ATLANTA, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials at Hunter Realty today announced that Brown Kessler has joined the company in their Atlanta home office as Executive Vice President. In his new role, he will be involved in brokerage, as well as hotel buyer/seller relations, selling/acquisition strategies, brand negotiations and real estate consulting.
"As part of our strategy to provide hotel brokerage and investment advisory services on a nationwide basis, we sought a well-respected hotelier who has the depth and experience to provide unmatched expertise for our clients," said Teague Hunter, President. "Brown has a proven track record of more than three decades of industry experience. Few hoteliers have had more impact on hotel real estate than him."
Previously, Kessler was vice president of franchise development for InterContinental Hotel Group, where he was responsible for overseeing the development of six of the company's brands in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean, including Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites. He began his career working with a franchisee who developed more than 20 properties before joining Days Inn three years later. During his tenure there, he was senior vice president of operations for the Atlanta region, overseeing some 60 properties, before returning to franchise development. In his career he has been involved in the franchising of more than 4,000 hotels.
"As a franchisor, I had the opportunity to work with virtually every brokerage firm in the U.S.," Kessler said. "I've experienced Hunter's philosophy and integrity first-hand and welcome the opportunity to work with knowledgeable people that I've known for a good part of my career."
About Hunter Realty
Hunter Realty, an award-winning firm founded in 1978, has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C. Hunter's exclusive focus is on hotel investment advisory services. Additional information, including current listings, is available at the company's website HunterHotels.net or by contacting the Atlanta office at 770-916-0300.
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