Appointed Vice President
At The Plasencia Group in Tampa - FL, USA
Nicholas Plasencia has joined The Plasencia Group as a Vice President in the company's
Tampa office. One of Nick's main areas of focus will be working with independent hotel owners
across the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, specializing in full-service, boutique and
resort properties. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Plasencia worked at Raymond James &
Associates, a publicly-traded financial services firm. While at Raymond James, Mr. Plasencia
was a member of the organization's Real Estate Investment Banking group, specializing in
mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements. He has worked on a wide
range of engagements with publicly-traded and private real estate companies based in the
United States and abroad.
In his position within the Raymond James Investment Banking group, Mr. Plasencia was
integrally involved with several capital raising assignments in the lodging sector, preferred
and common stock offerings, company valuations and merger analyses. Mr. Plasencia's
experience in the lodging sector also includes operations positions at multiple hotels with
Marriott International and Quorum Hotels & Resorts.