David J. Sangree

MAI, CPA, ISHC, is President of Hotel & Leisure Advisors


David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC, is President of Hotel & Leisure Advisors, an international hospitality consulting firm. Mr. Sangree’s expertise is in the appraisal and analysis of hotels, resorts, indoor waterpark resorts, outdoor waterparks, amusement parks, conference centers, ski resorts, and golf courses. He has performed studies on more than 3,000 existing and proposed hotels and leisure properties in 49 states, Canada, and internationally. He has been an active appraiser/consultant since 1987 and also has 10 years of work experience in the hotel/restaurant industry, including management positions with four Westin Hotels properties. Mr. Sangree is an internationally recognized expert on waterparks and has visited most of the open waterpark resort properties in the United States and Canada. He has completed more than 700 studies of waterparks since 1999. Recognizing David as an industry leader, he was honored by Aquatics International and named to their “Power People” lists of the most powerful people in the aquatics industry in 2008 and 2019, and the World Waterpark Association honored him with their Executive Board Award in 2016. These awards signified David’s commitment to the industry and identified him as one of the first consultants serving the waterpark industry. Mr. Sangree has appeared on Good Morning America and CNBC on special reports concerning resorts and waterparks. He can be reached via telephone at 216-810-5800 or via e-mail at [email protected].

14805 Detroit Avenue | Suite 420
Cleveland, OH 44107-3921
United States
Phone: 216-228-7000


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