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1800 Century Park East
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA, 90067
United States

Phone: 310-489-5029
Fax: 602-955-9494


Managing Director & EVP

Industry Specialty

litigation support - expert witness
management contract negotiation
operational analysis / reviews
asset management


boutique hotels
convention hotels
destination resorts
full service hotels
independent hotels

Speaker Topics

asset management
capital markets
management and leadership
management contracts
real estate

Geographic Areas

United States

Speaking Engagements

America’s Lodging Investment Summit, Speaker/Moderator (2003 - 2005, 2007) • HD Expo & Conference, Speaker (2007) • International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show, Speaker/Moderator (2007 - 2013) • ISHC Annual Conference, Speaker/Moderator (2009 - 2010) • JMBM’s Meet the Money, Speaker/Moderator (2004, 2006 - 2011) • The Hotel Developers Conference, Moderator (2007 - 2008)


Operations • Acquisitions/Dispositions • Strategy • Development Services • Deal Structuring • Management Contracts and Franchising • Asset Management • Litigation Support • Dispute Resolution

Past Experience

More than 40 years of continuous service to the hospitality industry including deep experience in operations, development services, hotel real estate brokerage, and consulting.


Florida International University, Miami, FL, Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration

Professional Memberships

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), Chairman Emeritus National Association of Realtors South Bay Association of Realtors Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of California • Since 1995 Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Arizona • Since 1999 Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of New York • Since 2007 Certified Mediator, Arbitrator, Issue Review Board (Conflict Resolution)

Representative List of Clients

Bickel & Brewer Bishop Holdings Corporation/Kamehameha Schools Canyon Ranch City of Vancouver, Washington The Ellman Companies iStar Asset Services Hlton Hotels Corporation

Articles and Publications

“CapEx 2007 Report,” a study of capital expenditures in the hotel industry, Coauthor of report published by International Society of Hospitality Consultants, April 30, 2007 • “Management Company Land Mines”, Article published in Hotel & Motel Management, February 7, 2005 • “Promises… Promises: Hotels Need to Keep Promises - Regardless of Who Made Them”, Article published in Hotel & Motel Management, September 16, 2002