Company Overview

Lewis Thompson

Vice President
Chicago, IL

Phone:  312-909-5949
[email protected]


  • HREC Investment Advisors - Chicago, Illinois - September 2016 to present - Vice President

  • Warmbrodt Hotel Investments - Chicago, Illinois - 2012 to 2016 - Sales Associate/Analyst

    • Prepare financials for valuing hospitality assets across all service types: Combine property level profit and loss statements with existing STR property and market data to form a complete picture of an asset’s performance

    • Model asset performance under different branding scenarios to project appropriate cap rate, IRR, sales multiples, and price/key metrics

    • Perform market research and assess comparable sales

    • Perform client outreach and lead prospecting

    • Qualify buyer prospects on their ability to close on-time and on-price

    • Usher buyer and seller through closing stages: PSA negotiation and execution, due diligence, financing and franchise contingencies, title work, and close

  • Lincoln International Capital Management, LLC - New York, New York - 2006 to 2010 - Founder/Trader

    • Started and administered a micro hedge fund with assets under management of $1,000,000

    • Performed research and analysis in futures and futures options on global stock indexes, equities, commodities and currency

    • Formulated and executed trades on a variety of platforms including Interactive Brokers, Metatrader, ThinkorSwim

    • Participated in risk management by recommending position size and exposure

    • Monitored and managed liquidity and leverage related issues on a daily basis

    • Managed communications with prospective and current clients

    • Oversaw general and annual compliance with fund’s regulators at the National Futures Association (NFA) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

    • Designed and implemented fund’s marketing strategy and online web presence

    • Conducted daily financial business in Russian


M.S., Predictive Analytics, 2014, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Capstone Project: Regression analysis of ‘Other Revenue’ and NOI Margin in Hotel Performance, and Decision Tree analysis of Expense Management for Limited- and Full- Service Hotels in US, utilizing a dataset provided by STR Global, hospitality analytics.

B.A., Double Major: Economics and Russian Language, 2002, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN


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