Edward P. Walsh will serve as Chairman of the Board 2022-23
Hotel Brokers International, the oldest and most experienced network of hotel brokers in the real estate industry, has announced the establishment of its 2022-23 Board of Directors. HBI’s Board of Directors, consisting of seven officers/directors, was elected by the membership at large during the 63rd Annual meeting held at the end of February.
The 2022-23 HBI Board of Directors, which began its term on March 14, is made up of the following members:
Edward P. Walsh, CHB – Alpine Realty Capital, LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dan Emert – Prime Investment Properties, LLC, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Ford C. Barton – Lodging Partners, LLC, Charlotte, North Carolina
Errol A. D’Souza – Laurel Real Estate Company, Galena, Ohio
Joseph P. Kennedy – Crystal Investment Property, LLC, Vancouver, Washington
Steele Blue – Scoggin Blue LLC, Las Cruces, New Mexico
Michelle Kennedy – Crystal Investment Property, LLC, Vancouver, Washington
The board’s main goals for 2022 are to expand the organization’s affiliate program and marketing initiatives provided to HBI industry partners, enhance digital marketing tools available exclusively to brokers HBI, to build on the association’s reputation and market share through promoting the value of professional investment advisory services in the hospitality industry.
About Hotel Brokers International
Founded in 1959, members of Hotel Brokers International lead the hotel real estate sales industry. HBI’s hotel brokerage specialists have successfully brokered over 10,000 hotel real estate transactions and consistently account for the largest share of all economy hotel sales and select services in the United States. The organization’s database currently includes over 100 property listings and HBI’s website attracts visitors from around the world. HBI is the founder and administrator of the Certified Hotel Broker program – the industry’s only professional designation for hotel brokers. In addition to hotel real estate advisory services, HBI offers affiliate membership to professionals in related fields, including franchising, lending, appraisal and investment services. For more information on HBI’s hotel listings or to become a broker or affiliate, visit hbihotels.com.
Glenda J. Webb, Executive Director
International hotel brokers
Kansas City, Missouri