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Scott Legel, CHA

Senior Vice President

Contact Information
  • Bachelor of Science, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
  • Advanced Certificate, Real Estate & Asset Management, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University

Scott Legel, CHA

Senior Vice President

Scott Legel brings over 10 years of hospitality industry experience to his role as Senior Vice President at hotelAVE. Scott joined hotelAVE in 2011 and has created material, measurable value for each of his clients.

Scott is a lead asset manager in hotelAVE’s West Coast office, located in Orange County, CA. He is responsible for the asset management of multiple assets both domestically and internationally including luxury (both urban and resort) along with other branded full-service assets. Scott also has experience providing acquisition due diligence, operational assessments, lender underwritings, and management contract reviews.

Prior to joining hotelAVE, he held a corporate operations task force position with Marriott International.

“hotelAVE provides industry leading asset management and consulting service drawing upon a great depth of knowledge and experience supported by best in class detailed analytics.”

Affiliations and Certifications
  • Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA): Member
  • Cornell Hotel Society (CHS): Member
  • Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA)
  • Benchmarking & Financial Analysis (Chapter 4) – Coauthor – 2016, Hotel Asset Management Principles and Practices, 3rd ed.
Has worked at hotelAVE since
Interests and Hobbies

Scott enjoys golfing, soccer, and 80’s cover bands.