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Silvie Cohen

Vice President

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Education
  • Bachelor of Science, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University

Silvie Cohen

Vice President

Silvie has more than 7 years of hospitality experience.  She is responsible for a portfolio of assets and her primary role is to identify value-add strategies from both a revenue and expense standpoint, while ensuring operators utilize best practices to maximize top and bottom lines for both branded and independent hotels.  Silvie is fluent in revenue management strategy, tools, and analyses, as well as expense optimization.  She has executed  multiple operator transitions and   successfully managed critical path timelines to execute a business plan for pre-opening and ramp up hotels.  Silve contributes to the firm’s best practices, including development of a dynamic excel model to forecast RevPAR index growth for hotels.

Before joining hotelAVE, Silvie worked for Fenway Enterprises, The Boston Red Sox hospitality department, specializing in selling and servicing events.  She also interned at The Richmond Company, a boutique commercial real estate development company in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

“hotelAVE takes a very collaborative approach to working with operators to drive results through sharing best practices and industry benchmarks.  Using their vast database, hotelAVE is able to pinpoint specific areas of opportunity to drive incremental value for Owners.”

Affiliations and Certifications
  • Cornell Hotel Society (CHS) – New York Chapter: Member
  • Big Apple Update: Panel Organizer (2019) and Volunteer
  • Hospitality Asset Manager Association (HAMA): Member
Publications/Articles
  • Market in Decline? – December 2019, Hotel Asset Management Magazin
  • How to Ensure a Seamless Budget Process – October 2019, HAMA Speaks
  • Proactive Identification of Risk and Steps to Mitigate – September 2018, HAMA Speaks
  • Using External Tools to Impact Internal Performance – November 2017, HAMA Speaks
Has worked at hotelAVE since
2014
Interests and Hobbies

Silvie is both a foodie and a Boston sports fan.