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Joel W. Hiser, Principal

Hotel Broker California

San Francisco, CA
415-722-2535 cell

CA DRE License: 00843789


  • Hotel Brokerage
  • Debt Financing
  • Hotel Management
  • Hotel Development
  • Receivership
  • Retail and Office

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Joel W. Hiser is a highly experienced commercial property real estate professional. He has a broad base of work experience with all types of commercial real estate with an emphasis on hotels, resorts and other hospitality related assets. Specific areas of expertise include: hotel and resort property sales, hotel and multi-family residential management, development services, debt and equity procurement, and retail center/office building leasing and management. He has also served as a court appointed receiver for numerous court cases involving commercial real estate assets of varying size and complexity including cases converted to bankruptcy status.

During his career, Mr. Hiser has served in the capacity of a partner or a senior real estate executive and executive committee member for four large international companies. These executive management positions included oversight of two hotel focused real estate portfolios with property values well in excess of $1 billion each. He has acquired, brokered or financed several hundred million dollars of hotel and resort properties, including the purchase and financing of such well known hotel assets as the Millennium U.N. Plaza Hotel – New York, Biltmore Hotel & Office Tower – Los Angeles, Bostonian Hotel – Boston, Marriott Wailae Resort – Maui, Four Seasons Hotel – New York and the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel – Chicago. He has also developed, owned and managed several hotels.

Mr. Hiser is a certified public accountant (I) and a licensed real estate broker in multiple states. He graduated from The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University. He earned an MBA degree from California State University – East Bay. As a very visible member of the hotel industry, he has written a number of articles for trade journals and has often been featured as a speaker at industry conferences on matters related to hotel brokerage, property management, development, franchising and financing.

  • Thirty year career in the hospitality industry
  • Principal - Horwath HTL - USA
  • Executive Committee Member & Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance & Acquisitions - Richfield Hospitality Services and parent company, Regal Hotels International
  • Executive Committee Member & Vice President Real Estate - Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
  • Senior Vice President Hotel Acquisitions – Metlife affiliate
  • Advisory Services Partner - Pannell Kerr Forster, CPA Firm
  • Executive Managing Director – PKF Investments/Capital Markets
  • President/CEO – Hotel development and management company
  • Completed over 50 hotel transactions exceeding $2.5 billion in value
  • Asset management for two hotel/office portfolios each exceeding $1 billion in asset value
  • Leasing and management of office, retail, apartment and restaurant space for Outrigger Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii
  • Frequent lecturer and author on hotel real estate and finance issues
  • B.A., Michigan State University – The School of Hospitality Business
  • M.B.A., California State University
  • Certified Public Accountant (I)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in multiple states

Hotel Transactions

  • U.N. Plaza Hotel-Park Hyatt – New York, NY
  • Bostonian Hotel – Boston, MA
  • Biltmore Hotel and Office Tower – Los Angeles, CA
  • Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel – Chicago, IL
  • Millennium Hotel – Minneapolis, MN
  • DoubleTree Alana Hotel – Waikiki, HI
  • Radisson Plaza Hotel – San Jose, CA
  • Sheraton Four Points Hotel – Kissimmee, FL
  • Sheraton Buffalo Airport – Buffalo, NY
  • Sheraton University Hotel – Durham, NC
  • Regal Harvest House-Partner Buyout – Boulder, CO
  • Marriott Hotel – Ontario, CA
  • Four Points Sheraton – San Diego, CA
  • Maxwell House Hotel – Nashville, TN
  • Marriott Hotel – Ontario, CA
  • Radisson Hotel – Scottsdale, AZ
  • El Dorado Resort – Santa Fe, NM
  • Holiday Inn Express – Corning, CA
  • Quality Suites –Burlingame, CA
  • Hampton Inn - Richardson, TX
  • Marriott Wailae Resort – Maui, HI
  • Outrigger Ala Wai Tower Hotel – Honolulu, HI
  • Outrigger Luana – Waikiki, HI
  • Marriott Hotel – Cleveland, OH
  • Ala Wai Terrace –Waikiki,, HI
  • Holiday Inn – Dallas, TX
  • Days Inn – Nashville, TN
  • Residence Inn – Nashville, TN
  • Residence Inn – Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Residence Inn Perimeter – Atlanta, GA
  • Hampton Inn – St. Louis, MO
  • Hampton Inn – Colorado Springs, CO
  • Hampton Inn – Addison, TX
  • Hampton Inn–Northlake – Atlanta, GA
  • Omni Berkshire Place – New York, NY
  • Omni Parkerhouse – Boston, MA
  • Hilton Hotel – Salt Lake City, UT
  • Radisson Hotel – La Jolla, CA
  • Comfort Inn – Vail, Co
  • The Georgian Terrace Hotel – Atlanta, GA
  • Sheraton Hotel – Salt Lake City, UT
  • Hilton Hotel – San Diego, CA
  • Radisson Plaza Hotel LAX – Los Angeles, CA
  • Radisson Hotel – Austin, TX
  • Double Tree Alana – Waikiki, HI
  • Comfort Inn Airport – Salt Lake City, UT
  • Quality Inn – Colorado Springs, CO
  • Park Inn – Bradenton, FL
  • Park Inn – Tucson, AZ
  • Holiday Express – Sacramento, CA
  • Clarion Hotel – Sacramento, CA
  • Clarion Hotel – Fort Worth, TX
  • Sheraton Inn – Schaumburg, IL
  • Sheraton Hotel – Miami, FL
  • Desert Inn – Lancaster, CA
  • Millennium McCormick Ranch - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Waikiki Parkside - Honolulu, HI
  • Clarion Hotel & Marina – Bloomington, IN
  • Holiday Inn Express – Tracy, CA
  • Quality Inn & Suites – San Mateo, Ca
  • Comfort Inn – San Mateo, CA
  • Comfort Inn – Crescent City, CA
  • Hyatt Place – Dublin Park, CA
  • Inn Hotel Portfolio(5)
  • Condominium Hotel Management Company – Hawaii
  • Richfield Hotel Management Company (60)

Hotel Financing

  • InterContinental Hotel –San Francisco, CA
  • Millennium U.N. Plaza Hotel – New York, NY
  • Biltmore Hotel & Office Tower – Los Angeles, CA
  • Ramada Inn – Redding, CA
  • Residence Inn – Nashville, TN
  • Holiday Inn – Dallas, TX

Asset Management

  • Biltmore Hotel & Office Tower – Los Angeles, CA
  • Marriott Hotel – Ontario, CA
  • El Dorado Resort – Santa Fe, NM
  • Charter at Beaver Creek – Vail, CO
  • Country Inn & Suites – Atlanta, GA
  • Bishop Trust Office Building – Honolulu, HI

Receiverships/ Property Management

  • Radisson Hotel & Water Park – Albuquerque, NM
  • Hampton Inn – Arroyo Grande, CA
  • Aztec Hotel – Monrovia, CA
  • Hampton Inn – Richardson, TX
  • Hotel Pacific – Monterey, CA
  • Lancaster Connection Shopping Center – Lancaster, CA

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