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Christian Abbate


Christian Abbate Director
Houston Galleria 2800 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 500
Houston, Texas 77056

​Professional Experience

Christian Abbate is a Director of CBRE Hotels and PKF Consulting USA, a subsidiary of the CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE). 

With more than ten years of professional experience in the Hospitality Industry, he has provided market and financial services for all types of real estate projects. Mr. Abbate’s areas of specialization include market and financial feasibility analysis and valuation analysis for hotel and conference center projects, economic impact and gap analysis for numerous public projects, management of the RFQ/RFP process for public entities and projections of Hotel Occupancy Tax revenues for various public entities.

Prior to joining PKFC in 2007, Mr. Abbate served in management positions at Whataburger, Accor Hotels and Hilton Hotels. 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Texas Appraiser Trainee # 1337834


  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • University of Houston – Master of Hospitality Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management

National Lending Institutions

  • Wells Fargo
  • HSBC Bank USA
  • GE Capital Real Estate

Regional Lending Institutions

  • Amegy Bank
  • Bank of the Ozarks
  • CrossFirst Bank
  • First Southwest Company

Major Hotel Companies

  • Marriott International
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Starwood Hotels and Resorts
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Omni Hotels and Resorts

Numerous Municipalities and Public Entities

  • City of Houston
  • Lafayette Economic Development Authority
  • Texas A&M University

Hotel Management Companies

  • Benchmark Hospitality
  • Aimbridge Hospitality
  • Valencia Group

Private Sector Developers, Owners and Investors

  • Hines
  • PM Realty
  • Howard Hughes
Christian Abbate Director
Houston Galleria 2800 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 500
Houston, Texas 77056

Available Properties