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LW Hospitality Advisors (LWHA) Announces Florida Expansion & Appointment of David Gray as Managing Director

NEW YORK, March 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daniel H. Lesser, President & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors (LWHA) today announced the appointment of David Gray as Managing Director of the firm. Mr. Gray, a lifelong Florida resident who is domiciled in Boca Raton, has twenty five plus years of experience providing an array of hospitality operational, valuation, and real estate advisory services including: expert testimony, site evaluation, highest and best use analysis, market and feasibility studies, and appraisals.



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“David’s experience and capabilities in lodging real estate are wide and deep, which further enhance the firm’s senior ranks,” said Daniel H. Lesser. “LWHA recently marked its fifth year anniversary, and during the near term we anticipate additional growth with new service offerings, and expansion of our geographic footprint with offices in the nation’s Middle and West coast regions.”

Most recently, Mr. Gray served as Executive Managing Director with Cushman & Wakefield and a member of the Valuation & Advisory group’s global management team. Additionally, Mr. Gray was a senior member of the firm’s Hospitality & Gaming Group. Mr. Gray has operational, development, consulting, and transaction advisory experience with: Laventhol & Horwath, American Realty Consultants, Landauer Associates, and Atlantic Hospitality Advisors.

Mr. Gray earned a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management at Florida International University and is an MAI (Member of the Appraisal Institute).

Mr. Gray said, “I am delighted with the opportunity to join LWHA. Dan Lesser and I have been friends for many years, and we were formerly professional colleagues when I originally joined Cushman & Wakefield more than fifteen years ago. I am excited to join Dan and his partners Evan Weiss and Gary Isenberg, who have rapidly developed a leading go to hotel valuation, advisory, and asset management services platform".

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 200 West 41st Street, Suite 805, New York, NY 10036 USA. For more information contact: David Gray at david.gray@lwhadvisors.com 561.708.5602 x 127; 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 David Gray 561.708.5602 x 127 David.gray@lwhadvisors.com

Source:LW Hospitality Advisors LLC