Jeff Lugosi, CRE, MAI, FRICS, ISHC, is the Managing Director and Practice Leader of the West Division of CBRE Hotels Advisory a subsidiary of the CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE). He manages the Advisory teams in the Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Hawaii, Seattle, Tucson, and Denver offices. With over 35 years of professional experience in the hospitality industry, he offers expertise in valuation, market and economic studies, acquisition advisory assignments, economic impact studies, property tax appeals, and litigation support. His consulting engagements cover all asset types including: hotels, resorts, casinos, land, golf courses, ski resorts, condominium hotels, and the shared-ownership industry.
Mr. Lugosi has worked with many of the major real estate hospitality lenders, owners, management companies, investment banks, REITS, and attorneys. He has assisted clients on assignments throughout the U.S. including Hawaii and Alaska, Mexico, Caribbean, the Pacific, and Asia. He has been quoted in the national and local press and has testified as an expert witness on valuation issues. In addition, he has been a guest speaker for various hospitality industry events.
Mr. Lugosi has a Certified General Appraiser’s license in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii. He is a Member of the Appraisal Institute, International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), and Counselors of Real Estate (CRE).
Prior to joining CBRE Hotels he worked for two regional real estate consulting companies in the Bay Area. Mr. Lugosi graduated from the University of California, San Diego for undergraduate school and received an MBA in Real Estate from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Education & Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- MBA, Masters of Business Administration in Real Estate
- Bachelor of Arts Degree
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser: State of California, Arizona and Nevada
- Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI)
- Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
- International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC)
- Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)