

Company: LW Hospitality Advisors

Position: Senior Managing Director


Jonathan Jaeger currently serves as Senior Managing Director with LW Hospitality Advisors (LWHA), based in New York City. At LWHA, Mr. Jaeger is responsible for the management and execution of over 1,000 lodging/gaming consulting and valuation assignments throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean on an annual basis. From February of 2014 through August of 2019, Jonathan was a Managing Director with the firm. Prior to joining LWHA, Mr. Jaeger was a Vice President at Pinnacle Advisory Group. After starting at the firm in 2008 as a Consultant, he was promoted to Vice President and head of the New York Practice. Mr. Jaeger’s career includes specialized experience in hospitality related: real estate appraisals, economic feasibility evaluations, investment counseling, asset management, and transactional services of hotels, resorts, conference centers, casinos, mixed use facilities, spa & wellness, and timeshare/fractional ownership properties. Mr. Jaeger devotes significant time to litigation support and expert testimony assignments. Mr. Jaeger has served as an expert witness under oath through depositions and testimony in court and arbitration hearings in U.S. federal and state courts. Mr. Jaeger has been retained by counsel to owners, lenders, investors, management companies, etc., thus enhancing his credibility with the courts and other stakeholders. Prior to his advisory career, Mr. Jaeger held various hospitality operational and accounting/finance positions with Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Kimpton Hotels & Resorts. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Boston University School of Hospitality Administration in addition to a minor in Business Administration from the Boston University Questrom School of Business. Beginning in the spring of 2011, Mr. Jaeger joined the adjunct faculty at Boston University, serving as co-instructor of the Hotel Asset Management course. Mr. Jaeger also taught a class in the Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) Program through the fall of 2019. In addition to teaching a course at Boston University, Mr. Jaeger has written several articles for industry wide publications; topics included the Manhattan Lodging Market, Highest and Best Use Analyses, E-Commerce in the Hotel Industry, Texas Energy Lodging Markets, An Overview of Glamping, among others. Mr. Jaeger is a member of the Metro NY Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Beginning in the Fall of 2014, Mr. Jaeger joined the Adjunct Faculty at New York University; teaching the Lodging Development course in addition to others at the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality. Mr. Jaeger is a State Certified Real Estate Appraiser specializing exclusively in the evaluation of hotel, resort, and gaming properties. Mr. Jaeger is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI); he achieved this designation in June of 2013. In addition, Mr. Jaeger is an Associate Member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) as well as a Recreational/Developmental Coach for the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA).

Professional Memberships

Member of the Appraisal Institute