Industry Update
Appointment 8 September 2020

Chris Hague

Appointed Chief Operating Officer
At Hotel Asset Value Enhancement (HotelAVE) in Providence - RI, USA

Chris Hague

Hotel Asset Value Enhancement (hotelAVE), the premier hotel asset management company, today announced the appointment of Chris Hague as Chief Operating Officer. Chris will play a critical role in overseeing operations, furthering the company's commitment to exceeding client and partner expectations. The announcement was made by Michelle Russo, Chief Executive Officer.

Chris joins hotelAVE with an impressive 20-year pedigree in asset management and a proven track record of handling more than $10 billion of hotel investments, encompassing some of the most prestigious brands in the world. Prior to joining hotelAVE, Chris served as the Senior Vice President of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, the US' largest owner of urban and resort lifestyle hotels. As Senior Vice President, Chris oversaw a team dedicated to portfolio-wide strategies and initiatives for the 60+ hotel, multi-billion-dollar REIT. Chris joined Pebblebrook through a public merger with LaSalle Hotel Properties, where he served as the Vice President of Asset Management for five years. In addition to the extensive oversight of multiple portfolios across LaSalle's key markets, Chris developed and implemented new models that increased the company's efficiency and enhanced its operations. Prior to his work with publicly traded REITs, Chris worked at a third-party asset management firm overseeing an extremely diverse portfolio of hotel assets. Complimenting his extensive professional experience, Chris holds the title of Past President of the New England Chapter of the Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) and currently serves as a member of both the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) and Westin Advisory Board.

Hotel Asset Value Enhancement (HotelAVE)

HotelAVE is North America’s largest independent hotel real estate asset management and advisory firm with more than $4 billion of hotel assets under management and advising on an additional $4 billion of hotel real estate annually.
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