Company Overview

John F. Siska

Vice President
Boston, MA

Phone:  603-494-3654
Email:  [email protected]


Employment

  • HREC Investment Advisors - Boston, Massachusetts - September 2016 to present - Vice President - Providing a specialized focus on hospitality and resort debt placement and sales brokerage advisory services

  • O'Connell Hospitality Group - June 2000 to August 2016 - Senior Vice President - Provided debt placement and sales brokerage services to institutional and private investors, as well as REIT’s, CMBS special servicers and regional lending institutions.

    • Successful engagements include achieving maximum sale proceeds for Private Investors, REO lenders and special servicers with hotel sale transactions within the Northeast.

    • Involved in over $250 million in hotel sales and debt assignments.

    • Achieved successful construction, bridge and acquisition financing projects for client base.

  • Bedford Capital Corporation - June 1994 to May 2000 - Senior Managing Director - Hotel Division - Head of Hotel investment division for this boutique investment banking company.

    • Worked with Pension funds, Life Insurance companies, CMBS, REIT’s and regional and national banks providing debt within the hotel and resort industry.

    • Established a strategic alliance with Allied Capital Corp. of Washington, DC as a correspondent SBA hotel lender in the Northeast.

    • Successfully refinanced a regional hotel portfolio allowing the company to construct a highly successful select service hotel in a “high barrier to entry” location within minutes of downtown Boston.

  • Hilton/Intercontinental Hotels – May 1982 to May 1994 – Executive Management – General Manager positions with five nationally franchised full-service hotel’s within the greater Boston metro market.

    • Directed all operational and marketing efforts for a Four Diamond Hilton Full Service Hotel from 1987 until 1992.

    • Worked for Peabody Hotel Group as General Manager for their Boston based IHG properties from 1982 until 1986.


Education

University of Massachusetts – Amherst, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Administration


Professional Memberships and License’s

Licensed Broker – State of New Hampshire
Board Member - Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) program -University of Massachusetts Amherst
Past Board member of New Hampshire Lodging Association

 

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