Nele Breitbart

Senior Vice President

Nele Breitbart, Senior Vice President, has more than 14 years of hospitality industry experience. She is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of hotels, including luxury and resort properties, identifying and monitoring strategic value enhancement opportunities, completing asset valuations and negotiating management and franchise agreements. Prior to joining hotelAVE in 2007, Ms. Breitbart worked with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts where her duties were generating proforma operating statements, analyzing hotel operating statements, organizing project costs, completing financial analysis utilizing different valuation techniques, and compiling market research. 

Ms. Breitbart’s international experience is an asset to our clients as well.  She worked at Hyatt’s EAME (European-African-Middle Eastern) corporate office as a development analyst and also served with Jones Lang LaSalle as an intern assisting in the valuation of four-star and three-star properties within Germany.  Previous to that, Ms. Breitbart served as the Interim Manager in the Accounting and Banquet Sales Department of the Relexa Hotel Bellevue, a renowned four-star hotel in Hamburg, Germany after successfully completing a three year rotational apprenticeship program at the Relexa Hotel Bellevue. She is a graduate of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration.

Professional Experience

  • Hyatt Hotel and Resort
    Analyst, Acquisitions and Development
  • Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels
    Intern, Investment and Advisory Group
  • Relexa Hotel Bellevue - Hamburg, Germany
    Interim Manager, Accounting and Banquet Sales
  • Relexa Hotel Bellevue - Hamburg, Germany
    Apprentice for hotel Manager



  • Cornell Hotel Society (CHS): Member
  • Hotel Asset Management Association (HAMA): Member



  • Bachelor of Science – School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
  • Hotel Manager Certificate – Hotelfachschule Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany



  • Author:  Through the Owner's Lens - The Performance Test - Hotel Interactive (May 20, 2015)