Dan has over 30 years of hotel real estate asset management and investment experience. He has created value in many complex assets valued at over $5B. At hotelAVE, Dan is responsible for identifying and executing strategic opportunities for a portfolio of luxury, resort and boutique assets. He is based out of hotelAVE’s West Coast office.
Dan joined hotelAVE after founding Clear Sky Hotel Advisors, a consulting firm specializing in hotel asset management, operations consulting, debt placement, and development consulting.
He held the Managing Director & Real Estate Portfolio Manager title at Barings, where he was responsible for setting, executing and achieving investment strategies for all hotel investments of a $1B portfolio of urban & resort hotels. While at Barings, he was very involved in operational asset management as well as negotiated and administered management and franchise agreements, loan amendments renovation and other major agreements.
Dan also held the positions of Senior Vice President or Vice President in asset management with Chartres Lodging, LendLease, Rockbridge Capital, and was a Development Project Manager at Hostmark Hospitality Group.
“Results come from innovation, drive, and leading collaboratively. Reward comes from actively joining the team in “walking through walls” together. At hotelAVE, this is the how we ensure our client’s investment reaches its full potential.”
Affiliations and Certifications
Cornell Hotel Society (CHS): Member
Hospitality Asset Manager Association: Member
Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA)
VMS Realty Partners Intern: alumnus
Has worked at hotelAVE since
Interests and Hobbies
Dan enjoys travel, live music, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, running, Telluride Mountain Film Festival, and of course his wonderful family!