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Joel W. Hiser, Principal

San Francisco, CA
415-722-2535 cell
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CA DRE License: 00843789


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

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Joel W. Hiser has over 35 years of hands on commercial real estate related work experience. During his career he has owned, developed, financed, constructed, operated and sold full and limited service hotels, resorts and condominium hotels throughout the United States. He also has in-depth commercial property leasing and management experience, hotel acquisition and franchise negotiation skills as well as joint venture structuring expertise. In addition to direct property management, he has been responsible in an asset management capacity for overseeing two hotel real estate portfolios valued in excess of one billion dollars each.

Prior to joining HTL Management, Joel was a Partner with Pannell Kerr Forster International, an international CPA firm as well as its affiliate PKF Consulting. He was also a principal and executive committee member of Horwath HTL, the world’s largest hospitality consulting company. He has also served in senior management and executive committee roles with Outrigger Enterprises - Hawaii and Regal Hotel International/Richfield Hospitality Services where he managed all real estate business activities including overseeing the management of numerous apartment buildings as well as leasing and managing several hundred thousand square feet of office space, 300 plus retail shops and several parking garages.

Joel is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive), frequent guest speaker at industry conferences and leadership panels and is an active member of the Michigan State University School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association.

  • 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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