Hotel Brokers International, the real estate industry’s oldest, most experienced network of hotel broker specialists, announced the election of their 2019-20 Board of Directors. The HBI Board, comprised of eleven officers/directors, was elected from the general membership during the Annual Meeting of the organization held at the Tropicana Las Vegas last month. During the Meeting, the Hotel Brokers International celebrated the association’s 60 years of service to the hospitality industry.
“The Hotel Brokers International is the first, and for many years the only, organization to focus on hotel real estate brokerage,” said HBI President Jennifer Church. “Since the association’s founding in 1959, we’ve established an extraordinary network of dedicated and highly experienced professionals seasoned and well-positioned to provide expert real estate advisory services to the hotel investment community.”
The 2019-20 HBI Board of Directors, who began their Board term on March 11, consists of the following members:
Jennifer B. Church, CHB – Milmark Hotel/Motel Investments, LLC, West Bend, Wisconsin
Michelle Kennedy – Crystal Investment Property, LLC, Portland, Oregon
Alan D. Brock, CHB – Brock Hotel Group, Colleyville, Texas
Edward P. Walsh, CHB – Alpine Realty Capital, LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Errol D’Souza, CHB – Laurel Real Estate Company, Galena, Ohio
Ford C. Barton – Lodging Partners, LLC, Charlotte, North Carolina
Brett Morganti – Red 4 Realty Group, LLC, Castle Rock, Colorado
Diana Alt – Scoggin Blue LLC, Prosper, Texas
Dan Emert – Red 4 Realty Group, LLC, Castle Rock, Colorado
H. Brandt Niehaus, CHB – Huff, Niehaus & Associates, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky
Tony DeGeorge, CHB – Greene, Canfield, DeGeorge, LLC, Clearwater, Florida
The HBI Board’s primary objectives for 2019 are strengthening and expanding the benefits offered to members including launching a new website later in the year, building upon the association’s 60-year reputation and market share, increasing membership and promoting the value of professional investment advisory services in the hospitality real estate investment community.
Founded in 1959, Hotel Brokers International members lead the industry in hotel real estate sales. HBI hotel brokerage specialists have successfully negotiated more than 10,000 hotel real estate transactions and consistently account for the largest share of all select-service and economy hotel sales in the United States. The organization’s database currently comprises more than 100 property listings and the HBI website attracts site visitors from around the world. Founder and host of the popular Hotel Investor’s Marketplace Webcast, HBI also developed the Certified Hotel Broker professional designation program. In addition to hospitality real estate advisory services, HBI offers affiliate membership to professionals in allied fields, including franchising, lending, appraisals and investment services. For more information about HBI’s hotel listings or to become a broker or affiliate member, visit www.hbihotels.com.
Glenda J. Webb
Hotel Brokers International