LONG BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - February 10, 2014) -
Ensemble Hotel Partners has announced the appointment of Brian Ehrlich as the company's new Chief Investment Officer. Ehrlich's vast experience in establishing new ventures and investment opportunities within the hospitality real estate industry will serve as a viable asset to the company and build on the solid foundation achieved by the Ensemble Hotel Partners team.
"I am delighted to join the Ensemble team and look forward to helping the company grow through strategic investments," said Ehrlich. "Ensemble has a great national reputation and I'm honored to be a part of the team."
Ehrlich is a graduate from Harvard University and has over 20 years of hospitality real estate experience. His background encompasses significant experience in acquisitions, dispositions, market analysis and asset management of full-service, select-service and boutique hotels nationwide.
"Brian's diverse background and exceptional track record paired with hotel and investment experience are an ideal fit for Ensemble," said Kam Babaoff, Chief Executive Officer of Ensemble Hotel Partners. "We are confident that Brian will serve as an excellent addition to Ensemble Hotel Partners as we continue to grow and expand our portfolio."
Prior to joining the Ensemble Hotel Partners, Ehrlich served as a Principal at Lodging & Leisure Investment Advisors (LLIA) and at Ehrlich Investment Advisors (EIA), where he helped lenders and investors with various challenges involving business development, acquisitions consulting, underwriting and analysis. Prior to LLIA, he served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Development -- Western US Region for Kimpton Hotels and Vice President of Acquisitions and Development for Kor Hotel Group, now Viceroy Hotels and Resorts.
About Ensemble Hotel Partners
Ensemble Hotel Partners is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ensemble Investments, LLC, which focuses on investment, development and asset management of branded and independent hotels in the United States. Founded in 1990, Ensemble Hotel Partners has a long-standing history of maximizing investment returns through the development and repositioning of hotel assets, while adding value to their respective communities. With its expertise and proven track record, Ensemble has fostered strategic and fruitful partnerships with global brands including Hilton, Marriott and Hyatt, along with boutique hotels and historic locations like the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
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