Professional Qualifications



Lodging Advisors - Founder and CEO (2004 to present)

NYU Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism - Asst Professor (2014 to present)

PwC - Practice Leader (1998 to 2004)

Hotel Partners - Hotel Broker (1995-1998)

Landauer - Director, Hotel Group (1988 to 1995)


Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration (B.S.)

Johnson & Wales, School of Culinary Arts (A.S. with honors)

Professional Designations and Affiliations

ISHC Designation - International Society of Hospitality Consultants (Chairman emeritus)

MAI Certification - from the Appraisal Institute

CHIA Designation - Certification in  Hospitality Industry Analytics from the American Hotel & Lodging Association

CRE Designation - Counselors of Real Estate (past member)

Lodging Industry Investment Council (co-chair)

Association of Hospitality Financial Management Educators (board member)

Published Texts

Hotel Asset Management: Issues and Perspectives; 3rd edition

Hotel Investments: Insights and Perspectives, 5th edition

Media Citations

Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Crains New York Business, Barrons, Financial Times, USA Today, and many others

Television Appearances

CNN, Travel Channel, ABC, RTE, and several others