Richard Jing

Senior Associate

Richard Jing, Associate, has more than five years of hospitality industry experience, domestically and overseas in China and Australia. He currently supports full-service asset assignments in three major US markets. His responsibilities include analyzing monthly financial packages and generating client reports, monitoring capital projects, revenue management and sales strategy, analysis and model generation, and reviewing annual budgets. Mr. Jing also plays a crucial role in communicating with and marketing to Chinese clients.

Prior to hotelAVE, Mr. Jing was involved in an eight-hotel portfolio while interning at ASAP International Holdings. He performed various asset management assignments that included financial statement analysis and portfolio level benchmarking, conducted various ad-hoc analyses, and assisted with FF&E supplier negotiations to reduce costs. As a consultant at MWest Capital and XinGuang Eco-Tourism, LLC, he conducted feasibility studies, market research and monthly financial reviews.

Mr. Jing received his Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University and his Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management from Griffith University in Australia. He is a member of the Cornell Hotel Society and was Vice President of the Hotel Graduate Students Organization at Cornell University. He is also a certified hotel industry analyst (CHIA). Mr. Jing is fluent in both English and Mandarin. 

Professional Experience

  • ASAP International Holdings
    Asset Management Intern
  • MWest Capital
    Management Consultant
  • Salmon Run Capital
    Chinese Client Acquisition and Relationship Management Intern 
  • XinGuang Eco-Tourism, LLC
  • Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
    Step-Up Team Captain

Designations and Awards

  • Certified Hotel Industry Analyst (CHIA)
  • Cornell Hotel Society (CHS): Member
  • American Hotel and Lodging Association: Member
  • Hotel Graduate Students Organization at Cornell: Vice President
  • Griffith University: Academic Excellence Award (2010 & 2011)


  • Master of Management in Hospitality - School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Business, Hotel Management - School of Business, Griffith University