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Loren Balsam, CFA

Executive Vice President

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Education
  • Master of Business Administration, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Science, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University

Loren Balsam, CFA

Executive Vice President

Loren Balsam brings over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He sits as a member of hotelAVE’s executive committee, and works with hotelAVE’s founder, Michelle Russo, to determine the strategic direction and endeavors of the company.

Loren spearheads many initiatives at hotelAVE, including sourcing acquisitions, expanding the firm’s capital relationships, and expanding the asset management and advisory business lines. In addition to these responsibilities, he oversees the firm’s advisory practice, takes an active role in recruiting, hiring, and developing new employees, and directs the company’s publication and PR efforts, including creating the Quarterly hotelAVE Hospitality Dashboard.

“At hotelAVE, creating a strong relationship with our clients is very important to us. Our team is eager to go the extra mile to help them achieve their goals and increase the value of their investments”

Affiliations and Certfications
  • Cornell Hotel Society (CHS): Member
Has worked at hotelAVE since
2010
Interests and Hobbies

Loren is a 17-year rider and Heavy Hitter for Pan-Mass Challenge. He also enjoys skiing, golf, and tennis.