LW Hospitality Advisors (LWHA) Announces Appointment of Managing Director of Firm's New York Office

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daniel H. Lesser, President & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors (LWHA) today announced the appointment of Jonathan Jaeger as Managing Director of the firm's New York practice. Mr. Jaeger has ten plus years of experience providing a wide range of hospitality operational, valuation, and real estate advisory services including: expert testimony, site evaluation, highest and best use analysis, appraisals, market, and feasibility studies.

"Jonathan's experience and capabilities in lodging valuation and hospitality consulting enhance the firm's senior talent and we welcome him to the LWHA family," said Daniel H. Lesser. "LWHA recently marked its third year anniversary, and during the next year we anticipate additional growth with new service offerings, and expansion of our geographic footprint with offices in the Midwest and West Coast."

Most recently, Mr. Jaeger served as Vice President with Pinnacle Advisory Group, Inc. where he founded and led the New York City office. Mr. Jaeger has operational experience with Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. in both New York City and Boston.

Mr. Jaeger earned a Bachelor of Science at the Boston University School of Hospitality Administration with a minor in Business Administration from the Boston University School of Management. Mr. Jaeger is an MAI (Member of the Appraisal Institute) and has served on the Emerging Leaders Committee of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and as a Council Member of the Massachusetts Lodging Association Under 30 Gateway Chapter. An adjunct instructor at Boston University, Mr. Jaeger co-instructed the Hotel Asset Management course.

Mr. Jaeger said, "I am thrilled with the opportunity to join LWHA. Dan Lesser is a prominent and highly respected lodging industry professional who along with Evan Weiss and Gary Isenberg have built a leading valuation, advisory, and asset management services platform. I am excited to be a member of the team as LWHA embarks on its next phase of growth."

LWHA specializes in a wide range of advisory, valuation, feasibility, investment counseling, asset management, property management, and transactional services focused exclusively on hotels, resorts, gaming properties, and conference center assets worldwide. LWHA works with corporate, institutional, and individual clients, as well as with municipalities and governmental agencies on all facets of hospitality real estate.

The New York office of LW Hospitality Advisors is located at 570 Seventh Avenue, Suite 805, New York, NY 10018 USA. For more information contact: Jonathan Jaeger at jonathan.jaeger@lwhadvisors.com, 212.300.6684 x116; Daniel H. Lesser at daniel.lesser@lwhadvisors.com, 212.300.6684 x101: Evan Weiss at evan.weiss@lwhadvisors.com, 212.300.6684 x102 http://www.lwhospitalityadvisors.com/

CONTACT: Daniel H. Lesser 212.300.6684 x101 daniel.lesser@lwhadvisors.com Evan Weiss 212.300.6684 x102 evan.weiss@lwhadvisors.com Jonathan Jaeger 212.300.6684 x116 jonathan.jaeger@lwhadvisors.com

Source:LW Hospitality Advisors